Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa

(4.8/5 based on 380+ 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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  • Don't be scared by the way to get there, because you're going to have a lot of dust. I arrived at the beach in the late afternoon with the Pacific sunset. Without words. Pura vida.
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  • The best bathing bay in the area. Perfect for body boarding, warm water and long streaching water levels to your chest. Not to many people. Parking on the beach is not allowed now. But be aware of hid...  more »
  • loved this beach. amazing for kids, great for learning to surf and a beautiful sunset. good houses around to rent, easy to get surf rentals  more »