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Tico Pod Art House & Gifts

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Address: Calle Pastor Diaz | Across from Arigato Sushi; beside Pizza Pata., Jaco, Costa Rica
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+506 2643 2068
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Unique, hand picked gifts and art. Supporting many local Costa Rican...

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 as few from other Central American artists). Authentic Boruca Indian masks from Costa Rica and Chorotega Indian Pottery. Beautiful leather bags and local jewelry.

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if your looking for good origional paintings and the best chocolate --this is the place

every year spend a lot of time going thru his origional oils and looking for origional hand made jewerly to trip my trigger,he has the best chocolate of any in Jaco.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Boulder Junction, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

every year spend a lot of time going thru his origional oils and looking for origional hand made jewerly to trip my trigger,he has the best chocolate of any in Jaco.

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Herradura, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice local art shop. Lots of different types of art. Paintings, jewelry, knick knacks, chocolate, coffee, native masks and beautiful paintings. Friendly staff and lots to choose from.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

my sister and I walked in, the staging of products was very inviting. Once we were in the store, there were so many nice items for gifts it was hard to narrow my choices down. I purchased two small bowls and some other things for my husband. The prices were very affordable and the lady helping me took extra time... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited store after store selling the exact same items. This one had some unique items and more upscale. I got a lovely little sloth painting to remind me of our first family trip to Costa Rica.

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Thank janunder
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Authentic, local gifts and crafts. The owner will share the stories behind each of the items sold making each purchase meaningful. It's nice to know money being spent supports local artists.

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Thank Nicole W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You may find the Best selection to bring home from Costa Rican artisans. Very selected and diffetent stuff from OTHER places in town.

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Thank Ingrid2215
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I bought a painting here. It is more expensive than other shops so if you just want an ordinary wood bowl or painting of a frog or toucan, you can find it elsewhere for cheaper. But if you want a piece of art that doesn't look like every other peice of art for sale in Costa Rica, this is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really awesome for the art lover. It has tons of hand made items made by local artists. While it has things that could be great gifts, I wouldn't consider this a gift shop.

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Thank Scott K
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Tico Pod is my favorite gift shop in Jaco. They always have some unique items that I don't see in the other shops. Some items are a bit expensive, but good quality and well made.

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Vail, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

I've been coming here for years to bring back a unique, crafted item for friends/family. If you are tired of mugs, sarongs, and t-shirts with Imperial beers on it, this is the place to go! Items to please at all different prices--I just love the jewelry, art work, hats, bags--there are always new items and the owner can tell you... More 

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