Considered as one of the most developed beach town of Costa Rica, Jaco is well known for its laid-back attitude, bustling nightlife, variety of activities, amazing accommodations including luxurious resorts and budget friendly hotels as well as vacation rentals, selection of restaurant and bar options and party type surroundings. This beach town can be reached within 1.5 to 2 hours from the capital city of San Jose. Though the town is developed and added more modern facilities, amenities and business, it is still a small community as it holds the rustic and authentic atmosphere of the country.
This beach front hotel is situated in the center of the Jaco beach town, in the Central Pacific Zone of the country. From Santamaria International Airport, it takes 90 minutes to reach the resort. It offers different types of room facilities including Standard, Superior, Studio, One and Two room apartment which are surrounded by wonderful gardens. All the rooms include everything you need for enjoying a comfortable stay. Hotel facilities also include private parking, swimming pool, jacuzzi, laundry service, BBQ, fax and wireless internet service.
Call: (506) 2643-3146 or (506) 2643-1732
Best Western Jaco Beach All Inclusive Resort:
It is an all-inclusive resort. This resort is situated in the Central Pacific region, on the Jaco beach. Nestled 1 km from the center of the Jaco town, this resort offers spacious rooms featured with air conditioner, cable TV and tea and coffee machine and there is also en-suite bathroom. Hotel facilities also include volleyball and tennis courts and outdoor pools. Throughout the resort you will get free WiFi connection. While staying at this resort, you will get breakfast daily and you can also visit El Puerto restaurant that serves local and International cuisine. You can also enjoy snacks at the El Almendro bar and El Muelle Bar.
Call: +506 2643 10 00
Balcon del Mar Beach Front Hotel:
This hotel is set right on the beach along the amazing Gulf Nicoya coast of Jaco. Set in a tranquil, colorful area of the beach, this hotel provides different types of accommodation facilities which features beach style decoration. Some of the rooms also overlooks amazing sea views. Rooms have private bathroom and some suites have spacious spa bath. This hotel also features a pool providing stunning ocean views. There is an on-site spa. You will also get complimentary breakfast and can also enjoy Peruvian style food and snacks at the cafeteria of the hotel. From this hotel you will enjoy easy access to some of the amazing surfing spots.
Call: (506) 2643-2223
Copacabana Hotel and Suites:
It is an adult only hotel on the Jaco beach. Surrounded by amazing tropical gardens and Balinese beds, this hotel provides suites and Copacabana suites which are elegantly designed and overlook amazing ocean and garden views. These accommodations are featured with air conditioner, cable TV, microwave, mini bar and also coffee maker. There are bathrooms including toiletries and a hairdryer. While staying at this hotel, you will also get WiFi service. The hotel property also feature a swim-up bar and an outdoor pool. This hotel has an open-air ocean front terrace that provides a a fine dining atmosphere and amazing foods. There you can also enjoy listening and dancing to live music.
Croc’s Resort & Casino:
This resort is situated at the northern end of the Jaco Beach. From the center of the town it can be reached by 15 minute walk and it is set 90 km away from the Juan Santamaria International Airport. Nestled right on the beach, this resort provides accommodations which are elegantly designed and featured with cable TV, air conditioner, an en suite bathroom including toiletries and a hairdryer. Room facility also include free WiFi service and feature balconies overlooking amazing ocean views. This resort also offers a spa, an outdoor pool, a Las Vegas style casino, three restaurants, a fitness club and also a nightclub.
Call: 2643 1180 / 2105 3200 / 800 809 5506
Hotel Club del Mar Resort and Condominiums:
Situated on the south end of the Jaco beach, this hotel offers superb accommodations and service. For enjoying a relaxed getaway, romantic getaway or family vacation, this hotel is just perfect. Set between the Pacific ocean and rainforest, this hotel is surrounded by amazing tropical garden. It provides apartment and rooms which are featured with air conditioner, TV with cable connection, a coffee maker and also a private bathroom. Each of the apartment and room also feature balcony that overlooks amazing ocean and rainforest views. You will meet friendly and bilingual staff at this hotel. Hotel facilities include onsite spa service, room service, 24 hour on-site security, daily maid service, transport facility, full service restaurant and bar, free WiFi connection, ocean side swimming pool, conference room, free private parking and many more.
Local Phone: (506) 2643-3194
Local Fax: (506) 2643-3550
Toll Free Number: 1-866-978-5669
Hotel Mango Mar:
Situated in Jaco beach, Hotel Mango Mar is a beach front hotel. This hotel provides 14 rooms each of which includes a refrigerator and each has private entrance. Room facilities also include a flat screen TV with cable connection and air conditioner. From your room you can watch amazing ocean view. There is also free WiFi connection. This hotel also feature a shared lounge, a garden, a tour desk, a snack bar, free parking and a terrace. It is a perfect place for enjoying a relaxed getaway with your family and friends.
Call: (506) 2643.3670
Jaco Laguna Resort & Beach Club:
This resort is set 63 km away from the Juan Santamaria International Airport. Set on the south side of the Jaco Beach, this hotel has easy access to the town. This hotel offers outdoor pool, wellness center, a restaurant and also a spa. It provides 26 comfortable rooms each of which are featured with air conditioner, cable TV, WiFi connection and a laptop safe. There is also private bathroom including bathrobes, shower and hairdryer. Within walking distance from the hotel you can reach all of the restaurants and stops of the town as well as can go fro enjoying a variety of activities.
