Jaco Beach is a long stretch of beach located on the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. You will all kinds of vacation rentals in Jaco including resort style condo towers to luxury homes in the hills on the outskirts of town.
Along with Herradura, Jaco is the closest beach destination to San Jose residents and international tourists flying to Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose.
Other southern destinations listed in the vacation rental section of For Rent Costa Rica like Dominical and Uvita are sleepier beach towns, but Jaco is a real city, with major developments, municipal offices, lots of restaurants and nightlife.
The number one attraction here is the surf , and this is definitely a surfer beach town. Besides surfing , Jaco is also known for its nightlife . A variety of bars offer everything from live concerts to relaxed lounges to sports bars with oceanfront pool tables and table football.
Getting from San Jose is very straightforward, head west from the capital and take the Coastal Highway South to the Jaco exit. From there it’s a straight shot down the coast; the drive will take approximately one hour. Buses from San José are another good option, leaving approximately every two hours from 7 am to 7 pm.
Besides surfing, Jaco offers a variety of other activities such as bike riding, canopy tours , golf, horseback riding, kayaking, fishing and scuba diving ( to name a few ). With so much to do and see, vacation rentals in Jaco Beach offer travelers the opportunity to try everything.
A rental car is unnecessary for a vist to Jaco. Vacation rentals in most parts of town are walking distance to the beach, restaurants, supermarkets and activities.
Economical to luxury option are available for rent in Jaco.