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Topic: water conditions in jaco/hermosa

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By:

Blaine

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Costa Rica Costa Rica

 

water conditions in jaco/hermosa

« on: November 15 2006 09:11:00 »

How dirty is the water in jaco/hermosa? How crowded is it in December? Thanks for any info

By:

Chris

RE: water conditions in jaco/hermosa

« Reply #1 on: February 11 2007 13:02:00 »

Blaine~ Jaco is a cesspool and I wouldn't go there unless you have a good reason....be aware of thiefs who will steal anything and everything you have from your locked rent a car or hotel room while you're out. (Standard travel tip)
Hermosa is ok and there are good waves in the area, but depending upon what time of year you go, there are great reefs and beachbreaks north and south...seriously, be careful in Jaco!

By:

Ben

RE: water conditions in jaco/hermosa

« Reply #2 on: March 13 2007 15:03:00 »

surfed in Jaco in Feb.  Stayed away from the main area, went to the far south.  Surfed there, great for longboarding, beginning surfers.  It's where all the surf schools go.  Check out Carton Surf Shop.  He's awesome, will help with whatever you need, can even leave your car there with him to watch.
Go to Hermosa for better waves and waves to yourself.  Or better yet go down to Esterillos for the best waves in the area.

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