Books in Alajuela

Goodlight Books

Goodlight Books, managed by Alajuelense Rosa Carballo, offers a selection of over 20,000 well-organized books (both used and new). She also keeps a worthwhile stock of difficult-to-find books on Costa Rica, a growin…
Books in San José

Mora Books

Dog-eared paperbacks in English, Spanish, French and German teeter in precarious towers atop crammed shelves at this chaotic jumble of a used bookstore. The best place in town for stocking up on reading material for…
Books in Dominical

Bookstore by the Seashore

The central Pacific coast is a virtual desert when it comes to good English-language bookstores, so readers who love actual paper books will want to stock up here. A shop on the road into town, Bookstore by the Seas…
Books in Quepos

Jaime Peligro Books & Adventures

The best source of books for travelers within miles is Jaime Peligro, which has a complete selection of local guides, literature in a number of languages and tons of local information.
Books in San José

Librería Lehmann

Good selection of English-language books, maps and guidebooks (including Lonely Planet).
Books in Monteverde & Santa Elena

Libreria Chunches

A good selection of books, plus a book exchange.