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. Make Playa Hermosa part of your personalized Playa Hermosa itinerary using our Playa Hermosa road trip planner.
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  • Playa Hermosa is a great area to get away and relax! The beach is nice and quiet and the sand is amazing. The sunsets are even better! There are plenty of really nice places to eat and drink on the be...  more »
  • Hermosa beach is a not very populated place, this makes it more natural, the sunset is beautiful, has a wave suitable for families. Nearby culebra Bay where there are white sandy beaches. But be careful with the people that walk in golf cart offering courtesies.
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  • If you are looking for a quiet low key beach this is one to check out. It is not populated with tons of tourist or activity. They offer beach side massages here, jet ski rentals and have a nice restau...  more »
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  • One of the best beaches in the NW of Costa Rica, great food on the beach, e.g. Aquasport; or a couple of minutes walk to Ginger for world-class cuisine. Gentle slope with few rocks. Popular with tourists and locals. Lots of sea life for snorkeling. Early mornings are best when the beach is shaded from the trees and the temperature is the 70s / 80s.
  • The beach is fantastic and all its surroundings
  • Fun little beach town. I enjoyed a night on the beach with live music. Lots of English was spoken here, so I didn't get a chance to practice my Spanish though.
  • Pura vida! Good vibes and good waves over here.
  • I stayed in Playa Hermosa for 8 weeks back in 2007. I was there for Halloween and Christmas. I really loved it. I walked and swam every morning. Had sevechi at pescado loco with my friends for lunch and learned to take a siesta for a few hours during the heat of the day. Wonderful people, great food, good for the family.
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