Costa Rica travel guide (Eyewitness)
Whether you want to experience incredible wildlife, scuba dive in crystal-clear waters or savour a cup of world-famous coffee, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Costa Rica has to offer. Inside you'll find a detailed guide to the country's animals, terrain and flora, as well as information on local conservation efforts.
Home to some of the world's happiest people, Costa Rica offers visitors the promise of Pura Vida. With sun-drenched beaches, verdant valleys, abundant wildlife and countless opportunities for outdoor adventure, it's easy to see why Costa Rica is considered a kind of paradise.
Our updated guide brings Costa Rica to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights, trusted travel advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. We've also worked hard to make sure our information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak.
-our pick of Costa Rica's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems
-a detailed field guide with information on animals, terrain, flora and conservation
-the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay
-detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy
-expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe
-colour-coded chapters to every part of Costa Rica, from Guanacaste to Northern Nicoya, the Caribbean to San José
-our new lightweight format, so you can take it with you wherever you go