Frommer's EasyGuide to Costa Rica 2017

Frommer's EasyGuide to Costa Rica 2017

by Karl Kahler

Paperback(Fourth Edition)

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Frommer's EasyGuide to Costa Rica 2017 by Karl Kahler

Adventurous, nature-loving travelers flock to Costa Rica and with good reason: there are few places anywhere that cram so many different eco-systems, and species of critters, within such a small area. This tautly written, exhaustively researched book will show you the way to make the most out of your vacation.  

The EasyGuide to Costa Rica is updated yearly, printed in large, easy-to-read fonts and contains:

- Dozens of helpful maps
• Opinionated reviews of lodges, hotels, restaurants, adventure outfitters, attractions and nightlife in all price ranges and for all styles of travel, from laid-back to gung ho
• Star ratings so you can quickly scan through your options
• Exact pricing so there’s never any guessing

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628872620
Publisher: FrommerMedia
Publication date: 10/25/2016
Series: Frommer's Easy Guides Series
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 789,990
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 5.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Karl Kahler is a journalist, author and bon vivant who has been visiting Costa Rica since the mid-1990s. Currently the travel editor of the Tico Times , he was previously national editor of the San Jose Mercury News in California, where he worked for 25 years.

He was born in Arkansas and has lived in Mexico, Bolivia, Venezuela, Canada and seven U.S. states. His motto is "If I could be any other person in the world, I would refuse." He has two grown sons, a lawyer and an actor. He resides in San José, Costa Rica.


Frommer’s has amassed a loyal following of millions who have successfully used its guides for more than 60 years. Arthur and Pauline Frommer are a publicity-making machine Between writing syndicated newspaper columns, blogs, weekly radio shows and constant public appearances, Arthur writes introductions to many of the guides, while Pauline oversees the line as Editorial Director and author of the two best-selling guides to New York City. Frommer’s authors are noted journalists, known for providing high-quality research and reliable, yet opinionated colorful reviews. Most of the authors live in the area they cover to ensure that the books lead travelers on the most authentic journeys possible. Because they are “embedded” in these locations, they also are able to turn up money-saving advice, for travel in all price ranges that many other guidebook series miss

    Reviews include websites
    Closest public transportation
    exact Hours and pricing

    Most books feature a detachable map

All new Frommer guidebooks are set in 10 pt. type, larger than most other guides is consistently named one of the top 10 travel sites and has over 14 million page views monthly. The guides are featured and link to key retailers and IndieBound for fulfillment.

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