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Jacó Travel Guide

Jacó Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in Jacó with our insider's guide.

Tour Operators

You don't have to physically step into any tour office, because everyone from a reception desk attendant to a boutique salesperson can book...

ATV Tours

Because ATV tours have only been popular in Costa Rica for about a decade, the vehicles are in relatively good condition. But they're not exactly...

Canopy Tours

Rainforest Adventures. A modified ski lift offers easy access to the rainforest canopy, with eight-seat gondolas that float through the treetops...

Horseback Riding

Discovery Horseback Tours. A British couple runs 2½-hour trail rides on healthy horses. You'll spend some time in the rain forest and also...

Kayaking and Canoeing

Kayak Jacó. Looking for waters calmer than those at Jacó Beach? Kayak Jacó takes you to Playa Agujas for sea-kayaking tours and Hawaiian-style...


Jacó has several beach breaks, all of which are best around high tide. Surfboard-toting tourists abound in Jacó, but you don't need to be an...


The big waves and dangerous rip currents that make surfing so popular here can make swimming dangerous. Lifeguards are on duty only at specific...



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