Playa Jaco, Hermosa
Playa Hermosa, Jaco is one of Costa Rica’s most popular beaches in the Central Pacific Coast for surfing. With the most consistent surf, variety of breaks and great exposure to swells. Playa Hermosa is our advanced surfing beach with an incredible shore break, one of the strongest in the world, located no more than a 5 minute drive from Jaco attracts some of the greatest surfers to the area. Playa Jaco is where our beginners learn to surf in gentle waves in the South end of Jaco. The area of beach for Jaco stretches across over 2 km long with a great variety of surf for all learning levels. This entire area has a fun & casual community atmosphere, catering to tourists who want a nice relaxing lifestyle, with easy access to all local attractions, mountains, hotels, restaurants and for those who want to shop and see the city.
Mountains, Hiking, Adventure, Surf
One of the areas most biggest advantages is being the closest beach town to the San Jose airport (1.5 hours) away on paved roads. Easy access to some of the countries most beautiful parks including Manuel Antonio. With some of Costa Rica’s most accessible roads, comes a surf town that is home to a great variety of restaurants, luxury condos, surf shops and attractions. The area also paves way for some of the best adventures with trails for hiking, mountain biking, stand up paddling and outdoor fitness – so there is no shortage of outdoor adventures available in Playa Hermosa, Jaco.
This section of the website will tell you everything you need to know about booking your surf camp vacation in Playa Hermosa, Jaco including what to do, camp accommodations and the difference between our Jaco, Nosara, and Santa Teresa / Mal Pais locations.
About The Area
Seasons: Summer: Nov to May. Green Season: June to Nov. Open: All year round.
Main Airport: Approx 1.5 Hours from San Jose (SJO).
Beaches: Black sand beach with over 2 KM long of beach.
Waves: From Jaco to Hermosa, Beginner to Advanced Surfing.
Scenery: Picture perfect from Mountain to Ocean in one shot.
Best Words to Describe: Wildlife, Adventure, Mountains, Surf.
Main Difference Between Nosara & Santa Teresa / Mal Pais? Click Here.
Surf Camp Accommodations
Club del Mar Hotel, Beach Front
In Jaco – our home base is Hotel Club Del Mar & all beginner surf lessons start right out front of this hotel. Located in the quiet end of South Jaco, you are surrounded by the rainforest, ocean breezes and scarlet macaws flying over announcing the sunset.
Our packages are offered in private and shared accommodations as follows. Please note that our deluxe room has two double beds complete with ocean view balconies. All rooms are air conditioned with a telephone, coffee maker, hair dryer and a safe.
This applies to our All Inclusive, Self Guided & SUP Packages
- Private: One person in deluxe room
- Shared Accommodations: Two people in deluxe room
- Family Package for four or more: 2 Bedroom Condo at Hotel Club del Mar
For more information: Club Del Mar
What To Do – Activites
Jaco, Hermosa area is the perfect venue for activities like: Zip Line / Canopy tours, Horseback riding to a magical waterfall or enjoy the beautiful surroundings from a Kayak or a Stand Up Paddle Board.
Yoga classes are held on our ocean front deck at Club Del Mar Hotel. The instructors will adapt each class to the level of the students with the objective of improving your surfing skills. It is a challenging, dynamic class to help you achieve optimal alignment. The class will finish with relaxation and a short meditation.
While we include one adventure tour in the All Inclusive and Swell packages, there is always the chance to add more. Choose from the following adventure tours in Playa Jaco, Hermosa. For more information click on the following: Canopy/Ziplining, Stand Up Paddling, Horseback Riding and Kayaking.
Del Mar Surf Camp Jaco, Hermosa in Beautiful Costa Rica
Main Differences With Nosara & Santa Teresa / Mal Pais?