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Jacó travel guide

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You're Going to Love Jaco

Located on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast, Jaco is famous for its lush rainforests and access to world-class outdoor sports including surfing, sport fishing, hiking, ziplining, and bungee jumping.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Jaco

When to Visit Jaco

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The dry season between December and April is the perfect time to visit Jaco, with plenty of sunshine to enjoy both the beaches and rainforest excursions.

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How to Get to Jaco

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Where to Stay in Jaco

The German-owned resort of Hotel Pochote Grande is situated just slightly out of town, but with an impressive spread of animals dotting their grounds. Alternatively, stay at Croc's Resort & Casino to take advantage of the great views and on-site gambling opportunities.

Popular Neighborhoods in Jaco

Where to stay in popular areas of Jacó

Most booked hotels in Jacó

How to Get Around Jaco

The Cost of Living in Jaco

Shopping Streets

Tico Pod Art House & Gifts, opened in 2013 and sells traditional Costa Rican handicrafts and arts. Plaza Coral is the biggest modern shopping mall with international brands and a wide spread of food, clothes, and homewares.

Groceries and Other

Más X Menos and Maxi Palí are the two main supermarkets. A dozen eggs costs ₡1,400.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
$9.94
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
$62.07
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
$1.71
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$3.30

Where to Eat in Jaco

Rustico is popular among locals for serving the local "casado", a meal consisting of rice, black beans, plantains, salad, tortilla, and your choice of meat. A casado and drink costs ₡3,400.