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Jaco Beach: Tours & Tickets

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Off, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many great restaurants, Airbnbs, hotels. Night life is abundant. Surrounded by rainforests. Closest Beach town to San Jose airport.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JacoBeachCondo76
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place ❤❤❤ very friendly people nice to walk and close to shopping areas. The food was great and very secure place

Date of experience: September 2019
Reviewed 10 September 2019

Travelled to Costa Rica May 2019 and flew into San Jose with a drive down South to Uvita. This beach is off to the side of the main road and has picnic tables and plenty of parking at the overlook. Very beautiful views. This was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Phil H
Reviewed 9 September 2019

Overall, this is a decent beach, but not the best I have been to. The water is clean, but like others have said the waves are strong which can be a plus or minus depending on who you are. Jaco is one of the best...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank EddieTdot
Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

Great atmosphere and food and good entertainment situated on the beach Marciel is fantastic host Don't miss it

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jack T
Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

Beach is rocky not sandy. Water has strong rip current. Be careful. Beautiful area. A little closer to town gets better.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank KarenCosper
Reviewed 12 August 2019 via mobile

The best beach in the world. Amazing views, great food and beer. Come and get barreled with us. They’re free!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mattweber47
Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

Jaco Beach is very long with several places to rent surf boards and get lessons. There are great waves for surfers. The beach is very dark sand with small rocks. If you have sensitive feet, swimmer shoes are a good idea. There is some shade...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank tmicheau
Reviewed 7 August 2019

We had such a great time, the locals are amazingly friendly and helpful. Staff at our hotel was awesome. We really enjoyed ourselves and will be back!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ShannahAhmed
Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

We heard that Jaco Beach had heavy surf, strong rip tides, wasn’t pretty, and had prostitutes. We didn’t see any of this. Instead during our 7 day stay, we saw a beautiful beach with gorgeous sunsets. The cove is sandwiched by large rock outcroppings that...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Check out the Palms.
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Response from Hussam S | Reviewed this property |
‫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