Costa Rica For Dummies

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Wiley, Jan 12, 2006 - Travel - 384 pages
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With a wealth of attractions and adventures, Costa Rica is the hottest new vacation destination in the Americas. Whether you want relaxation or excitement, you’ll find it. Stroll leisurely on the beach or zip through the trees on a canopy tour. Explore urban San Josť or incredible national parks with untouched wilderness. Choose the Caribbean Coast or the Central Pacific Coast Relax beside an infinity pool or battle a billfish. Seek out exuberant nightlife or take in the lush tropical scenery. Go golfing, snorkeling, volcano viewing, river rafting, sea kayaking, mountain biking, or horseback riding. Stay in a luxurious resort or a rustic wooden cabin…a Mediterranean style villa or an Ecolodge tent. This friendly guide clues you in, with:
  • The rea1 deal on how to get to Costa Rica and how to get around after you arrive
  • Details on San Josť 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 misty cloud forests,; and the rest of the country
  • Five suggested itineraries to help you make the most of your time
  • Fun options for rainy days—even if you’re on the sunny coast

Like every For Dummies travel guide, Costa Rica For Dummies, lst Edition includes:

  • Down-to-earth trip-planning advice
  • What you shouldn’t miss—and what you can skip
  • The best hotels and restaurants for every budget
  • Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages

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I haven't 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 on-the-spot referencing. It is written by Frommer's and I ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Eliot Greenspan is a poet, journalist, and travel writer who took his backpack 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. This is Eliot’s first For Dummies title. He is also the author of Frommer’s Costa Rica, Frommer’s Belize, Frommer’s Cuba, and The Tico Times Restaurant Guide to Costa Rica, as well as the chapter on Venezuela in Frommer’s South America.

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