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Costa Rica Travel Guide

Resources, Articles & Tips


General Information


  • Weather Guide - Offers daily high and lows for popular destinations in the country....just click scroll down on the left hand side and click on "Costa Rica."
  • Weather Guide - Offers daily high and lows for popular destinations in the country....just click scroll down on the left hand side and click on "Costa Rica."
  • Weather Guide - Offers daily high and lows for popular destinations in the country....just click scroll down on the left hand side and click on "Costa Rica."
  • Weather Guide - Offers daily high and lows for popular destinations in the country....just click scroll down on the left hand side and click on "Costa Rica."
  • Passport Info. - A helpful "how to" site for American citizens interested in applying for a passport.
  • Passport Info. - A helpful "how to" site for American citizens interested in applying for a passport.
  • Passport Info. - A helpful "how to" site for American citizens interested in applying for a passport.
  • Passport Info. - A helpful "how to" site for American citizens interested in applying for a passport.
  • CIA Fact Book - The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's Fact Book on Costa Rica.
  • CIA Fact Book - The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's Fact Book on Costa Rica.
  • CIA Fact Book - The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's Fact Book on Costa Rica.
  • CIA Fact Book - The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency's Fact Book on Costa Rica.

Getting There & Around


  • Grupo Taca - A consortium of several Latin American airlines including Taca (Honduras & El Salvador), Aviateca (Guatemala) and Nica (Nicaragua).
  • Grupo Taca - A consortium of several Latin American airlines including Taca (Honduras & El Salvador), Aviateca (Guatemala) and Nica (Nicaragua).
  • Grupo Taca - A consortium of several Latin American airlines including Taca (Honduras & El Salvador), Aviateca (Guatemala) and Nica (Nicaragua).
  • Grupo Taca - A consortium of several Latin American airlines including Taca (Honduras & El Salvador), Aviateca (Guatemala) and Nica (Nicaragua).
  • Sanborn's Insurance - The authorities on getting you from the USA/Canada to México and Central America via car. Auto insurance, excellent road maps, tips and other must-have resources for those who prefer to leave the flying to the birds.
  • Sanborn's Insurance - The authorities on getting you from the USA/Canada to México and Central America via car. Auto insurance, excellent road maps, tips and other must-have resources for those who prefer to leave the flying to the birds.
  • Sanborn's Insurance - The authorities on getting you from the USA/Canada to México and Central America via car. Auto insurance, excellent road maps, tips and other must-have resources for those who prefer to leave the flying to the birds.
  • Sanborn's Insurance - The authorities on getting you from the USA/Canada to México and Central America via car. Auto insurance, excellent road maps, tips and other must-have resources for those who prefer to leave the flying to the birds.

Hotels & Restaurants


  • Costa Rica Hostels - From the Internet Guide to Hostelling. A brief listing of hostels in Costa Rica.
  • Costa Rica Hostels - From the Internet Guide to Hostelling. A brief listing of hostels in Costa Rica.
  • Costa Rica Hostels - From the Internet Guide to Hostelling. A brief listing of hostels in Costa Rica.
  • Costa Rica Hostels - From the Internet Guide to Hostelling. A brief listing of hostels in Costa Rica.

Language Related


  • AmeriSpan Unlimited - AmeriSpan specializes in Spanish Immersion, Volunteer & Internship programs in Latin America and Spain for travelers and businesspeople. Currently, there are 40 programs available in 15 different countries.
  • AmeriSpan Unlimited - AmeriSpan specializes in Spanish Immersion, Volunteer & Internship programs in Latin America and Spain for travelers and businesspeople. Currently, there are 40 programs available in 15 different countries.
  • AmeriSpan Unlimited - AmeriSpan specializes in Spanish Immersion, Volunteer & Internship programs in Latin America and Spain for travelers and businesspeople. Currently, there are 40 programs available in 15 different countries.
  • AmeriSpan Unlimited - AmeriSpan specializes in Spanish Immersion, Volunteer & Internship programs in Latin America and Spain for travelers and businesspeople. Currently, there are 40 programs available in 15 different countries.
  • Languages of Costa Rica - From the Ethnologue Database. Includes entries on Costa Rica's many indigenous languages, plus Spanish.
  • Languages of Costa Rica - From the Ethnologue Database. Includes entries on Costa Rica's many indigenous languages, plus Spanish.
  • Languages of Costa Rica - From the Ethnologue Database. Includes entries on Costa Rica's many indigenous languages, plus Spanish.
  • Languages of Costa Rica - From the Ethnologue Database. Includes entries on Costa Rica's many indigenous languages, plus Spanish.
  • Ahora Hablo! Medical Edition - This medical Spanish book is pocket-sized and includes vocabulary for dental and vision care as well as many specialized areas such as obstetrics and cardiology.
  • Ahora Hablo! Medical Edition - This medical Spanish book is pocket-sized and includes vocabulary for dental and vision care as well as many specialized areas such as obstetrics and cardiology.
  • Ahora Hablo! Medical Edition - This medical Spanish book is pocket-sized and includes vocabulary for dental and vision care as well as many specialized areas such as obstetrics and cardiology.
  • Ahora Hablo! Medical Edition - This medical Spanish book is pocket-sized and includes vocabulary for dental and vision care as well as many specialized areas such as obstetrics and cardiology.

