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Customer Travel Tips for Jaco

77% Avg. city rating Rated by 60 customers

Activities / excursions 84%

Restaurants / eating out 83%

Shopping 73%

Chilling out / relaxing 87%

Getting around / public transport 81%

Sightseeing 68%

Culture 63%

Nightlife / partying 86%

Value for money 71%

Customer Travel Tips for Jaco

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100% Avg. rating
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  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
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14 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Talk to the locals - great people.

Liked: Fun city! Plenty to do! Surf, shop, hike and relax! Great restaurants.

Disliked: Travel in groups after dark - like any city.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


13 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Bring money

Liked: Nightlife

Disliked: No

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


01 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: cycling is the best way to hang around the main street.

Liked: sunny day and beach

Disliked: things are expensive. dont know which surf school is good.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


20 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at hotel kangaroo!!

Liked: Beach, hostel, bars and restaurants.

Disliked: Expensive!

100% Avg. rating
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  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


05 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Stay on the out skirts of town to avoid the noise and traffic. We had a rental car but cab rides are only $2 when we did not want to get behind the wheel.

Liked: The Beach

Disliked: No

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 40%
82% Avg. rating


20 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: the men are gross. the food is good the beach is rough, but nice

Liked: food

Disliked: men

100% Avg. rating
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  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


26 May 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Worth it!

Liked: Safe and good atmosphere

Disliked: Nothing

80% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


10 May 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Romantic getaway

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: .

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


07 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa

Customer Travel Tip: Seek out the fresh fruit stands and Friday market. Much cheaper than the stores.

Liked: How easy it was to get around

Disliked: Very touristy

93% Avg. rating
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  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
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  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


31 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Relaxation / spa Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at Kangaroo and talk to the owners who can help make the most of your experience there depending on what you want to do.

Liked: All of it.

Disliked: Nope.

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


24 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: rent a bike, go to the beaches and enjoy the nightlife

Liked: Realxed atmosphere

Disliked: no nice hostels in the center

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


20 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: If you are not there to party, stay away from main street.

Liked: Access to beach was a short distance from the hotel. Lots of local restaurants.

Disliked: To busy. Main street was extremely crowded with folks. Traffick was crazy.

60% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


08 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: If you're a lady and you like to party go to the places where woman drink for free. Careful though...the guys are like vultures

Liked: People were friendly and I felt safe

Disliked: Certain parts of the beach was dirty

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
80% Avg. rating


20 Jan 2014

Customer Travel Tip: It's a place to surf.

Liked: Shopping and the beach.

Disliked: It is a tourist town.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


08 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy the early morning hours ,, have a siesta, and then go for a swim in the late afternoon

Liked: Proximity to capital city, nice beach Good place to learn to surf

Disliked: So many tickets tourist tourists that seem to take over the town, oh well it is there beautiful country

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
73% Avg. rating


15 Dec 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Relax

Liked: The surf. Friendly people.

Disliked: Nothing

100% Avg. rating
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29 Nov 2013

Customer Travel Tip: surf and nightlife

Liked: Surfing, nightlife, people

Disliked: nothing

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


14 Nov 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Leave the bulk of your money in safe location. Lots of pick pockets and people will break into your car if the see valuables

Liked: Easy to navigate and lots of sodas to choose from. Surf is good on the right tides

Disliked: A little too touristy

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100% Avg. rating


14 Sep 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: ,,,

Liked: beach

Disliked: ,,,

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


08 Sep 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Definitely try the surfing

Liked: Jaco has a very chill environment, everyone is friendly, there is lots of shopping, restaurants and activities to do around the town. Would recommend to stay there for a couple of days.

Disliked: If your trying to haggle for a better price on shopping, it'll most likely not work

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77% Avg. city rating Rated by 60 customers

Activities / excursions 84%

Restaurants / eating out 83%

Shopping 73%

Chilling out / relaxing 87%

Getting around / public transport 81%

Sightseeing 68%

Culture 63%

Nightlife / partying 86%

Value for money 71%

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