Holiday Guide for Costa Rica in 2021

Costa Rica 2021
Costa Rica
2021

Costa Rica information

Coronavirus: Travel status All travelers who enter Costa Rica are no longer required to present a PCR diagnostic test with a negative result, in accordance with health officials’ guidance. A quarantine period is also not required. Costa Rica Travel Guide

Population: 4.89m
Capital: San Jose
Calling Code: (506)
Time Zone: -6 UTC
Currency: Costa Rican colón
Language: Spanish

Weather in San Jose

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Temperature: 28.87°c
Wind speed: 3.1kph
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List of National Holidays in Costa Rica in 2021

New Year's Day

 Long Weekend! 
New Year's Day

Costa Rica: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Good Thursday


Good Thursday

Costa Rica: Also Known as Holy Thursday, Maundy Thursday commemorates the last supper and established the ceremony known as the Eucharist

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

Costa Rica: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Juan Santamaria Day


Juan Santamaria Day

Costa Rica: Juan Santamaria was a Costa Rican soldier who is the national hero of Costa Rica due to his heroic actions on April 11th 1856 in the Battle of Rivas

Workers or Labor Day

 Long Weekend! 
Workers or Labor Day

Costa Rica: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

Guanacaste Day

 Long Weekend! 
Guanacaste Day

Costa Rica: Marks Costa Rica's annexation of Guanacaste province in 1824

Virgin of Los Angeles Day

 Long Weekend! 
Virgin of Los Angeles Day

Costa Rica: The Virgin of Los Angeles is the patron saint of Costa Rica

Mother's Day


Mother's Day

Costa Rica: Mother's Day in Costa Rica is a public holiday on the Feast of the Assumption.

Independence Day

 Long Weekend! 
Independence Day

Costa Rica: Commemorates independence of the Central America region from Spanish rule in 1821

Army Abolition Day

 Long Weekend! 
Army Abolition Day

Costa Rica: Marks the abolishing of the country's armed forces on this day in 1948.

Christmas


Christmas

Costa Rica: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC