Climate and Healthcare
Because of Costa Rica’s proximity to the equator there is little variation in temperature between the summer and winter months. Sunrise is near 5 AM and sunset about 6 PM. At The Colony the climate is generally spring-like with daily temperatures in the mid-70sºF/mid-20sºC, cooling at night to the high-60sºF/low 20ºsC. During the Rainy Season, June - November, mornings are typically bright and sunny, afternoons bring temporal rains. Bring a raincoat, a good pair of walking shoes and sandals. During the Dry Season, January - June, it seldom rains. Casual dress is appropriate for most occasions.
The healthcare system in Costa Rica is ranked among the top 20 in the world. Appropriate health insurance should be arranged with your insurance company prior to your arrival. There are hospitals and clinics close to The Colony and ambulance service is available.