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Tico Pod Art House & Gifts

Calle Pastor Diaz | Across from Arigato Sushi; beside Pizza Pata., Jaco, Costa Rica
+506 2643 2068
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Good wares. A bit expensive

They had some interesting souvaneers. The prices were a bit high for what they were, but if you... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stephen F
Jaco Art Gallery

The art in this gallery separates itself from all the other touristy spots by offering higher end... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lyndon H
Columbia, Maryland
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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 as few from other Central American artists). Authentic Boruca Indian masks from Costa Rica and Chorotega Indian Pottery. Beautiful leather bags and local jewelry.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“local art” (15 reviews)
“unique items” (7 reviews)
Calle Pastor Diaz | Across from Arigato Sushi; beside Pizza Pata., Jaco, Costa Rica
+506 2643 2068
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Reviewed yesterday

They had some interesting souvaneers. The prices were a bit high for what they were, but if you want nicer things that are in the average airport style shop this is a good place to check out.

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The art in this gallery separates itself from all the other touristy spots by offering higher end art from local artists. The selection is great, with some amazing pieces that would look awesome on anyone's wall or in any home. Would definitely recommend a visit...More

1  Thank Lyndon H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a sea of important, cheap souvenirs, this shop has beautiful pieces from all over Costa Rica and Central America. There is an excellent variety of locally made and fair trade goods, from art & jewelry to postcards and chocolate. The items are unique and...More

1  Thank mlittle00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here a couple times during our week stay in Jaco. After much consideration, I purchased a beautiful leather and fabric shoulder bag. I almost got another one, and am sorry I didn't, because at the shops in the airport on our departure, they...More

1  Thank mnhsrq
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy access as it is right on the main street. Nice selection of paintings, pottery and other pieces.

1  Thank Danu1965
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I happened by this eclectic art shop almost by accident, but I am lucky I did because it had the most unique and varied pieces of art that I found in Jaco, all by local talent. I bought two stunning pieces--which will always remind me...More

1  Thank Barz P
Reviewed 1 May 2017

In Costa Rica, like most places, pretty much every gift shop has the same stuff ... but not Tico Pod. My boyfriend and I both found unique items that we really liked. The selection is great and the prices are reasonable. I think I spent...More

2  Thank Megan H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This shop sells loads of locally produced (and far away) arty bits. Pictures, jewellery, bags....Good prices too.

1  Thank writey68
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My husband and I were looking for certain masks and this cute shop had them! Very unique and handmade items! Great one of a kind finds. Have been here on both our visits to Costa Rica!

1  Thank vanessa b
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Very original Gift shop The colours of the memorabilia on display is stunning especially the prints Visit

Thank davethedrill
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Where exactly is this store? We have been in town twice and cannot find it. We asked other store owners, and they don't know of it.
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
Did they mail it home or did you pack it? We might be interested in one as well but just thinking ahead to the "how do we get it back to Alaska" conundrum. I'm excited to visit this little shop!
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
Hi, I was thinking of buying 4 sets of dishes and was wondering if they will ship them home?
15 February 2016|
Response from CJaco40 | Property representative |
We can wrap items in bubble wrap for travel. We also provide carry-on bags for larger items. When you visit we can provide shipping options as well.