The Backyard Hotel

The Backyard Hotel is located on the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica in Playa Hermosa, 4 kms south of Playa Jaco. This exclusive, tropical paradise boasts one of the country's most well-known surfing and sunbathing beaches.

The Backyard offers you luxury accomodations, at an affordable price in a natural ocean-front setting.

Your ocean-front room or suite overlooks the Refugio de Vida Silvestre National Park and has breathtaking whitewater views of the Pacific Ocean.

Playa Hermosa has some of the most consistent surf in the country and is centrally located to access the best surf breaks throughout the Pacific coast.

The Backyard Hotel features:

  • 6 ocean-front rooms and 2 master suites
  • all rooms ocean front with white-water views
  • swimming pool (right on the beach)
  • air conditioned rooms and suites
  • hot water showers
  • private ocean-front balconies
  • high ceilings for lots of head space
  • large rooms
  • quality double beds and fixtures
  • secure gated parking
  • 24 hour vigilance
  • Laundry and Maid Service
  • Cold Water Jacuzzi
  • Electric Hair Dryers

The Rooms

The sounds of the surf crashing on the beach in front of your ocean-front suite will provide a relaxing and memorable vacation. Take a walk and experience the tidepools or see the turtles nesting on the beach. Grab your surfboard or boogieboard (locally available) and jump in the surf without driving anywhere. We are located close to some of the greatest surf breaks in Costa Rica including Boca Tulin, Esterillos, Playa Escondido, Playa Roca Loca, and many other world-class surf sites. Our rooms and suites are all ocean front, ocean view, right on the beach! We have quality fixtures and beds, high ceilings, air conditioning, hot water, and an experience of the ocean unsurpassed in any hotel in the area. So, if you are looking for quality accommodations right on one of the most active surfing and sunbathing beaches in Costa Rica, contact us and we'll help make your Costa Rica dream vacation a reality.

The Backyard Bar

The Backyard name comes from the initial location adjacent to the hotel. The Backyard Bar is a locally-famous restaurant/bar that features some of the best food and action in town. Here you can find everything from sandwiches, BBQ chicken and steaks, burgers, authentic NY pizza, and a very festive atmosphere. Also, don't miss every Wednesday and Friday the ladies nights!!