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Starting at $120 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights

Make one of Apartotel Girasol’s 16 one-bedroom hotel suites your home for your Costa Rican vacation. Just steps from the beach in downtown Jacó, Costa Rica, the hotel’s rooms sleep up to four and include a kitchen, living area and private balcony or patio with pool views.


Pool at Apartotel Girasol
Pool at Apartotel Girasol

Apartotel Girasol, meaning 'sunflower apartments' in Spanish, offers 16 one-bedroom apartments, each with a fully equipped kitchen, living area and beds for up to four guests. The hotel is located right on the beach in Jacó about a block off Main Street in Jacó, Costa Rica. Girasol is a clean and convenient base for your Costa Rican adventure.

Inspired by the tropics, the hotel's décor includes cool tile floors, rattan furniture with overstuffed cushions, wispy gauze curtains and tropical plants. All rooms have a private balcony or terrace that face the pool, and beach access is a few steps away. Rooms are available on the ground floor or take an iron spiral staircase to rooms on the first floor. Girasol aims to combine the amenities of a hotel with the privacy of a home.

Grounds are landscaped with lush grass and tropical plants like palm trees and hibiscus. Stroll past wooden rocking chairs and stone benches on your way through the private gardens and arrive directly on the beach. Relax by the beach or pool after a long day spent exploring all Jacó and the surrounding area have to offer. Take in ocean breezes and watch a sunset on the Pacific Ocean from your patio or the beach-front gardens.

Upon your arrival in Costa Rica at Juan Santamaría International Airport in San José, you can request the hotel has a taxi waiting to drive you to the hotel. The 90-kilometer trip takes about an hour and a half. Apartotel Girasol is in a central Jacó location just off Main Street and close to all the town has to offer. For your safety, the hotel provides on-site security 24 hours a day.

Take a short walk from the resort to downtown's shopping and restaurants. There are also many excursions available from Apartotel Girasol. The helpful hotel staff can arrange golfing, surfing, bicycling and snorkeling activities nearby. Farther afield, check out adventure tours for bird watching, climbing a volcano, white-water rafting and horseback riding. The hotels' friendly staff can organize surfing, snorkeling, scuba trips and other exciting activities. Experience the famous Costa Rican ecological diversity by visiting nearby biological reserves, tropical forests and rainforest canopy.

Key Features

Beachfront Apartotel Girasol
Beachfront Apartotel Girasol
  • Beach front hotel
  • Villas that feel like home
  • Unique tropical design
  • Private balcony or terrace facing the pool
  • Daily maid service
  • 24 hour security
  • Private parking
  • Airport Transfer
Starting at $120 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights


Air Conditioning
Airport Transfers
Beach Front Hotel
Cable TV
Daily Maid Service
Family Friendly
Internet Available
Laundry Service
Refrigerator in Rooms
Security Box
Smoke Free Rooms
Telephone in Room
Wi-Fi Internet


Spacious Villas at Apartotel Girasol
Spacious Villas at Apartotel Girasol

Each of the 16 one-bedroom rooms in the hotel's white stucco buildings trimmed in local hardwoods is well-appointed with tile floors and Caribbean-style rattan furnishings. Each unit sleeps up to four adults in double or twin beds. Bed configurations vary by room. Families are welcome and children under 12 stay free with an adult. Because the rentals have a kitchen and living area, they are more spacious than a typical hotel room. For your comfort and convenience, each room has these standard amenities available throughout your stay.

- Private balcony or terrace facing the pool
- Living room area
- Fully equipped kitchen with large refrigerator, cutlery, pots and pans
- Air conditioning
- Daily maid service
- Telephone
- Free high-speed Internet
- Ceiling fans
- In-room safe
- 24-hour security
- Private parking
- Available laundry service

In addition to these in-room features, guests at the Girasol have access to a shared crystal-clear pool and outdoor barbeque with two grills. Grill freshly caught fish while you relax by the pool.

Starting at $120 (USD) / night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights


National Parks – Visit two beautiful Costa Rican national parks. At Carara National Park and Manuel Antonio National Park you can view the country's unique wildlife and diverse plant species.

Surfing – Check out the fantastic waves with surfboard or boogie board rentals. The hotel's location on the beach makes surfing very convenient.

Hang Gliding and Paragliding – Take in the breathtaking landscape from the open air above Jacó in a hang glider or paraglider launched from the beach or nearby hills.

Shopping – Shops in downtown Jacó offer a variety of local artisan goods like carved wooden boxes and colorful Caribbean art. You can also find clothing, souvenirs and coffee.

Bike and Scooter Rental – Get around town quickly while you take in the sites on a bicycle or scooter from the local rental shop.

Fishing – Sports fisherman can put their rods in the water for half-day inshore trips or on more extended excursions to deeper waters.

Casinos – Feeling lucky? There are two air-conditioned casinos in downtown Jacó. Try your luck and escape the sun.

Spa – Book massages, facials, mud and body treatments at one of the local spas. Choose from an experience focusing on healing, health or relaxation.

Kayaking – The hotel can help arrange tours or rentals for river and ocean kayaking.

Volcano Tours – Guests interested in hiking the nearby Arenal, Irazu and Poas volcanoes can book a one or two-day tour.

Tours Offered

ATV Riding
Family Friendly Tours
Horseback Riding
Jet Ski / Wave Runner
Mountain Biking
National Park / Reserve Tours
Surfing Lessons
White Water Kayaking
Wildlife Viewing

Location & Map

Central Pacific Coast Map
Central Pacific Coast Map
Apartotel Girasol is on the beachfront in Playa Jacó


Prices Starting at $120 (USD) / night
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