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Jaco Beach information




 

Jaco beach information

 

Jaco Beach is one of the most popular surfing and beach destinations in Central Pacific region of Costa Rica. Jaco has a reputation of being a surfing and beach town with great restaurants and nightlife. Jaco is home to many local Ticos as well as many ex-patriots and a large number of tourists who enjoy a more tranquil beach lifestyle. Jaco’s beach is beautiful and clean and is especially popular in the summer months. Though a small town, Jaco has all necessary amenities such as medical clinics, banks, grocery shopping and local shops and stores. There’s never a shortage of things to do such as surfing, horseback riding on the beach, off shore sport fishing, sea kayaking as well as scuba diving and quick access to rain forests inland and other destinations along the Pan American highway to the north and south.

One of this town’s major attractions is the fantastic surfing here as the waves are consistently big and the breaks are very good. A yearly international surf contest is also held in the nearby Playa Hermosa that attracts a huge number of surfers from all over the globe. With The new highway recently completed, drive time to San Jose and Escazu has been cut to a little over an hour. There you can find abundant shopping, services and world-class health care.

Proximities: Typical Drive Times From Jaco

0:10 - Esterillos
0:30 - Los Suenos Marina
1:00 - Quepos-Manuel Antonio

1:00 - Escazu
1:15 - San Jose
1:30 - San Jose Int’l Airport
3:30 - Flamingo & Tamarindo

Climate: Average Annual Temperature & Rainfall

Month Temp.° F Rainfall
January 80.0 1.97"
February 80.0 2.09"
March 82.0 3.82"
April 81.0 8.86"
May 80.0 16.6"
June 80.0 16.1"
July 80.0 14.6"
August 88.0 16.3"
September 79.0 19.5"
October 79.0 23.5"
November 79.0 13.8"
December 80.0 4.17"
Annual Avg. 80.7° F 141.2"