I’m delighted to announce that the tenth edition of my best-selling Moon Costa Rica travel guidebook is now available for purchase.

Order at Moon.com, with links to Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, etc…. or buy wherever books are sold.

Moon Costa Rica guidebook tenth edition



















Moon Costa Rica shows travelers the way to the best of Costa Rica—whether it’s surfing the beaches of Golfo Dulce, hiking in Corcovado National Park, or dining in the upscale Escazú barrio in San José. Along with his in-depth coverage, it includes unique trip ideas for a variety of interests, such as “Sweet Retreats,” “Best Beaches,” and “Adrenaline Rush.”

Complete with details that range from where to surf to which spots are the best for seeing wildlife, Moon Costa Rica gives travelers all the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

Coverage includes:

  • San José
  • The Central Highlands
  • The Caribbean Coast
  • The Northern Zone
  • Guanacaste and the Northwest
  • The Nicoya Peninsula
  • Central Pacific
  • Golfo Dulce and the Osa Peninsula
  • South-Central Costa Rica


Christopher P Baker


Christopher P. Baker, one of the world's most multi-talented and successful travel writers and photographers has been named by National Geographic as one of the world's foremost authorities on Cuba travel and culture. Winner of the Lowell Thomas Award 2008 as 'Travel Journalist of the Year,' he has authored more than 30 books, leads tours for National Geographic Expeditions, Edelwiss Bike Travel, and Jim Cline Photo Tours, among other companies, and is a Getty Images and National Geographic contributing photographer.