Jaco is a coastal city located in the Central Pacific Region of Costa Rica. A small city, Jaco is home to only around 10,000 people. It is surrounded by both beautiful mountains and the beaches of Herradura Bay. This makes for great weather year-round in the city. Visitors can expect pleasant temperatures staying in the upper 80's any time they visit. The average high in Jaco is 85 degrees. Jaco is a popular tourist destination, partly because of its close proximity to the Costa Rica capital of San Jose.
The city is a short 73 miles away from San Jose, and can be accessed by rental car, bus, plane, or ferry. Car Rental Express can help you travel around beautiful Costa Rica on your own terms, at a price you'll love.
Visitors to Jaco will not be disappointed in the abundance of fun waiting to be had in the city. No matter what interests you, Jaco is sure to have something for all.
The Lemon Zest restaurant is one of the best in Jaco. The restaurant caters to couples, families, or large groups, and is also great for special occasions. No matter who you go with, the Lemon Zest restaurant is sure to wow you. With exquisite foods, desserts, and top of the line customer service, this restaurant is second to none. There is a large selection of seafood, steaks, and international favorites - with a great kids menu. Visit Lemon Zest at # El Jardin Plaza, Jaco 4023, Costa Rica.
A trip to the Jaco Beach is a must for any visitor. Located between the capital and Manuel Antonio, the beach is beautiful and filled with sunshine that seems to melt away all other thoughts as the warm waters of the Pacific hit your body. The sand is as golden as it can be, stretching for miles. Visitors are sure to enjoy the many activities you can do at the beach, from volleyball and horseback riding to swimming and snorkelling.
Enjoy some of Costa Rica's best wildlife at Carara National Park. This preserve is one of only two parks where scarlet macaws can be seen. There are endless miles of birds and other wildlife waiting to be seen. Crocodiles, wild pigs, sea turtles, and white face monkeys are also found at the park. Carara National Park offers more than 75 miles of hiking trails as well. The park is located 10 miles south of Jaco, and is worth the trip.