Costa Rica enjoys just two seasons annually . The dry season lasts from mid-November through April, and the rainy season or popular called Green Season, lasts from May to mid-November. The dry months are certainly popular with tourists, because the amazing hot summer in all their most popular beaches, but the rainy season can be a great time to go—think beaches all to yourself, cooler temps, brilliant vegetation, and lower prices. This is the one the best time to travel and vist Costa Rica , specifically if you travel on low budget . Here some secrets that any Tico will share with you about Costa Rica in Rainy Season:
Everything is Green !
You’ve never truly experienced such vibrant and intense vegetation until you visit. Guanacaste area best know because it hot sumnners and windy , quickly became green all over. The Central Valley and Pacific Coast become vividly verdant and vibrant. Daily rains trigger blooming red, yellow, purple, pink, orange and white flowers, which draw iridescent hummingbirds and colorful butterflies to the lush vegetation. Expect cooler temperatures during this season. You’ll even find vegetation growing in between concrete in the streets.
Cheap hotels and Tours: Hotel from $30 per night
Between the months of May and November Low Season begins, where about every tour and hotel reduce their rates. You’ll find a lot more specials and availability during this season! More hotel vacancies ,attractive package deals and extra nights for free. It’s also likely they’ll offer room upgrades and spa credits for little or nothing extra. Since rivers are high and everything is so green, river rafting and zip-line canopy tours are far more beautiful and adventure-filled during green season. ATV Tours through can mean crossing rivers and splashing through giant mud puddles; horseback riding usually entails catching sight of a breath taking rainbow and even more awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Enjoy Party all around the Country!!
Rain will not keep us in home, we will make more party than ever. Here some amazing events happening this season :
-The Virgin of the Sea Fiesta ( La Vierge del Mar), Puntarenas, Saturday closest to July 16, commemorates the Virgen del Carmen who saved the fisherman who prayed to her from a storm in the 1920s. On this day fishing boats and yachts are decorated colourfully in Puntarenas. Besides sailing and racing there is plenty of dancing, food and drinking on that day.
·Annexation of Guanacaste Day (July 25) marks the annexation of Guanacaste, formerly a province of Nicaragua, by Costa Rica.
·Independence Day (Sept. 15) kicks off on the 14th, when schoolchildren light homemade lanterns and parade through the streets (Desfile de Faroles).
·Maiz Fiesta (Oct. 13) in Upala celebrates the corn harvest and includes crowning a Corn Queen, a traditional boat race on the Canalete River and a corn parade, similar to the Rose Parade, everything is made entirely of corn husks, kernels and silks.
·Limón Carnival, an entire week in October, occurs during a lull in the green season. The carnival celebrations the area’s Afro-Caribbean cultural heritage with swirling colors, great food and plenty of music.
With the green season upon us in Costa Rica, now’s the perfect time to head down to take advantage of great deals in this tropical paradise. I can think of reasons to visit Costa Rica anytime of year, really; after all, each season has its advantages and Costa Rica is always beautiful. But, I have to admit, green season is extra special for me.