Synopses & Reviews
Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to
Costa Rica, the definitive companion to this peaceful destination. The full-colour section introduces
Costa Ricaandrsquo;s highlights, from the spectacular sunsets at the Pacific coast
Sandaacute;mara to taking a boat ride passed the luxuriant tropical vegetation and colourful wooden houses that line the
Canal. Using informed accounts, clue-up on all the remote beaches, active volcanoes and wildlife-rich parks, plus all the unforgettable sites of the capital city,
San Jose. The guide features practical tips for exploring the outdoors from trekking the lush cloudforest reserve at Monteverde to rafting down the rivers of Valle Central. There are plenty of practical tips on all the best accommodation, transportation, shops, bars and clubs and an insightful background on
Costa Ricaandrsquo;s wildlife, politics and culture. Explore the best of
Costa Rica with the clearest maps of any guide.
The fourth edition of the Rough Guide to Costa Rica explores all corners of Costa Rica from its idyllic white-sand beaches and picturesque pueblos to verdant rainforests and steaming volcanoes. In-depth coverage of outdoor activitiies includes trekking through cloudforests, horseriding up Volcan Poas, snorkelling the coral reefs and whitewater-rafting down churning rivers.