Jacó is a town on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, southwest of the capital city, San José. It's known for its surf beaches and nightlife, and as a gateway to national parks. Rocky, gray-sand Jacó Beach is west of town. Southeast, Hermosa Beach has big waves. To the north, Carara National Park has crocodiles at Tárcoles River and scarlet macaws. A path through the rainforest in Pura Vida park leads to Bijagual Waterfall. It doesn’t matter if you’re traveling by yourself, with kids or with a large group of adrenaline-seeking adventurers. Jacó truly has something for everyone and becomes a beloved travel destination for all who visit. There are many things to do in this pleasant town, including surfing, horseback riding, deep-sea fishing, ATV tours, kayaking, boat rides, rafting, waterfall rappelling, and a canopy zip line.