PACIFIC OCEAN BEACHES
A surfers paradise. A region know for its crystal clear waters and strong waves. Also, a dream zone for those who enjoy ecotourism and adventure travel!
PACIFIC OCEAN BEACHES
EXPERIENCE 6 DAYS OF PURA VIDA
Costa Rica’s capital, San José, is in the Central Valley. It’s an extensive plain, guarded by majestic volcanoes and green hills, honoring the natural richness that exists throughout the national territory. Founded in the first half of the eighteenth century, San José is nowadays a city where visitors of the entire world converge; metropolis full of interesting places, faces, and colors reflecting the history of a population.
Playa Jaco is the closest beach to San Jose, the Central Valley and is one of the most visited coastal destinations in Costa Rica. The beach is a 2.5 mile (4 km) strip which offers world renowned surfing and more. Much like Costa Rica’s metropolitan areas, Jaco’s offers most services, such as a post office, health center and branches of major banks. Furthermore, there are an abundance of surf shops, hotels and restaurants affordable for the budget travelers as well as those wishing to live a bit more luxuriously.
Pacific Ocean Beaches
DAY 1 - SAN JOSE
Arrival Meet and greet at Juan Santamaría International Airport. Transfer to Best Western Irazú. Accommodation.
DAY 2 - SAN JOSE, JACO BEACH
Breakfast in the hotel. Shuttle transfer to Jacó Beach (2.5 hrs approximately).
The Central Pacific shelters the closest beaches to the capital city. Among the most popular are Herradura, Jaco, Dominical and the ones at Manuel Antonio National Park. They enjoy the characteristics of a very hot and humid climate, with a season of brilliant sunshine from December through the end of April and warm waters all year long. Jaco is located less than two hours away from the capital city, and offers a great variety of attractions in adventure tourism and ecotourism. The road that goes to this beach is in very good conditions so it’s very easy to access with any type of vehicle. This is one of the favorite sites for surfers worldwide. The beach is almost 3 km long, with gray sands, crystal-clear waters and moderate to strong waves. Swimmers must watch out. Surfing is one of the most attractive activity in the beach of Jaco. There are several surf schools, and many surf tournaments take place throughout the year in Jaco and in near-by Playa Hermosa.The town of Jaco, in front of the beach, has many different facilities such as public and private services, stores, banks, cybercafés, condos, camping centers, supermarkets, bars, different types of restaurants and discotheques. Accommodation at Jaco Beach.
DAY 2-5 - JACO BEACH
Days at leisure to enjoy the facilities of the hotel, discover the town or take an optional tour.
DAY 5 - JACO BEACH, SAN JOSE
Breakfast in the hotel. Shuttle transfer to San José (2.5 hrs approximately). Accommodation.
DAY 6 - SAN JOSE
Departure (B) Breakfast. Private transfer to Juan Santamaría International airport. Check in at airline counter must be done three hours prior to flight departure.