No one on earth matches the knowledge of what tourists seek and expect in Costa Rica than Frommer's author Eliot Greenspan. He not only has, over the years, written extensively about this popular Central American nation, but also operates a successful tour operation there, personally conducting many of the tours offered by his company. Costa Rica is the unchallenged star of Central American tourism, a nation that has respected and protected its environment and thus kept it inviting and memorable. The 500-some-odd pages of Frommer's Costa Rica 2016 are illustrated with colorful maps and photographs. In the back of the book is a valuable glossary of the top Spanish phrases tourists will need and use in Costa Rica.