News & Culture


  • La Nación - Edicion Electronica Especial - Special Electronic Edition (Español)
  • La Nación - Edicion Electronica Especial - Special Electronic Edition (Español)
  • La Nación - Edicion Electronica Especial - Special Electronic Edition (Español)
  • La Nación - Edicion Electronica Especial - Special Electronic Edition (Español)
  • Tico Times - Costa Rica's English language newspaper of features, travel stories and news.
  • Tico Times - Costa Rica's English language newspaper of features, travel stories and news.
  • Tico Times - Costa Rica's English language newspaper of features, travel stories and news.
  • Tico Times - Costa Rica's English language newspaper of features, travel stories and news.

Staff Picks



Travel & Tourism


  • Rivers Wild -- Canoe Costa Rica - a travel article about canoeing in Costa Rica, brought to you by High on Adventure, the online magazine devoted to the adventurous traveler.
  • Rivers Wild -- Canoe Costa Rica - a travel article about canoeing in Costa Rica, brought to you by High on Adventure, the online magazine devoted to the adventurous traveler.
  • Rivers Wild -- Canoe Costa Rica - a travel article about canoeing in Costa Rica, brought to you by High on Adventure, the online magazine devoted to the adventurous traveler.
  • Rivers Wild -- Canoe Costa Rica - a travel article about canoeing in Costa Rica, brought to you by High on Adventure, the online magazine devoted to the adventurous traveler.
  • TravelNet - Costa Rica's TravelNet is one of the country's largest tourism sites on the World Wide Web. It includes details about renting cars, hotels, and sports activities and more!
  • TravelNet - Costa Rica's TravelNet is one of the country's largest tourism sites on the World Wide Web. It includes details about renting cars, hotels, and sports activities and more!
  • TravelNet - Costa Rica's TravelNet is one of the country's largest tourism sites on the World Wide Web. It includes details about renting cars, hotels, and sports activities and more!
  • TravelNet - Costa Rica's TravelNet is one of the country's largest tourism sites on the World Wide Web. It includes details about renting cars, hotels, and sports activities and more!
  • Moon Travel Handbooks - This award-winning guide provides the necessary practicalities for a weeklong beach stay or an extended outdoor adventure vacation to Costa Rica.
  • Moon Travel Handbooks - This award-winning guide provides the necessary practicalities for a weeklong beach stay or an extended outdoor adventure vacation to Costa Rica.
  • Moon Travel Handbooks - This award-winning guide provides the necessary practicalities for a weeklong beach stay or an extended outdoor adventure vacation to Costa Rica.
  • Moon Travel Handbooks - This award-winning guide provides the necessary practicalities for a weeklong beach stay or an extended outdoor adventure vacation to Costa Rica.

Costa Rica Travel Articles


  • El Alquimista (Book Reviews) - AmeriSpan's Suzanne Keller gives us her two cents on Paulo Coelho's El Alquimista (The Alchemist).
  • Bridging the Achievement Gap (Learning A language) - Marlo Goldstein, Director of Academic Programs at AmeriSpan, recently attended two conferences focusing Latino issues in North Carolina, the state facing the highest percentage of growth in the latino community. She left the conferences informed and inspired.
  • Tres Leches (Recipes) - Tres Leches means 3 milks and gets its name from the 3 different kinds of milk added to make the cake. It is a popular dessert in many Latin American countries.
  • Tips for Traveling Inexpensively (AmeriSpan Staff Commentary) - These days, from the weak dollar to the outrageous airfares, traveling abroad may seem out of the question. We beg to differ! There are many ways you can travel that are budget-friendly. We’ve gathered together some of our favorite cheap travel tips to help you make your trip a reality!
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