Insight Guide Costa Rica is a comprehensive full-colour guide to the culture, history and people of this small but diverse country. Our inspirational Best Of Costa Rica section illustrates the country's highlights, from the heavenly beaches of Punta Uva and the small but exquisite Manuel Antonio Park teeming with resplendent birds to thrilling adventure trips in the rainforest canopy and the sweet aroma of Tarrazú coffee - making sure you don't miss anything.
Our unrivalled coverage of history, natural environment and culture provides an essential introduction to Costa Rica's rich heritage and contemporary life, to complement the in-depth coverage of the arts, activities and modern culture. The informative text, written by regional experts, is a pleasure to read and accompanied by stunning photography.
Lavish magazine-style features offer a unique insight into Costa Rica's kaleidoscopic plant and bird wealth, out-of-the-ordinary adventure sports, colourful crafts and volcanic activity.
All major sights are cross-referenced with the maps, and the travel tips section provides a wealth of practical information on how to plan your trip, as well as carefully selected hotel, eco-lodges and restaurant listings.