Here is a quick rundown of the closest surf breaks to the hotels in Jaco.
today i will start to the south -
Right here - 1 mile from hotel DoceLunas Jaco - smaller waves sheltered by the arms of Jaco bay. best wind shelter - the south end near hotel DoceLunas. best shape, a little further north - the street after Bruja bar.
10 minutes Hermosa - heavy, barrelling, three miles of wide open beach with varying slope to catch all swells and magnify them into the ride of your life
20 minutes from the hotel - Oesterillos Oeste - big slow waves, good for longboards, inside and outside breaks
30 minutes from Jaco Oesterillos Centro and Este- similar to hermosa but not as heavy
40 minutes from the hotel- Bejuco - generally gets the biggest waves on a given swell
go here when everything else is flat. surfs on a low to mid tide. major rip. big paddle out. bigger paddle back in. expert swimming skills required.
So there are the 6 major breaks in the area to the south of Jaco.
for more information on surfing Hermosa beach near our Jaco hotels in Costa Rica