Playa Espadilla is the large light sand beach that gives way to the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean along with its many island and rock outcroppings. At the south east end of the beach you'll find the village that sprung up at the entrance to Manuel Antonio National Park. While one of the smallest within the system of Costa Rica's parks, it is the second most visited and home to innumerable species of flora and fauna but which do include three types of monkeys and two types of sloth. It's white sand beaches, trails, vistas make it a must see while staying at Casa Bosque Verde.
Numerous tours can be arranged: Canopy, Zip Line, Mangroves, horse back riding, rafting, fishing, boating, hiking, and more.
Manuel Antonio is a village situated on a ridge over the bays and beaches between Quepos and Manuel Antonio National Park. It's about a 20 minute walk to the beach. There's always the option of taking your car, a bus or a taxi. Quepos is about 4 km and a short taxi ride away.