Playa Hermosa, Playa Hermosa

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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  • Rent a car, a taxi to the next beach 8 km away is $12. Uber outside of Liberia isn't an option. A coconut and a straw on the beach was $2, everything else is expensive.  more »
  • We stayed in the Villa Acacia about 150 meters from the beach so it was an easy walk. If you want you can go and have chairs at the restaurant on the beach. As long as tou buy a drink or some lunch...  more »
  • Sand is great, not dark like Octel and somewhat softer than Coco. Beautiful setting for evening sunset  more »
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  • Amazing beach, perfect to surf... From here you can see a wonderful sunset
  • Well De food is good de weather is just amazing ,the beaches are beautiful, and the people are friendly ,(is just exactly what the doctor recommended,😃
  • Busy and rather loud on a Sunday afternoon. There are several restaurants where you can have a meal or just a cold beer. Currents were pretty strong at the high tide and very few people went in the water. What I admired tge most was how clean the beach was despite all the crowds.
  • Very nice beach! A darker sandy beach, is sand is smooth. It would be great for soccer, but not volleyball. Not very crowded, but a lot of fun things to do. It is very clean, with some leaves and shells that get washed up in the waves. I would recommend if you are looking for a place to chill and read a book!
  • Beautiful beach. Quiet and slower paced than Plays Del Cocoa with much less crowds. Good restaurants on the beach as well as anew blocks up the main street leading in. Well worth it.

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