By Eliot Greenspan
Selling for a lower cost than any related guidebook, and intentionally restricted to a brief 256 pages, this EasyGuide is an workout in developing easily-absorbed trip info. It emphasizes the real stories in each one destination:the most vital points of interest, the vintage approach to impending a specific vacation spot; the simplest offerings for lodgings and food; the simplest how you can maximize the joy of your remain. since it is "quick to learn, gentle to carry", it really is referred to as an "EasyGuide", and displays Arthur Frommer's life of event in proposing transparent and concise shuttle recommendation
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Click here for page. Tortuga Lodge (Tortuguero): This is another of the excellent ecolodges run by Costa Rica Expeditions, and features a beautiful riverfront restaurant and swimming pool. The canals of Tortuguero snake through its maze of lowland primary rainforest. The beaches here are major sea-turtle nesting sites. Click here for page. Selva Bananito Lodge (in the Talamanca Mountains south of Limón): This is one of the few lodges providing direct access to the southern Caribbean lowland rainforests.
Punta Uva & Manzanillo: These beaches deliver true Caribbean splendor, with turquoise waters, coral reefs, and palm-lined stretches of nearly deserted white-sand beach. Tall coconut palms line the shore, providing shady respite, and the water is usually quite calm and good for swimming. See “Cahuita, Puerto Viejo & the Beaches of Costa Rica’s Southern Caribbean Coast,” in chapter 10. COSTA RICA’S best ADVENTURE SPORT EXPERIENCES Mountain Biking the Back Roads of Costa Rica: The lack of infrastructure and paved roads here that most folks bemoan is a huge boon for mountain bikers.
COSTA RICA’S best AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCES Taking a Night Tour in a Tropical Forest: Most Neotropical forest dwellers are nocturnal, so nighttime tours are offered at most rainforest and cloud forest destinations throughout the country. Some of the better spots for night tours are Monteverde, Tortuguero, and the Drake Bay. Soaking in a Volcanic Hot Spring: Costa Rica’s volcanoes have blessed the country with a host of natural hot spring spots. From the opulent grandeur of Tabacón Grand Spa Thermal Resort to the more humble options around Rincón de la Vieja, all offer mineral-rich, naturally heated waters to soothe what ails you.
Frommer's EasyGuide to Costa Rica 2014 by Eliot Greenspan