What is the best time to visit Costa Rica?
The best time to visit Costa Rica is from mid-December to April (the dry season). This peak tourist season boasts plenty of sunshine making it an ideal time for exploring rainforests and lounging on beaches.
What is the most visited place in Costa Rica?
How much does a week in Costa Rica cost?
A week of vacation in Costa Rica costs between $850 and $1,450 for an average traveler in mid-priced hotels, lodges or rental houses and doing standard tours (assuming double occupancy). Beachfront accommodations and high dollar activities like deep sea fishing will quickly push the budget over $2,500.
Do I need an adapter in Costa Rica?
Do I need a converter/ adapter for the electricity? Costa Rica uses 110 volt, 60 cycle electricity, same as the US. Plugs are typically the 2-pronged flat type, so US travelers will not typically need a converter or adapter.
Will my US cell phone work in Costa Rica?
The type of phone doesn’t matter. It can be an iPhone or Android, Samsung, HTC, Blackberry, whichever, as long as it fits those three requirements. Make sure you call your home provider to see if your phone it unlocked and can accept international SIM cards before you leave.
How much does a massage cost in Costa Rica?
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Why is Costa Rica so expensive?
Costa Rica is more expensive than other Central American countries and many Caribbean countries, in part, because of their labor laws. Compare that to other countries where only a few benefit from tourism/industry. Costa Rican employees must be provided health insurance and a pension by their employer.
How much does coffee cost in Costa Rica?
T-shirts are around $10, and bags of coffee usually cost $7. Souvenir shops near the Costa Rica’s top beaches have prices similar to those in the U.S.