Frommer's Costa Rica 2009

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Wiley, Sep 9, 2008 - Travel - 464 pages
4 Reviews
America’s #1 bestselling travel series

Written by more than 175 outspoken travelers around the globe, Frommer’s Complete Guides help travelers experience places the way locals do.

  • More annually updated guides than any other series
  • 16-page color section and foldout map in all annual guides
  • Outspoken opinions, exact prices, and suggested itineraries
  • Dozens of detailed maps in an easy-to-read, two-color design

Completely updated every year (unlike most of the competition), Frommer's Costa Rica features gorgeous color photos of the lush rain forest, the amazing array of wildlife, and the spectacular beaches that await you. Personally researched by a longtime resident, it's the only truly up-to-date guide that gives you such in-depth coverage of this fast-changing country, with recommended accommodations in every price category. You'll visit rugged wilderness preserves and sleepy beach towns, spectacular orchid gardens and mineral hot springs at the foot of a steaming volcano. There are adventures here 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, spotting playful spider monkeys as you hike through lush foliage, windsurfing on Lake Arenal, or watching endangered sea turtles nest on the beach. With Frommer's in hand, you'll experience the wonder of Costa Rica's amazing biodiversity, as we point out the best places to see hundreds of unique, colorful species of animals and plants. You'll even get a color fold-out map!

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User Review  - Ben - Goodreads

Of the Frommer's series I've come across, this one is the best written. Read full review

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User Review  - Laura Lake - Goodreads

Completely helpful in planning the trip and hauling along while traveling. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

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 for the "Tico Times" and other local media. He is also the author of "Frommer's Costa Rica" and "Frommer's Belize," as well as the chapter on Venezuela in "Frommer's South America."

Neil E. Schlecht is the author and co-author of a dozen travel guides (including "Spain For Dummies, Frommer's South America," and "Frommer's Peru"), as well as articles on art and culture and art catalogue essays, and is also a photographer. He now resides in northwestern Connecticut.

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