Playa Jacó Travel Guide - Costa Rica

Playa Jaco Travel Guide - Costa Rica

Playa Jacó, located on Costa Rica’s central Pacific coast, is famous for its wicked waves and spectacular surf scene. Jacó is a straight-up beach town with shops, restaurants, nightlife and accommodations all conveniently set up near the water. More and more local “Ticos” and international travelers are attracted to the area’s rich natural surroundings and lively nocturnal scene every year. As a result, Playa Jacó has become adept at catering to tourists, offering the best infrastructure on the Pacific Coast. The town also hosts exciting international surf contests.

If you’re interested in filling your free time with every imaginable aquatic or land activity like kayaking, horseback riding, biking, fishing, hiking, canopy tours and of course, surfing, all the while meeting new people from all over the world, then look no further. Getting here is an easy 1.5-hour drive from the San José International Airport.

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