Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Costa Rican Vacation

When you embark on your Costa Rica vacation, you will not have a choice about the weather. It will be either nice, or rainy, with rainy being probable as you near the start of the green season. If it is your first visit, you will likely have an itinerary for your trip. Because the weather could change at an instant, there are a few things you can do for a better trip:

  1. Plan extra things to do and see. Make sure some of these things are inside, like visiting a museum and art gallery. It’s a good idea to have several places like this on the list, just in case it rains a lot. If all else fails, head to the beach, where the rain is more tolerable.

  3. Always purchase full coverage insurance on the rental car. This will cover you if you have an accident or hit too many potholes. Expect a lot of potholes during the rainy season.

  5. Always rent a GPS device. Most streets are not marked in Costa Rica. When getting directions from people, it’s likely to receive directions that are based off landmarks. A GPS device will help you to find different places and hidden roads. Just make sure the device is off Simulation Mode.

  7. Avoid the mountains during rainy season. The mountains receive more rain than anywhere else on the island. This means many roads might be washed out or flooded, making them dangerous for travel.

An Unforgettable End to the Year

With the end of the year in sight, it is time to ensure your end-of-the-year plans are lined up. If you are looking for an unforgettable way to ring in the New Year, consider taking a resort vacation. Imagine spending the last few days of the year relaxing in luxurious surroundings, enjoying local activities, and soaking up a few rays. You can do all of that and so much more by planning a Costa Rican vacation.

Here at the Ylang Ylang, we look forward to the end of the year because we always ring it in with a big bang! We strive to provide our guests with the best experience possible. Everything from luxury accommodations to fine dining is taken care of when you stay with us. Not only will you enjoy the highest level of luxury and customer service we can provide, you will also enjoy our annual New Year’s celebration, as well as the myriad of other activities found in Costa Rica.

You can choose to spend your New Year the same, old way – at home or at a party with a glass of champagne and a funny hat. Or, you can choose to spend your New Year in the most unforgettable manner – on the white beaches of Costa Rica! The choice is yours to make – and it is clearly an easy one. Contact us today and reserve your suite or bungalow. Ring in the New Year with a big bang – a Costa Rican big bang!