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Top Jaco Beach Hotel

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! (56 reviews)
Better than the description

"I have rented through VRBO, but this was my first international rental. Julie is like having your own personal travel agent. She made everything about the trip for the 6 of us (3 adults and 3 teenagers) incredible. She arranged our transfers from the airport and our tours, answered our questions ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 11, 2020

Top Rated Modern Beach Front Condo - 3br/3.5ba. - Diamante del Sol
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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The price is CA $114 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
4.7/5Exceptional! (490 reviews)

"Todo excelente, trato, chineo, desayuno muy variado e instalaciones muy bonitas y cómodas"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 8, 2020

Pumilio Mountain & Ocean Hotel
Best in Jaco Diamante del Sol Condos
4 out of 5
Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Puntarenas
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The price is CA $244 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23
4.6/5Wonderful! (223 reviews)

"Excelente ubicación y servicio en general, el equipamiento y comodidad de maravilla."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 13, 2020

Best in Jaco Diamante del Sol Condos

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Encantada Ocean Cottages
3 out of 5
Desde Carretera 34 Esterillos Este, 100 Mts. Norte Del Hotel Pelicano, Esterillos Este, Puntarenas
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4.6/5Wonderful! (71 reviews)
Dream location

"Stay here! Our family of 5 had a dreamy time during our stay. It is a small resort with only 6 or 7 cottages— which means no crowding and lots of personal touches. It is truly on the beach and everything we hoped for. We participated in the beach yoga and surf lessons. The on-site restaurant was ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 20, 2020

Encantada Ocean Cottages
Hotel Villa Creole
3 out of 5
Calle Europa 20, Jaco, Puntarenas
The price is CA $91 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
4.6/5Wonderful! (441 reviews)

"Secure and quiet. Good location. Nice people to assist at the hotel."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 6, 2020

Hotel Villa Creole
Hotel Ibiza
2.5 out of 5
50 Meters West of Alamo Rent a Car, Bohio Street, Jaco, Puntarenas
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4.5/5Wonderful! (129 reviews)

"Very nice hotel with two pools and cafe. And its located just 100 meters away from the ocean. Our room was very clean and cozy, and everything there was in excellent working order, including fridge, plasma TV and air conditioner. The staff of the hotel are just great. All of them are very nice and ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 20, 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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The price is CA $190 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
4.5/5Wonderful! (202 reviews)

"Great stay at Club del Mar, friendly staff, great location and nice room."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 17, 2020

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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The price is CA $193 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
4.4/5Wonderful! (547 reviews)

"Gran estadía. Excelente estándares de calidad y limpieza"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 19, 2020

Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort
Oceano Boutique Hotel & Gallery
4 out of 5
500 Metros Este de la Pops, Calle Lapa Verde, Jaco, Puntarenas
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The price is CA $157 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.4/5Wonderful! (994 reviews)

"Excellent staff, amenities will def come back, first time here, very clean and calm"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 6, 2020

Oceano Boutique Hotel & Gallery
Apartotel Flamboyant
3 out of 5
Avenida Pastor Diaz, 150 Oeste de, Centro Comercial Il Galeone, Jaco, Garabito
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The price is CA $95 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
4.3/5Excellent! (59 reviews)

"Excellent, highly recommended, best location, very clean and friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 3, 2020

Apartotel Flamboyant
Hotel South Beach
3 out of 5
Calle Moreno, Jaco, Puntarenas
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The price is CA $125 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
4.3/5Excellent! (161 reviews)
Beach, Bar and Shade

"I stay here frequently, so I can say the location is top notch. It's right on the beach toward the south end of Jaco, which is better for me as I'm not into the night life. But it's not so far that it takes but 2 minutes to get downtown by car, probably 15 on foot. If you go during the week you might ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 15, 2020

Hotel South Beach
Hotel Buddha House
2 out of 5
Pastor Diaz main Avenue, facing El Bohio Street, Centro, Jaco, Puntarenas
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The price is CA $55 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.3/5Excellent! (117 reviews)
Buddah House

"The place has small courtyard to park in. Cars have to be moved to gey out."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 2, 2020

Hotel Buddha House
Croc's Resort and Casino
4 out of 5
800 metros norte del Banco de Costa Rica, Jaco, Puntarenas
The price is CA $196 per night from Nov 20 to Nov 21
4.2/5Excellent! (940 reviews)

"Short drive to many trips and excursions, and all offered hotel pick up."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 20, 2020

Croc's Resort and Casino
Jacó Laguna Resort and Beach Club
3.5 out of 5
Calle Madrigal, Jaco, Puntarenas
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4.1/5Very Good! (520 reviews)

"Loved updates rooms and gorgeous pool! Location was excellent"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 19, 2020

Jacó Laguna Resort and Beach Club
Hotel Tramonto
3.5 out of 5
Playa Hermosa, Jaco, Puntarenas
The price is CA $91 per night from Nov 17 to Nov 18
4/5Very Good! (353 reviews)

"Quick summary, check in was easy and fast, room was ready at our arrival, Hotel took reasonable measures to cope with COVID-19, hotel is pet friendly so keep that in mind as there were several families with dogs and you could here barking here and there. Restaurant is convenient, good menu and property ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 21, 2020

Hotel Tramonto
Hotel Punta Leona
3 out of 5
Punta Leona Garabito, Tarcoles, Puntarenas
The price is CA $163 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27
3.9/5Very Good! (505 reviews)

"Excelente , llegue temprano y pude disfrutar de todo el dia.Mi habitacion estaba lista y me la dieron super temprano , no tuve que esperarme hasta que me la dieran en la tarde. Demasiado contento."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 4, 2020

Hotel Punta Leona
Beach Break Resort
3 out of 5
200m South of the Muni of Jaco Beach, Jaco, Puntarenas
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The price is CA $87 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9
3.8/5Good! (707 reviews)

"good for the price... nice people work there...it needs some updating."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 7, 2020

Beach Break Resort
Balcon del Mar Beach Front Hotel
3 out of 5
Bohio Street, Jaco, Puntarenas
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The price is CA $95 per night from Oct 21 to Oct 22
3.4/5 (248 reviews)
etting out of my apartment for a few days.

"My stay at the hotel was fine. The conditions where less than fine with the weather and the country restrictions. The hotel staff was very helpful. The hotel's restaurant was very good. Jaco was mostly closed and as of Saturday the beach was close. I will go back to the Balcon De Mar after the Costa ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 14, 2020

Balcon del Mar Beach Front Hotel
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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.

Frequently asked questions

What is Jaco like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its stunning beaches and surfing, Jaco has a lot to offer the traveler dreaming of a beach holiday.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Jaco?
Oceano Boutique Hotel & Gallery is a top 4-star beach hotel offering free breakfast and free WiFi, located within a short 10-minute walk of Jaco Beach. Other good choices for your beach trip include Croc’s Resort and Casino and Jacó Laguna Resort and Beach Club.
How many beach hotels should I expect to find in Jaco?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 109 hotels in Jaco for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in Jaco?
Plan your trip to the beach with a look at the seasons in Jaco: The hottest months are usually April and May with an average temp of 73°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 70°F. The rainiest months in Jaco are October, September, June, and August, with each month seeing an average of 12 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do around Jaco?
After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you can’t wait to check out the beaches, head to Herradura Beach or Esterillos Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Take advantage of the area’s surfing and swimming, and make time for local attractions like Jaco Beach and Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Marina Los Sueños or Hermosa Beach.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Jaco?
Here’s some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Jaco with ease. If you’re looking to fly in to Jaco, the closest major airport is Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO), located 39.2 mi (63.1 km) away. If you’d like to venture out around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.

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