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“Absolutely Gorgeous” 5 of 5 stars
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Jaco Laguna Resort & Beach Club
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Calle Madrigal, Jaco, Costa Rica   |  
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Ranked #9 of 42 hotels in Jaco
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Absolutely Gorgeous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Staying at Jaco Laguna Resort is by far one of the best travel experiences I have ever had. The Hotel staff and service went well above and beyond my expectations. The restaurant and food are 5 star quality. The surfing, paddle boards and fishing provided plenty of entertainment and activities for me and my family. If my kids were not in the pool (which they were in every day) they were enjoying the exotic surroundings. Even though the town was close by and convenient, we preferred to enjoy the pleasant serene setting of the resort.

Watching the sunset and enjoying a few drinks at the tiki bar was a perfect way to unwind at the end of a fun filled day. I hope to go back with just my wife for a more romantic vacation.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
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  • Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

After traveling to this resort with a few friends, there is no where else where I would rather stay at in Jaco. Conveniently located right on the beach, Jaco Laguna Resort gets the best of all worlds. It is close enough to town to enjoy all the entertainment and nightlife it has to offer, but far enough away to appreciate the tranquility and peacefulness of the rain forest and ocean. Within the resort, the food was by far the best I had during my visit to CR, and the restaurant and tiki bar are a great spot to hang out and grab a drink. The resort also offered access to all sorts of activities, including surfing, fishing, paddle boards, and more. The rooms were all completely new and extremely clean. I recommend this to anyone wanting to explore the incredible country of Costa Rica.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Loved our stay here! We have been to Costa Rica several times and due to some unpleasant experiences, we truly were able to appreciate this hotel and all of its amenities and staff. We were fortunate enough to be one of the first to experience this beautiful place. Swimming in the Pacific ocean was amazing. Just gorgeous! Plan on returning next year.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

This is my first time to the very beautiful country of Costa Rica. I am traveling solo and had some hesitation as where to stay. From a recommendation I booked at the Jaco Laguna Beach Resort. I was greated by the owner and the staff has gone out of their way to accommodate my needs. This is a brand new facility so the rooms are very clean and comfortable. The wet area is nice. It is located right on the pacific so the views are outstanding. It is located on an excellent surf beach no rocks.. If you are used to sugar sand of the Caribbean side you are in for a surprise... It is dark volcanic... However there are excursions on catamarans to wonderful white sandy beaches with coral reefs. The area people are very friendly food is wonderful and the sights out of this world. Jaco is a unique town many restaurants and shops, little congested as it is Christmas Hoilday. Nice thing about Jaco is the proximity to the rainforest, and great fishing adventures... The place is still working out bugs but it is a very nice place to stay

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Stayed there for five days and this place is off the charts beautiful. Situated on the Pacific with perfect sunsets and beach access this resort is by far the best hotel in Jaco that I have seen. Great restaurant, a tiki bar on the beach, fun activities, and so much more. American owned with highest level of service. The chef is great and the employees are well trained and friendly. A great place for any occasion including destination weddings, vacationing, or any other occasion. The rooms are spacious as well with great mattresses, flat screens, and all amenities of any really good hotel in the states. I give this resort a solid ten.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Jaco Laguna Resort & Beach Club

Address: Calle Madrigal, Jaco, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Jaco
#2 Family Hotel in Jaco
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Jaco Laguna Resort & Beach Club 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our 26-room, intimate oceanfront property is located on the south side of Jaco Beach - within a few minutes walk to all of the stops, restaurants and activities that the city has to offer, and is the only four-star rated resort in all of Jaco. Take a stroll down the beach, let us arrange an excursion or adventure for you, explore the streets of Jaco or simply lounge by the pool. Enjoy our excellent restaurant, Breakers or relax by our beachfront tiki bar for more casual fare. Bask under the sun and enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the endless Pacific Ocean, exotic jungle and magnificent mountains, all while experiencing a breathtaking, colorful Costa Rican sunset. Here at Jaco Laguna Resort & Beach Club, we are committed to providing you with the most memorable Costa Rican experience possible. The hospitality of our resort team is truly one-of-a-kind. Jaco Laguna is one of the scenically most spectacular Costa Rican beach resorts and the ideal Costa Rican vacation destination whether you are planning a honeymoon, wedding, celebration or simply a Costa Rican hideaway or adventure experience. Room rates are based on single and double-occupancy. ... more   less 
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