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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  • Found the surf challenging for our group but we had a great time. October is slow season so that was good to have the beach all to ourselves. We hear it can get pretty crowded in peak season and they ...  more »
  • We swam in this Black Sea, it's was just the right temperature. It was black because of the sand on this beach. It almost looks volcanic. Afterwards we walked to the end to the rocks looking at the se...  more »
  • Just beautiful! back to basics. best sunset. best hike. best surf. best experience to start learning to surf. cute dogs. beautiful international paradise  more »

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