Playa Biesanz, Manuel Antonio

4.4
#2 of 9 in Parks in Manuel Antonio
Venture off the beaten path as you step onto the cream-colored sand of Playa Biesanz. The beach is small and secluded, reached by a short trail through tropical rainforest. The trail begins at a small break in a fence between hotels Shana and Parador. Shade trees border the beach, where you can read a book or just admire the view. Go snorkeling in the clear waters, or kayak offshore to go exploring. A nearby submerged rock is known for being a good snorkeling spot. By using our Manuel Antonio day trip tool , you can arrange your visit to Playa Biesanz and other attractions in Manuel Antonio.
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  • This was our first beach in Manuel Antonio, and one of our favorites, After a paying the old couple to "watch your car" about $4 we walked down a rocky path to this beach, which has shade or sun, beau...  more »
  • If they are in Manuel Antonio or quepos can not fail to visit this beach. It is small and charming. Leave the car in a place and you have to walk 200 meters and you are. You can rent a Sun umbrella and deck chairs, kayak, snorkel masks and sell food and drinks. I recommend to go early. No doubt he would return.
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  • My friend and I went here on a Monday when Manuel Antonio National Park was closed, and I'm so glad we did. We rented two chairs and an umbrella for 10 USD and spent the day lounging and swimming. We ...  more »
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  • One of the best beaches I have been to. Great swimming, warm water, not to rough, there are no bathrooms but you can rent chairs and umbrellas and buy for and drinks. I recommend the passion fruit mojito! Amazing
  • Don't miss out on Angela's delicious and refreshing home-made ceviche! Best we've had, hands down.
  • Beautiful cove with shallow calm water perfect for children. There are no bathroom facilities so guess where all the sunbathers do their needs....
  • Great environment, however you have to travel in car or taxi, the entrance its complicated, you have to park the car on the main rode and then walk like down in a hill (Bring sport shoes) but once you arrived to the place you will enjoy the view, the beach has stones and rocks so be very carefully.
  • Tucked away kinda hidden beach. We hiked down from main road to beach (and up again). It's quite a hike if you are not ready to sweat and have a good workout:). Saw lots of cute little squirrel monkeys and a big group of howlers by the trees right before the entrance to the beach. That was the highlight since the beach was ok. Perhaps it's the time of year (early Dec) where the water is murky and you will bump into rocks / dead corals when u attempt to swim.
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