Packing List

We encourage you to pack light and stay casual, we are at the beach!

IMPORTANT STUFF:

  • Passport that does NOT EXPIRE any sooner than 6 months after your travel date!
  • Driver’s License (if you plant to rent a car or motorbike during your trip, this is essential)
  • $20 USD broken down for travel process (MAKE SURE MONEY ISN’T TORN)
  • Any additional spending money for souvenirs 
  • Any medications or supplements you take

PROHIBITED ITEMS:

  • Food like fruits, meats, seeds, grains, animal products…Costa Rica is strict on protecting their organic crops!
  • Slingshots or other weapons
  • Recreational drugs are illegal in Costa Rica

CLOTHES + SHOES

  • comfortable yoga/active clothes
  • shorts
  • tank tops/T-shirts
  • Sundresses
  • Swimsuits/Boardshorts
  • sarong or beach cover up
  • flip flops
  • tennis shoes/water shoes like “Chacos” for the waterfall hike
  • long sleeve shirt or jacket, comfy loose pants in case it gets a little chilly (not too often)
  • rain jacket or poncho (optional)
  • Laundry is available on site for $10/load

PERSONAL CARE:

  • REEF-SAFE sunscreen with at least 30SPF to protect your skin and the planet. We like this brand *NO CHEMICAL SUNSCREENS*
  • mosquito repellent-we like this natural version
  • basic first aid kit (we have one too)
  • Body wash + shampoo/conditioner  (2 in 1) are supplied at the hotel (a yummy Pina colada scent)
  • toothbrush + toothpaste
  • hair dyers or styling tools
  • Women: feminine hygiene products; tampons are NOT easily found
  • hats and sunglasses 
  • refillable water bottle (we offer free highly filtered water available 24/7) *NO PLASTIC*
  • travel journal/books

SURF GEAR: