Costa Rica Packing List
Passport (valid for at least 6 months after the date you are leaving CR) and Identification, plus one paper copy or photo made of your passport (VERY handy if you lose the original in a foreign country)
Airline tickets and boarding passes
Any medications, prescription eyeglasses, contact lenses, and medical contact information
Health insurance card
Sunscreen and other skin care products such as aloe vera
Electronics (OPTIONAL!): mobile phone, camera, tablet, earphones, etc.
Sports watch / GPS if you regularly train with them
Power cords and chargers
Any custom nutritional products; supplements; vitamins
Compression socks or sleeves (particularly useful for flights)
Bike with bike case and wheel bag (if you are not renting)
Bike Renters please bring: your pedals, shoes, helmet and if you wish, your saddle
Bringing your own bike? Don't forget your helmet, shoes, pedals, bottle cage(s), Allen wrench, aero-drink system if you use this regularly in training
Cycling visor or sunglasses
Cycling apparel: shorts and tops; bibs; jerseys
Swim essentials: swimsuit or triathlon suit, swim goggles, swim cap; nose/ear plugs if you use them regularly
Run essentials: running shoes, a few pair of socks, running sunglasses, hat or visor
Running shorts and short-sleeved or sleeveless tops
Post-workout footwear; sandals, flip flops, etc.
Casual clothing for our dinners
Small bills and a credit card for incidental purchases (Note: Costa Rica accepts local Colones and USD $20 or less at most places. Credit cards are also accepted most everywhere for your convenience.)
A smile and a "Pura Vida" attitude!