About Jaco, Costa Rica

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The beach is a 2.5 mile (4 km) strip which offers world renowned surfing and more. Much like Costa Rica’s metropolitan areas, Jaco is a popular tourist area due to its proximity to Los Sueños Resort and Marina, surfing beaches, offshore fishing, access to several other beaches and Wildlife Refuges.

The lovely beach of Jaco was chosen to be the location of the 2016 World Surfing Games! In August of 2016, professional surfers from around the world came to Jaco to compete. If you are looking for one of the best places to surf, look no further. Jaco is the ideal place for beginner surfers too, as the time of day and section of the beach determines wave height and intensity.

The town of Jaco offers many choices of restaurants, shops, clubs and bars, as well as supermarkets, ATMs, car rental agencies, pharmacies and much more.

Popular activities include surfing, swimming, stand up paddle boarding, deep sea fishing, ATV tours, bicycle rentals, horseback excursions, crocodile safaris, day trips to national parks and reserves, boat and kayak excursions, white-water rafting, canopy tours and fun night life. With all there is to offer it is no wonder Jaco is as popular as ever.

Villa Montine is a quick 3 minute taxi drive or 5 minute beach walk to all the fun that downtown Jaco has to offer.

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