Mon, Mar 22, 2010
Jaco town is very popular the world over for its spectacular beaches. The town is part of the nations Puntarenas province and the exact setting of Jaco is on the central Pacific Coast.
Jaco is located at less than 2 hours away from the country’s capital city of San Jose. The city boasts of a vibrant nightlife and over the last few years, it has also earned a reputation of being a “Party Beach.” In short, Jaco is all about fun at its best.
The best part of Jaco is its casual atmosphere. The beaches are visited in large numbers by the local Costa Rican population and that’s not all, there are a good number of foreigners as well, who frequent the beach quite often. The city boasts of a nice and clean beach and the summers see huge crowds on the shores.
Over the last few years, the city has made a mark on the international tourism map and full credit should go to the authorities, who have played their part to perfection. The area in and around the beach boasts of some fine accommodation options and that’s not all, there a numerous restaurants, which specialize in just about everything. Yes, you can expect to have all the cuisines of the world here in Jaco.
The town also has a respectable number of tour operators, who can arrange just about everything on your behalf. The tour operators specialize in activities from sea kayaking to off shore sport fishing and the big one, horseback riding on the beautiful shores of the beach.
The biggest attraction without a shadow of a doubt of the Jaco is the surfing and we have to thank nature for this aspect. The waves of the waters are huge besides the breaks are also impressive. The place comes alive during the annual international surfing competition at Playa Hermosa, which is in very close proximity to Jaco. This popular event attracts the best talent from around the globe to the region.
In short, Jaco is a wonderful place to enjoy that complete holiday with your loved ones. The city is also situated at the best possible location as it is in close proximity to some of the most famous landmarks of the entire nation of Costa Rica. The city is in close proximity to the capital of San Jose and all its wonderful landmarks. The other major attractions in close proximity are the ever so popular Carara National Park. Hence, the city of Jaco can be an ideal base for you on your next tour here as it is in close vicinity to all the major landmarks of Costa Rica.
Listed below are some of the questions which may be on your mind.
You first need to enter the wonderful nation of Costa Rica. The capital city’s San Jose International Airport or more popularly known as Juan Santamaria International Airport is the place for you to align. This airport is without a shadow of a doubt the best international airport in the whole nation. The airport also holds a unique distinction of being the first airport in the entire nation.
The airport hosts a series of daily flights to the major cities of the globe. Once you have set foot on Costa Rican soil, it is recommended you hire the services of a private cab to drop you to the superb beaches. When in road transit, you can enjoy the spectacular green surroundings of San Jose and its neighboring cities including Jaco.
The areas in and around Jaco city and beach are renowned the world over for their beauty and as such in order to cater to the growing needs of the region, the city has seen remarkable all round development and many top notch hotels have set up shop in the city. The best part of the place is it offers its visitors a wide range of accommodation options in various budget categories. Hence, you need not burn your pocket as there is something for everyone’s budget here.
Some of the more popular landmarks of the area are Copacabana Hotel & Suites, Clarita’s Beach Hotel, Hotel Poseidon y Restaurante, Hotel Club Del Mar, Villas Estrellamar, Hermosa Beach House Hotel, Hote Villa Creole, Best Western Jaco Beach, Copacabana Hotel and Suites, Hotel Mar de Luz, Cabinas Las Arenas, Balcon Del Mar, Macaw’s Ocean Club, Docelunas Hotel, Hotel De Haan, Bahia Azul, Hotel Fuego del Sol, Hotel Fuego del Sol, La Palmera and Hotel Tropical Garden.
You can visit Jaco throughout the year as even during the rainy season, I can assure you, your days will never be ruined as it rains in short spells and it is just a matter of minutes for the clouds and rains to disappear.
The region experiences two major climatic seasons. These seasons can be simply classified as the Wet season and the Dry season. The dry season of the region runs between the months of December through April. The dry season sees the place come alive especially during the Christmas festivities and New Year celebrations. The dry season is without a shadow of a doubt the busiest in the city as most people from around the world prefer to visit the beaches during these months as the land is almost devoid of rainfall, even though the chances of rainfall are always there. However, it is more of fun rather than a hindrance to your enjoyment.
The weather is quite warm and these conditions are only an excuse for the visitors to get wet in the waters. Therefore, if you are planning a visit during the dry season, it is recommended you book your tickets well in advance to avoid last minute disappointments. It is suggested you book your tickets at least 6 months in advance as there is no way you will be able to reserve tickets at the last moment.
The other months of the year constitute the wet season of the land. You may choose the wet season for your visit as well. There may be no huge crowds during the wet season; nevertheless, Jaco is a wonderful holiday destination even during the rains. In short, Jaco is a wonderful holiday destination 365 days a year.
In conclusion, Jaco is a wonderful holiday destination for that complete holiday, be it a single person visiting the place or a couple or a complete family visiting the place. The beaches and surrounding areas boast of the best facilities to its visitors and let me assure you; there will be no reason for you to complain and you will only wish to return back to the place. As regards to the reviews received by Jaco, it is only positive and the place is quite safe as well. This fact is proved as there have been no reports of crime from the place reported during the past few years.
So, what are you waiting for, just go ahead and plan that all important trip to Jaco.