The rainy season is in full swing in June, so there are fewer visitors to Manuel Antonio at this time of year. However, there is still plenty to do, see and explore in the green season of Costa Rica. While there are frequently afternoon or evening rainstorms, Manuel Antonio still offers average temperatures above 80 degrees each day. Plus, visiting Manuel Antonio in June means you can expect prices for attractions, tours and hotels to be a good 20 percent cheaper than in the middle of the high season.
You’ll definitely want to pack some rain gear, because rain is common in June. However, don’t feel like you’re limited to indoor adventures this time of year. Sport fishing is a wildly popular pastime in the area, and June is the perfect time to get started. If you’re eager to spend the day on the water, join a licensed captain and head offshore to fish for Marlin, Dorado and even Sailfish. To accommodate the weather, most fishing tours leave early in the morning and return by mid-afternoon.
If you’re planning to visit in June, keep in mind that Father’s Day is a big celebration throughout Costa Rica. Many families dine at local restaurants, so there can be big crowds. Often, Father’s Day is a good day to be outdoors and avoid any potentially closed or busy shops and eateries.
If you’re visiting Manuel Antonio with someone special, a wonderful place to stay is the Issimo Suites Boutique Hotel & Spa. Since the hotel is adults only, it has an exclusive and upscale vibe. To continue with the luxurious atmosphere, grab a meal at Kapi Kapi. This restaurant is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion, and the unique menu and plating makes Kapi Kapi a truly memorable place to dine.
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