"Our plane may be on the ground, but El Avión’s famous sunsets paint the sky almost every evening. As we are about 150 meters above the beach, we have a bird’s eye view of the prettiest panorama anywhere in Manuel Antonio." Allan Templeton, Creator of El Avión
El Avión, the world famous, must-see and be-seen restaurant and bar in Manuel Antonio, has a colorful and fascinating history. The C-123 Fairchild cargo plane has been converted into a pub and a two level bar and restaurant has been built in, around and above the plane. Everyone agrees, El Avión has the best views in all of Manuel Antonio! Join our sunset crew – where the cargo cult meets the cocktail crowd. Enjoy informal dining, an extensive menu, a great bar scene and views of our most spectacular sunsets into the Blue Pacific Ocean below.
El Avión is renowned for our seafood dishes like Coconut Shrimp, Seafood Curry, Yellow Fin Tuna Steaks, Fried Calamari and many more. Our Chef creates fresh fish specials with a unique local flavor every day.