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

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Traveling to Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica? If you're planning to go to Playa Hermosa, this is 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 Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica

Based on the climate and weather in Playa Hermosa, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Playa Hermosa can be sizzling and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Playa Hermosa, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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February

In February, Playa Hermosa is unbearably hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 90s F (mid 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Playa Hermosa, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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March

If you visit Playa Hermosa during March, you may find that it can be sizzling and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 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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April

April in this region is a scorcher and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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May

May in Playa Hermosa can be excruciatingly hot and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Playa Hermosa 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 low 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

In July, Playa Hermosa is extremely hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 Playa Hermosa, with most of the days of the month having rain.

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August

August here is constantly hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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September

September in Playa Hermosa is really 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 high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you go to Playa Hermosa in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

In November, Playa Hermosa is extremely 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 Playa Hermosa, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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December

December in this region is extremely hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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Activities for Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica

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

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