• Costa Rica Real Estate

Jacó Happenings

November 23, 2011

The new Macrobiótica Jacó Natural Store, 300 meters south of the Best Western in the Cristal building, offers natural products, vitamins, teas, slimming products, supplements, homeopathy, essential oils and more. It’s open 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. For information, call Marlys at 2643-3106 or email infomacrobioticajaco@gmail.com.

Jeff Mann, an importer from Orlando, Florida, is offering something new and different in the Central Pacific: Segway Costa Rica opened Nov. 1 and is offering Segway tours in and around Jacó. Segways are two-wheeled, self-balancing transportation machines powered electrically, with no oils or fluid to leak. Segway Costa Rica teaches all ages to safely ride the devices and offers two-hour tours for $79.95 per person. The office is next to Subway on the main strip. For information or to book a tour, call Jeff at 2643-3555 or tours@segwaycostarica.com.

Playa Hermosa is getting ready to welcome 80 top surfers from Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama and Costa Rica for the Reef Centroamérica Surfing Games 2011, Dec. 1-4. The competition will include open, ladies, junior, boys and longboard categories. The schedule is as follows: Dec. 1, opening parade down the main street of Jacó and the “Sands Ceremony” in the Central Park; Dec. 2, competition begins in front of the Backyard Bar; Dec. 3, more competition, followed by the Great Reef Party with Reef calendar girls at Morgan’s Cove in Jacó; Dec. 4, competition wrap-up, followed by the Aloha Cup Closing Ceremony with medals for finalists and presentation of the cup to the winning team. For information, call 2235-6400 or visit www.surfingcr.net.

The Jacó Development Association is organizing a tope, or horse parade, Dec. 10, starting at 4 p.m. at the empty lot across from Bahía Encantada. Same-day registration starts at 11 a.m. For more information or to be a sponsor, contact the Jacó Sports Committee at 2643-4020 or comisiontope jaco@gmail.com.

Popular U.S. reggae dub band SOJA will perform Dec. 17 in Jacó; tickets are available through www.publitickets.com

–Christina Truitt

christinatruitt@gmail.com

You may be interested

Pic of the Day: The golden orb weaver spider
Pic of the Day
135 views
Pic of the Day
135 views

Pic of the Day: The golden orb weaver spider

The Tico Times - December 10, 2019

Despite being completely non-threatening to humans, the golden orb weaver spider has acid-yellow spots and pincer-like legs, and can grow…

Costa Rica seizes cyanide and mercury in operations against illegal mining
Costa Rica
125 views
Costa Rica
125 views

Costa Rica seizes cyanide and mercury in operations against illegal mining

AFP and The Tico Times - December 10, 2019

Costa Rican authorities confiscated large shipments of cyanide and mercury, two highly toxic chemicals, in a series of operations against…

The Tico Times Weekly Digest: December 9, 2019
Costa Rica
718 views
Costa Rica
718 views

The Tico Times Weekly Digest: December 9, 2019

The Tico Times - December 9, 2019

Thanks for watching The Tico Times Weekly Digest, where we catch up on the latest news in Costa Rica. This…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!