Best Time to Visit Costa Rica: What to Expect Month by Month.
The best time to visit Costa Rica is January after the holiday crowds head home and the prices drop. and you may even spot humpbacks during the whales’ migration, if you’re lucky. Another good time is in summer -- it’s a rainier season so weather can be a gamble. but you’ll be rewarded with fewer tourists and lower prices either way.
Tenorio Volcano National Park is located in northwestern Costa Rica, about 45 miles (70 kilometers) from La Fortuna and 100 miles (160 kilometers) from San Jose. A vehicle is needed to reach the park, though 4WD is no longer necessary thanks to a newly paved park entrance.
Best Time to Visit. The climate at the Arenal Volcano is variable. It does tend to be drier February through April although light rain gear is recommended throughout the year. Temperatures range from 75-90 F so it best to dress in light layers. Where to Stay. The Arenal Volcano is a very popular destination with a wide variety of hotel options.
Two Weeks In Costa Rica: The Best Costa Rica Itinerary To design this Costa Rica itinerary, I’ve selected my top seven places from both of my trips and suggested how many days to spend in each. Obviously, with travel time, you might need a few extra days if you want to see ALL of them, but it’s a good starting point if you’re planning to spend two weeks in Costa Rica.
Don’t stress about travel planning on this 8-day tour of Costa Rica. Travel from the white-sand beaches of the Pacific Ocean to the cloud forests and volcanic hot springs of the northern plains, exploring all of the country’s natural beauty during your trip.
Tenorio Volcano. This hike on the slopes of the Tenorio Volcano, takes you to some of Costa Rica's most striking sights, such as the Rio Celeste Falls and up to the top of the volcano. You therefore need to be in pretty good shape and enjoy hill walking to get the most out of it.
Here we provide a breakdown of each Arenal Volcano hike to help you plan your trip to Arenal Volcano National Park. Note that distances and times are given for one-way. The best time to visit the park is between February to April, for dry weather and your best chance to utilize the trails.