We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Clarita's Beach Hotel

Show Prices
#16 of 44 Hotels in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Jaco
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

305 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
There are newer reviews for Clarita's Beach Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 295: English reviews
Port Canaveral
Reviewed 3 June 2009

Claritas is a great place with great people . Didnt know what to expect for first timer but they made it great. If your looking for a place to go and have fun without the pressure of time or phones this is your place. Foods great , hell even the dog was great. Look forward to going back real soon....

2Thank Childsplay31
Reviewed 27 May 2009

All the ladies in the restaurant/bar, cooks and cleaning lady are the greatest. They were always there to give us assistance. The food was really good and we ate most of our meals at Clarita's. The cleaning lady gave the room an extra touch everyday. The rooms are average but very clean. I stay in luxury hotels in NY City...

1Thank rhornsby
Sunshine State
Reviewed 27 May 2009

I spent Thur-Sun at Claritas on Memorial weekend. What a great time we had there. The whole staff was so attentive. The foods was better than any where else we ate in Jaco. Maggie, Rosie & Rachel are the bomb, quick wit and great service. I will return, I think my girlfriend was alittle Jelouse of there good looks, she...

Thank Ed W
Seattle Washington
Reviewed 6 May 2009

I stayed at Claritas in April and was only planning on staying three days,but i had so much fun I spent my whole two week vacation here.The place was very clean and the staff was very friendly. They have a nice pool with a water fall and security guards to watch my car all night long.The beach bar is really...

1Thank Brentchesterfeild
Florida Keys
Reviewed 16 April 2009

The staff was very helpful and tried to help us with better values for taxis and rentals, going with locals. The girls spoke pretty good english and communicated well. The pool was great way to relax after surfing. The location is great for sliding on your flip flops walking out to the beach and grabbing a beer on the way...

1Thank LiveWireFloridaKeys
San Francisco
Reviewed 12 April 2009

Dude! Everything I read on Trip Advisor about Clarita's was far from the truth. I think someone close to the hotel made up a bunch of accounts and wrote a bunch of positive reviews for suckers like me. Ok, lets start with the rooms: loud, old, moldy, and reeked of dog. Now the service: The gal who checked us in...

1Thank beerz
da22, owner at Clarita's Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Hola Amigos: Maybe the San Francisco 'Dude' has a point. Maybe the 90 other positive reviews were actually written by our......... "disabled dog". I'll stop here, because anyone who knocks a disabled dog isn't going to enjoy Claritas Beach Hotel. I am Clarita, the owner.

Reviewed 28 March 2009

Clarita's is a good value and right on the beach. As previous people have said, the beers are amazingly cold and decently priced. The pool is also a great place to spend the evening when it is super hot outside. The downsides to Clarita's are the service at the bar/check-in and the noise at night. The first night we were...

1Thank HumJer
Reviewed 25 March 2009

This was my second stay at Clarita's and second visit to Jaco. Once again the stay was beyond my expectations and the atmosphere, beautiful and friendly staff, excellent security and service and stunning location near the northernmost least crowded part of the beach were the best. The new waterfall feature pool is a great addition. The afternoon surf is great...

1Thank 765AZ
Reviewed 13 March 2009

Clarita's is not the Hilton. It is however clean, comfortable, and the staff is absolutely perfect. They make every effort to insure your stay is worry free. Food is great, the drinks even better. Beach is right outside your door. New pool is beautiful. Perfect getaway for me and my fishing buddies. Location is quiet and walking distance away from...

Thank itsallgoodDelaware
Reviewed 27 February 2009

Just spent a week at Clarita's and had a really great time. As noted, it's not fancy, but it is very clean, the staff is great, and it just has a great vibe to it. It is the only hotel I have ever stayed at that had the check in desk in the bar. Great location, prices on alcohol are...

Thank DallasPhotoguy

161 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (154)
Pool/Beach Area (22)
Hotel & Grounds (33)
View from Room (14)
Dining (6)
Room/Suite (19)
Bathroom (1)
Other (59)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (7)
Hotel & Grounds (3)
View from Room (1)
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Jaco hotels
1.1 km away
Hotel Mar de Luz
Hotel Mar de Luz
#7 of 44 in Jaco
420 reviews
0.7 km away
Copacabana Hotel & Suites
1.6 km away
Oceano Boutique Hotel & Gallery
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
3.2 km away
Jaco Laguna Resort & Beach Club
1.3 km away
Apartotel Flamboyant
Apartotel Flamboyant
#15 of 44 in Jaco
109 reviews
1.5 km away
Aparthotel Vista Pacifico
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jaco's most affordable beach front hotel with complete restaurant and bar. Prime Beach front location with spectacular views of Pacific Ocean and rain forest. The Place in Jaco for folks who love the beach, crave ocean breezes and breaking surf, who expect excellent friendly service, and who want to kick back, have fun and catch Costa Rica's Pura Vida!!! Claritas provides ocean front clean rooms with ac, cable TV, hot water, refrigerators, room safes, swimming pool and bar, free wifi, free secured private parking, live bands- all at affordable rates. Great surf in front of your room. Cheapest rooms & Coldest beer on Jaco Beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Clarita's Beach Hotel

Address: 300 meters North of Best Western Hotel on the Beach, Jaco 0078, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: RM220 - RM308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
Also Known As:
Claritas Beach Jaco
Hotel Claritas Beach
Clarita's Beach Hotel Costa Rica/Jaco
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Jaco
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Jaco
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Clarita's Beach Hotel staff and other travellers.
3 questions
Ask a question
4 months ago
Odessa, Florida
over a year ago
over a year ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Clarita's Beach Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Just email the hotel. Tell them your days.”
Raymond77771963, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all are good”
russ01969, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have good A/C and are not exposed to too much late afternoon sun. They stay cooler.”
  • Duh...the pool
chafraho, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“AC Rooms Upstairs are Best”
MrDelMar_Matt, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“AC Room Upstairs”
MrDelMar_Matt, 1 May 2016 | Read review
5 of 5