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Detailed County Road Map
and Jaco Beach Costa Rica
Along the highway to Jaco Beach, you will cross into Garabito Canton
just before reching the bridge at the Rio Grande de Tarcoles. Here you
find the famous tourist destination of Carara National Park, home of
of the best birdwatching in the country, with common sightings of the
and endangered Scarlet Macaw.
passing by the beach areas of Punta Leona, you will find Herradura Bay,
of the Los Suenos Resort and currently the largest yachting marina on
Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. This area is famous for its luxury
and vacation activities include boating, sailing, fishing and yachting.
Jaco Beach has a well developed expat community. The closest beach area
Metropolitan San Jose, Jaco has an extended tourism season year-round,
busy weekends. Known for its surfing, bars, nightlife, and forbidden
Jaco offers vacation accommodation ranging from cheap backpackers
to luxury condos.
Further south you will find the quieter surfing
and beach communities of Pochotal and Playa Hermosa, with tranquil
homes and a more laid-back and casual style of tourism and surfing.