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Oceano Boutique Hotel & Gallery
4 out of 5
500 Metros Este de la Pops, Calle Lapa Verde, Jaco, Puntarenas
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $151
per night
Mar 17 - Mar 18
4.4/5Wonderful! (972 reviews)

"Excellent service and very friendly staff. Location is a short walk to the beach, about 8 or 10 minutes.."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 23, 2020

Oceano Boutique Hotel & Gallery
Croc's Resort and Casino
4 out of 5
800 metros norte del Banco de Costa Rica, Jaco, Puntarenas
CA $292
per night
Feb 27 - Feb 28
4.2/5Excellent! (907 reviews)

"I liked that the hotel had a variety of things to do; such as four restaurant; coffee shop; pool; small casino and ocean out front. It would have been better to see the hotel take advantage of ocean front with chairs, drinks and umbrellas at the ocean, I'm assuming there's a reason they don't, but ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 22, 2020

Croc's Resort and Casino
Jacó Laguna Resort and Beach Club
3.5 out of 5
Calle Madrigal, Jaco, Puntarenas
CA $120
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4.2/5Very Good! (488 reviews)

"We were supposed to have a room with a garden view, well we got a room with NO VIEW! There was only a very small window at the top of the wall and there was another wall 6 inches in front of it. Better bring your own shampoo...you won't get it from them. Overall we had a great time. Staff was ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 12, 2020

Jacó Laguna Resort and Beach Club
Hotel Punta Leona
3 out of 5
Punta Leona Garabito, Tarcoles, Puntarenas
CA $172
per night
Mar 4 - Mar 5
3.9/5Very Good! (472 reviews)

"Something I didn’t understand until I got there was that this is not a hotel, it’s a community. It includes apartments and condos for rent a pool complex and access to the beach. The apartment itself was nice and spacious and fully equipped. My only negative comment would have to beRegarding the ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 23, 2019

Hotel Punta Leona
Hotel South Beach
3 out of 5
Calle Moreno, Jaco, Puntarenas
CA $137
per night
Mar 16 - Mar 17
4.3/5Excellent! (143 reviews)

"My room (8) was private and comfortable. Especially nice was dining waterfront at the open-air bar."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 21, 2020

Hotel South Beach
Beach Break Resort
3 out of 5
200m South of the Muni of Jaco Beach, Jaco, Puntarenas
CA $95
per night
Mar 18 - Mar 19
3.8/5Good! (653 reviews)

"Bar and restaurant very accommodating. Happy hour (sunset specials) are great. Good location."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 23, 2020

Beach Break Resort
Best in Jaco Diamante del Sol Condos
4 out of 5
Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Puntarenas
CA $262
per night
Mar 18 - Mar 19
4.6/5Exceptional! (196 reviews)

"Right on the beach! Short walking distance to town, a block away, with lots of restaurants and shopping nearby. Awesome pool! The sunsets are incredible here."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 17, 2020

Best in Jaco Diamante del Sol Condos
Pumilio Mountain & Ocean Hotel
4 out of 5
2 Km South from Cruce de Herradura, towards Jaco and 1 km East, Pueblo Nuevo, Jaco, Puntarenas
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CA $148
per night
Mar 4 - Mar 5
4.7/5Exceptional! (451 reviews)

"The staff was very accommodating and assisted me in every way. Nice and quiet with it's own charm."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 22, 2020

Pumilio Mountain & Ocean Hotel
Hotel Villa Creole
3 out of 5
Calle Europa 20, Jaco, Puntarenas
CA $131
per night
Mar 8 - Mar 9
4.6/5Wonderful! (427 reviews)

"Liked the orientation of our room. It was nice to have the beds offset, rather than side by side - gave me and my travel partner a little more privacy. The room had everything we needed and was clean and very comfortable. The breakfast was also great."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 22, 2020

Hotel Villa Creole
Hotel Tramonto
3.5 out of 5
Playa Hermosa, Jaco, Puntarenas
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CA $127
per night
Mar 4 - Mar 5
4/5Very Good! (322 reviews)

"This property is fine for what it was for us - which was a stop over on our drive from Manuel Antonio to San Jose. The room was clean, breakfast was good and the best part was that it's directly across from the beach. Beautiful sunsets on Playa Hermosa! For a one-night stay, this hotel is totally ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 11, 2020

Hotel Tramonto
Balcon del Mar Beach Front Hotel
3 out of 5
Bohio Street, Jaco, Puntarenas
CA $85
per night
Mar 18 - Mar 19
3.3/5 (223 reviews)

"Nos encantó nuestro viaje, la comodidad y la atención fueron realmente buenas."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 30, 2020

Balcon del Mar Beach Front Hotel
Hotel Buddha House
2 out of 5
Pastor Diaz main Avenue, facing El Bohio Street, Centro, Jaco, Puntarenas
CA $47
per night
Mar 4 - Mar 5
4.4/5Excellent! (110 reviews)

