Where to stay around Jaco?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 846 holiday lettings near Jaco. From 228 Houses to 63 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Jaco is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Jaco:

  • Quebrada Seca: 126 holiday homes
  • Barrio Ricos y Famosos: 241 holiday homes
  • Cielo Gardens: 231 holiday homes
  • Barrio Santa Lucía: 310 holiday homes
  • Barrio Los Faroles: 175 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Jaco?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Jaco. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park: 925 holiday lettings
  • Teatro Jaco: 922 holiday lettings
  • Planetarium Arcade: 924 holiday lettings
  • Neo Fauna: 923 holiday lettings
  • Jaco Library and Learning Center: 927 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Jaco?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 228 Houses in Jaco. Our other popular types of Jaco holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 63 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 10 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I rent beach rentals in Jaco?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 375 beach rentals in Jaco. You have also many other possibilities in Jaco area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 253 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 191 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 99 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Jaco?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 718 holiday homes with pool available in Jaco. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Jaco, Costa Rica your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for wonderful beaches by the Pacific Ocean may like to stay in Jaco, Costa Rica. Situated on the west coast of this Central American country, there is some much for visitors to see and do. Here holidaymakers will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, condos and beach houses.

    Things to do on holiday to Jaco, Costa Rica

    Jaco offers holidaymakers beautiful sandy beaches that enable them to either relax and sunbathe or enjoy various recreational activities. These activities include swimming, surfing, snorkelling, waterskiing, windsurfing, paddle boating and kayaking. Tours can be arranged to take visitors on fishing trips too. The Los Suenos Marriott Herradura 18-hole golf course is just a 10 minute drive from Jaco. The beautiful scenery here makes this a great location for holidaymakers to go hiking, cycling and horse riding. For the adventurous tourists there are opportunities to try Zip lining. There are some fine bars and restaurants in and around Jaco with a variety of cuisine including excellent fresh seafood. Several shops can be found here too where self catering holidaymakers can purchase food, drink and other provisions.

    Places to visit on holiday to Jaco, Costa Rica

    Holidaymakers staying in Jaco will find many interesting and beautiful places to visit nearby. Lovers of wildlife can take boat trips to observe whales in the ocean. The Playa Hermosa Wildlife Refuge is a great place to visit too as visitors can see the Olive Ridley sea turtles that come ashore to nest every year. The Carara Biological Reserve is approximately 10 miles from Jaco and is a great place to view plenty wildlife such as caiman, white-faced monkeys, peccaries, coatis, scarlet macaws and a wide variety of other birds. The Pura Vida Gardens and Waterfalls are also well worth a visit and a lovely place to take photographs.

    Weather in Jaco, Costa Rica

    The climate here is good all year round with the dry season generally between November and April and next to no rainfall between December and February. The rainy season begins in late April or early May and continues through October, a month which averages 48 inches. Temperatures can range from a high of 35 degrees centigrade and a low of 20 centigrade with March and April the warmest months on average.

    Travel to Jaco, Costa Rica

    Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) in San Jose is approximately an hour and 10 minute’s drive from Jaco and has flights to and from various North American and European cities. These include Denver (DEN), Frankfurt (FRA), Madrid (MAD), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK), and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) as well as other airports in Central and South America. Visitors from other European countries can either fly to Frankfurt, Madrid o one of the major U.S airports such as New York (JFK) and get a connecting flight to San Jose. There a several car rental firms located at San Jose airport.

    Activities and attractions in Jaco

    Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy Jaco for its surfing, ziplining and swimming. Venture out of your cosy holiday 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 centre:

    • 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

    Travellers speak highly of Jaco for its surfing. If you're planning a holiday around the weather, April, May, March and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

    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 centre:

    • 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)