Moon Best of Costa Rica: Make the Most of 5-7 Days (Travel Guide) (Paperback)

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From waterfalls and cloud forests to white sand beaches, a week of pura vida awaits with Moon Best of Costa Rica. Inside you’ll find:
  • Flexible, strategic itineraries: Choose the best home base for you, with regional three-day itinerary options and side trips that can be combined for a week of exploring
  • The top adventures: Discover the best wildlife and marinelife experiences, rainforests and cloud forests, ziplines, surf spots, and more
  • Authentic can’t-miss experiences:  Swim under a waterfall, raft over rapids, explore mysterious caves, and cliff-dive into river pools. Admire the forest floor from the middle of a hanging bridge, take an aerial tram with incredible views, or snorkel with sea turtles in warm turquoise water. Relax on a pristine beach, soak in a volcanic mineral pool, and watch the sunrise with a cup of flavorful local coffee
  • Insight from Cartago local Nikki Solano on how to experience Costa Rica like an insider, support local and sustainable businesses, avoid crowds, and respectfully engage with the culture
  • Helpful charts with travel times from San Jose or Liberia international airports
  • Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
  • Background information on Costa Rica's landscape, history, and cultural customs
With Moon's selective coverage and strategic tips, you can experience the best of Costa Rica.

Planning to stay more than a week? Check out Moon Costa Rica.

About the Author


11 years ago, Nikki Solano boarded a plane to Costa Rica for the first time. Immediately, she fell in love: with the consistently warm weather, the landscape lined with beaches and waterfalls, and the genuinely friendly people greeting each other with a smile. To her, Costa Rica is as close as it gets to paradise, and she's felt at home ever since. One of her favorite things about living in Costa Rica is the pura vida lifestyle that encourages her to notice the little things: the sweet trill of a marimba instrument, the comradery that comes from "fútbol fever," and the savory crunch of chicharrones. What she loves most, though, is how much Costa Ricans love Costa Rica, and how proud they are of their beautiful country. 

With 11 years of exploring Costa Rica under her belt, Nikki has made a career out of guiding travelers to her adopted home. To date, she has developed (and currently operates) six independent initiatives that focus on Costa Rica travel: Pura Vida! Eh? Inc., the Costa Rica Travel Blog, DIY Costa Rica, the Costa Rica Trip Planning 101 E-Course, Costa Rica Promotions, and the Reach Out Costa Rica Travel Philanthropy Project.

Praise For…


"Moon handbooks are always a pleasure to read. The writing is crisp, the research impressive, and the recommendations practical and down to earth."—Chicago Tribune

“The books are more easily readable than other guides. The main attractions are also marked with a special icon and sidebars and boxes highlight special information, making the Moon handbooks one of the most user-friendly guides in terms of visual appeal and organization…the quality is uniformly excellent."—Transitions Abroad

"Far from narrow minded, each Moon travel guide gives itinerary options for a variety of travelers’ budgets—from frugal to lavish. They make books catering to those who love the outdoors, those who have limited time, those staying exclusively in cities and those who’ve fully committed to living abroad. In all, they have hundreds of titles, ranging Bermuda to Budapest, that’ll teach you to embrace a new culture."—Gear Patrol, “The Best Travel Guidebooks for Every Journey”

"Moon handbooks have become known as well-written and exceptionally informative guides."—The New York Times

"Moon guides are perfect for the relaxed road tripper or outdoor explorer." —No Small Plan

"Moon handbooks are known for cannily combining logistical information with cultural background of a country or state."—Los Angeles Times


Product Details
ISBN: 9781640497337
ISBN-10: 1640497331
Publisher: Moon Travel
Publication Date: December 20th, 2022
Pages: 296
Language: English
Series: Travel Guide