Jaco beach is close to San Jose and the International Airport Juan Santamaria Costa Rica. It is popular as travel destination by foreign tourists and locals as well. The sea has often strong waves and Playa Jaco is known as an excellent surf spot. Also swimming is posible, but take care of riptides. At night Playa Jaco changes it's face to party town. A lot of bars, restaurants and discos with life music promise a great nightlife.