Call: +506 26433362
Restaurants and Bars:
Graffiti Restro Cafe and Wine Bar:
It is a boutique style restro and wine bar that is ideal for enjoying food during dinner and also at late night. It offers a blackboard menu as it serves different menu each day. All the dishes are prepared with fresh food vegetables, meats, fruits and seafood which are collected locally. It offers Costa Rican, Central American and International dishes. At this place you can enjoy Gluten free dishes, Vegetarian and Vegan friendly dishes and also sea food. It is a great place to visit with you family, kids, romantic dinner or with a large group of friends. It is also ideal for arranging business meetings.
Call: +506 2643 1708
The Pizza Shop:
This pizza shop is located in the center of the Jaco. Set 200 meters south of the bridge on the main street of Jaco, this shop provides pleasant atmosphere. This place is ideal for visiting with groups and to enjoy local cuisine in a budget. It serves scratch pizzas or calzones which are prepared with fresh, high quality products.
This restaurant provides reliable, friendly and creative service. There are private setting both indoor and outdoor seating areas and features air conditioner to give a pleasant comfortable environment. It also has a full bar serving fine wines. This restaurant can also provide wedding and rehearsal dinner services. It serves different types of appetizers, salads and also many special dishes.
Call: 506 2643 2591
El Hicaco Restaurant:
This restaurant is set on the Jaco beach overlooking amazing sunset view. It serves delicious food and its specialty is seafood. It serves best Lobster dishes in the town and it includes lobster cream, termidor lobster and grilled lobster. If you visit this restaurant on Wednesday night, you can enjoy delicious buffet including seafood plate, chicken dishes, meat cuts, lobster, grilled mahi-mahi, sushi, salad, shrimps, choose from six side dishes and there you will also find pasta station, variety of drinks, wine and cocktails. At its beach front terrace you can enjoy listening to music while sipping your favorite wine.
Call: +(506) 2643-3226
Side Street Bistro:
Situated on the north end of the town, Side Street Bistro focuses on using natural and organic food products which are collected locally. It serves gourmet sandwiches and specialize in Artisanal homemade breads. This place is ideal for visiting with your family, friends and even with your pet. It also serves a selection of craft beer, Sunday brunch with bottomless mimosas. At this place you can enjoy brunch, lunch and dinner. It is ideal for enjoying vegetarian friendly, gluten free and vegan dishes. It is also perfect for enjoying romantic date and also special occasions.
Call: +506 2643 2724
This restaurant provides a non smoking air conditioned seating arrangement and also has an open air outdoor setting ideal for the smokers. You can visit this place to enjoy a variety of dishes during lunch and dinner. Its menu includes salads, burgers, wraps, Thai food and their specialty is Tropi rice bowls. You will find this place absolutely perfect for visiting with your family and you can also enjoy watching football and other games there as well as can enjoy listening to live music and have fun time at late night surf parties.
It is a casual artisan restaurant serving gourmet food and pleasant atmosphere. It prepares dishes by using International cooking techniques with local flavors. This restaurant serves brunch, lunch and dinner six days a week. It also has a full bar and offers weekly artisan cocktail specials. All the dishes are made with fresh and high quality ingredients. You can also enjoy bar games and live music at this restaurant.
Call: +506 2643 4425
Jaco beach town is renowned for its party type atmosphere and amazing nightlife. While staying in Jaco, you will observe as the weeks goes on, the surroundings get busier and busier and the busiest days are on Saturday and Sunday. Here goes some of the top places to visit for enjoying nightlife in Jaco:
The Beatle Bar:
Situated on the main street of Jaco, the Beatle Bar is primarily classified as a ‘Gentlemens’ Club’. It is well known for the hottest pole dances and Latin women who perform each night. At this air conditioned bar, you will enjoy American and International style food and also can find a female companionship.
It is a restaurant, bar and beach club that is situated on the north end of Jaco. In this town, it is one of the hot spots and Wednesday nights are the great time to visit this place. On Wednesday it becomes the busiest and the party goes on from 10 p.m. to morning. Later in the night, it becomes crowded.
Call: +506 2643 4372
The Monkey Bar:
It is a classic style night club and discotheque, situated along the main street close to the municipal park. It is a famous place to the tourists and locals. At this bar you can enjoy getting drunk and also enjoy watching dancing by the local ladies. You might also find a female companionship.
Call: +506 2643 2357
Tours and Activities:
While staying at Jaco, you can enjoy experiencing everything that Costa Rica offers. You will get plenty of opportunities to enjoy boat tour, kayaking, snorkeling, sport fishing, scuba diving, safaris, surfing, deep-sea fishing, white-water rafting and also horseback riding. Nature lovers can enjoy exploring beauty of the forest. Adventure lovers can enjoy soaring over a jungle by zipline or canopy. People who just want to enjoy some relaxed time, they can go for a catamaran tour and cruise around the coastline of Manuel Antonio as well as can go for exploring an island nearby. Carara National Park is a great place for the nature lovers and bird watchers.