Jaco Beach, Jaco

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Stroll the dark sands of the long and spacious Jaco Beach, observing surfers riding the breakers at sea. As you explore the hive of recreational activities, you'll have opportunities to go horse riding along the beach or take on some surf lessons. Try your hand at thrilling sport fishing, with lots of big game fish in the ocean--especially marlin--or simply relax and watch vivid sunsets from the sand. Be wary of the sea, as the strong currents make it an unsuitable swimming spot for younger children. Jaco Beach is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Jaco Edition.
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  • The best place for rest and compsrtir the comforts of the city with the beauty of the flora and abundant fauna of the beautiful Costa Rica
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  • The nearest beach to the metropolitan area and with any offer for what you require. The bars and restaurants are many and all the supermarkets in the country are present
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  • You have to walk the beach. Many things to do. Rental chairs and umbrellas available. Surfing. Swimming. My favorite is the sunsets from anywhere on the beach.  more »
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  • The beach itself is slightly rocky but it has magnificent vistas. It isn't crowded which makes it the ideal place to relax while listening to the surf and waves. Bring a beach towel and a good book and watch the dusk arrive.
  • Safety: The beach seem safe during the day. I wouldn't recommend hanging out after sunset. It is located along the strip. Cleanliness: The beach was okay. I saw some visitors cleaning the beach. There was a couple of beer cans here and there. They have trash cans. Crowd: The beach wasn't very crowded. It was actually very peaceful. You do have locals who will try to sell you things as well as a guy riding a horse who will offer you ride with the horse for a price. Wildlife: I saw hermit crabs along the shore. I didn't see any birds. Not much wild life to see here. Ambience: Not as gorgeous as other beach, but it's nice none the less. The beach is covered with small and large rocks. The beach is very flat, which is perfect for playing sports like football and soccer. The sand is average. It has a dark look to it.
  • I love it here. My family and I have been there 3 times so far.
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  • Absolutely disgusting excuse of a beach. STAY AWAY.
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