Playa Hermosa

Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa: Address, Phone Number, Playa Hermosa Reviews: 4.5/5

Playa Hermosa
4.5
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crmission
Costa Rica26 contributions
Soft sand and fun waves
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 3 February 2021
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Heather M
2 contributions
Grande Hermosa Tidepool
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 20 March 2020
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JoAnne W
Manasquan, NJ35 contributions
Just beautiful
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 15 March 2020
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svhOttawa
Ottawa42 contributions
Best beach
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 7 March 2020
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A_Limitless_Life
Rapid City, South Dakota, United States16 contributions
Must see when in Costa Rica Pacific Side
Mar 2019
This is a must see location just north of Tamarindo, beautiful beach, warm water. Nothing to complain about but easy living.
Written 11 February 2020
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777sherip
239 contributions
Nice beach with tidal pools and shade
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 28 December 2019
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djschafer
Boulder, CO7 contributions
great beach
Nov 2019
uncrowded, with a good variety of waves depending on the tide and swell conditions. This sandy bottom beach as the perfect place for us to learn (and re-learn) to surf!
Written 1 December 2019
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ejg
Seattle, WA13 contributions
Great Surf especially for beginners
Nov 2019
sandy beach, little to no rocks, consistent 2 - 3 foot surf, long rides. Parking requires a 1000 colones donation ($1.70) to an attendant who will watch your car for you. Well worth it so pay it.
Written 21 November 2019
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Erika
Caracas, Venezuela8,913 contributions
Nothing special
Sep 2019
Like all beaches in santa Teresa. Very rocky and I wouldn't even consider for surf. You can see tiny pools with low tide.
Written 6 October 2019
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IS P
Toronto, Canada137 contributions
3 Beautiful Days
Sep 2018 • Couples
We spent 3 intensive days among the raising waves, changing currents; submerged in the salty warm water, with barely a soul around us. The Kawe Surf School is a mere 10min walk from the ultimate place to learn - Playa Hermosa: sandy, with just a few rocks and plenty of space. By the way, there are four Playa Hermosas in Costa Rica and not all of them are good for surfing.
Note that Selina is just the right spot for you if you are looking for a little paradise in this dusty third world country. Selina is all around the country - a chain of hostel/hotels - very stylish and affordable. Some have cafes and restaurants and we hear some of the top parties are there in the evenings.

Just a few note from our full experience review!
Written 17 July 2019
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