Costa Rica is one of the most popular destinations for travelers in search of natural beauty, outdoor adventure, and sun. In full-color and with helpful magazine-style illustrated features, Fodor’s Costa Rica shows off the splendor of country’s stunning natural landscapes and its varied flora and fauna like no other guide.
Expanded Coverage: New detailed itineraries help visitors plan their perfect trip. Travelers can find beaches at a glance with expanded beach reviews that describe amenities and what the beach is best for.
Illustrated Features: Look for richly illustrated guides to surfing the Salsa Brava, sport-fishing off the Pacific coast, canopy tours in the cloud forests, turtle-nesting tours in Tortuguero, and bird-watching in the rare tropical dry forests of Guanacaste. Ecotourism and the best eco-lodges are also covered in depth.
Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: An illustrated “Biodiversity” chapter guides readers through the country’s varied landscapes and helps plan a vacation based on particular activities or topography. Colorful maps guide travelers around the country, plus a pull-out map provides an overview and a topographical map.
Discerning Recommendations: Fodor's Costa Rica offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. "Word of Mouth" quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
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