Playa Hermosa, Piriapolis

4.2
#5 of 7 in Beaches in Maldonado Department
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. Playa Hermosa is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Piriapolis Edition.
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  • Linda Beach, quiet, very crowded, full total, in the early morning and at dusk. Highly recommended to go with small children.
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  • Beautiful place. Excellent cleaning. Very careful. Calm water clean sand. Ideal for families with children
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  • Linda beach sand white cleaning there are pleasant lifeguards to come to spend some alone time in family or with friends
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