Manuel Antonio Getting Around
Public buses run between Quepos and Manuel Antonio, carrying passengers from the downtown area to the entrance of Manuel Antonio National Park and vice versa on a daily basis. The trip takes roughly 25 minutes and has several stops en route. Buses run from 5:45 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., with some evening routes as well. Departures are on the hour and half hour, and cost about 65 cents each way.
Bikes & Scooters:
Scooters can be rented in Quepos for $40 per day. Several hotels and roadside stands offer bicycle rentals for around $15 per day. Both are inexpensive and fun options for getting around town. The road between Quepos and Manuel Antonio is extremely steep and hilly, and is a challenging ride for even experienced bicyclists.
There are plenty of taxis on hand for visitors without a car. Official red taxis have a bright yellow placard on the side and are always equipped with a meter. Pirate taxis are more economical, but don’t carry passenger insurance. Red Taxi: 2777-3080 or 2777-1207. Sample one-way taxi fares:
Quepos to Manuel Antonio: $8
Quepos to regional airport: $8
Manuel Antonio to regional airport: $15