Playa Hermosa
Playa Hermosa
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tepirby
Austin, TX202 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Best beach in the area for families for boogie boarding, surfing, playing on a long flat beach and exploring tide pools. A few shady spots with palm trees to hang out when you need a break from the sun.
Written March 14, 2024
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Marco T
Sao Paulo, SP25 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Me and my girlfriend are visiting Costa Rica. We were switching air b n b s and stopped for 1 hour at Playa Hermosa. We parked close to the entrance and when we got back all our items were stolen: MacBook, drone DJ mini, Semi professional camera and more. We are devastated. We don’t recommend family’s and couples going there or even parking there.
Written December 31, 2023
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Feeling Pura Vida
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica32 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
This beach is a MUST when visiting Santa Teresa. If you are looking for waves and for a palm tree to relax after your session, this is the spot. Walking to the North, natural pools can be found in low tide. Take water and fruit with you, there is no restorant at the beach! Two parking available, South and North!
Written June 2, 2022
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srtaloo
Glendale, CA64 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021
Loved this beach. Bf is a surfer and best place for waves too. Also if you are learning to surf, best beach so far.
Written December 22, 2021
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crmission
Costa Rica25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021
Playa Hermosa was just what we were looking for- a beautiful beach with clean water, soft sand, miles of beach to walk in both directions, tide pools and beautiful sunsets. Lots of surf schools at this beach- so I think it is safer than Santa Teresa beach, and for sure less crowded.
Written February 3, 2021
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Heather M
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
This place was amazing!! Make sure you go during low tide and just wait to be dazzled by the array of fish. We saw puffer fish, octopus, eels, sea urchin, moorish idol, cornet fish, .... and more. Bring water shoes as getting out to the tide pool can be hard on the feet.
Written March 20, 2020
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JoAnne W
Manasquan, NJ40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
My favorite beach! They sell ceviche in the parking lot, along with coconut milk that's good. The waves are great and not to rough. We love to watch the sunsets here as well.
Written March 15, 2020
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svhOttawa
Ottawa69 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Family
I felt most comfortable at this beach with my kids. The waves didn't seem as strong and crazy like at playa Carmen or Santa Teresa. We paid the parking lot guy the $2. We also ate at Colours Cafe just up the street - yum. A great beach.
Written March 7, 2020
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Zach R
Rapid City, South Dakota, United States16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019
This is a must see location just north of Tamarindo, beautiful beach, warm water. Nothing to complain about but easy living.
Written February 11, 2020
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777sherip
296 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Family
Visited this beach at low tide. Was a bit rocky, but nice tide pools. Plenty of shade for those who needed a break from the sun.
Written December 28, 2019
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