The Backyard Hotel & Bar is located a few hundred meters South of Surf Inn Hermosa and 5 minutes South of Jaco Beach.  The Backyard is widely known for their weekly Saturday Surf Series.  WIth over 10 years of history, this famous bar and restaurant features a grassroots surf contest every Saturday and it is an event not to be missed.  Not only will you see some of the best surfing talent in the country, but you will also hear some of the best  live music in the Central Pacific zone.  This is a great spot to drink a cold one, grab a bite to eat and take in the sunset.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily in their open air restaurant; and they cater to surfers with a wide variety of dishes ranging from Tex-Mex to American food.  Wednesday night is the original ladies night in Playa Hermosa.