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Playa Hermosa, Piriapolis

(4.2/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
A chance to swim and take full advantage of the sun and sand attracts visitors to scenic Playa Hermosa. Situated between two mountains, this beach provides a long stretch of grey sand and bright blue sea. The surf is calm, making for ideal swimming and scuba diving conditions. Rarely crowded, this spot is a quieter alternative to its busy neighboring counterparts. Kayaks, windsurfing gear, and jet skis are all available for rent nearby. Pack a picnic, sunscreen, and a beach towel. Plan to see Playa Hermosa and other attractions that appeal to you using our Piriapolis family vacation planner.
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  • It is the best beach in Piriapolis, to my taste, since it has very fine sand, the clean sea and the environment with the hills incomparable
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  • Plain and quiet beach that allows the enjoyment for all ages. Sand fine and clean, friendly family
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  • It is a beautiful beach... all of piriapolis are very nice and in March they were warm... nothing of water cold
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  • Very nice place in front to a great beach that his name says it all "beautiful beach"
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