is a city in Puntarenas Province
, Costa Rica
. It is served by the Quepos-La Managua airport.
It is the gateway to Manuel Antonio National Park
. A good town to use as a base and stay in beachfront lodging, vacation rentals, condo rental or accommodations. There are numerous bars and restaurants in the city, and a vivacious nightlife. Located fewer than 100 miles (160 km) from San José, on the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, are the very popular towns of Quepos and much smaller Manuel Antonio. The town is named for the native Quepoe that inhabited the place in the colonial era. A picturesque town
with a small bit of the colonial era wall left and lovely accommodations, vacation rentals and condo rentals.
Manuel Antonio, a mere 7km away, has the most popular National Park beach in Costa Rica. Several years ago the country's park service imposed limits on the number of visitors to the park, to prevent this tiny natural area from becoming 'resortified'.
Known as one of the best places in the world for big game sport fishing.
Quepos has some of the best game fishing in the world with marlin, sailfish, snapper, Amberjack, Wahoo, Dorado, Yellow fin and big eye tuna, and roosterfish found in abundance here. Angling enthusiasts can fish inshore or offshore, and can even fly fish here as well. Quepos is a small town but offers rainforest accommodation and beach front vacation rental and condo rental options.
Well known throughout the country as a key fishing town, Quepos offers tourists not only fantastic fishing opportunities but also plenty of other activities to indulge in as well. This town has a number of reasonably priced condo rental market, accommodations and luxury vacation rental choices scattered all over the place, as well as many fine restaurants, lounges and bars.
The town center is a charming square filled with many eateries, hotels, art galleries and shops, all situated on the beach front. If you happen to visit here during festival times, the streets are filled with dancing, parades and concerts.
Quepos is also frequented by many international leading scientists and naturalists, who come here to study this region’s fantastic variety of flora and fauna