Bars, Lounges & Nightlife in Jaco
For those of you looking for a more mellow evening, some delicious Itialian ice cream at Barco’s or Pops might suffice. Or maybe it’s just a couple drinks in a laid back lounge, but one thing is for sure, Jaco’s night scene is one of the best in Costa Rica. There is np shortage of great bars and clubs in Jaco. So relax, go out, and live a little.
The Green Room in Jaco is a popular bar and restaurant right in the center of town. If you are looking for some live music then it is definitely your spot as they typically have live music every night. Featuring a great selection of craft brews, Green Room is a terrific spot to chill and grab a few drinks.
The Loft is a trendy bar and lounge located right in the center of Jaco. Located in the tall red building on the second floor. Full AC, great music and VIP service, think South Beach in Jaco. Party doesnt really get started here until nearly midnight, so might want to start elsewhere and make your way here later in the night.
Los Amigos is a very popular sports bar and restaurant in the center of Jaco. An amazing variety of local and international beers, with both air conditioning and outdoor seating, Los Amigos is definitely the spot to begin your night or to just casually grab a couple drinks. Also THE place for UFC and other sporting events. Check out their site here Los Amigos in Jaco
This is one of Jaco's newest editions to the night scene. Larger, air conditioned disco is located in the Crocs resort and is one of the most popular spots to be on the weekend.
Jaco Blu is a beach club, bar and restaurant located on the North end of Jaco. Wednesday nights it is the place to be, as it is ladies night and a popular spot with locals. One of the few hot spots in Jaco that is right on the beach and worth checking out.
If you want to be in a busy bar surrounded by 20 year old locals, then Orange Pub is probably the place for you. Located on the main drag of Jaco Beach, Orange Pub is a popular weekend and latenight spot for Jaco locals. Don't expect much though before 10pm.
Backyard Bar in Hermosa Beach is a longtime favorite. Located right on the sand, its the place to be every Wednesday night, which is ladies night, featuring drink specials and a consistent crowd. Saturday afternoons are also a must, as its home to a weekly surf competition starting at 4pm, definitely on our must see and do list.
Looking for more of a Euro style club with house music? Then District One is probably your style. Great vibe as you party on the second floor right in the heart of Jaco.
Cocal Hotel & Casino
Ok, so if you are at the Cocal after 6pm, then its probably safe to say you aren't on a family vacation. Widely known as the central place to find working girls, this central Hotel is going to have its share of beautiful girls on any given night. But don't worry, prostitution is legal in Costa Rica, and the girls don't bite. If that's not your thing, just stay away from Cocal, if it is, be careful to not fall in love.
Crocs is a new hotel and resort which features the nicest casino in Jaco. If you are looking to do some gambling we encourage you to check it out. Added bonus, most of the dealers are pretty hot!