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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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“black sand” (21 reviews)
“small beach” (9 reviews)
#7 Monte Bello, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

I spent one weeks staying at Codovac resort and the only thing I like is the beach called Playa Hermosa. The beach is very beautiful and very relaxing and quiet, peaceful. The only thing bothers me is the sand is black. If you like quiet,...More

Thank MrRu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has the best sunsets ever! Beautiful colors and a very quiet and calm beach. Its clean and very nice to visit!

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not the prettiest beach, but still a cool town with a few good restaurants and bar up and down the cove.

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

very nice and calm water, beautiful sunset, enjoy morning runs, swim, snorkeling.. great for kids, very relaxed, pease of paradise :)

Thank Oleh Z
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

It was fantastic. The area is friendly, safe, clean, organized and we will be returning very soon. Great vacation!

Thank Enriquefalla12345
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This was a beautiful beach with volcanic sand and awesome, friendly people! We also had fresh ceviche made right on the beach and it was delicious! It is near a campground and Hostel for those traveling on a super budget!

Thank julhan3
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Its not as busy as Coco beach , nice clean and has many little additional beaches if you cross the rocks on either side . A few quite mom and pop eateries spread out near the beach, but probably not more then 5 . It...More

3  Thank TeoIlie
Reviewed 5 July 2017

What a lovely beach! When we visited there was almost nobody around. We parked on the street right in front of the entrance to the beach. There was this guy who wanted some money for parking - but you don´t have to give him anything....More

Thank tezzzka
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Playa Hermosa! Our end of the Beach was clean. The water appeared to be muddy until about waist level. Then it was clear and beautiful! We talked with others who visited several other beaches in the area and they...More

Thank dalow
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Had a fun boat ride to the rocks where we snorkeled two and a half hours. Adolfo found sea stars he put in my hand and sea urchins. Lots of puffer fish and angel fish. Plenty to see. Great day! $40/pp (gave him $100 for...More

Thank Roxanne D
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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
25 August 2016|
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Response from Kaylensmom | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice any surfers the couple of times I went.