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

Traveling to Heredia, Costa Rica? If you're planning to go to Heredia, 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 Heredia, Costa Rica

Based on the climate and weather in Heredia, the best time to go is March. See below for details.

Important essentials for Heredia, Costa Rica

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to Heredia in January, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Parque Central, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you're gonna visit La Paz Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

February

If you vacation in Heredia during February, you might see that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Parque Central, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you're gonna visit La Paz Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

March

Traveling to Heredia in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Parque Central, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you're gonna visit La Paz Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

April

In April, Heredia is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Heredia, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Parque Central, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you're gonna visit La Paz Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

May

May for Heredia is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Parque Central, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you're gonna visit La Paz Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

June

June in Heredia is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Parque Central, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you're gonna visit La Paz Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

July

If you visit Heredia during July, you are likely to notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Parque Central, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you're gonna visit La Paz Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

August

In August, Heredia is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Heredia, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Parque Central, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you're gonna visit La Paz Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

September

If you go to Heredia in September, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Parque Central, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you're gonna visit La Paz Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

October

October in Heredia is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Parque Central, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you're gonna visit La Paz Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

November

November in Heredia is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Parque Central, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you're gonna visit La Paz Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

December

December in Heredia is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are intending to see the beautiful Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Parque Central, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you're gonna visit La Paz Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

Activities for Heredia, Costa Rica

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

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