The small hamlet of Jaco lies in the Pacific Coast province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica. It’s the supreme hideaway for sun candidates and active tourists, with cinnamon-hued volcanic-sand beaches, rich green tropical rain forest and verdant mountains. Internet users flock here from around the globe, but households, and honeymooners likewise find much to enjoy, thanks to the wide variety of beaches, outside activities, dining, shopping and nightlife. Explore the Costa Rican tropical rain forest by horseback, discovering the flora and animals in this impressive eco-system. Take an ATV tour to beaches, remote towns and waterfalls. Attempt your hand at sport fishing, paragliding, sea kayaking and even bungee leaping. Invest an afternoon at the Pura Vida Gardens and Waterfalls, where you’ll find millions of plants, flowers and orchids from around the world. Zip line through the jungle, play a round of golf or take an aerial tram trip of the tropical rain forest. Professional web surfers will want to check out La Roca Loca and Playa Hermosa for a challenge.