What to Know Before Traveling to Costa Rica

December 29, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
The Fifth Edition of Explore Costa Rica, the most comprehensive travel guide to this Central American republic, has just been published by San Francisco’s Manatee Press.

Explore Costa Rica covers internal air flights, bus travel, ferry schedules, what to do, what to avoid, studying Spanish, volunteer programs, and sustainable tourism, and includes maps, photos, web sites, and useful tips. The guide is humorous, informative, educational, and highly detailed. It supplies invaluable and candid advice on hotels, inns, resorts, camping, restaurants, sights, and tours.

More and more North Americans and Europeans are choosing to vacation in Costa Rica. Costa Rica has it all: lush rainforests, beaches, marvelous biodiversity, and hospitable people. Activities include surfing, kayaking, snorkeling, diving, hiking, wind surfing, bungee jumping, mountain biking surfing, spelunking, and birdwatching. The best way to visit Costa Rica is with a good guidebook, and Explore Costa Rica is the most up-to-date and comprehensive travel guide available.

Marilee Crocker wrote in Travel Weekly that “Explore Costa Rica devotes special attention to naural attractions and outdoor activities as well as to environmental issues. Complete background information covers Costa Rica’s natural history, geography, culture, government, and economics.”