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Playa Hermosa

Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Amazing beach!!

Awesome beach in the area of Santa Teresa! Learned some life lessons there surfing...some things... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jason B
via mobile
Nice beach

Very nice beach. White sand, warm water but zero infrastructure. If you are planning a day over... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carol_Molina
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Sao Paulo, SP
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beach” (35 reviews)
“quiet beach” (7 reviews)
“gentle waves” (4 reviews)
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Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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"great beach"
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"quiet beach"
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"gentle waves"
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"beginner surfers"
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"learn to surf"
in 19 reviews
"tide pools"
in 13 reviews
"low tide"
in 14 reviews
"best beach in the area"
in 6 reviews
"palm trees"
in 8 reviews
"boogie boarding"
in 4 reviews
"surfing spot"
in 4 reviews
"body surfing"
in 4 reviews
"soft sand"
in 4 reviews
"warm water"
in 6 reviews
"great surfing"
in 8 reviews
"laid back"
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"nicoya peninsula"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome beach in the area of Santa Teresa! Learned some life lessons there surfing...some things take some pain to learn....always keep hand on the board!! Local surfing area...good people!

Thank Jason B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice beach. White sand, warm water but zero infrastructure. If you are planning a day over there, don’t forget your cooler, chair, umbrella, etc. Anyway it is worth the visit, even just for a pair of hours.

Thank Carol_Molina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelled with family--adult children. Amazing surf and quiet remote beach....very tropical. Stayed at the Batik Villas a short walk to the beach. Perfect.

Thank Gin C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this beach. Quiet, great waves and the best sand around. Easy to park- just don't leave a thing in your vehicle. Lots of shade along the edge of the sand.

Thank ArtemisBeth
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beaches pristine - white sand, easy access & fewer rocks - great place to surf, swim & watch sunset!! Also great for morning walks.

Thank alisonn707
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is absolutely breathtaking beach that is huge and wide and practically empty. Aside from the the surfers in the water, there is no one on the beach. You will feel like it is all yours. There are multiple breaks here that are great for...More

Thank wayelid
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This was our favorite beach in the area. Wide and soft white sandy beach that doesn’t get as crowded as Santa Teresa. Sunsets here are amazing.

Thank PatriciaT917
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

A tiny little, can we call it a town? OK, but be sure and look for it when driving by or you will miss it. Sunset in the tide pools.

Thank ACBraddock
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Amazing, quiet beach - seems like a lot of locals go here. Great place to surf and relax all day long. Went back multiple times! Easy to get to and parking available

Thank Pejko1234
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Great surfing. Thanks for the lessons Nalu surf shop! Spent two days here in March and the entire family learned to surf at Playa Hermosa.

Thank MattandFamily480
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Tony W
30 January 2017|
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Response from BMalissa | Reviewed this property |
Always bring water, it is hot. You can only get around by 4x4 and quads or ATVs are best. There are places in town that rent if your accommodations does not. The food is excellent! Everything is farm to table no matter where... More
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Stephen s
4 July 2015|
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Response from CajunDreamer | Reviewed this property |
Playa Hermosa is a short distance (3-4 miles north of Santa Teresa) off of the main road. Look for a small sign on the left that says "Colors" sort of faded. Take that left on rough road to ocean and Playa Hermosa (about 1/2... More
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abby l
20 April 2015|
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Response from Bassam S | Reviewed this property |
Contact Century 21 in Jaco they can help you with that.
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