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Jaco

4.3
Zipline · Beaches · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
A seaside resort town with plenty of entertaining distractions along its attractive coastline, Jaco has long been a major tourist destination on the central Pacific coast. The long main beach draws surfers and backpackers, built up in places with beach bars, surf shacks, and tour company offices. North American expats abound in this purpose built coastal resort, with most of the businesses in town catering to an international audience, with souvenir shops, tour operators, and trinket stalls lining the main strip. Partiers take the trip to Jaco to sample the lively and youthful nightlife. Take stress off the schedule by using our Costa Rica attractions site.
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Popular things to do in Jaco

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Canyoning / Rapelling Tour
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Zipline
Zipline
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Beach
Jaco Beach
3.6
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Jaco

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Beach
Playa Manuel Antonio Manuel Antonio
4.3
Duration: 4 hours
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours Quepos
4.6
Duration: 8 hours
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing Quepos
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours Manuel Antonio
4.8
Duration: 3 hours

Hidden gems in Jaco

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Spa
Spas
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Waterfall
Pura Vida Gardens and Waterfalls
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min

Shopping in Jaco

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Bikinis Love Designs
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Shopping Mall
Jaco Walk Open Air Shopping Center
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Fruity Monkey Poop
3.9
Duration: 30 minutes
Gift & Specialty Shop
Carton the Surf Shop
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min

Tours in Jaco

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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
4.8
Duration: 3 hours

Wildlife in Jaco

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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
King Tours
3.9
Duration: 4 hours

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