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Address: Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

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Most incredible beach

Worth the drive from Mal Pais. Has a few local eateries now near by the beach. Huge crashing waves, expansive sandy beach and surfers delight.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth the drive from Mal Pais. Has a few local eateries now near by the beach. Huge crashing waves, expansive sandy beach and surfers delight.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

stay on the beach watching beautiful girls, drinking a beer and an awesome sunset, is like to be in a paradise, is a paradise!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have only been here at the end of rainy season, so the crowds are not around. Beautiful beach-found sand dollars, pink shells. One of my favorite places to get away.

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Cochrane, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice very long and wide soft sandy beach. Very warm water (28C), nice gradual slope to enter ocean. No bedrock where we were. Has a Parking area with garbage cans ur no washrooms. Learned to surf here. Waves are constant and kids (ages 9 &12) played in them for hours. Not crowded at all. We only saw 10 people or... More 

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good for beginning surfing, boogie boarding, or playing in the water. No services available. Short road to beach looks like a river bed, but keep going. There is parking once you get to the beach.

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Barrie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Although this is not a beach for swimming, it is a great place to spend the day as it has great views. the sand is a fine black sand and the waves are awesome to watch. You will often see great surfers riding the waves. If you are an advanced surfer then that's even better as you can catch some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great swells!! awesome for horse back riding and sunset gazing. Def a must visit if you love beaches!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a beautiful area! Playa Hermosa is a fantastic beach. A must visit when in the Nicoya Peninsula!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Much preferred this beach to the beaches in Santa Teresa....less busy and in my opinion more scenic. You can hire surf boards for $10 for the day and there's a great cafe serving delicious food at lunch time. The beach is a bumpy15 minute drive from Santa Teresa.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

One of the best beaches in this area....we had a great time surfs and drone videos here..yes the waves here are 4-7 foot high. You just might even see a famous football star and his wife on the beach riding horses..

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