Costa Rica Part I: Road Trip from San Jose to Jaco – Things to do in Jaco, Costa Rica

Costa Rica Part I: Road Trip from San Jose to Jaco – Things to do in Jaco, Costa Rica


I just took a road trip to the south of Costa Rica. I stopped in Jaco, Quepos, and finally Manuel Antonio National Park.

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Costa Rica Car Rental Recommendations:
International companies such as Alamo, Enterprise, Hertz, Sixt, Thrify, Adobe, and Budget.
There are also a handful of other local Costa Rican car rental companies like Poas, Mapache, and Vamos.

Car Rental Insurance:
Rental insurance is extremely specific in Costa Rica. To be safe opt-in for the car agency car insurance. Call before booking to make sure there aren’t any hidden fees!!!

COVID Restrictions:
When this video was made there were no COVID restrictions in place to enter the country. However, Costa Rica did require international health insurance and a filled out health pass 48 hours before arrival. ( )

The US is now requiring the COVID test to come back to the US. You will need to check with your hotel or find a reputable covid site in Costa Rica.

Health Insurance:
Costa Rica offers health insurance or I used Generali Health insurance.
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Vista Los Suenos Adventure Park
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  1. Hi Maya I really enjoyed this video. I`ve been to Costa Rica 9 times over the years and usually stay in Jaco. My friend and I have been to that sea food restaurant Hicaco and loved their food. Do you have other Jaco and Costa Rica videos ?

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