Useful Tips for Planning a Honeymoon in Costa Rica

Once your wedding plans are complete for the actual ceremony, such as the flowers, dresses, decorations, and other aspects to make your day perfect, it’s time to start planning the honeymoon. A honeymoon in a tropical location is the perfect way to relax after all the stress of the wedding. Costa Rica is one of the most popular destinations for romantic getaways, including honeymoons. The following tips will help you as you plan your honeymoon in Costa Rica.

  • Plan for the weather. If you are adamant about having your honeymoon in Costa Rica, you may want to consider planning your wedding around the seasons. This will ensure that you visit Costa Rica during the best seasonal period. However, you can also save some money by planning your honeymoon for the off-season — just be prepared for rain.
  •  Seek local advice. Instead of mapping out an itinerary full of tourist activities, speak with the locals about local attractions and activities. Enjoying Costa Rica from a local perspective will allow you to immerse yourself in the beauty and culture that makes up this amazing paradise.
  •  Choose accommodations geared toward romance. This is your honeymoon, so don’t overlook the romance — couples massage, dinner on the beach or a sunset cruise bring romance front and center. A stay at the Ylang Ylang provides all these indulgences and more!

The “Green Season” in Montezuma, Costa Rica: Greener, Wetter

From www.ticopages.com

When’s the best time to take a trip to Montezuma? Depends on what you want out of your trip. During the Green Season (rainy season) you’ll be surrounded by lush plantlife and see some amazing sunsets. This time from May to Novemer is Costa Rica’s winter. Hotel rates are lower at this time because it rains nearly every afternoon.

Weather in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has a tropical climate,

…in the Köppen climate classification is a non-arid climate in which all twelve months have mean temperatures of at least 18 °C (64 °F). In tropical climates there are often only two seasons: a wet season and a dry season.

During the dry season Montezuma may not receive so much as a raindrop for over two months or more! In this brief video by Anywhere travel, you can learn more about the difference between the popular dry season and the less popular rainy season.

 

Lower Prices in the Lush “Low Season”

The tourism industry has dubbed the rainy season from May to August the “Green Season” because in fact it only rains occasionally in the late afternoon.

Costa Rica regulars love this season most of all because the land is verdant green, sunsets multi-hued, and many hotels offer low season rates.

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At least one tourist thought it was really quite a beautiful location, regardless of the raindrops falling on her head. Youtube poster Anna Macko stayed in Montezuma and shared her experience in a short video, “Rainy Season Costa Rica on Vacation – In Montezuma”:

Find your way to the beach with this map of Montezuma beach.