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“Good beaches” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Jaco Beach

Jaco Beach
Off Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Ranked #7 of 12 attractions in Jaco
Type: Beaches
Activities: Surfing
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Good beaches”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Not the best ones in the country, obviously, but safe, with no much tide, lot's of activities and in-town.

Visited January 2013
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“potential for greatness”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

It is a good break on high tide for experienced and low tide for inexperienced. People are very friendly though the city should maintain the beaches a little better with trash.

Visited January 2013
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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“great waves”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

The beach is clean, waves were perfect, and there were not too much people during the week. Many people surf. There is a lot of little family who just enjoy the view and walk on the perfect sand. It is vivid and calm, the sunset is really nice.

Visited December 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Awesome beaches”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

All good! Love Jaco and will return every year 'til I'm gone. Jaco has grown on me, and I'll be here every year to hang out with my new tico friends.

Visited January 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
“I was not to thrilled”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

This is not your typical Caribbean style beach. it reminded me more of Galveston TX rather than Costa Rica. Its dirty, crowded and not worth the time in my opinion.

Visited January 2012
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