Its name derived from the eponymous indigenous Quepoa tribe that were the first to enjoy the adjacent highlands that is today Manuel Antonio and Quepos’s main tourism draw, San Bernadino de Quepos was established in 1563, one of Costa Rica’s oldest settlements. A Pacific port for regional early twentieth century banana plantations that were subsequently ravaged by blight, today’s regional economy centers around African palm cultivation.
Cocomar Residencies and Beachfront Hotel
Best Western Hotel and Casino Kamuk
Layla Resort and Casino
Clandestino Beach Resort
Condotel Las Cascadas
Spelunking in nearby Damas Caves, a butterfly farm, and rafting on the bloodcurdling Naranjo and beautiful Savegre Rivers round out local attractions.
For more information on this destination, please see: http://costaricahighways.com/quepos/