Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Jaco, CR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and air conditioning. Prices start at $78 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Jaco. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The tranquil city of Jaco awaits you

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Jaco. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the surfing, ziplining and local tours. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Jaco

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Travelers enjoy Jaco for its surfing, ziplining and adventure tours. Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Jaco has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Canopy Vista Los Suenos Adventure Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Hacienda las Agujas (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Neo Fauna (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Fly and Fish Costa Rica (3.5 mi / 5.7 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 hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, April, May, March and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 73°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Jaco

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Jaco. These are some of the area's most stunning 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)
  • Hermosa Beach (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Mantas Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Esterillos Beach (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Jaco

The nearest airport is in Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO), located 39.2 mi (63.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into San José (SYQ-Tobías Bolaños Intl.), which is 40.9 mi (65.9 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Jaco?

Whether you're looking for a cozy retreat for you and your boo or a sprawling house to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Jaco. Here are a couple to get you thinking:

  • Make use of handy extras like a phone and tennis at "Magnificent Villa With Spectacular Ocean Views". Situated around 35 miles from Jaco, this vacation rental has 8 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Alternatively, make your home away from home at "118 Reviews | Sunsets 365 | Infinity Edge Pool | White Water Ocean View". Located around 60 miles from the heart of Jaco, it has 2 bedrooms and comes with a beach view and a toaster.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Jaco vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Jaco?

Clock out on Friday afternoon and then forget all about work. If it's time for some relaxation and fun, these escapes in and around Jaco promise a memorable weekend getaway:

  • Located 1 mile to the northwest of the center of Jaco, "Magnificent Luxury True Beachfront Condo Unbeatable Commodities" is a good match for nature lovers and adventurous types. Stay busy by exploring nearby outdoor attractions, including Catarata Manantial de Agua Viva and Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Curú. Then, take the opportunity to try fishing or golf.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a short and sweet break at "Ocean Front Villa 25 Ft On Jaco Beach". Stay in and chill out, or get active and try cycling and sailing. When it's time to discover more of the area, plan a visit to Playa Angostura and Puntarenas Beach. This sought-after vacation rental is around 1 mile south of Jaco.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Jaco?

Studio apartments are a tough act to follow when it comes to convenience, character and location. Stay in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Jaco and discover the buzzing local vibe:

  • Unpack your suitcase at "New Amazing 1bd/1ba Apt Walking Distance To Ocean". Amenities including beach towels and optional golf privileges help make guests feel at home here.
  • "New Center Of Jaco 1bd/1ba Luxe Private Apt W" is another good option. Get comfortable and enjoy the use of free toiletries, a washing machine and more.

There are lots of attractions around Jaco to put on your must-do list. Feed the culture lover in you and visit Finca 6 Archaeological Site and Stone Spheres of the Diquís.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Jaco?

From modern apartments to large vacation rentals, Vrbo has your vacation sorted. Here are two of our popular picks in and around Jaco:

  • For an awesome weekend away, it's hard to go past "Monkeys Birds Close To The Beach And Everything You Want To Do Very Popular". It's nice and close to the center of Jaco, along with plenty of things to see and do.
  • "Award Winner: Tripadvisor's Luxury 'top Vacation Rental" is also ideally located. Put your feet up here and find out why lots of guests rate this property as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Jaco?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend together. If you'd like to spend a couple of nights away with your sweetie, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Jaco that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Put on some relaxing music and slow dance the nights away at "Winner 2013/2014/2015/2016/2017". Around 7 miles from Jaco, this property has everything you could want for a romantic weekend away, including massage services and a swimming pool.
  • "Attention: Fishermen, And Sun Seekers Bella Vista" is another wonderful option guaranteed to woo you. It's about 2 miles from Jaco and comes with a resort and massage services.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Jaco?

If you're looking for somewhere to reconnect with your nearest and dearest this vacation, why not go all out? These mansions for rent in or near Jaco will fit your entire gang while doing it in style:

  • Approximately 1 mile to the southeast of Jaco is "Beachfront Versace Mansion Bachelor Party 9 Br". As well as its awe-inspiring design, you'll be impressed by its high-end amenities, such as a swimming pool and fitness facilities.
  • Alternatively, take your vacation up a notch and stay a while at "Private Luxury Oceanview Mansion Overlooking Jaco And Hermosa Beaches". It's approximately 4 miles to the north of Jaco and comes with a beach view, a swimming pool and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Jaco?

Share your stay and have even more fun. Whether you're planning an epic escape with friends or a family reunion, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and near Jaco:

  • Providing privacy, comfort and space, you'll get everyone's stamp of approval at "The Eastside Flat Arboretum Tickets Included". Up to 40 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 16 bedrooms, a swimming pool and a garden. You'll find it around 1 mile to the south of Jaco.
  • Invite as many as 25 of your best friends to "9bedroom Beachfront Luxury Party House Prime Location" and fill its spaces with love and laughter. This popular option has 9 bedrooms and is around 0.1 miles to the northwest of Jaco. It's crammed with features to keep a large group comfortable, such as an ocean view and a swimming pool.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Jaco?

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can have, a pool is easily the most fun. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Jaco and spend your days splashing about. Just remember to bring your inflatable unicorn:

  • Pack your swim gear and take your gang to "9bedroom Beachfront Luxury Party House Prime Location". There are plenty of other appealing amenities here, including a fridge and a foosball table.
  • Spend laid-back days swimming or enjoying peaceful moments by the water at "Casa Sueno, Jaco Beach 4 Bedroom Private House Steps To The Beach". This vacation home is another guest favorite and offers on-site watersports, nearby ecotour services and more.

Wondering what the weather's like in Jaco? It has a tropical savanna climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 80 ºF to 85 ºF. If you're chasing more inspiration on places to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to look through our entire selection of Jaco vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Jaco?

A family get-together should be a memorable one. Whether you're planning some time away with the kids or a long-overdue family reunion, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Jaco offer a home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Sleeping as many as 10 guests in 5 bedrooms, "Winner 2013/2014/2015/2016/2017" is the perfect place to hang out with the family. This escape is 7 miles to the north of Jaco and has creature comforts that include a garden and a toaster.
  • Another great option is "Attention: Fishermen, And Sun Seekers Bella Vista". This vacation rental is 2 miles northwest of Jaco and features a nearby laundromat, nearby ecotour services and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, there's no need to leave anyone off your guest list.

When you want to leave the house and explore, there are lots of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone happy. Hacienda Baru, La Culebra Waterfall and Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary should be at the top of your list.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Jaco?

Escape the busyness of life and treat the ones you love to a different sort of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Jaco and get the camping experience — but with all the comforts of home!

  • "Secluded Beach Front Cabin In Jungle Setting" - Located around 30 miles west of the center of Jaco, this family-friendly escape comes with a barbecue grill and a fridge.
  • "Cabin - Family And Pet Friendly With Amazing View" - This property is also ideal for families and is around 30 miles north of Jaco. Offering a TV, a video library and more, it'll get your group's stamp of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Jaco vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.