Central America on a Shoestring - Costa Rica (PDF Chapter)

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One-third of Costa Rica’s area is protected, making it a wildlife wonderland. But the flora and fauna are only part of the appeal. Annually Costa Rica attracts more than one million visitors eager to catch a wave, climb a volcano or otherwise partake of paradise.

  • slide silently through jungle canals in search of wildlife in Parque Nacional Tortuguero
  • maps
  • surf or laze on the beach at Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • transport
  • visit the Monteverde Cloud Forest to spot quetzals
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: San José, Central Valley & Highlands, Alajuela, Parque Nacional Volcán Poás, Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo, Cartago, Valle de Orosi, Turrialba, Caribbean Coast, Tortuguero, Puerto Limón, Cahuita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Sixaola, La Fortuna & Volcán Arenal, Tilarán, Los Chiles, Valle de Sarapiquí, Monteverde & Santa Elena, Liberia, Parque Nacional Rincón de la Vieja, La Cruz, Península de Nicoya, Playa del Coco, Playa Tamarindo, Playa Sámara, Mal País & Santa Teresa, Montezuma, Puntarenas, Parque Nacional Carara, Jacó, Quepos, Manuel Antonio, Dominical, Uvita, Southern Costa Rica & Península de Osa, San Isidro de El General, San Gerardo de Rivas, Palmar, Sierpe, Bahía Drake, Puerto Jiménez, Parque Nacional Corcovado, Golfito, Pavones, Paso Canoas, Understand Costa Rica, Costa Rica Today, History, Culture, Landscape, Wildlife, Survival Guide.

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