Award-winning travel guide author Harry S. Pariser takes the reader on a tour of Costa Rica in Explore Costa Rica, a comprehensive manual that combines personal experience and insight with solid information about all where to go, what to do and how to get there.
This thick book contains tons of useful, practical information and recommendations for all the special places, and the usual tourist spots, that you could ever imagine visiting in Costa Rica. From the nature lodges and bed-and-breakfasts dotting the landscape, to the many national parks and historical sites, to the best places to dine, shop and take in the vast and varied scenery, you must not leave for Costa Rica without this book in hand.
Pariser has written ten guides to various Central American and Caribbean countries, so he knows all the ins and outs, all the tried and true places, as well as the local spots that most tourists might miss out on. This book is incredibly detailed, with maps, email addresses, websites, directions, tips on travel and reservations, prices in U.S. dollars, even a Spanish vocabulary list and glossary. By the time you finish this book, you will know the country like the back of your hand and understand the richness of a country that offers unique experiences, from its beautiful coastal villages to the dense rainforest to the best places to surf or visit a volcano.
There are plenty of maps, photos and tour information, as well as an abundance of factoids on flora and fauna and the best places to see the real Costa Rica, not just the most popular hotspots any travel agency can book you into. Pariser knows the land, and he shares everything he knows in this must-have travel guide.
Donít leave home without it.