Costa Rica Travel Guides

Before you go on your trip, getting a Costa Rica travel guide before leaving will provide you with valuable information for your trip. Before the Internet, books were where travelers seeking information would turn. Travel books, a Spanish English phrasebook, or literature like Hemingway's stories about Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro drew people to online book stores and libraries. You'll surely be able to find a good Costa Rica guide to assist your trip.

Visitors going overseas will often have long plane, train, and bus rides, which are the perfect places to read up on your destination with a Costa Rica visitor guide that is available along the way. You can find some very inexpensive used books with free or low cost shipping at large online bookstores like Amazon Books.

Aside from whiling the hours away, having a handy little Costa Rica guide can be a godsend helping you in many situations. A Costa Rica travel guide comes with maps of the city center as well as everyday phrases. They will easy to read concise lists of restaurant, accommodations, and attractions.

Lonely Planet guides are one of the most popular travel books in the world. This series covers a bevy of destinations as well as tailored guides. These books are filled with colorful photographs, well represented Costa Rica information and are very easy to read. A Costa Rica visitor guide for walking, phrase books, as well as shoestring guides for travelers on a budget are some of the Lonely Planet guides you can use to help you plan for your next journey.

Those in or near the Seattle area can walk inside the Amazon Bookstore and find and touch all the guide books they would ever need. Most people though would need a link to Amazon's online store.

Suggested: Amazon; Lonely Planet Costa Rica (Travel Guide)
Suggested: Amazon; Lonely Planet Spanish Phrasebook & Dictionary (Lonely Planet Phrasebook and Dictionary)

Frommer's is another trusted and reliable source of up to date information on Costa Rica travel books. Their books can be found on all the online book stores, and their website has an extensive online travel guide as well as an email newsletter. Whether you're looking for the easiest, most portable Spanish English phrasebook or just a simple colorful guide with a map to guide you, these three main publishers should be able fill your needs when you're shopping for your Costa Rica travel guide.

Suggested: Amazon; Frommer's Costa Rica 2015 (Color Complete Guide)

Lets Go is another popular choice of travel books for young people and students. These are a fun and simple read, and have a range of information for all sorts of travelers. These guides contain a great deal of information in its small size. It too, has color photos, however, they are all grouped in part of the book, and the rest is mainly text. You will appreciate the extra information on low cost lodging and the background on the country these travel books also supply. Since 1960 they've been publishing travel guides, so this is a well Costa Rica known series and is highly recommended.

Suggested: Amazon; Let's Go Costa Rica

If you traveling through rugged and underdeveloped countries, you will find the most up to date tips and travel information. A Costa Rica guide will be one of the most important tools to help you get around the region.

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