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Address: | Playa Agujas, Quebrada Ganado, Jaco, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2643 1233
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Description: Since 1998 Kayak Jaco has been introducing travelers to the joy of getting...
Since 1998 Kayak Jaco has been introducing travelers to the joy of getting out on the water of the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The coastline is spectacular and the beaches are pristine. Our sea kayaks, outrigger canoes, stand up paddle boards and sailboat are the best way to enjoy these coastal waters. We don't pollute or disrupt the balance of nature; we just paddle through our small slice of it, not leaving a trace. If you seek "Fun on the Water" Kayak Jaco has the tour for you:• Independent folks love our kayaks• Groups and clubs are fascinated by our unique outrigger canoes• Those who are serious about kicking back adore our sailboat• People looking for exercise can try SUP. Snorkeling is included on these tours (when conditions permit) and it enables you to get even closer to the best that Costa Rica has to offer - it's nature. Since 1998, Kayak Jaco has been running safe, sustainable, enjoyable tours and we strive everyday to ensure that your trip will be a wonderful Costa Rica memory for years to come.
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Sailing Tour

My family and I were looking for a relaxing way to see some of the beaches around the island. Kayak Jaco was the outfit we ended up booking. It was an awesome trip. We got to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Blueheron5050
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

My family and I were looking for a relaxing way to see some of the beaches around the island. Kayak Jaco was the outfit we ended up booking. It was an awesome trip. We got to snorkel, eat lunch overlooking a picturesque beach, and even caught some nice wind on the sail home. As an added bonus the captain let... More 

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Neil is great, the boat is really comfortable and you will enjoy this private, relaxing experience. Snorkeling is dependent on tide, weather and surf conditions but the sailing will always be great. Good food, good drinks and good conversation. Would definitely do this again.

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Barrington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

After researching TA reviews for catamaraning, sailing, snorkeling, I went with Kayak Jaco and very happy. From my first e-mail, Neil was excellent in communicating - his response time was usually immediately if not, at least within 24 hours. Pros: - Private 3 Hour Sailing, Snorkeling Tour - Service - excellent - Neil was great in communicating where to meet,... More 

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Castlegar, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The guide gave skillful instruction to keep us safe, he was able to point out interesting facts about the shore and could identify the birds we saw. While snorkelling he caught several fish for us to observe up close. For read my blog about this experience go to: https://marilynontheroad.wordpress.com/2015/03/07/kayaked-with-an-ocean-turtle/

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My roommate and I were staying in Jaco, and decided to try Kayaking for the first time!, what an awesome decision that was!, the manager and the guy (I cannot remember his name sadly) were both SUPER helpful, informative friendly and kind. the guide that took us, was passionate about what he was doing and you could tell by the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We had a great morning paddling the outrigger and snorkeling. The guides were friendly and attentive, and found some interesting fish and other creatures during our snorkeling time. They were also very well organized, and made sure everyone was having fun. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We arranged to have Neil take 6 adults out for a few hours on his catamaran. Neil is very knowledgable about Costa Rica and has been sailing all his life. Neil provided coolers with pop, beer, juice and water as well as freshly cut pineapples and oranges for our enjoyment. We sailed to a cove as it started to rain... More 

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Haverford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Our crew: 14 of us, 3 generations ranging in age from 74 to 12, spent the morning/early afternoon with Kayak Jaco in January, 2015 The Kayak Jaco Team, lead by Leo, did an excellent job. We rolled the outrigger canoes into the sea and paddled over to a little beach - took a break half-way over for an swim. (Love... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

attempted to sign up for this several days before succeeding. pick up was on time, kayaking commenced promptly upon arrival. went to playa limoncito but encountered some jelly fish so went farther to playa blancho, which is way nicer. saw fish while snorkeling. staff very attentive, one found a couple cute puffer fish to show us under water. fruits were... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We are staying in Jaco and wanted to check out this Kayak adventure as we had heard great things. It lived up to everything we heard, that's for sure. The whole crew had a great time, would absolutely recommend this to anyone in the area!

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