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Address: Off, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Surfing Lessons in Jaco Beach
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Beautiful Scenery & Good Beach....Surfs Up!!

Definitely worth a visit. Sand isn't the greatest, but really good beach for being right in Jaco. They do a nice job keeping it clean though. Scenery to the north and south is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Bob R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We drove through Jaco on our way to Manuel Antonio and I was very dissapointed. It's like Daytona Beach gone bad. Not a nice beach, ugly, run down town with a rough element walking around. Keep going!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a volcanic ash beach so it's. It the white sandy beaches everyone dreams of. Great surf on the southern end and lots of ways to get down there. We swam for a few hours and enjoyed jumping in the crashing waves. I would recommend not going out too far if you aren't a strong swimmer as the undertow can... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Sand isn't the greatest, but really good beach for being right in Jaco. They do a nice job keeping it clean though. Scenery to the north and south is just breathtaking and you can see why the surfers flock here. Even without a board, the surf is something to experience. I wouldn't let little kids in... More 

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the north end of the beach in November. What a beautiful beach. Great for walking and exploring.

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Goliad, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is gorgeous! Family friendly, exquisite cuisine, beautiful scenery, locals are awesome, we are so in love with jaco!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In the morning the beach didn't impress us at all. Lots of gravels all over. Quite a transformation when the low tide started around noon. The sea receads over 200 meters and the beach becomes like a solid mirror. Walks are amazing in the afternoon!!! Sunset is amazing!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jaco Beach is a nice beachtown. The walk along the shops offers a glimpse of Costa Rica shopping kind of like shopping at an art and craft fare in the US. The beach itself looks good, water is warm, but the beach does not look very clean to just sit on the sand. The waves are mellow and the beach... More 

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to many beaches around the world and this was, in my opinion, average at best. I f you like to surf in Costa Rica, I guess this would be good. Pros: Palm trees Cons: Beach was rocky, hard and dirty. We are more of the clean, soft white sand, turquoise water kind of people. It's also very, very... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Needed to relax and unwind, and this was not going to be accomplished in downtown San Jose. Got a room in the off-season for a great price, and walked to the beach about sun-down. Jaco beach is between two fairly distant rocky outcrops which allows for plenty of walking distance on a really nice sandy beach. The surf plays on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Actually I don't surf but I visited this beach and just sat there and watch the waves and the views while drinking beer with my wife. Great place to be. If you like surf this is a great spot. Big waves

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