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Address: Off, Jaco, Costa Rica
Activities: Surfing

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Jaco Beach Sunsets

Black sand beach active with local and visiting surfers, gorgeous sunsets, minimal hawking, spectacular views, close to ocean fishing opportunities.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Montague, Michigan
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Montague, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Black sand beach active with local and visiting surfers, gorgeous sunsets, minimal hawking, spectacular views, close to ocean fishing opportunities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We stayed in Jaco beach, Costa Rica, at Monaco Condominium Property number 558693, and it was great. This condo has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, plus a kitchen that opens to a large dining and family area. Every detail is well-designed in excellent taste. There are two pools, and you are only one block from the beautiful beach. There is... More 

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Plano, Texas
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The beach was very busy every day we were there. All the people are friendly. Be aware of the rip current that can occur. Eat some of the local food offered on the beach, don't be scared. The sunset is amazing as well.

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Nashotah, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Our condo was the orange one on the beach, Vista Las Palmas. We had a beach front view of Jaco Beach. We absolutely loved the beach. From watching tides/waves, birds (parrots in the mango trees, Mackel (SP? - red and yellow birds) in the almond trees, surfers, sunsets, to walking to restaurants and shops on beach, this place is beautiful.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The beach is about 3km long of black sand but is an enjoyable walk at low tide! Not used to the fact that there are not many beach bars along the way - so be prepared as it can get pretty hot! Did not try but it seems it's a pardise for beginners at surfing! What was the most spectacular... More 

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Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Very popular for being a dangerous place to go if you want to go on a nightlife, Jaco has very dirty beach. Good thing it has many markets and places to stay

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Oak Island, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The beach has about 2 1/2 miles of walking area. I highly recommend the walk on low tide in the water's edge. Several days I saw people cleaning up the trash, but then it appeared to not happen. (weekend only?)

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We stayed at Diamante Del Sol right on Jaco Beach. What a joy it was to wake up each morning to the sound of the surf and each night to watch the sun set. Those sunsets were some of the most dazzling I've ever seen. The beach is a bit rocky in places, but it's pretty flat, walkable and just... More 

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Corona, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A small, quiet, and relaxing beach. Great place to surf if you are not an expert surfer. My then 14 year old daughter and I learned surfing right at this beach!!! Gustavo was our surfing instructor and he was very patient (specially with me) and helpful!!! I definitely recommend this little gem of a beach.

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Cambridge, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I spent quite a bit of time at the beach since the pool at my condo was nasty. I rented a lounge chair with an umbrella and enjoyed the people watching. I thought this beach was relatively clean compared to some other beaches I've been to. I watched a water rescue. The undertow is pretty bad here. The people selling... More 

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