Quepos Tourism

Quepos is a district and the capital of Aguirre canton in Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. The district has a population of about 22,000 people. The town is about 60 km. south (in a straight line) from Costa Rica's capital, San José, but is 157 km from that city by road if going through the localities of Atenas, Orotina and Tárcoles. Quepos is the gateway to Manuel Antonio National Park. The city is very tourism-oriented, having many bars and restaurants and a vivacious night-life. The town is named for the native Quepo Indians who inhabited the place in the colonial era. Quepos is well known thanks to being the gateway to a popular National Park and beaches in Costa Rica. Several years ago the country's park service imposed limits on the number of visitors to the park (600 per day, and it is closed on Mondays).


A place in Costa Rica, Quepos is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. After your splendid visit to Quepos, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Jaco. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Jaco for its bountiful attractions like Costa Rica Waterfall Tours, Jaco Beach, Atv Adventure Tours Costa Rica on your trip to Quepos. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Quepos.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Quepos

  • Save 7% Half-Day Manuel Antonio Catamaran Cruise
    Half-Day Manuel Antonio Catamaran CruiseNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Enjoy a 4- to 5-hour catamaran cruise on the Pacific Ocean with amazing views of Manuel Antonio National Park. This cruise to...

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  • Save 5% Horseback Riding Adventure From Quepos
    Horseback Riding Adventure From Quepos6 Reviews

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    An amazing secluded beach with great horses! Beyond a horseback adventure, a 2 hour ride with great lunch.Transfers if choosi...

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  • Save 7% Manuel Antonio National Park Tour
    Manuel Antonio National Park Tour1 Reviews

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Hours: 7 AM 12 PMIncludes: Transportation, Bilingual and certified naturalists guides, Entrance fee, Fruits and juice.Maximu...

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  • Save 7% Horseback Riding from Manuel Antonio
    Horseback Riding from Manuel Antonio1 Reviews

    Duration: 5 Hrs 30 Mins

    Let us begin a day full of adrenaline, horseback riding throughout mountains with beautiful landscapes, rivers and wildlife.

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  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Quepos

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 98.1 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49.63 USD

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