The town of Jaco Beach is the closest readily accessible beach to San Jose and still has the reputation of being the "fun and sun" spot on the Pacific coast. Jaco Beach is considered the liveliest and most developed beach town on the Pacific coast.
The number one attraction is the surf and surfers love the consistent beach break here and in neighboring Playa Hermosa. The active village is full of life at all hours of the day and night.
It is a complete city with supermarkets, stores, public and private schools, clinics and other services. The area includes great surfing and beautiful beaches, national parks, tropical rain forests with an abundance of flora and fauna. There are many hotels, restaurants and night spots. Here are marinas with world famous sports fishing, golf courses, and all kinds of adventures from horseback riding and nature tours to zip lines.