Fodor's Essential Costa Rica

December 8, 2020|
Fodor's Essential Costa Rica by Fodor's Travel Guides
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Whether you want to surf in Manuel Antonio, zip-line through the Monteverde Cloud Forest, or hike around Arenal Volcano, the local Fodor''s travel experts in Costa Rica are here to help!Fodor''s Essential Costa Ricaguidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-planning process and make the most of your time.This new edition has been fully-redesigned with an easy-to-read layout, fresh information, and beautiful color photos. Fodor''s "Essential" guides have been named by Booklist as the Best Travel Guide Series of 2020!

Fodor''s Essential Costa Ricatravel guide includes:

  • AN ILLUSTRATED ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDEto the top things to see and do.
  • MULTIPLE ITINERARIESto effectively organize your days and maximize your time.
  • MORE THAN 30 DETAILED MAPSand aFREE PULL-OUT MAPto help you navigate confidently.
  • COLOR PHOTOSthroughout to spark your wanderlust!
  • HONEST RECOMMENDATIONS FROM LOCALSon the best sights, restaurants, hotels, nightlife, activities, and more.
  • PHOTO-FILLED "BEST OF" FEATURESon "Costa Rica''s Best Beaches" "Costa Rica''s Best Eco-Lodges" and more.
  • TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS AND PRACTICAL TIPSincluding when to go, getting around, beating the crowds, and saving time and money.
  • HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL INSIGHTSproviding rich context on the local people, cuisine, and more.
  • SPECIAL FEATURESon "What to Watch and Read Before You Visit," "What to Eat and Drink," "Surfing Costa Rica," "Coffee, the Golden Bean," and "Canopy Tours".
  • LOCAL WRITERSto help you find the under-the-radar gems.
  • SPANISH-LANGUAGE PRIMERwith useful words and essential phrases.
  • UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE ON:Manuel Antonio, San José, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Arenal, the Nicoya Peninsula, Guanacaste, Poas Volcano, Corcovado National Park, Tortuguero, surfing, beaches, sloth sanctuaries, and more.

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*Important note for digital editions: The digital edition of this guide does not contain all the images or text included in the physical edition.

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Title:Fodor's Essential Costa Rica
Product dimensions:528 pages, 5.19 X 8 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:528 pages, 5.19 X 8 X 0.68 in
Published:December 8, 2020
Publisher:Fodor's Travel
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781640973206

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