Holidays in Costa Rica

Essential information for Costa Rica

Local time




Costa Rican colón
Official currency of Costa Rica

Do I need a VISA?

British nationals don’t need a visa to enter Costa Rica. You can stay as a visitor for up to 3 months

Flight information

San Jose (SJO)
16 hours+
Indirect flight

Flight schedule

  • Fly with Delta Air Lines to San Jose via Atlanta

When to go

In Central America the dry season is from December to April with a wetter season from May to November, peaking in September. During the wetter months mornings are generally bright and sunny, with rain in the afternoon and evening.