Quepos is the commercial hub of the stretch of the Central Pacific that surrounds Manuel Antonio, which is one of the top tourist destinations in the country.
In Quepos you can find all of the offices related to the municipality as well as the stores that supply all of the hotels and vacation rentals from Manuel Antonio. Appliances, supermarkets, attorneys and accountants all have offices.
Quepos is also home of Marina Pez Vela, where various sport fishing outfits and yachts, leave from. There are also commercial fisherman and all of the support facilities for those industries.
Store fronts, offices and larger spaces are available for rent on the various streets in the center of Quepos, on the road into town from the coastal highway, and on the road up the hill to Manuel Antonio. These serve Quepos and Manuel Antonio but also the surrounding areas. The only other large municipal area is in Jaco, which is some distance away.