Jaco Beach, Jaco

2.5
#5 of 17 in Beaches in Province of Puntarenas
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. Plan to see Jaco Beach and other attractions that appeal to you using our Jaco itinerary maker.
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  • August 13, 2017
    It is a town that has developed much commercial and tourist appearance. All the services and businesses that may need are.
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  • August 11, 2017
    I should say this place SUCKS, so no one will go but me & my family...lol Jaco is amazing, if you are a 5 star resort kinda person, go elsewhere. This is definitley a more local feel....which is perfe...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Obviously you're going to hit the beach on your trip to Jaco. Just keep in mind, the sun is strong, wear sunscreen or you're not gonna have a good time. The currents and waves can also be strong. Watc...  more »

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