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Lonely Planet Best of Costa Rica is your passport to Costa Rica's top sights and most authentic experiences.
Wander through the pristine Monteverde Cloud Forest, discover Tico culture in San Jose or sprawl on a white sand beach in Montezuma, all with your trusted travel companion. Offering visually-inspiring content along with the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you, this photo-rich, user-friendly guide makes planning fun and easy. Discover the best of Costa Rica and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Best of Costa Rica:
In-depth coverage of the destination's must-see sights along with hidden gems that most guidebooks miss to get you to the heart of a place
Intuitively organized with essential information at your fingertips
Eye-catching full-colour design and easy-to-use layout with maps and images throughout
Annotated images that bring a destination to life
Practical planning and transport tools including a fold-out map (included in print version) that gives instant access to must-see sights to help you navigate as you plot out your itinerary
Short and extended itineraries to help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests to make the most of your time on the road
Insider tips and insights to save time and money, avoid crowds and trouble spots, and to get to know the destination like a local
Honest recommendations for all budgets
Cultural insights and background information to put top sights and experiences in context and to give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience (includes Tico culture, history, outdoor activities, environment, wildlife, cuisine, and language)
Free, convenient pull-out Costa Rica map (included in print version)
Covers San Jose, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Manuel Antonio, Volcan Arenal, Montezuma, Peninsula de Osa, Tortuguero, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Playa Samara and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Best of Costa Rica, our easy-to-use, expertly curated guide, is filled with inspiring and colourful photos and focuses on Costa Rica's most popular attractions and authentic experiences for those looking for the best of the best and have minimal time for planning.
Also looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences and extensively covers all of the ins and outs of the country? Check out Lonely Planet Costa Rica guide. Or check out Central America on a shoestring for a comprehensive look at all that the region has to offer.
About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, a range of gift, food and kids books, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, magazines, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
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