Mexico & Central America Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Weather in Arenal in December/itinerary

Jump to last reply

Hi All, We are a family (parents and 18 and 21-year old) headed to Costa Rica from Dec. 14 to 23. Our son is studying at Monteverde Institute for the quarter so going there first to meet up with him and let him show us around, then had planned on the common itinerary of a couple additional days in Arenal, followed by 2-3 days on the Pacific coast. . My question:

Just saw the weather/rain maps of the micro-climates in CR and it looks like Nov./December are the rainiest months of the year in Arenal on that side of the mountains/coast. Any experience with this keeping folks from enjoying the views/nature. And is it really worth a visit after spending time in Monteverde? Is it perhaps a better/more relaxed trip to just head to the coast after 3 days in Monteverde?

Thanks!

5 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all Mexico & Central America activity »
  1. 1 Tubing in Belize
  2. 2 Trip Report Family vacation in beautiful, blissful Belize
  3. 3 Beach Erosion in Playa del Carmen??
  4. 4 Gunacaste All Inclusive
  5. 5 La Casa Que Canta versus Capella Ixtapa
  6. 6 Traveling to Mexico City in April and need guidance
  7. 7 Trip Report Costa Rica Pacific Highlands and Coast-Feb 2015
  8. 8 Trip Report Showers with butterflies on the OSA & Quetzal near Poas: CR TR
  9. 9 Looking for a Romantic Beach Bungalow in Riviera Maya
  10. 10 Looking for member reviews of Gran Caribe Real in Cancun
  11. 11 Trip Report Glover continues on to Mexico (after Colombia)
  12. 12 13 nights in Costa Rica Itinerary
  13. 13 celebration in Huatulco - Villa Pacifico or VillaBlanca or other? Help please
  14. 14 Trip Report Fairmont Mayakoba and Playa del Carmen Trip Report
  15. 15 Belize, Roatan or Cozumel: which is best snorkeling?
  16. 16 Last minute Cancun trip must do's?
  17. 17 A hotel on the beach in Tamarindo
  18. 18 Have airfare, am wishy washy on where to stay!-Costa Rica
  19. 19 cost of private car between different places in Costa Rica
  20. 20 Trip Report A great destination in Costa Rica: the Osa Peninsula and Bosque del Cabo
  21. 21 Looking for Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Help
  22. 22 Third Party Liability Insurance Car rental Mexico
  23. 23 Trip Report Puerto aventuras (for free) report
  24. 24 Trip Report A FOOD-FOCUSED REPORT: MEXICO CITY, PUEBLA, OAXACA
  25. 25 looking for fun restaurant in Playa or Cancun to bring teens after wedding
View next 25 » Back to the top