Resort and Casino in Costa Rican Surfing Village
Set across from the Gulf of Nicoya on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast, Jacó is one of the country’s most popular vacation destinations. Sportfishing, hiking, and ziplining keep ecotourists busy, and consistently small and large swells draw surfers from all over the world. Morgan’s Cove Resort & Casino provides front-row access to these opportunities and more.
Located right on Jacó Beach, the resort offers introductory surfing lessons and organizes sport-fishing tours that depart from a marina less than 15 minutes away. Guests also get discounted prices on activities ranging from whitewater-rafting trips to yacht charters to Tortuga Island.
The property occupies a beautiful swath of beachfront sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and forested mountains. The waves make for easy swimming and surfing, but you can also stick to the resort’s outdoor pools, one of which has a swim-up bar. Surrounded by lush tropical gardens, the pool area is a good place for spotting an array of exotic birds.
At the Morgan’s Cove Casino, gamers can try their luck at poker tables and slot machines until 3 a.m. or enjoy a relaxing sunset dinner at the onsite restaurant. This getaway includes a meal plan covering breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as domestic alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks.
Puntarenas, Costa Rica: Scarlet Macaws and Surfing in Popular Ecotourism Getaway
Located along the Pacific coastline, Puntarenas is Costa Rica’s largest province, extending more than 500 miles from the Panama-Costa Rica border up to the Gulf of Nicoya. In Puntarenas, you’re never far from beaches, national parks, and nature reserves, making the area a popular ecotourism spot. The beachside town of Jacó attracts surfers from all over the globe with consistently big waves and good breaks. Just a few miles inland, Carara National Park, an 11,600-acre nature reserve, is home to crocodiles, two-toed sloths, and hundreds of scarlet macaws—a rare sight in most parts of the country.
About 60 miles northeast of Jacó lies the Costa Rican capital of San José, a bustling cultural hub filled with open-air artisan markets and street vendors selling tamales and pupusas (stuffed flatbread). Wandering the streets here you’ll see a confluence of architecture styles—part Spanish, part Moorish—and some of the older neighborhoods still have homes made out of wood and adobe.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the best way to travel to the hotel from the airport? Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) is about 56 miles from the hotel. Airport transfers can be arranged from the resort for a group of up to 4 people for a round trip cost of $180 plus 13% tax. Email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org upon making your reservation with your flight name and number, time of arrival, how many in your group and name for sign board the driver will hold in the arrival area. Please submit the details above to arrange for both your pick-up and departure shuttle.
2. Is there an additional occupancy fee, or do I have to purchase another Groupon? The Groupon covers two guests. Adding occupants above standard for the meal plan option is $89 per night for each additional guest 13 or older; $59 per night for each additional kid 12 or younger.
3. Will I be approached to attend a timeshare sales presentation? Groupon customers are never obligated to attend a sales presentation. If you are approached and decline a presentation, you will not lose the value of your Groupon or have to pay additional fees.
4. Which activities and amenities are included in the resort credits? Resort credits are not included with the Groupon.
5. Are dinner reservations required for restaurants? Is there a dress code? For information regarding your dining options, please click here.
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