A large bustling port town that serves as the main port on the pacific side of costa rica. Having improved vastly over the past couple of years it now has an attractive boardwalk area and shops.
There are many decent restaurants and sodas that line the beach front and most are very reasonably priced.
Also, at the port you can catch the ferry to the Nicoya Peninsula.
If you park your car outside and go to any of the restaurants, there is generally somebody outside to keep an eye on the car for you (note: this was a free service for us but perhaps not always).
Bohemian town that caters to tourism. Open cafes make the town appealing to backpackers from around the world which is very noticeable when the sun goes down and people return from the surf, …
Jaco is a rapidly expanding town on the Pacific side of Costa Rica. Home to a large ex-pat community and a surfing culture. If you are looking for a quiet off-the-beaten-track time then Jaco …