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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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“beautiful beach” (82 reviews)
“small beach” (10 reviews)
#7 Monte Bello, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Didn't do much here. Just relaxed and took in the view, people and other sights. The monkeys are cute!

Thank SwoopyDee
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent 6 weeks and love that you can walk the beach in peace. There are several excellent restaurants, bars along the beach. There is a small grocery store on the main through road for food essentials. There are walking routes off the main road...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Choice of numerous restaurants and bars right on the beach. Trees to give you some shade. Not over-developed. Not crowded when I visited.

Thank Stop-N-Smell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first couple of days it was very windy and the waves were a bit rough for me , but later on the windy calmed down, the waves became much smaller and I was able to swim and float and enjoy the beach. Weather sunny...More

1  Thank HannatheHiker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Black fine sand quiet beach. Not too long to walk on. There are a few restaurants and from time to time some afternoon activities. Beautiful sunsets.

Thank Nava B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hello. we just returned from playa hermosa and stayed at the condovac. I would like to share some tips that I did not know prior to booking my visit. First the positives. Very nice beach, beatiful view. Most people are very nice. Some seem not...More

3  Thank toobzfshn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this beach!!! It is a black fine sand beach with a very calm tide. It attracts a lot of local Costa Rican’s and provides amazing sunsets. It is smaller and less commercialized than Playa Coco but has some nice restaurants and water activities....More

Thank LKWendel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would not pick again ...nothing for kidos or adults. .it felt safe most all tines.food good bur not cooked warm enough lo

Thank Trixielovesjamaica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Playas del Coco, but drove to Playa Hermosa one day. So glad we did. It was only a 15 min drive, and we parked near Aqua Sports Restaurant. It was one of the best beach days we had! If you eat or...More

1  Thank tcandsam1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful relaxing place to be, not too busy. Great waters to swim! Spent few days on this beach. You can go for a nice long walk or just tie your hammock to some trees and relax. There are restaurants in the area and everyone is...More

2  Thank Joanna C
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Joanna C
23 January 2018|
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Response from MrRu | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, have not used them before. Can't answer your question.
16 December 2017|
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Response from cae_3 | Reviewed this property |
No Waves for Surfing when I was there, 1/6 - 1/17
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