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Costa Rica Travel Guide

In this guide, you will find everything you need to know of Costa Rica, and to prepare for the trip of your dreams.

What to bring?

In Costa Rica you can get all the products you need for a pleasant trip, so do not worry about things like repellent or sunscreen, here you can find everything you need.

You can get any medication at the many pharmacies and health centers in the country. If you require any special prescription medication, you must carry the prescription. We recommend travel insurance so you have a safer trip.

The type of clothes you need in Costa Rica is comfortable clothing, think that it will not be a really cold destination, although at times it may pass through colder places than the rest of the country so it is important that you always carry some clothing Warm although most of the time you will find yourself in good weather, perfect for shorts and comfortable shirts.

Don't Forget:

  • Your passport  (also a copy that you always carry with you).
  • Your air ticket roundtrip.
  • International credit card for your extra expenses in the city.
  • If you rent  a car, your driving license valid.
  • Map of Costa Rica.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Sunscreen.
  • ‍Small and complete kit, medications also allowed.
  • Personal hygiene items.
  • Rainy coat
  • ‍Hat and sunglasses to protect your face and eyes from the sun.
  • Comfortable shoes for walking in the mountains.
  • ‍River sandals with back zipper.
  • Cool clothes and easy to wash and dry.
  • Backpack for short runs of 1 or 2 days.
  • ‍Flashlight.
  • ‍Camera and enough memory.
  • ‍Binoculars.
  • Book of birds or other species information (optional).
  • Waterproof bags.

Important Information

See the following topics for information on Costa Rica: