Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa

Relax along the wide sandy shores of Playa Hermosa, which translates to “beautiful beach” in Spanish. Relatively uncrowded, this beach gets you away from the major hustle and bustle of nearby shoreline sites. The beach is popular for beginner surfers and surf schools thanks to the beach break caused by outlying rock croppings. But the site also appeals to expert surfers. Spend time in the shade under a palm or almendro tree, read a book, sunbathe, or go for a jog. Our Santa Teresa visit planner makes visiting Playa Hermosa and other Santa Teresa attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I was so happy when I stumbled across Hermosa beach. There are a lot less rocks and the waves are a bit better for surfing than in Santa Teresa.  more »
  • A wide and peaceful beach which allows you to swim, surf or simply contemplate the wonderful thing about the ocean in this place.
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  • Surf beach. I don't surf but ballad very nice to watch the surfers. Watch some local request to what we pay them parking. They ask for money to watch the car. M's upset. Maus well there aren't everywhere. Some places in Costa rica it is really a human ticket. If we refuse any damage on the car. It is not long since we don't surf not.
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