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Favorite store in Jaco!

I have numerous pieces of jewelry and art from Tico Pod! Every time I visit Jaco I buy MY souvenir... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
kbyam5
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Alto, Michigan
The best art shop in Jaco! Not to be missed.

Every trip to Jaco involves at least one trip to Tico Pod. The items are well crafted, unique and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
michael b
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Eugene, Oregon
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Unique, hand picked gifts and art. Supporting many local Costa Rican artists and artisans. From fine art canvases, wood carvings and fine silver jewelry to folk art and hand-made soaps; you'll find a great selection of Costa Rican products (as well...more
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Calle Pastor Diaz | Across from Arigato Sushi; beside Pizza Pata., Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have numerous pieces of jewelry and art from Tico Pod! Every time I visit Jaco I buy MY souvenir from Tico Pod. I love that their pieces are from Costa Rica. Anytime someone is visiting Jaco, I always tell them to buy their souvenirs...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Every trip to Jaco involves at least one trip to Tico Pod. The items are well crafted, unique and local/regional.

Thank michael b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love to collect unique pieces and local finds while traveling. This was the bast place we found in Jaco. The shopkeeper was very informative about the source of all the objects in the shop. Quite fun.

Thank Annette B
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Very happy to have found this gallery/shop for truly special gifts, each with a story behind it about the artist or region or indigenous tribe from which it came. You can find something special at any price point. The manager, a lovely Venezuelan woman, was...More

Thank Yvonne M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We always try to bring authentic souvenirs back for family and friends. Tico Pod Art House & Gifts provided many choices of quality items.

Thank Vicki H
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I recommend this store if you are visiting Jaco, owner and employee were very friendly, found exactly what I was looking for and a couple more interesting things. Good chocolate and coffee. Had a fun time here and will come back at first chance!

Thank sarasolycardo
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Avoid all of the touristy souvenir shops and come to Tico Pod instead. We left with several unique things to remember our trip to Costa Rica.

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This is by far the best gallery in the area and one of the best in the region, unlike major souvenir retailers at the airports and resorts, this relatively small shop offers a WIDE variety of LOCAL and REGIONAL crafts, prices are fair and the...More

Thank Migue M
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The employees here are so friendly and helpful. They have a great selection of local art and it is a great place to buy unique souvenirs.

Thank bridgetk1995
Reviewed 18 June 2018

If you're looking for some local artisanal items to take home to friends, this place is it. From hand woven scarfs, to paintings and carving, and even local bath and body products, Tico Pod has it all. It's definitely a step above your typical souvenir...More

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EddyOntario
24 March 2018|
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Response from Estelle G | Reviewed this property |
They have handmade real butterfly wings items such as necklace and earrings - I hope this helps.
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macgrej68
15 November 2016|
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Response from CJaco40 | Property representative |
Hi. We are located in Jaco in the center of town. Look for either POPS ice cream Or Los Amigos Restaurant. Everyone knows POPS. We are on the same side of the street about 100m to the North. So from POPS cross the... More
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Frbnkslocal
14 June 2016|
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Response from oliver831 | Reviewed this property |
i took mine back..but i am sure they could ship. I have a friend that ships all the time from costa with no problems...i would pay the extra carry on fee and pack in a bag on board to make sure they are not thrown... More
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