Manuel Antonio
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Manuel Antonio

Puntarenas, Costa Rica


Costa Rica

Skill Level
beginner, intermediate

The Break

Manuel Antonio is a mellow, short to normal beach break that goes right and left. Longboards are ideal for these waves. Consistency is year-round with the best conditions from May to November.

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Current Surf Report

  • Surf Height
    3 - 5 ft
  • Swells
  • Wind
    3 mph
  • Weather

Last updated: 3 weeks ago

General Details

  • Skill Level
    Beginner, Intermediate
  • Consistency
    Year round, Mainly summer swells
  • Wave Length
    Short, Normal
  • Wave Direction
    Right, Left
  • Board Type
    Longboard, Bodyboard
  • Type of Break
  • Swell directions
    S, SW
  • Best wind directions
  • Crowd levels / week
  • Crowd levels / weekend
  • Seabed
    Sand, Reef
  • Best tides
    Mid, High
  • Power
  • Access By
    Public Beach, Paddle out

The Area

Manuel Antonio is a vibrant coastal town in Puntarenas, Costa Rica. The area has beautiful beaches, landscapes, and wildlife, including the town's main attraction: Manuel Antonio National Park. The biodiversity, eco-tourism, and endless adventures keep people coming from near and far. A great variety of accommodations, restaurants, shops, and surf schools are found throughout.

Puntarenas, Costa Rica 1 listing within this region
Amenities Nearby
  • Public Toilets
  • Public Showers
  • Restaurants
  • Shaded Area
  • Lodging
  • Parking
  • Board and Gear Rentals
  • Board/Ding Repair
  • Boats/Tow-ins to Breaks
  • Surf Lessons
  • Surf Photography
  • Spas/Massages
  • Yoga
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Fishing Charters
  • Boating/Sailing Charters
  • Moped/ATV Rentals
  • Bicycle Rentals
  • Family Friendly
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