Best Party Hostels in Jaco for Surfers and Backpackers

Best Party Hostels in Jaco for Surfers and Backpackers
Jaco: a surfer's paradise. Located on the Pacific coast in the central region of Costa Rica, this town offers easy access to everything the region, and the country, has to offer. Although it's a small town, the vibe here is full of energy. Surfing and partying tend to be on many of the younger travelers' agendas, although there are plenty of spots to relax if you need something a bit more quiet. Or perhaps you need something in between, where you can party when you want to but retire to a clean, quiet getaway? Jaco offers a wide variety of accommodation, as well as great restaurants and a beautiful beach. So why not learn to surf while you're there?

Be warned, a town with a party reputation such as Jaco is bound to have some crummy hostels and hotels for those looking for a cheap flop house. Not all "party hostels" are equal. The following establishments might be party oriented and somewhat noisy, but they are clean, safe, and offer full services to be expected by discerning travelers.
How much do hostels in Jaco cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Jaco here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.



A great party hostel on the beach

Dorm Bed from $18.00
Private Room from $21.25
Overall Rating: 92%
200 Metros Oeste De La Clinica De Jaco in front of the beach, Jaco
Steps from the beach and a short walk to everything in town, this Hostel offers a surf school in a clean, comfortable environment that encourages social interaction in the best kind of way. With a rooftop bar and restaurant, a pool, nightly movies, and surf lesson packages, it will be a challenge not to make new friends. They also offer a communal kitchen if you wish to make your own meals, plus Wi-Fi and laundry. BBQs and bike rentals are also offered.

This modern and clean multi-story building provides a very nice yet affordable environment. (Great bathrooms!) Private rooms are available in addition to the hostel beds.


A popular party hostel with a chill vibe, also great for couples

Dorm Bed from $9.95
Private Room from $11.16
Overall Rating: 84%
Calle el Bohio s/n, Jaco
One of the first hostels in the area, this place has a long list of good reviews. Located right on the beach, they offer surf lessons for beginners to help you get up on your board. With a café/bar around the pool, this hostel and hotel provides a relaxed atmosphere that is perfect for making new friends every evening of your stay. They offer both private rooms and small dorm rooms. The facilities are kept clean. They offer free Wi-Fi and other standard amenities such as laundry, tours of the surrounding sights, lockers, kitchen, and more.

They take security seriously, with locks and lockers, and even for motorcycles. They don't just want you to have fun, they want you to stay safe while doing so!


Dorm Bed from $23.60
Private Room from $25.35
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 88%
Calle Alice, Provincia de Puntarenas, Jaco
Selina Jaco is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service and a bar. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant, self-catering facilities, and a microwave. Security lockers, parking, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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