First you have to remember that in this area the sun rises at 5 30 am so if you are trying to take advantage of the day, you should wake up early.
First you have to remember that in this area the sun rises at 5 30 am so if you are trying to take advantage of the day, you should wake up early. A complete breakfast is rocommended if you want to go through the whole mourning non stop until lunch.
Whatever activity you choose you always have to carry water with you, it is important you keep your self hydrated. if you plan to surf, the best time is early in the mourning, since is in this moment of the day, when there is no wind and the characteristics of ocean are usually better than in the afternoon.
In Jaco, the surfing schedule is adjusted to the tides, it is better when there is more water, I mean, during high tide( rising or drawing back). During the day are two peaks of high tide and two of low, there is one of each every six hours approximately.
Among all the different activities to entertain yourself, there is horse back riding. This Activity doesnt require many preparations, but is important to wear confortable clothes, a hat, sun screen and to carry water.
if you choose an ATV tour, you have to know that this kind of trips usually take most of the day. Most of the time, the departure is from when you rent the four-wheeler and then ends up in beatiful cascades where you will refresh, after a ride through difficult roads.
Sport Fishing is also an option and you can choose half a day or full day, in most of the cases tours include the fishing tackle and all you need for this activity.
Canopy tour is, among the adventures activities, one of the most requested by tourist since it guaranties and adrenaline rush. The canopy tour consist in a trip through the forest hanging from steel cables that are attached to tree tops at 120 feet height.
If you just want to relax and walk a while, you can go to the mountain where you can find vantage points and enjoy of an amazing panoramic view of Jaco. For this actuvity is recommended to have proper shoes for trekking , carry water, sun screen. The path that you will take to walk up the mountain is located at the south limit of Jaco in front of the gas station, there you can ask for exact directions, The trail has various levels where you can stop, calculate the will take 20 minutes to the first vantage point and one hour and a half to the highest point. Be careful and dont get far from the trails in areas where you can not see the floor clearly, since some animals find shelter between trunks or under dry leafs.
As we say at the beginning a day passes really fast but it is enough to have a great time!
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