"The cool pool and outdoor shower, the greenery and Buddha theme, close to everything but not too noisy. Small but cozy. Friendly, helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 10, 2020

Hotel Buddha House
Hotel Ibiza
2.5 out of 5
50 Meters West of Alamo Rent a Car, Bohio Street, Jaco, Puntarenas
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CA $91
per night
Mar 8 - Mar 9
4.4/5Wonderful! (116 reviews)

"We enjoyed our stay. The hotel is beautiful, the staff very friendly and helpful. We want to congratulate the hotel for making our stay pleasant. A special thanks to the lady (I don’t remember her name) that works in the restaurant area. She was very helpful and gave the extra mile to make sure that ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 1, 2020

Hotel Ibiza
Hotel Club Del Mar
3.5 out of 5
250 Meter South of, El Arroyo Service Station, Jaco, Puntarenas
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CA $396
per night
Mar 2 - Mar 3
4.5/5Wonderful! (196 reviews)
Short stop over

"We had a wonderful experience .The staff were so friendly and accommodating.wished we could have stayed longer.It was a very pleasant enjoyed stay."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 15, 2019

Hotel Club Del Mar
Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort
4.5 out of 5
800 Meters West, From Herredura Bay Entrance, Jaco, Puntarenas
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CA $318
per night
Mar 1 - Mar 2
4.4/5Wonderful! (483 reviews)

"Beautiful spot and manicured grounds. Rooms are dated and floor tile is rough shape."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 18, 2020

Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort
Encantada Ocean Cottages
3 out of 5
Desde Carretera 34 Esterillos Este, 100 Mts. Norte Del Hotel Pelicano, Esterillos Este, Puntarenas
CA $185
per night
Mar 18 - Mar 19
4.5/5Wonderful! (67 reviews)

"The kindness and friendliness of the employees. the beauty of the site"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 4, 2019

Encantada Ocean Cottages
Top Rated Modern Beach Front Condo - 3br/3.5ba. - Diamante del Sol
Diamante Del Sol, Unit 301N, Jaco, Puntarenas (province)
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4.8/5Exceptional! (58 reviews)
Great Condo - Great Location

"We had a great time in Jaco. The condo is amazing - spacious and beautiful. Our teenagers liked sitting at the pool and walking on the beach. There are great restaurants and grocery stores nearby. If you drive yourself, there are many great activities within an hours drive or less. We would definitely ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 5, 2019

Top Rated Modern Beach Front Condo - 3br/3.5ba. - Diamante del Sol
Best in Jaco Beach Front Luxury Condos
3.5 out of 5
Avenida Pastor Diaz, Plaza Coral, Office #11, Jaco, Puntarenas
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
CA $205
per night
Mar 2 - Mar 3
4.3/5Excellent! (99 reviews)

"One of the best places to hace a vacation definitely ill be back soon my family was so happy and comfortable at this place really good conditions"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 30, 2019

Best in Jaco Beach Front Luxury Condos
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Beach Hotels in Jaco

Known for its beautiful beaches and surfing, Jaco offers a lot for the traveler looking to book a beach vacation. With 138 beach hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in this relaxing destination, it's a breeze to find one that meets your needs.

As you browse for a place to stay by the water in Jaco, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

Croc's Resort and Casino- All Inclusive - 4-star all-inclusive resort on the beach. It features an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a poolside bar. Activities include boat tours and scuba diving. Guests love the central location and spacious rooms.

Jacó Laguna Resort and Beach Club - 3.5-star spa hotel on the beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and pool. This hotel boasts 2 outdoor pools, a beach bar, and 2 restaurants. Activities include kayaking and horseback riding.

Encantada Ocean Cottages - 3-star spa hotel on the beach. It offers an outdoor pool, free full breakfast, and a restaurant. Activities include beach yoga and beach volleyball. Guest reviews highlight the beach locale and pool.

Best in Jaco Beach Front Luxury Condos - 3.5-star condo on the beach. It features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Guests love the beach locale and pool.

Oceano Boutique Hotel & Gallery - 4-star spa hotel, 10-minute walk from Jaco Beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and proximity to shopping. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, a poolside bar, and a restaurant. Activities include horseback riding.

Planning Your Trip to Jaco

Good weather can be important during a beach vacation, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.

  • Hottest months: April, May, March, and June, with an average temperature of 83°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 62°F
  • Driest months: February, January, March, and December, with an average rainfall of 0.54 inches
  • Rainiest months: September, October, June, and August, with an average rainfall of 11.66 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Jaco

After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you can't wait to check out the beaches, head to Jaco Beach or Herradura Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Take advantage of the area's surfing and swimming, and make time for local attractions like Neo Fauna and Teatro Jaco. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park or Auto Mercado Herradura. Visitors also enjoy Jaco for its:
  • Ziplining
  • Tours
  • Bars
  • Yoga

Getting Around Jaco

To get to Jaco, book a flight to San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 39.2 mi (63.1 km) from the city center. If you'd like to explore around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.

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