Costa Rica is recognized as one of the premier places in the world to go surfing. Made famous by the classic film, “Endless Summer II, Jaco and the surrounding area is one of the most popular destinations for surfing in Costa Rica. Long sandy beaches, reefs, and warm water create an ideal environment for experienced surfers as well as beginner surfers. Jaco is perfect for both beginner and intermediate surfers. More experienced surfers head 5 minutes south of Jaco to the infamous waves of Playa Hermosa.