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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...more
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| Playa Agujas, Quebrada Ganado, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did the kayak tour, I got a private tour from Jason, he pointed out tons of wildlife along the way. Pelicans, macaws, crabs, etc etc. When we reached the beach Jason cut some watermelon and pineapple. We tried to go snorkeling but I was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Binyomin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did this with a group from OAT. The staff couldn't have been more helpful. We had a group that had some people intheir 80"s and they accommodated them beautifully. We paddled about 20 minutes-30 minutes with insturctions, rests, etc. to a secluded beach where...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pseykora1
Reviewed September 30, 2018

we were there a few days ago, 13 people for filming what to do in Cost Rica,and believe me you have 100 - So Nill it was the first person we meet at the beach when we arrive at his place he was very helpful,patient...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank regi13_12
Reviewed July 13, 2018

We did the kayak and snorkeling...and it was a blast! The guides were great finding a sea turtle and lots of other creatures in the sea. The fruit snack was almost to beautiful to eat. Go and enjoy a great time on the water!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Colleen R
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Neil was accommodating, educational and (most importantly) safe. We sailed out from herradura, and dropped anchor off an island for an hour or more. Then we snorkeled, seeing all kinds of fish, starfish, shells and even a sea turtle. The puffer fish were the most...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jason M
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

We had a group of 6 friends do the sailing trip with Kayak Jaco and everyone loved it. Neil was a great captain and had snacks/ drinks for us. The whole process was smooth from booking all the way to the end of the sailing...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mhill18
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Had a blast w my 5 and 8 year old girls.... our guides were knowlegable, kind, and patient! After a short 45m easy paddle kayak to a private beach, we beached the outrigger and spent a solid 90minutes enjoying Nirvana to ourselves. Snorkeling w starfish...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank alexislipton
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Excellent time fishing and seeing the bird's, good guide for us. Served watermelon and pineappleafter a three hours

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank U7212USdanielw
Reviewed March 5, 2018

I wasn't sure what to expect when I was told that we were going to paddle an outrigger canoe. I ended up enjoying it much more than I expected, thanks to Kayak Jaco.In fact, I had a blast! The guides were very professional and gave...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank MitziMarmot
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

6 of my friends and I booked a paddle boarding tour with Kayak Jacó. Not only were the guides friendly, but suggested places for us to eat and visit while in town. They bought fresh fruit, water and a dry bag. The conditions did not...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Ivan g
February 20, 2018|
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Response from Kayakjaco | Property representative |
Our capacity on Ashuma is 6, And she is very comfoirtable with 6 persons on board. 7 will sometiomes be accepted with certain conditions
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coreyhemp
January 20, 2018|
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Response from Kevin P | Reviewed this property |
He had plenty of beers for 2 when we went. Plus you could bring extra just in case! Snacks included fresh fruit cheese crackers meats. Hope that helps.
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Stacy S
April 16, 2017|
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Response from Kayakjaco | Property representative |
Hello Stacy S The tour is enjoyable year round. It rains mostly at night in the Jaco area. And June is actually quite dry. Our water clarity( good snorkeling) is dictated by surf size more than rain. We will recommend... More
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