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

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Traveling to La Fortuna, Costa Rica? If you're planning to go to La Fortuna, we've got 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 La Fortuna, Costa Rica

Based on the climate and weather in La Fortuna, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for La Fortuna, Costa Rica

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

Traveling to La Fortuna in January, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

If you are traveling to La Fortuna in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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March

If you vacation in La Fortuna during March, you might notice that it can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

If you visit La Fortuna during April, you may notice that it is unbearably hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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May

May in this region can be sizzling. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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June

June in La Fortuna is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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July

If you visit La Fortuna during July, you are likely to see that it can be sweltering. 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).

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August

August for La Fortuna is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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September

If you go to La Fortuna in September, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you visit La Fortuna during October, you are likely to notice that it is really hot. 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).

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November

November in La Fortuna is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

December here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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