Playa Hermosa, Playa Hermosa

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Discover Playa Hermosa, an uncrowded stretch of grey sand wedged between two mountains, and surrounded by tropical forests and volcanic rock,. With its laid-back atmosphere, the beach serves as the perfect spot to grab a towel and enjoy the sun, or make the most of the ideal conditions and year-round warm water. The calm waters are perfect for swimming, scuba diving and snorkeling adventures. Kayaks, jet skis and windsurfing equipment can also be rented. Along the shore, and in town, you can find a variety of restaurants and bars serving local cuisine. Use our Playa Hermosa trip itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Playa Hermosa and other attractions in Playa Hermosa.
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  • We visited in February 2017, which was the dry season. The dark sand does get hot, but you can scamper across hot dry sand to the wet sand. The wet sand is cooled by the sea (which was 82 degrees F). ...  more »
  • During the dry season it is very hot and the sand is too hot to walk on even in flipflops. The sand is very fine and a dirty brown color just making you dirty. It sticks to everything its so fine. I s...  more »
  • One of the best beaches we have ever visited. The sand is not Caribbean but it is still warm and smooth. Our beach days on this beach were the highlight of our trip. You can bring your own beer and ju...  more »