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The Costa Rica travel and vacation guide website is a companion to the Toucan Guides waterproof travel map.

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ButterflyHome to detailed information about all the adventures shown on the map from canopy tours to butterfly gardens.  Descriptions of the rain forest, turtle nesting beach and volcano National Parks include maps, hours, hiking trails and what to do. 


OrchidEvery tourism location page automatically maps out hotels, activities, and other parks in the same region so you don't have to search around for them.

OrchidThe Costa Rica Guide covers practical information on weather, safe travel, money, airfare, rent a car, health, and packing for Costa Rica, and we round it out with fun sections on food and Costa Rican recipes, pictures, and travel stories.

Morpho ButterflySo whether you’re considering travel to Costa Rica on an all inclusive tour, an ecology expedition to spot animals, a surfing safari, real estate shopping or you just want a relaxing vacation on the beach, pick a topic from the menu on the left and welcome to the Costa Rica guide…

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Thank you for the most comprehensive and personalized website I have seen on
Costa Rica out there.

Thank you for the most comprehensive and personalized website I have seen on
Costa Rica out there.

You are a great resource and I can only guess how many people you have given excellent advice to about Costa Rica. I hope your website continues to do well! I checked out your “No cost things you can do to keep alive” page and I’d like to submit writings and/or pictures upon my return. I will also make all further Amazon and Barnes & Noble purchases through your website. It’s the least I can do! Mil gracias,
—B.S., U.S.A.

You've been a ridiculously invaluable source of information.
—K.B., Canada

What a nice site you offer about Costa Rica. Thank you. I don't see how you are gaining income from this info. It appears that you are just doing it to offer info gratis to the general public. It's a very informative site. Do you have a fee for answering questions about Costa Rica? [No, we don't.]

Thanks SO much for your advice and allow me to say that you did an excellent job on your site. Nothing really compares . . . . . . .
—F.F., U.S.A.

Thanks for your help and that website!!
Thanks again for your generosity in constructing the website and constant vigilance with Thorn Tree. I've read the section on "no cost things" and will keep all in mind.
—M.L., Canada

Thank you for putting together this great site. I've been doing a LOT of research on CR recently in preparation for our (my husband and I) first trip to Central America. We're very excited about it and I have found the information included in your site to be extremely informative. You are welcome to our photos, should we take any decent ones, once we return. Thanks again and keep up the good work! S.L. Portland, OR

This is cool now my clients finally have a detailed map to find the place!
—B.W., A lodging owner, Costa Rica

I just wanted to let you know how much I have appreciated your website.  I am moving to Costa Rica in January to teach English in a rural primary school, and your website has been almost the sole source I have consulted in researching my soon-to-be home (and certainly the most useful). 
Keep up the good work.
S. L. J.

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