Destination guide

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

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)
Weather

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.

Where to stay near Jaco?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,147 house rentals near Jaco. From 453 Houses to 529 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Jaco for a long holiday or a weekend break 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:

  • Barrio Copey: 122 vacation rentals
  • Barrio Los Faroles: 195 vacation rentals
  • Barrio Ricos y Famosos: 290 vacation rentals
  • Hermosa Palms: 59 vacation rentals
  • Hermosa Hills: 142 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: 1,144 home rentals
  • Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park: 1,153 home rentals
  • Teatro Jaco: 1,155 home rentals
  • Neo Fauna: 1,152 home rentals
  • Playa Herradura: 1,012 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 Houses in Jaco?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 453 Houses in Jaco. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Jaco include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 529 lodging choices
  • Villas: 88 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 22 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 932 vacation homes with pool available in Jaco.

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