What to Bring: AZ Monteverde
Monteverde has a climate that during parts of the
year can be rather wet and throughout most the year can be classified
as cool. The yearly average temperatures in Monteverde will range
from the mid 60's to the low 70's. Costa Rica does have a dry season
which also affects Monteverde. During this season (from roughly
the end of January through late April / early May) the area is dry
Since much of the time in Monteverde you can experience
rain and cool temperatures you should plan accordingly. Bring some
type of light rain gear and some waterproof boots. You should also
bring light cotton clothing that can dry quickly if it gets wet.
During the days it can be comfortable, but nights can get a little
chilly, so bring something warmer as well.
Since you are in a wonderful rainforest area, bring
a camera, hiking boots, a guide book, a flashlight, and if you are
up for an overnighter in the rainforest, bring camping gear.
Some other things to consider
to bring to Costa Rica:
- Walking shoes
- Sport sandals (for the beaches or when river rafting)
- Insect repellent
- Bathing suit
- Small alarm clock
- Guide Book
- Spanish to English - English to Spanish dictionary
- 501 Spanish Verbs (or similar book)
- A day pack
- Small umbrella that can fit into your day pack
- Pocket knife
There are more things to bring, but the above list
covers many of the essentials. If you have questions about what
to bring do not hesitate to contact us.
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