Jacó is a resort city on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica in Central America. Located in the county of Garabito in the Puntarenas province, Jacó is approximately two hours by car from the capital San José and Costa Rica’s primary International Airport (SJO). The Manuel Antonio National Park is located just one hour south of Jacó. The city has a population of approximately 10,000 residents. Jacó’s beach is 2.5 miles (4 km) long and offers some of the best surfing in Costa Rica.
Jacó, Central Pacific, Costa Rica