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Address: Off, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Surfing Lessons in Jaco Beach
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Watched the surfers!

Loved to watch the surfers and paddle boarders. Very tranquil beach not heavily populated during morning hours. Never saw vendors or hookers. Most folks were walking on the beach... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
kythoro
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Lexington, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved to watch the surfers and paddle boarders. Very tranquil beach not heavily populated during morning hours. Never saw vendors or hookers. Most folks were walking on the beach or enjoying the ocean breeze.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My experience involved neither hookers nor hawkers though many seemed to comment on them. We stayed at the south end of the beach where the sand is softer and it's a bit quieter. It's a nice walk to the other end of the beach to go into town. Great beach for swimming as well as surfing.

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Central, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Met with 15 friends for a bachelor party and I thought Jaco was great. Lot's of things to see and do if you are adventurous.

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Novato, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Seriously, the beach is dirty and boring. The beach hawkers are more aggressive here than in any other city I have been to in this country. I guess if you do not mind seeing obvious hookers walking the streets looking for "Johns" in the middle of the day this place would be okay with you. All you need to do... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jaco beach is clean and spacious. In the rainy season, it's perfect temperature. We spent every morning and every afternoon jumping in the waves. It's safe for the whole family. Those learning to surf were nearby practicing on smaller waves. Shallow and fun waves. Had the beach almost to ourselves at times.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was an awesome beach had different rentals along the beach if you were interested and people selling there goods but did not Hassel if you declined. I did find that when walking along the sand that I became very itchy I think from sand flees but only me not my husband. Loved the sunsets.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The travel companies provide excellent transportation. You can do a lot of activities or spend time on the beautiful beaches enjoying the waves. Truly a vacation paradise.

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Seminole, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its always nice to visit other beaches. Its a little different, nothing soft and fluffy to walk thorough. I prefer to lay pool side while vising Costa Rica

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view is amazing! It is definitely a beach for surfers. The black sand is very unique. Our condo overlooked this beach. It was great for a walk but we didn't get in the water.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Folks, please do not come here at least you are surfers. If not, you are not going to be comfort in this town. Night life is a big whorehouse.

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