Practical travel guide to Costa Rica with a free eBook featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Costa Rica, how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Costa Rica, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip. This guide book has been fully updated post-COVID-19. The Rough Guide to Costa Rica covers:
San Jos , The Central Valley, The Central Pacific, The Northwest Mainland, The Northwest: Nicoya Peninsula.
Inside this travel guide you'll find: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER
Experiences selected for every kind of trip to Costa Rica, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Volc n Barva to family activities in child-friendly places, like Manuel Antonio National Park or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Monteverde Cloud Forest. PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS
Essential pre-departure information including Costa Rica entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more. TIME-SAVING ITINERARIES
Carefully planned routes covering the best of Costa Rica give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip. DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE
Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options. INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL
Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for kayaking, turtle-watching or exploring rainforests and untouched beaches. HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS
Rough Guides' rundown of Osa Peninsula, Pacific Coastal Path, Punta Uva, Manzanillo's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Costa Rica, even in a short time. HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS
Written by Rough Guides' expert authors
with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Costa Rica, matching different needs. BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into Costa Rica, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary. FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY
Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Ujarr's and the spectacular Corcovado National Park. COLOUR-CODED MAPPING
Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in San Jos , Tortuguero National Park and many more locations in Costa Rica, reduce the need to go online. USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUT
With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time. FREE EBOOK
Free eBook download with every purchase of a printed book allows you to access all of the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration.