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Jaco Beach Information
Situated in the Central Pacific region of Costa Rica, the Jaco Beach area hosts a rich variety of beaches and and assortment of activities to enjoy. Though Jaco is just a small beach town, the town combined with the surrounding area offers more activities and attractions than you can count.
Things To Do & Places To Go
Dining & nightlife
|Golfing||Nature hiking||Exclusive resorts|
Resorts & casinos
|Sport fishing||Nesting grounds||Homes & condos|
|Cultural events||Sailing||Carara Nat'l Park||B&B hotels|
|Wellness spas||Scuba diving||Bird watching||Hostels|
Restaurants In Jaco Beach
There is no shortage of restaurants in and around the Jaco area. In fact, they have over 60 options at all different price ranges and with a variety of different international cuisines. Most of the restaurants offer seafood and many other international treats.
Jaco Taco Mexican, Rioasis Pizzeria, Caliche's Wishbone, Lemon Zest, El Hicaco, Soda Flor, Aberdine Angus, Club del Mar, El Barco de Mariscos, Los Amigos, Hacienda, The Lighthouse, Bananas, Chatty Cathy's, Pancho Villas, Taco Bar, Restaurant Colonial, Gilligans's, Tsunami Sushi, Pacific Bistro, Poseidon Hotel Restaurant, Wahoos, Sunrise Breakfast Place.
Restaurants in Playa Hermosa
Because Playa Hermosa is a magnet for surfers, yoga enthusiasts, and vegetarians, the food found here is very health conscious in most of the small restaurants found here. You can find typical Costa Rican food here and don't miss out on the fresh sea food offered at the dinner hour which is often one of the best and most filling meals you'll find. 'Surfer's breakfasts' they are very good and reasonably priced as Playa Hermosa is rather known for it's breakfast/brunch restaurants. Here's some places you should check out:
Ginger, The Back Yard, Las Olas (best banana/granola pancakes ever), Pescado Loco, Bistro, Restaurant at Hotel La Finesterra, Upper Deck Sports Bar & Restaurant, Nano's Grill, Pizzeria e Cucina Italiana.
Restaurants in Playa Herradura
An excellent choice for an elegant seafood dinner can be found at almost any restaurant in the Herradura area. There are quite a few top-quality places to eat, especially for dinner, plus many other affordable and down to earth places. If you are looking for some fine dining, you'll want to check out Los Sueños Marriot's selection of restaurants. Here's a few in and around Los Suenos in Herradura Beach.
El Pelicano: beachfront with international cuisine and fresh seafood options with a calm candel lite ambience.
El Mirador: inside Villa Caletas Hotel just before Playa Herradura on the main road French and fancy with one of the best sunset lookout points around, very romantic.
El Galeon: inside the Los Sueños resort with an elegant and unique menu with many influences from New Orleans.
Nuevo Latino: inside the Los Sueños resort is a Latin fusion restaruant where you can sit next to a waterfall and reflecting pool.
Lanterna Ristorante Italiano: also inside the Los Sueños resort with typical Italian dishes and an old world feel.