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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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 It is a work of art!! Very logical on the folding too, the more I look at it, the more I like it. Actually, I LOVE it. It is a functional, classy, useful, must have item for anyone traveling to Costa Rica. Or, for that matter any upscale Costa Rican.
—J.A., Jorco, Costa Rica

I am planning a trip to Costa Rica in September and was surprised out difficult it is to find comprehensive information on the Internet. Thank you for creating a site, that isn't trying to sell something, and provides a great deal of information!

Ray, Thank you for much for your response. I have been having a h--- of a time trying to determine the best route. Your directions look perfect! Pura vida

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

Hi folks --
I have just returned from my trip to Costa Rica cycling with my 13 year old daughter. We had a blast! People were extremely friendly and kind (and incredulous that we were on bicycles). We started out... Thanks again

Doug Houston, the staff and crew of "Doug Houston Outdoors" would like to take this opportunity to extend your sincere appreciation for your extra efforts in making our trip a complete success.Our trip for the show had an exciting and fun filled adventure.
Thanks again for your cooperation and participation.
—Teresa C. Stanford, Marketing Director

Thanks so much....the map is great. It will be very helpful to us on our trip. If you don't get your money, let me know, and I will mail you a check. :)
—L.L., USA

Dear Ray,
I got your map (a couple of days ago, but was very busy)! WOW!!! Seriously, this is a cool map! I love the material, and from what I saw, it is VERY detailed. In fact, you are the only map I have seen of Costa Rica that has the road between San Pablo de Turrubares and Orotina! All the other maps show no road, while it is a great road in real life! Ray, this is really great, well done.
I can put a link to your online site on our webpage, as a recommended map of Costa Rica. Also, when I get an opportunity to recommend a map I will always recommend yours.
Pura vida,
—Neta T., Owner-La Finca Que Ama, San Pablo de Turrubares, Costa Rica

Your Costa Rica Map is FANTASTIC!!!
I am a Tourism Teacher avid adventure traveler. I am most impressed with your new Costa Rica map that just arrived. It is so thoroughly researched and organized. It gives an excellent overview of the national parks, preserves and other local highlights at a glance.
—D.P., Canada

Thanks so much....the map is great. It will be very helpful to us on our trip. If you don't get your money, let me know, and I will mail you a check. :)
—L.L., USA

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