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#25 Jaco, Costa Rica

Population: Just over 10,000
Average Annual Temp: 85°F
Affordability (6 of 10)
Real Estate Prediction Meter (6 of 10)
Quality of Life (7 of 10)

Why We Love Jaco, Costa Rica

Jaco, Costa Rica, is a quick two-hour drive from the international airport in Costa Rica’s modern capital city of San Jose. Jaco’s location in the Central Pacific region makes it a popular jumping off point for everything Costa Rica.

Its varied beaches are Jaco’s major attraction. Reddish-brown, exotic black, and pure white sands, combined with its warm climate and renowned competitive waves, beckon surfers from around the globe.

Many expats choose Jaco because it’s the most developed beach town in Costa Rica. Modern amenities are easily accessible in this charming laid-back surf town with a California vibe.

Who Else Will Love Jaco, Costa Rica

Wildlife lovers, adventure lovers, golfers and fisherman will also love Jaco, Costa Rica. Expats can choose from endless activities. Yachting and deep-sea fishing excursions, challenging golf courses, and white water rafting expeditions are just a few ways to spend time with friends.

Nature and wildlife lovers never run out of things to do. Nearby Carara Biological Reserve offers miles of trails amidst scarlet macaw nesting grounds. And Olive Ridley sea turtles nest at the nearby Playa Hermosa Wildlife Refuge.

Party lovers love Jaco’s nightlife. Bars and dance clubs line the sidewalks of the ocean side downtown shopping district. And popular restaurants offer exceptional dining experiences beachside. Jaco’s party zone is well-patrolled and friendly and safe for expats.

Jaco, Costa Rica’s Real Estate Outlook

Due to its dramatic population growth over the last five years, Jaco is one of the hottest investment markets in Costa Rica. From gated communities with single family homes to golf course condos, to penthouse high rises with panoramic ocean views, Jaco has something for everyone. In spite of its high-end luxury status, Jaco real estate is still an affordable option for expats.

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Real Estate in Jaco, Costa Rica

Jaco
Costa Rica
Awe-inspiring multi-level villa with unobstructed panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean with azure waves breaking along cliffs and reefs below. This 3-story cust...
Single Family Home
5.0 beds
4.5 bath
$995,000
995,000
USD
Jaco, Costa Rica Latitude: 9.6202396
Longitude: -84.6217487
Jaco
Costa Rica
Peaceful setting perfect for nature enthusiasts. Large private lot surrounded by nature, and view of the mountains. Outstanding retreat to enjoy the outdoors ni...
Single Family Home
2.0 beds
1.0 bath
$169,000
169,000
USD
Jaco, Costa Rica Latitude: 9.61998
Longitude: -84.63078
Jaco
Costa Rica
Drastically Reduced for quick sale. This Vista Mar condo is located in the center of Jaco just steps to nightlife, beach, restaurants, shops etc. This unit ha...
Condos
3.0 beds
3.5 bath
$479,000
479,000
USD
Jaco, Costa Rica Latitude: 9.6128357
Longitude: -84.6279538
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