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Why people love visiting adventurous Jaco

The beaches and rainforest provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation 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 friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Jaco

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy Jaco for its surfing, ziplining and swimming. Venture out of your cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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)

Seasonal weather averages in Jaco

Travelers speak highly of Jaco for its surfing. If you're planning a vacation around the weather, April, May, March and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

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 center:

  • 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 center. 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 vacation rentals are available around Jaco?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,112 house rentals around Jaco. From 545 Condos/Apartments to 419 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Jaco is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Jaco:

  • Hermosa Hills: 140 vacation rentals
  • Hermosa Palms: 53 vacation rentals
  • Calle Hermosa: 33 vacation rentals
  • Barrio Copey: 102 vacation rentals
  • Barrio Los Faroles: 197 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Jaco?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Jaco. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Canopy Vista Los Suenos Adventure Park: 1,110 home rentals
  • Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park: 1,112 home rentals
  • Teatro Jaco: 1,109 home rentals
  • Neo Fauna: 1,111 home rentals
  • Auto Mercado Herradura: 1,110 home rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Jaco?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 545 Condos/Apartments in Jaco. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Jaco include:

  • Houses: 419 lodging choices
  • Villas: 88 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 20 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Jaco?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 952 vacation homes with pool available in Jaco.

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