Playa Hermosa, Playa Hermosa

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Discover Playa Hermosa, an uncrowded stretch of grey sand wedged between two mountains, and surrounded by tropical forests and volcanic rock,. With its laid-back atmosphere, the beach serves as the perfect spot to grab a towel and enjoy the sun, or make the most of the ideal conditions and year-round warm water. The calm waters are perfect for swimming, scuba diving and snorkeling adventures. Kayaks, jet skis and windsurfing equipment can also be rented. Along the shore, and in town, you can find a variety of restaurants and bars serving local cuisine. Make Playa Hermosa part of your personalized Playa Hermosa itinerary using our Playa Hermosa road trip planner.
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  • Nice spot to do some surfing if that is your thing, or just relax while having some cocktails and some grub, and enjoy the view. There are a few restaurants here, more than we saw on the map. 
    Nice spot to do some surfing if that is your thing, or just relax while having some cocktails and some grub, and enjoy the view. There are a few restaurants here, more than we saw on the map.  more »
  • Was a little disappointed in the beach at Playa Hermosa. From other reviews it is supposed to be beautiful, but out of the 5 beaches I’ve been to in Costa Rica, it was the least pretty one. Lots of... 
    Was a little disappointed in the beach at Playa Hermosa. From other reviews it is supposed to be beautiful, but out of the 5 beaches I’ve been to in Costa Rica, it was the least pretty one. Lots of...  more »
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  • As a permanent resident, this has been my home for 8 years. I'm living the Pura Vida lifestyle!
  • Nice clean beach, there is amazing restaurants right at the beach, which has showers and bathrooms.

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