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Jaco Beach: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 21 March 2019 via mobile

We’ve been coming to Jaco for years. Jaco is still a great beach to come to and is one of our favorites. For us, it is sad to see the increased traffic, buildings & business activity along the beach. We’ll enjoy it while we can.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 19 March 2019 via mobile

Popped here for a few hours on our way north. Great place to watch the surfers do their thing. The town was quite busy too so something for everyone. Lots of touristy shops

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Zaphod125
Reviewed 19 March 2019

Pretty beach, black sand so it looks a bit like dirt but still very nice. Plenty of different Surf Schools, most charge around $10 per day to rent a surfboard, or $35 for a surf lesson. Two loungers and an umbrella are about $10 but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Kristian A
Reviewed 17 March 2019 via mobile

My kids and I learned to surf at Jaco beach. The waves were great and when they became too large for us to surf, we spent the rest of the day jumping in the waves. We were able to get a shelter with lawn chairs...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 15 March 2019 via mobile

Jaco is a pretty touristy town, but if you drive to the southern end there is a long and wide free beach. You can park your car for free, just tip the whatchee man. Depending on the time of day there is some shade. You...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank panama2000
Reviewed 11 March 2019 via mobile

Jaco is the closest large beach town to San Jose which makes it convenient for a quick weekend get away from San Jose. The town has some good, but over priced restaurants. The beach itself is littered with smalls rocks and the sand isn’t very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank porterrees
Reviewed 10 March 2019

We were in town quite often. The beach is clean & beautiful. The town is great to visit for the restaurants & bars. We were there quite a bit to buy souvenirs & gifts. The people are helpful & friendly. We'll be back soon!

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank LovesHawaii821
Reviewed 8 March 2019

twice we have stayed in this beach town more options for dinnner and shopping than most beach areas but also beatiful beach area all day and night !!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank James W
Reviewed 8 March 2019

VERY crowded on the weekend (DON'T try to drive), but delightful during the week, with very gently sloping sand and cool, but not cold, water, easy waves.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 218carriep
Reviewed 6 March 2019

My wife and I visited CR for the first time and we were pleased with our choice. We stayed at a condo on the beach and had access to a couple of beachside bar that were great for sunset watching. I would highly recommend visiting...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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‫There is one beach only ... Anyway Jaco is interesting‬
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Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
The best most intmate small but classy place we found was Lemon Zest! Service and food incredible!! Our rental company suggested it and it could not have been better! If yo wear shorts and flip flops... More
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