El Miro Ruins, Jacó – urban hike fun way


This unique hike is a fun way to while away a few hours when you’re in Jacó. It is a short and well-marked trail that leads from the main street in town up to a half-built hotel

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About halfway up, a wide balcony provides an impressive vista of Playa Jaco. You might be tempted to linger, but do continue up to the hotel, an elaborate construction with pillars and balustrades. The exterior has become a tableau for colorful graffiti and oversized murals.

The interior invites exploration and speculation about what happened to this place. Of course, the best reward is the spectacular panorama, which is particularly lovely at sunset. Just be careful on the way down, as there are no lights on the trail. If you want to change it up, there is also an alternate route down that ends up in Playa Hermosa.

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