Discover the best of Costa Rica--beaches, wildlife, rainforests, national parks
Over 130 five-star reviews for previous editions
Costa Rica is an eco-travel paradise From pristine beaches and jungle waterfalls to high-altitude coffee farms, Costa Rica: The Complete Guide puts the best of Costa Rica at your fingertips.
Blending detailed travel tips with beautiful photography, this guidebook offers much more than just restaurant and hotel reviews. Fascinating chapters explore Costa Rica's unique history, culture, food, ecology and wildlife. Top 10 Ways to Avoid a Cultural Misunderstanding helps visitors avoid common and potentially embarrassing mistakes.
Discover what makes Costa Rica one of the world's most amazing destinations. Soar above the cloud forest on a Monteverde zipline. Spend the night at a deluxe ecolodge next to Arenal Volcano. Visit the world-class beaches at Manuel Antonio National Park. Watch sea turtles lay their eggs at Tortuguero. Plan the perfect Costa Rican vacation
Filled with insider tips to save you time and money
- Over 300 beautiful color photos
- Over 30 detailed maps
- Fascinating chapters on History, Culture and Food
- Informative guide to Wildlife and Ecology
1% of profits donated to environmental organizations working to preserve Costa Rica's biodiversity for future generations.
*Printed on sustainable FSC paper
About the Author
James Kaiser's books have won multiple awards, including the National Outdoor Book Award, and his photography has appeared on the cover of National Geographic. His Costa Rica guidebook is based on over 15 years of visiting and living in Costa Rica. Born and raised in Maine, Kaiser wrote Acadia: The Complete Guide after graduating from Dartmouth College. The book became a surprise bestseller, and Kaiser went on to write guides to Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Zion, Joshua Tree, and Rocky Mountain National Park.