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Choose Costa Rica for Retirement : Travel, Investment, and Living Opportunities for Every Budget
by John Howells
(Paperback -- November )

Costa Rica Map
Map from ITMB Publishing


Frommer s Costa Rica 2011 (Frommer s Colour Complete Guides)
Frommer's Costa Rica 2011
by Eliot Greenspan
Paperback from Frommers
Lonely Planet Costa Rica (Country Guide)
Lonely Planet Costa Rica (Country Guide)
by Matthew Firestone, Carolina Miranda, Cesar Soriano
Paperback from Lonely Planet
Costa Rica: Waterproof Travel Map of Costa Rica
Costa Rica: Waterproof Travel Map of Costa Rica
by Ray Krueger Koplin, Suzanne Krueger Koplin
Map from Toucan Maps Inc.
Fodor s Costa Rica 2011 (Full-Color Gold Guides)
Fodor's Costa Rica 2011
by Fodor's
Paperback from Fodor's
The Birds of Costa Rica: A Field Guide
The Birds of Costa Rica: A Field Guide
by Richard Garrigues
Paperback from Cornell University Press
National Geographic Traveler: Costa Rica
National Geographic Traveler: Costa Rica
by Christopher Baker
Paperback from National Geographic
Costa Rica: Traveller's Wildlife Guides
Costa Rica: Traveller's Wildlife Guides
by Les Beletsky, John Myers, Priscilla Barrett
Paperback from Interlink Pub Group
Costa Rican Wildlife
Costa Rican Wildlife
by Waterford Press
Paperback from Waterford Press
Costa Rica's National Parks and Preserves: A Visitor's Guide, Second Edition
by Joseph Franke
Book Description: Unspoiled beaches, tropical jungles, volcanic mountains, exotic wildlife-Costa Rica's natural areas and preserves offer remarkable geographical and biological diversity for adventure-loving travelers. With complete profiles of forty accessible parks and preserves, including five newly protected areas, this book guides visitors through the unique terrain, and discusses each area's climate, flora, and fauna. Whether you are a hiker seeking a panoramic view from a volcanic summit, a kayaker longing to glide downriver under a jungle canopy, or a naturalist eager to observe an incredible array of exotic wildlife, this guide is the key to exploring Costa Rica's best natural areas with an emphasis on environmental awareness. 

Explorers will find descriptions of hikes, nature walks, and water trails, plus information on each park's facilities, attractions, and history. Hikes range from short walks to extended backpacking trips, and a complete planning section details when to go, what to expect, what to bring, and health precautions.
(Paperback -- September )

Explore Costa Rica
by Harry S. Pariser
(Paperback -- September )

A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica
by F. Gary Stiles, et al
Listed under Birds of Central America

The Life of Costa Rica
by Gloria Calderon, et al
Hardcover: 192 pages
Villegas Editores; ISBN: 9588156009; (December )

Fodor's Costa Rica
Fodor's Costa Rica
by Fodor's
Paperback from Fodor's
Fodor's Exploring Costa Rica
by Fiona Dunlop, Fodors (Editor)
(Paperback -- October 2, )
Lonely Planet Costa Rica (Costa Rica, 5th Ed)
by Rob Rachowiecki
Costa Rica has something for everyone: rain forests, beaches, volcanoes, coral reefs, white-water rapids, and wildlife--proof positive that good things come in small countries. In addition to its variety of tropical habitats, Costa Rica also boasts the best-developed conservation program in Latin America. This is good news for travelers who want to see exotic animals in their habitats--everything from sea turtles to sloths--or experience tropical habitats as nature intended them. Whether you come to Costa Rica in search of great beaches (you can choose either the Caribbean or Pacific coasts), to climb an active volcano, or explore the coral reefs, Lonely Planet Costa Rica is the perfect companion. In addition to in-depth sections on history, politics, economy, the environment, and the arts, Lonely Planet also covers a host of activities, outfitters, and special tours. The guide lists a variety of accommodations from budget lodgings to luxury hotels and includes 54 maps of cities, towns, regions and parks as well as a 36-page wildlife guide. Lonely Planet Costa Rica is a traveler's best friend.
Paperback from Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Costa Rica Spanish Phrasebook (Phrasebooks)
by Thomas B. Kohnstamm
Paperback: 260 pages
Lonely Planet; ISBN: 1864501057;
Moon Handbooks: Costa Rica 4 Ed
by Christopher P. Baker
Paperback from Avalon Travel Publishing
National Geographic Adventure Costa Rica
by National Geographic
Map from Rand McNally & Co
The National Geographic Traveler Costa Rica (National Geographic Traveler)
by Christopher P. Baker
Book Description: Take a tour around Costa Rica guided by National Geographic -- for generations synonymous with the thrill of discovery and exploration. Featured sites include both famous and lesser known places, selected to help you experience the country in a fresh and exciting way. 

* In-depth site descriptions and background information
* Insightful features on history, culture, and contemporary life
* More than 160 vivid color photographs
* 21 detailed, full-color maps
* Mapped walking and driving tours
* Specially commissioned artwork
* Clear, easy-to-use design
* Complete visitor information plus hotels, restaurants, shopping, and entertainment 
(Paperback -- October )

The New Golden Door to Retirement and Living in Costa Rica (12th Edition)
by Christopher Howard
Paperback from Costa Rica Books

The New Key to Costa Rica (15th Ed)
by Beatrice Blake, et al
With a special focus on ecotourism, the authors of The New Key to Costa Rica help you discover the diversity of this colorful country's remarkable flora and fauna (from tree ferns to sloths) and learn ways you can contribute to efforts to preserve it. A well-researched sustainability rating highlights lodgings that are active in protecting an environmental, economic, and cultural balance. The book offers complete coverage of sights, lodging, dining, and outdoor adventures, including wildlife viewing, parks and reserves, surfing, fishing, horseback riding, and diving. --Kathryn True -
Paperback: 528 pages
Ulysses Pr; ISBN: 1569752192; 15th edition (October 30, )

Potholes to Paradise: Living in Costa Rica - What You Need to Know
by Tessa Borner
Paperback: 177 pages
Silvio Mattacchione; ISBN: 1895270219; (July 31, )

The Rough Guide Costa Rica
by Jean McNeil
(Paperback -- January )

The Surfer's Guide to Costa Rica
by Mike Parise
(Paperback -- December 28, )

Travel & Site Guide to Birds of Costa Rica With Side Trips to Panama
by Aaron D. Sekerak, et al
Listed under Birds of Central America

Costa Rica: The Ecotravellers' Wildlife Guide
by Les D. Beletsky
(Paperback -- September 1, )
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Globetrotter Costa Rica Travel Map
(Hardcover -- November )
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