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



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
—K.H.



Ray, Thanks for the info. I'll definitely check out those links. It's encouraging to have a stranger take interest and help out. Pura vida,
—D.L.



[I received] your map yesterday. It is truly superb! If you would like to create a 'special' of some kind, I would be happy to recommend this map in my newsletter. It is EXCEPTIONALLY good.
—Scott Oliver, WeLoveCostaRica.com




Ray, I have been following your responses on the lonely planet site and have been very impressed at how detailed and helpful you have been with information. I just wanted to send you a direct email to express my gratitude. Your website is very helpful.
—B. & R., Canada



Brilliant. Awesome cartography by the way. Practically art. When I first opened the map I was trying to figure out by what people meant by a waterproof map. I was going to have my wife laminate the map when I noticed the map wasn't really wearing thin in the creases like a typical map. Then I realized that it really is a plastic map, not just laminated. Brilliant. Now I just have to figure the best places to hike and ride next month.

—T.L., Florida 





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
—B.B.



Wow, thank you guys for sending the helpful information!!! I want to tell you how much I enjoy your website! Once again, thank you very much!!!! You have helped tremendously!
--M.H., USA



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.




The CR-map has arrived here on Friday and we are now busy studying its plentiful geographical information. So far this map gives better details than any other CR map we have seen.
Thank you so much.
E.L., Germany

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