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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  • I caught my first waves on Playa Hermosa this year, and it was picturesque, warm, and very welcoming for a first time surfer. I absolutely loved it there. We were told to watch our valuables, which we...  more »
  • There was plenty of space to have a picnic or play in the sand, especially because there were hardly any visitors. Seemed like a place for locals or surfers. We loved laying under a tree having a beer...  more »
  • Great beach and a perfect spot to surf everyday! Waves come in a regular set, everyday, whatever the tide is... you will be able to surf with gentle waves with regular patterns. Thus, do not hesitate,...  more »