Puerto Quepos, Costa Rica Overview
Quepos is the capital of Aguirre canton in Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. The town is about 60 km. south (in a straight line) from Costa Rica’s capital, San Jose, but is 157 km from that city by road if going through the localities of Atenas, Orotina and Tarcoles. Quepos is the gateway to Manuel Antonio National Park. The city is very tourism-oriented, having many bars and restaurants and a vivacious night-life.
The town is named for the native Quepo Indians who inhabited the place in the colonial era. Quepos is well known thanks to being the gateway to a popular National Park and beaches in Costa Rica. Several years ago the country’s park service imposed limits on the number of visitors to the park (600 per day)
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Vivirás aventuras, harás senderismo, canopy y otras actividades en un lugar privilegiado por su vegetación
Kids Saving the Rainforest (KSTR) began in 1999 in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica when Janine Licare and Aislin Livingstone were 9 years old. Janine and Aislin saw the rainforest disappearing from their beloved home and the negative impact of this on the animals, particularly the mono titi monkeys.
With a half a billion speakers in over twenty countries, Spanish is one of the principal languages of the world. ACADEMIA DE ESPAÑOL D'AMORE is a quality educational institution created to facilitate the learning of Spanish, at Manuel Antonio, Quepos, one of the most beautiful beaches of Costa Rica.
Orozco Art Gallery exhibits oil and acrylic paintings, scultures, hand carved masks and souvenir in Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica