Jaco Beach, Jaco

3.6
#1 of 10 in Parks in Jaco District
Beach · Nature / Park
Stroll the dark sands of the long and spacious Jaco Beach, observing surfers riding the breakers at sea. As you explore the hive of recreational activities, you'll have opportunities to go horse riding along the beach or take on some surf lessons. Try your hand at thrilling sport fishing, with lots of big game fish in the ocean--especially marlin--or simply relax and watch vivid sunsets from the sand. Be wary of the sea, as the strong currents make it an unsuitable swimming spot for younger children. Jaco Beach is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • There are so many beaches in Costa Rica...this isn't that great. the sand isn't pretty and it's the closest beach from San Jose, so it's popular with Costa Ricans who want to get away for the...  more »
  • This is not one of Costa Rica's best beaches. First of all there are very few public access points to the beach. Other than the beach there is pretty much just souvenir shops. Worth a stop but I...  more »
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  • Average beach nothing special. It is clean and close to city
  • Cool beach in a cool town. Great surfing spot. Highly recommend staying near here if you go to west coast of Costa Rica.
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