General Sites
Encuentra24 - where you can find properties, apartments, homes, lots and so much more. This is an on-line classified ad site for Costa Rica. You name it, you will probably find it for sale here. This site is in English and Spanish.

A.M. Costa Rica
Daily on-line newspaper in English. Includes Classifieds and Special Reports. A good place to get Costa Rica current events.

La Nación
Central America's premier Spanish language newspaper is this Costa Rican daily. The day's headlines are in English.

The Bus Schedule
Just indicate the place of departure, the place of arrival, the date and time of travel and all routes including transfers for the trip are indicated on this interactive Web page.

Tico Times
An on-line English language newspaper, published in Costa Rica.

Viva Tropical
Whether you're interested in learning about the different cities in Costa Rica, residency or investment laws, we've got you covered. There isn't much about Costa Rica that you won't find here.

Costa Rica Virtual Tours
Destination 360: Costa Rica is a travel guide featuring 360-degree virtual tours on La Fortuna, Monteverde, Tabacon and many more..

Where In Costa Rica
Events in Costa Rica: concerts, theater, sports, ballet, festivals and much more. Information about the actual currency exchange rate between Dollars and Colones. Photos of events in Costa Rica. Weather report from 13 different locations in Costa Rica. In English and Deutsch.

Playa Junquillal, Costa Rica
Conservation and tourist information of Playa Junquillal, Maps, hotels, news and pictures of Playa Junquillal and the nearby area.

Radiografica Costarricense
The country's communications company maintains this server with links to information about Costa Rica. Mostly in Spanish.

U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica
In Spanish and English, this site "has information on visas and other consular services, US policy documents, a daily news service and much more." Phone, fax and email information is on the front page.

The Costa Rican Investment and Development Agency is the place to start if your thinking about bringing your business to Costa Rica. Lots of free information and help.

Costa Rica Center for the Promotion of Exterior Commerce - Where to begin if you're looking to conduct import/export business with Costa Rica.

Essential Costa Rica
The official site of the Costa Rica Tourist Board.

Costa Rican - American Chamber of Commerce
Lots of good business advice.

Liberia Costa Rica Information
Hotel reservations, tours and private transfer arrangements plus general information on Liberia, Costa Rica. Liberia is the gateway to some of the most beautiful areas of Costa Rica. Liberia's Airport (Daniel Oduber International) has become an important entry point for those wishing to take advantage of the spectacular terrain of the north western region of Costa Rica.

Gaisma website provides sunrise, sunset, dusk and dawn times for thousands of locations all over the world. Sun data is shown in table format for selected dates and as a graph for the whole year. This link takes you directly to the Costa Rica page.

Hotels Costa Rica
Includes ability to search by area of the country.
World travel and Tourism Directory. Tourist5 connects you with local tourism business in 1000's of destinations.
Vacation planner and hotel/rental guide for the Manuel Antonio/Quepos area.

Fundacién Acceso
Acceso is a private, not-for-profit technical assistance organization active throughout Central America, and based in San José, Costa Rica. We provide training, technical assistance and other institution-building services for local, national, regional and international organizations that share our commitment to equitable, participatory and sustainable development practices. In Spanish and English. - A Comprehensive worldwide Travel web directory

Cafe Britt's Coffeetour is an event about people, Costa Rica, and, to be sure, coffee. Whatever else you do . . . see it.

Institute for Central American Development Studies - This non-profit foundation is a center for study, research and analysis of Central American social and environmental issues.
A first-class tour operator, Calypso Tours, offers this page of travel-related information and the ability to make reservations via e-mail or a toll-free phone call.

2 Costa Rica
Costa Rica travel information site with suggestions and help in planning "themed" vacations such as honeymoon travel, family travel, adventure.

Biesanz Woodworks
Master wood craftsman Barry Biesanz creates functional art from discarded pieces of Costa Rica's precious woods.

The Lonely Planet Guide - Destination Costa Rica
All trails seem to lead to waterfalls, misty crater lakes or jungle-fringed, deserted beaches. Explored by horseback, foot or kayak, Costa Rica is a tropical choose-your-own-adventure land.

by Philip Greenspun