Home to the best Pacific waves and surf in the west
Nightlife and pool parties, there’s no time to rest
Adventurous mornings and debaucherous nights
Costa Rica truly is a Bachelor’s paradise
Okay we may not be experts at poetry but there’s one thing we know for sure – bachelor parties are truly the most awaited event of our 20’s. And before you start stressing about planning one, read all the way through to the end of our guide to planning the ultimate Bachelor Party in Costa Rica and make the process a breeze.
This review focuses on literally ALL the information you will need to throw the most epic Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties in Costa Rica. From events, nightclubs, bars, restaurants and even day-time activities for the early-risers and adventure junkies of your group – there is honestly something for every personality type, we promise!
Planning a Bachelor Party in Jaco
Costa Rica has been America’s favourite getaway destination for a long time. From vast rainforests connected by ziplines, to hiking trails that lead to crystal blue lagoons and hot springs under sleeping volcanoes, it does not disappoint. Jaco is arguably the most popular beach town known for its killer surf waves and is always full of adventure enthusiasts.
The buzzing extreme sports on the west and the golden beaches of the east are connected by dense forests in between that offer canyoning, zip-lining and breathtaking views of waterfalls in the midst of nature. It sounds like a dream destination for vacationing, but is a Costa Rica Bachelorette Party or Bachelor Party just as good?
Well, as the sun sets over the beautiful western horizon, the buzzing energy of the outdoors seems to almost transport itself into the indoors. This is the best way we can describe the electrical energy of the Jaco nightlife. This beach town knows how to party, and probably why many consider it the number two destination in the world for bachelor parties.
The A to Z of the best places to party in Jaco
Black Marlin Beach Club throws some of the most sensational parties in Jaco. The most popular nights are the reggae nights, hip-hop nights and themed nights, and you will always find the dance floor buzzing with energy. Check in with them for special parties with all-night free drinks or free entry for ladies.
One of our favourite beach clubs by day and night clubs by night. The outdoor lounge spins some of the best tunes and offers discounted drink specials through the day. The eye candy is a total bonus and if you survive a weekend of partying, then don’t miss the Sunday Pool Party here either.
One of the only places in Jaco known to have a 24 hour liquor permit – so naturally this place is famous for hosting parties that go on until the sun comes up. It even offers VIP rooms and offers for those in the mood to splurge a little. Added bonus, this venue is almost always the last stop on most bar crawls in the area.
Conceptualised as a 1920s speakeasy, featuring Jaco’s best DJs that spin everything from commercial, hip-hop, dance music and reggaeton. This venue is the ideal hotspot for VIP bottle service for large groups
Potentially the largest venue in Jaco, this place is huge! A great place to party, the music is always great, the drinks are always flowing, the go-go dancers light up the areas around the bar – a guaranteed great night
One more favourite right in the heart of the town, this club is open Wednesday thru Sunday, and every night is ladies night here. The go-go dancers offer a vibrant and unique clubbing experience and you’ll find drink specials all through the week. Another great spot for bachelor and bachelorette parties!
Where to stay in Jaco?
When you’re partying this hard, it’s probably best to find accommodation nearby. Not only does it get you to the clubs in minutes, but it saves you from a dreadful long journey at the end of a long night (nothing worse, am i right?)
This stunning beachfront villa comes with an infinity pool attached to the main house, with unparalleled panoramic views of the ocean. The property is only 5min away from Jaco. This mansion comprises 12 bedrooms, 15 beds and 12 baths and can comfortably accommodate 25-30 people.
2. Royale Lime
Royale Lime’s location and guest-friendly amenities makes this villa feel truly like “paradise”. The property is only 300 meters away from Jaco, yet, metaphorically, a world away from the maddening crowds. The 10 beds and 10 baths in this property can comfortably house 20 people.
This newly renovated property sits inside a gated community and boasts a huge outdoor deck, infinity pool and outdoor BBQ. area hitting the home run here. Its 7 bedrooms, 12 beds and 12 baths can sleep large groups of up to 24 people.
Shh, ookay, so here are a few pro-tips for you guys:
If you need to plan a killer party on the days you want to take a break from the maddening crowds, you can party in luxury in your private villas. The properties linked above all come with an add-on option to hire Private DJs ; Bartenders and Chefs who will literally bring the party to you!
Another great service you should definitely consider is hiring the excellent guys at the Royale Concierge Team. A group of young, outgoing and friendly locals who will take you to all the best parties, after parties and events in town. They make all your restaurant and club reservations beforehand so you don’t have to wait in a queue ever. Their sole mission is to make sure you have the most fun on your trip – and let us tell you – they are just marvelous!!
And now finally moving on to the myriad of activities for all the early risers, explorers and adventurers of the crew. Among the endless options one can find – from lounging on the beach to sipping cocktails on a luxury yacht or exploring sleeping volcanoes to waterfall tours and hikes, here’s a few ideas to get you out of bed and explore the natural beauty of this exotic country.
Where to find adventure activities in Costa Rica?
Plan a Private Costa Rica Boat Party and explore the breathtaking beauty from shorelines to horizons. The party boat is equipped with state of the art facilities and topnotch service to ensure you have a kickass time. You can catch a gorgeous sunset or go snorkeling when you are done soaking up the sunshine on the island’s sandy beaches.
A pulsating 3 hour off-road adventure in the Costa Rican countryside, exploring the enchanting jungle farms, hills, valleys and waterfalls. Catch a glimpse of Costa Rica’s iconic volcanoes and explore the lesser known facets of this gem of a country
Explore the magnificent rainforest from the top to bottom via a series of zip lines (12 platforms and 10 cables with a total cable distance of 3.5 kilometers/2.17miles). If you love adventure, then you don’t want to miss Costa Rica’s longest cable in the area at 2400 ft.
Enjoy the coastline view and explore the coast through a range of active or relaxing water sports. Choose from kayaking, surfing, paddle boarding, fishing or just rent a yacht and set sail for the day exploring nearby islands. If you’re a water baby then this one is a no-brainer.
With so much to do, you’re sure to wish you had more time in this wildly amazing country. We told you this article would be worth it and we hope we haven’t disappointed!
You are now one step closer to booking your Costa Rica Bachelor Party (or Bachelorette Party!) and all we can say is that the most memorable experience of your life awaits, so hurry up and get here soon.