The tiny hamlet of Jaco is located in the Pacific Coast province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica. It’s the ultimate hideaway for sun seekers and active travelers, with cinnamon-hued volcanic-sand beaches, lush green rain forest and verdant mountains. Surfers flock here from around the world, but families, and honeymooners also find much to love, thanks to the multitude of beaches, outdoor activities, dining, shopping and nightlife. A vacation rental here is a home-away-from-home in the Garden of Eden, where palm trees sway lazily in the breezes and there is no to-do list, just endless hours spent with loved ones, enjoying some of Mother Nature’s finest accomplishments.
Your choices for outdoor activities in Jaco are bountiful. Explore the Costa Rican rain forest by horseback, learning about the flora and fauna in this impressive eco-system. Take an ATV tour to beaches, remote villages and waterfalls. Try your hand at sport fishing, paragliding, sea kayaking or even bungee jumping. Spend an afternoon at the Pura Vida Gardens and Waterfalls, where you’ll find millions of plants, flowers and orchids from around the world. Zip line through the jungle, play a round of golf or take an aerial tram tour of the rain forest. Expert surfers will want to check out La Roca Loca and Playa Hermosa for a challenge.
From 10,000-square-foot private estates to luxury high-rise condo rentals, the vacation rental market in Jaco Province is vast. You’ll find both five-star rental homes and affordable apartments in various parts of town, including downtown and the quieter outlying neighborhoods. The vacation rentals come packed with amenities – look for oceanfront pools, fully equipped kitchens, flatscreen televisions, washer and dryer, watersports equipment, Jacuzzis, air conditioning, fitness centers, terraces and grilling areas, you name it! And with the flexibility to come and go as you please, cook your own meals on your own schedule and have access to both beach and town, vacation rentals are a particularly family-friendly and group-friendly option.