Costa Rica For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 3, 2011 - Travel - 408 pages
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  • Personally researched by a longtime resident, Costa Rica For Dummies covers all the highlights of this fast-changing country, with recommended accommodations in every price category. 
  • Insightful commentary and opinionated reviews. Details on San Jose and the Central Valley; the Guanacaste area, Costa Rica’s “Gold Coast”; the Manuel Antonio area, the most popular ecotourism destination; the Monteverde area with its misty cloud forests; and the rest of the country
  • Adventures to suit all ages and abilities: swooping from treetop platform to treetop platform on a canopy tour, taking a dip in a jungle swimming hole, or spotting playful spider monkeys as you hike through lush foliage.
 

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I havent made my trip to Cost Rica yet but so far this book has been very helpful in planning the trip. I intend to take it with me for onthespot referencing. It is written by Frommers and I found ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Part I Introducing Costa Rica
7
Part II Planning Your Trip to Costa Rica
47
Part III San José and the Central Valley
93
Part IV Guanacaste and Environs
149
Part V Manuel Antonio and Environs
185
Part VI Monteverde and Environs
237
Part VII Touring the Rest of Costa Rica
281
Part VIII The Part of Tens
355
Appendix Quick Concierge
363
Index
371
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About the author (2011)

Eliot Greenspan is a poet, journalist, musician, and travel writer who took his backpack, mandolin, and typewriter the length of Mesoamerica before settling in Costa Rica in 1992. Since then, he has worked steadily as a travel writer, freelance journalist, and translator, and continued his travels in the region. He is also the author of Costa Rica Day By Day, Frommer’s Costa Rica, Frommer’s Belize, Frommer’s Guatemala, and Frommer’s Ecuador, as well as the chapter on Venezuela in Frommer’s South America.

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