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Kayak Jaco
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“captain neil”(8 reviews)
“frigate birds”(5 reviews)
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
| Playa Agujas, Quebrada Ganado, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
+506 2643 1233
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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

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!!!

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thank Hannah H
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Leo and Johan were wonderful guides for our outrigger and snorkelling adventure. Five of us, plus our guide Leo, paddled to the next bay for snorkelling, a fresh fruit buffet and even saw some Mackaws. A great team paddle was a great way to spend...More

Thank TheCuthys
Reviewed February 5, 2018

We went in a 4 person outrigger. Kenny and Johan were fantastic guides! They taught us how to row. I don’t know how much we helped but it was great fun anyway. We were on the water to enjoy Costa Rica’s amazing sunset. Went to...More

Thank Rose W
Kayakjaco, Owner at Kayak Jaco, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

It is always great when mother nature cooperates. Thats one of the reasons why this tour is seasonal. So glad you enjoyed and that Kenny and Yohan did thier jobs so well. They are great guides and are passionate about giving great service to our...More

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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
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.
Stacy S
April 16, 2017|
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