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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 for families

    "My family greatly enjoyed ourselves at this wonderful beachfront condo. We were two kids (age: 4 years and an infant), a grandfather, my wife and I. The stay was perfect, the view was beautiful, the pool was great, and the interior was wonderful. The kitchen was fully stocked and we cooked almost every meal. The local stores had everything we needed (tip: just buy local goods from the stores, anything imported from the US is overpriced and bad such as apples and grapes) The owners and property managers were very helpful from the moment we expressed interest and throughout the stay. The building is almost the last building on the north end of Jaco and is very quiet (but note that a casino will open up sometime in the near future). The best way to get around town is by taxi, which is only $2-3 one way. There is no need to rent a car (@ $60-100 a day including insurance)! Most people in the building were retirees, which was perfect for our family. For surfing, there is a school not far away (WOW Surf) that I took a lesson on. Get in shape before you try it!"
    Guest: Andy P. Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 10, 2014
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  • 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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  • Returning Home . . .

    "I am and will continue to be a repeat guest at Casa De Paraiso. If you've read any of the other reviews, I truly believe that I and others have captured the true essence of this beautiful vacation getaway home located among the authentic and genuine Costa Ricans. From the moment I arrived I felt as if I were returning home, welcomed by Patri, Gino, his wife Maria and their family, along with others from the village. The house is furnished with everything you could need to truly feel that you are in your own home away from home. You can simply relax and vacation without having to go anyplace else or you can make this beautiful house and surrounding village your base as there are many activities and tours nearby. The only negative I can think of is that my time there is always too short and this year I had to leave my sweet Callie, a beautiful calico kitten I rescued, behind. Although I know she is in the best of hands with Patri looking after her."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: May 8, 2014
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  • Week stay in Jaco during Green season

    "My wife and I with our 2 friends try to go to the Caribbean every year. This year we decided to try something different and picked Costa Rica on the Pacific side. I am usually reluctant to go to a place where we have no reccomendations from friends, but we decided to give it a try. The condo was large, clean, Well furnished and was facing the water. The management staff was attentive to all our needs as well as arranging for our airport transportation and excursions. The town of Jaco was one block away and all the people were friendly and helpful. Lots of choices to eat and easy to meld into the culture. If we go back to Jaco we would stay at the same complex again."
    Guest: Ira T. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 19, 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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