Playa Jaco City Guide
Playa Jaco Location: Central Coastal Region (Pacific side of Costa Rica)
Playa Jaco is a beach town located on the beautiful Central Coast of Costa Rica. It’s short distance to San Jose and the international airport there makes hassle free to get to and a very popular destination not only for Costa Ricans but international travelers. From the Juan Santa Maria International Airport it is only a little over an hour travel time by vehicle.
Playa Jaco’s central location makes it a great jumping off point for destination up and down the lush Pacific Coast which include other great beaches, small towns, national parks, and much more. The town itself offers the visitor access to an abundance of shops, banks, hotels, bars, restaurants, and adventure tours. The Playa Jaco Spanish School is just minutes away by foot from pretty much anything you could want to see or do in Playa Jaco.
The area is also home to great beaches and world-class surfing which is why so many people come to this wonderful destination. In the area you will find numerous breaks, warm water, and what many surfers consider to be the most consistent surf found anywhere in Costa Rica.
Despite all the growth and activity around Playa Jaco, the town still has retained it sleepy beach town character.
We feel that Playa Jaco, Costa Rica is a great place to study and learn Spanish.
Things To See And Do In The Area
- Experience world-class surfing.
- Enjoy relaxing on the beaches in the area.
- ATV adventures
- Zip lining
- A great jumping off points to other sites of interest in Costa Rica.
- Good food in town.
- An abundance of bars and nightlife.
- And much…much…more!
Come to Playa Jaco to study Spanish and open a new world.
Getting To Playa Jaco, Costa Rica
You have a variety of ways to get to this location.
- Fly into San Jose. There are many daily flights into this city
- Take a public bus (a bit more than an hour)
- Take a shuttle (faster and more comfortable vs a bus)
- Hire a taxi (not terribly expensive).
If you have questions about how to arrive into Playa Jaco, Costa Rica please do not hesitate to contact us.