Pack light weight clothes
Bring sunscreen & bug spray
10% service fee is added to most restaurant bills as a gratuity to the staff
Bring sunscreen & drink lots of water & electrolytes
It's hot ya'll!
US $ & credit cards accepted and do not exchange at the airport.
To drive in CR, you need your driver's license & passport
Don't forget your passport and keep it secured during your trip. If lost, you must go to US Embassy in San Jose
During high season, Nov- May, book tours in advance. Especially for the catamaran cruises and groups of 6 or more with any tour
For ziplining & other tours, bring watershoes & sneakers
It is safe to drink tap water but bottled water is sold in stores & restaurants
Prices for liquor are better at duty free store but beer, wine & liquor sold at all grocery stores
Bilingual doctors, clinics & pharmacies are close by. A RX is not needed for most medicines
Download Waze & whatsapp on your phone. Widely used & you can connect to wifi in most places