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Playa Hermosa

#7 Monte Bello, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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We offer educational, due diligence tours of the Guanacaste area for people who are considering relocating to Costa Rica.
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  • Average9%
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“beautiful beach” (79 reviews)
“small beach” (9 reviews)
#7 Monte Bello, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From a distance the beach looks great but up close it appears to be dirt It is mainly volcanic sand. The water is pleasant.

Thank willr1956
Reviewed yesterday

Was a nice Beach, Clean, Great Views, Not crowded. Parking! Messages on the Beach, Bars and Restaurants right there. Waves!

Thank cae_3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be careful, there are two Playa Hermosa beaches. This one is just up the coast from Playa Coco which is a happening little town with a Spring Break vibe. Playa Hermosa is the opposite. It was busy, but still quiet and peaceful, even during the...More

Thank travelhappyboston
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the hills above Playa Hermosa and spent a few days there. Beach is beautiful, not too crowded and some cute and good restaurants to hang out at. Surf is perfect, not too big. One of my sons spent a few hours skim...More

Thank Yogapt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the villas sol complex and loved this beach. Plenty of room and bar facilities, good shade and although there were souvenir sellers, they weren't persistent. We did have one day of feeling stung when we came out if the water which we...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must for all those visiting Coco beach. It is a few minutes drive over the hill and offers completely different ambiance and classier restaurants as well as a small nice beach with several beachfront restaurant options

1  Thank OtreblaSolrac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed Playa Hermosa. We stayed at a hotel right on the beach. The beach was clean, and was not crowded. There were several resteraunts, boats and jet skis (for rent or hire) on the beach, in case you wanted more than just relaxing or...More

1  Thank Tom I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the American enclave of Costa Rica, touristy and with all the conveniences you get in areas with major resorts. Not recommended for a true Costa Rican experience, rather, visits places like Santa Teresa or Samara to experience what Costa Rica is really like.

1  Thank Marcus B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved renting a house and staying in this area because it's "away" from the more commercialized popular areas. Very peaceful and relaxing, yet close and convenient enough to easily drive to the more commercialized areas when you want to go. Beach here is wonderful.

Thank abusymomof3girls
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy this beautiful beach at Guanacaste.This is a very nice beach, calm and uncrowded. Enjoy walking, doing water sports or attraction or just sit down and enjoy the overwhelming sunset each day.

Thank HAL_lecythiscr
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16 December 2017|
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Response from internationalmama | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any surfers in the area we stayed.
10 March 2017|
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Response from Chadbarnes | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe there is anything that would suit your needs. It's a pretty small beach town. No big resorts that we saw. We rented a vrbo condo and it was great
Stephen F
27 February 2017|
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Response from CKSPfamily | Reviewed this property |
You can snorkel around the rocks at your own risk of course. The tides will obviously dictate this. There are also several companies that can take you out for the day as well. The water is pretty cold right now so marine... More