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Destination guide

Why people love visiting adventurous Jaco

The beaches and rainforest provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Jaco. This relaxing city is known for its surfing, ziplining and local tours. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Jaco

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy Jaco for its surfing, ziplining and swimming. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Jaco has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Neo Fauna (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Canopy Vista Los Suenos Adventure Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Hacienda las Agujas (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Bejuco Beach (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Turu Ba Ri Nature & Adventure Park (20.5 mi / 32.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Jaco

Travellers speak highly of Jaco for its surfing. If you're planning a holiday around the weather, April, May, March and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Jaco

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Jaco is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jaco Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Herradura Beach (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Mantas Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Esterillos Beach (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Carara National Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Jaco

The nearest airport is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), located 39.2 mi (63.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), which is 40.9 mi (65.9 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Jaco?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 957 holiday rentals around Jaco. From 302 holiday houses to 70 villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Jaco is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Jaco?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Jaco:

  • Barrio Las Parcelas: 41 holiday homes
  • Barrio Santa Lucía: 314 holiday homes
  • Barrio Los Faroles: 173 holiday homes
  • Hermosa Hills: 91 holiday homes
  • Hermosa Palms: 40 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Jaco?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Jaco. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Costa Rica Dreams Sportfishing: 975 holiday rentals
  • Neo Fauna: 977 holiday rentals
  • Teatro Jaco: 977 holiday rentals
  • Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park: 975 holiday rentals
  • Marina Los Sueños: 972 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jaco listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Jaco?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 302 Houses in Jaco. Our other popular types of Jaco holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 70 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 530 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 15 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Jaco?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 848 holiday homes with pool available in Jaco. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.