The surf city of Costa Rica
Just a few hour from the Capital San Jose, its the perfect place to get away and enjoy surf, sun and friendly people..Jaco beach is the "mecca of surfing" of Costa Rica the current world champion, so think no more, if what you want is a town that combines great year round surf and night life and adventures this is it.
Warn Weather and happy people will welcome you this unique part of our country making sure you make the best of your trip while experiencing Tortuga surf camps guidance around this magnificent province.
This once a small fishing village is now the leading name for Costa Rica's tourism charts, thanks to its infrastructure, perfect waves on warm water and the best of all its people!
Jaco Beach offers a variety of hotels and accommodations, and Tortuga Surf Camp offers you the privacy and comfort of Perico Azul, a tropical refuge a block from the beach and a short distance from where our beginner lessons usually take place. We are also located nearby to Playa Hermosa, for surfing, Esterillos for great surfing or longboarding, and a number of other great Costa Rican surfing beaches such as Bejuco, Playa Escondida, Roca Loca and more.
The town and its surf history
Since the late 80's this town was transformed by the visit of surfers from all over the world who helped shaped our town into the touristic leader it is today. The best surfers and shapes are all in this town and with enough time and guidance you may even be able to visit one of their shaping rooms.
Surf played a huge roll on the towns development and that is why the town still holds a surf town vibe to it and its what makes Jaco beach Costa Rica the #1 beach town of the country.
Beach town life
Jaco is the classic beach town, a town where people ride their bike to the supermarket and get together every day for sunset.
You can just hang out on one of the beach chairs and read a book, or go for a hike on the famous Miro mountain and see the most amazing sunset.
Waste no time and come down to be a part of this awesome surf community , endulge your self on the beauty of living simple and close to nature.