If traveling to Playa Jaco from the Central Valley, you will find yourself over the Tarcoles River – home to some of the largest crocodiles you’ll ever see and a favorite resting stop for tourists.

Tours are available on the Tarcoles River via riverboat. This is an excellent way to get up close to the wildlife. The river is also home to a large population of waterfowl and iguanas can be seen on the banks as well.

Visitors should be vigilant if parking and walking on to the bridge to observe the crocs as this area is well known for car break-ins.

Nearby Destinations

Jaco26 km
Hermosa de Jaco30 km
Puntarenas42 km
Manuel Antonio98 km
San Jose 70 km

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