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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Jaco reviews

  • Great Place, Great Location

    "Thank you Megan for sharing your house and making our vacation so special. The listing and picture were very accurate and the property was clean and well maintained. The property is in a gated comunity and I felt very safe at all times. The neighbors are great and we enjoyed visiting with them in the pool. We love the little beach bar Clarita's, less than a block from the house. Have Megan arrange for a drive for $110 one way from San Jose. We had schedule for a rental car from San Jose to Jaco and much to our surprise, reserving doesnt mean much to most rental agencies. There are rental care agencies in Jaco. So many tell you to shop for groceries in San Jose, but not necessary. There is a large grocery store in Jaco with reasonable prices, I would highly recommend using Megan for setting up your tours, rental cars and your ride from San Jose. She has great connections with the community and was able to book things for us that were not available anywhere else. For things to do: I would recommend off shore fishing. The company we used was Dreamworks with Captain Tom. It was a fishing trip of a lifetime. Me and my husband caught 17 sail fish and one Mahi-Mahi in one day. Captain Tom and his two mates worked very hard to make our day special and they know the waters well. The beach bar cooked our fish for $8.00 per plate with side dishes. It was super yummy! I would also recommend Manuel Antonio, but hire a local guide. Well worth the money."
    Guest: Rose Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 27, 2014
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  • Excellent maintained condo in a great complex!

    "Best vacation ever! Lots of activities to do as a family (horse backing riding, zip lining, ATVing, etc.) Great location with beautiful grounds and lots of restaurants near by and shops. The staff at the complex is excellent and friendly! The people in Costa Rica were friendly, helpful and great to be around."
    Guest: Rigo M. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: August 16, 2014
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  • Amazing Condo! Amazing Trip

    "This condo was even more than I imagined. Cathi was very helpful and answered my super long list of questions. The property was amazing! Beautiful views in every room and provided everything we needed. All of the staff was very warm and inviting, I will definitely be back! Pura Vida!!"
    Guest: Christine J. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 23, 2014
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  • Guests from Canada

    "We have just returned from a 15 day stay at Rilana's Villa in Jaco and have fully enjoyed our stay at this location. These 4 studios are a short walk to the ocean and the busy strip for all your needs--restaurants ,groceries, shopping, etc.. The staff were cheerful, pleasant and always ready to help. Their daily cleaning and maintenance of the property was outstanding. We enjoyed our stay and would highly recommend it to anyone."
    Guest: Roger Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: February 24, 2014
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Jaco Travel Tips

Jaco Beach Rentals in a Sleepy Beach Town

Jaco was once the archetypal beach town where you would find surfers lining the waves, others sleeping on the beach, and more walking around shirtless in just board shorts. Once word got out about hidden area and the surfing to be found there, Jaco Beach rentals became premiere destinations. Surfers from all over the world spend weeks at Jaco resorts to ride the high waves.

Vacations in Costa Rica at Jaco Beach are usually in Puntarenas Province on the Pacific Coast. Jaco is in central Costa Rica less than two hours from San Jose.

Jaco Resorts for International Surfing

Surfing is what draws most tourists to Jaco resorts, yet the town does not lack fun. There are several bars, restaurants, and places to visit but on the whole, vacations in Costa Rica to Jaco are all about the surfing. The waves are high and unyielding which means swimming is dangerous and riptides frequent the waters. However, for those who do not surf, Jaco beach rentals can still be great places to visit.

Vacations in Costa Rica at Playa Hermosa and Herradura

It is true that Jaco's water is less than perfect for swimming but Playa Hermosa and Playa Herradura which are within six miles of Jaco are great for swimming. Playa Hermosa has an international surf convention each year and Playa Herradura is another top surf beach. Both the beaches are great for sunbathing, horseback riding, and enjoying the view of the Pacific Ocean. Vacations in Costa Rica can also be about eco-tourism with canopy tours, jungle trips, and hiking if you want to get away from the beach for a while.

When to Visit Jaco Beach Rentals

The best time to visit Jaco beach rentals is from January to April. These months offer the driest season. September and October are the rainiest months which you might want to avoid if you really want to see and experience Costa Rica. At other times of the year, the rainfall can come and go so you can expect to find Jaco resorts somewhat busy.

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