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Introduction

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Jacó is a city in the Puntarenas Province in Costa Rica, located along the Pacific coast of the country.

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Sleep

PropertyAddressTypePopularity
Beds on BohioJaco on the Central Pacific coast Behind Papas & Burgers Art Café, Calle BohioHOSTEL75
Copacabana Hotel Jaco200 Meters S. Banco Costarica,100 Meters W. Jaco,PuntarenasHotel-
Hotel Balcon del MarJaco Beach Jacóhotel-
Hotel Fuego del SolPlaya Jaco PuntarenasHotel-
Hotel Mar de LuzPlaya JacoHotel-
Hotel Playa BejucoPlaya bejuco queposHotel-
Hotel Tropical GardenPlaya jacoHotel-
Izu Place Cabinas Las Orquideas150 mts. East From Pops Playa JacoHotel-
JacoInn HostelBehind Rest TabaconHostel72
Kangaroo HotelCalle Pastor Diaz, 1km sur de la municipalidadHOTEL85
Las Brisas HostalCalle Hermosa, 800 Mts Este de la Costanera Playa HermosaGUESTHOUSE72
Las Camas Hostel MiniJaco Sol Next to Sol Dorado, Casa #10 Jaco BeachHOSTEL77
Rutan Surf Cabinas (a.k.a. Chuck)Calle Anita, 20 mts oesteHOSTEL-
La Casona Hotel JacoCalle BohioHOTEL-
Hotel Perico Azul200 m south of municipality avenue Pastor Diaz, Calle Santa AnnaHotel-
La Ola Christian Youth Hostel and Community Center150 meters West of the Costanera on Calle de PopsHOSTEL-
Posada JacoCalle PJGUESTHOUSE-
Hotel De HaanCalle el Bohio s/nHOTEL80
Blue Palm Hotel350 Meters East of Pops, Central JacoHOTEL-
Mau Mar HotelJacoGUESTHOUSE-

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Phone

See also: International Telephone Calls

  • The country calling code to Costa Rica is 506.
  • To make an international call from Costa Rica, the code is 00.

There are plenty of phone booths around and you will get the best rate using a pre-paid international card (can often be purchased in internet cafés and other small stores). There is usually a connection fee making short calls extra expensive. Those travelling with a mobile phone and willing to pay the roaming costs should ensure it supports 1800 MHz GSM network. You cannot get a prepaid SIM card for Costa Rica.

Post

Correos de Costa Rica (website in Spanish only) is the national postal services of Costa Rica. You can find post offices (correos) in almost any city and town and they are generally open from 7:30am to 5:30pm or 6:00pm Monday to Friday and 7:30am to noon on Saturdays. There are not that many mailboxes, so it's best to ask your hotel or go directly to the post offices. Services tend to be slow but generally reliable and on the whole cheap regarding letters and postcards. It costs about US$0.20 to the USA and Canada (taking about 1 week to 10 days), US$0.25 to Europe (about 2 weeks) and US$0.30 to Asia and Australia (3 weeks or even more). All in all, if you can try and arrange your mail from the capital San José as it's generally quicker from there. Small packages are also no problem, though take them to the post offices unpacked for inspection first! Otherwise, arrange things through private international courier services like UPS, DHL or TNT.

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