Waterproof Costa Rica Travel Map. 1:470,000. Toucan Maps.
This popular road map offers excellent detail of Costa Rica. The map has an exceptionally wide range of symbols noting various places of interest, opportunities for recreational pursuits and tourist facilities, particularly in the country’s main towns and holiday resorts.
On the front side is a map of the whole country. Symbols indicate numerous mountain peaks with their names and heights (in feet), also swamps, mangroves, marshes, palm plantations, etc. The road network shown on the map emphasizes the main paved roads but also includes secondary routes and seasonal 4WD tracks. Driving distances are marked on main routes. The map has latitude and longitude lines at intervals of 10'. An extensive index has separate lists of towns/villages, beaches, parks/reserves/wildlife refuges, waterfalls, lakes, rivers, peaks, and volcanoes.
Surrounding the country map and on the reverse side are inset street plans of popular tourist destinations. The reverse has a central large map of the Central Valley at 1:50,000 (approx.), along with street plans of downtown San José, Heredia, Escazú and Alajuela; Santa Elena - Monteverde area with a street plan of Santa Elena; Volcán Arenal area with a street plan La Fortuna; Tamarindo; and Manuel Antonio - Quepos area. All have lists of facilities and attractions highlighted on them. Other maps or street plans cover the Tenorio - Rio Celeste area with a plan of Bijagua, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Puerto Jiménez, plus Playa Jacó.
Both the main map (especially along the Pacific coast) and the enlargements/street plans are annotated, as appropriate, with a very wide range of symbols grouped by color-coding into Conservation Areas (national parks, wildlife refuges, etc), Activities (over 50 different symbols), Lodging (hotels indicating price range, campgrounds), Food and Drink (several different types of restaurants, etc), Transportation, Services/Shopping, and Facilities.
A separate list of major parks, reserves and nature refuges indicates what attractions and facilities can be found there. Also provided is a distance table.
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Costa Rica Political and Physical Maps & Wall Maps
Costa Rica Wall Map. 1:441,362. National Geographic Maps. An intimate introduction to Costa Rica, this full-color map is a richly detailed rendering of one of Central America's greatest treasures. From its northern savannahs and plains to lush forests and pristine jungle-lined beaches, Costa Rica's beauty and diversity beckon! Perfect for the adventure traveler. The map also includes outlines and information for National Parks, Protection Zones, and more. Map size is 38 x 36."
Sample of the map detail. Image of the entire map.
1 sheet, rolled
Costa Rica Antique-style Wall Map. 19" x 20".
Costa Rica maintains a large agricultural sector. It has expanded its economy to include strong technology, tourism, and ecotourism industries. It borders both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean. It is one of the best places to experience the tropics. It's also mostly coastline, which means great beaches, surfing, and a climate made for an ideal vacation.