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“nice beach” (62 reviews)
“black sand” (50 reviews)
“san jose” (61 reviews)
Off, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heiko the beach is what it is .Black sand .So it's not an ideal beach for the romantic couples to go to if you're looking for white Sandy beaches .If you're a surfer it's no big deal There some fun waves there .There's 3 river...More

1  Thank carbone1336
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment you enter the property at Hotel Villa Creole, your dream begins. Starting with your greeting from Alda(hostess)or the property manager, owner, gardener, or whomever you come in contact with. Imagine the nicest people you will ever meet and then add to that...More

1  Thank wconahan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just about 1,5hrs away from San Jose, Jaco is a beach town that offers a lot to do and see. PS. In jaco you are going to be able to watch one of the most impressive sunsets in Costa Rica!

Thank TatianaRodriguez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting granted we were there during the monsoon season. People were friendly and the shoreline was relaxing.

Thank Danny B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good surf, deep beach at low tide, warm water. A very beautiful beach but the ONLY beach we visited in all of CR that was not clean. Due to crowds coming from San Jose, etc, there were bottle caps, cigarette butts, plastic items everywhere on...More

Thank Stephen M S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awsome place to stay lots to offer food facilities surroundings the rooms are large and spacious with balconies and what amused me is the 2 live crocadiles on the property in an enclosed pool.

Thank hoytz2016
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Strong waves, good for surfing. Definitely wear sunscreen as there's no shade near by. The beach was pretty empty as it is off season for Costa Rica travel, so that was great!

Thank totesdefjamie
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Jaco Beach has become the #1 destinatination in all of Costa Rica for all the right reasons, There is more to see and do in the Jaco and Los Suenos area than any other part of Costa Rica. It's central location gives you close access...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

Spent day in Jaco and found just about everything a tourist would want if they didn't want to miss home ! What I will say is the streets are clean and the beach is beautiful just keep looking towards the ocean .

1  Thank David R
Reviewed August 26, 2017

That water was warm the sunsets were spectacular. I spent a week on Jaco Beach and I cant wait to head back the people were nice and it was eazy to get around I had a car so it was a little hard to park...More

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August 23, 2017|
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Response from Vinnie1973 | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of small hotel's right on the beach area; look for ones near Avenida Pastor Diez, Main street in Jaco. We rent using VRBO; and us can locate affordable condo housing; there are surf hostels too. Christian... More
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August 13, 2017|
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Response from P4232ZXmark | Reviewed this property |
There are several small motel / hostels located in the down town area. I would be very cautious at night walking alone. Stay in the public areas where you will find a lot of bars to try out. There is horseback riding on... More
May 12, 2017|
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Response from RaseBanun | Reviewed this property |
We rented a car but I heard from some other folks in Jaco it was around $110