Closest Beach Escape to San Jose
Sport Fishing - Golf - Surf
The Central Pacific beaches start in the port city of Puntarenas and continue southeast to Jaco, renowned for its sport fishing and surfing. Dark sand beaches, magnificent waves, and happening nightlife make this a popular destination.
Playa Herradura is home to the famed Marriott Los Suenos Resort, featuring Central America's best marina, superb sport fishing, a superlative golf course, and multi-bedroom luxury condos. Xandari is an isolated beachfront resort while the luxurious Villa Caletas, near Jaco Beach, offers wonderful views. Quaint three star hotels and luxury condos are available in Jaco. Puntarenas offers the all inclusive DoubleTree resort.
Just a two-hour drive from San Jose, the Jaco Beach - Herradura - Puntarenas region is a wonderful destination for families, couples and groups. Ideal stays in the area begin at three nights.
Suggested activities while in Jaco - Herradura - Puntarenas:
- Golf at the championship course at Los Suenos.
- Boats with experienced crews and great service can be reserved for a half day in-shore outing or a full day offshore billfishing adventure.
- Surfing is one of the main events in the region, with Jaco and Hermosa Beaches boasting the best waves near San Jose.
- Embark on a full-day cruise to Tortuga Island. The island is located near the Nicoya Peninsula. Start with a drive to the Pacific port of Puntarenas, followed by a sun-drenched voyage in a Catamaran through turquoise waters to the splendid white sand beach. Once ashore, play volleyball, snorkel, go on a nature hike, or relax and soak up the rays in the awe-inspiring beauty. A succulent beach BBQ is served at lunchtime.
- Glide through the rainforest in a challenging canopy tour experience. Enjoy a trademark Costa Rican nature adventure while learning about this unique ecosystem.
- Take advantage of the exciting nightlife in the region.
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