Drake Bay, Costa Rica: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Drake Bay, Costa Rica? If you're planning to go to Drake Bay, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Drake Bay, Costa Rica

Based on the climate and weather in Drake Bay, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Drake Bay, Costa Rica

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Drake Bay, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Drake Bay, Costa Rica by month

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January

January in Drake Bay can be very hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

If you go to Drake Bay in February, you will notice that it can be very hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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March

Traveling to Drake Bay in March, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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April

If you vacation in Drake Bay during April, you might see that it can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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May

May is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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June

If you visit Drake Bay during June, you are likely to notice that it can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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July

July in Drake Bay is consistently hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

In August, Drake Bay is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Drake Bay, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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September

September for Drake Bay is extremely hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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October

If you vacation in Drake Bay during October, you will probably see that it is extremely hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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November

If you are traveling to Drake Bay in November, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

December here is consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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Activities for Drake Bay, Costa Rica

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Drake Bay.

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