Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa
(4.8/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
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. Using our world travel planner, Santa Teresa attractions like Playa Hermosa can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Beautiful beach where the only conflict is to decide whether to sit-swim or walk for miles in serenity--oh yeah--we did it all! A great place to get away from the "bustle" of Mal Pais and St Theresa. 
  • A beautiful beach, good to the surf. It is not easy to find the beach, go best with the car.
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  • Worth the drive from Mal Pais. Has a few local eateries now near by the beach. Huge crashing waves, expansive sandy beach and surfers delight.