Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica? If you're planning to go to Manuel Antonio National Park, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica

Based on the climate and weather in Manuel Antonio National Park, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica by month

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January

January in Manuel Antonio National Park is extremely 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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February

If you go to Manuel Antonio National Park in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

March can be sweltering and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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April

In April, Manuel Antonio National Park is consistently hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Manuel Antonio National Park, with most of the days of the month having rain.

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May

Traveling to Manuel Antonio National Park in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Manuel Antonio National Park in June, you will notice that it can be very hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you visit Manuel Antonio National Park during July, you will probably find that it can be very hot and extremely 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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August

August in Manuel Antonio National Park can be sweltering and extremely 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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September

Traveling to Manuel Antonio National Park in September, you will notice that it can be very hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you vacation in Manuel Antonio National Park during October, you may find that it is extremely hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s 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

In November, Manuel Antonio National Park is constantly hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Manuel Antonio National Park, with most of the days of the month having rain.

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December

If you visit Manuel Antonio National Park during December, you are likely to find 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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Activities for Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Manuel Antonio National Park.

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