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Playa Hermosa

Address: Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Ranked #6 of 32 Activities in Santa Teresa
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Newport Beach, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Great beach for surfing but it can get crowded at peak times; especially high tide. Great spot to learn to surf.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We spent a day on playa Hermosa when we stayed in Santa Teresa, because waves are easier at this beach. It was good fun, with long rides. The beach itself is absolutely beautiful and feels like a dream: a tropical deserted beach. Ok, there are some people, but really not many. Palm trees provide shade, altough please be careful for... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Beautiful beach with great waves. Loved the friendliness of the locals. Try the fresh coconut water!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Playa Hermosa is totally gorgeous. It's rustic, so come with water, sunscreen, etc. But if you're just looking for a scenic beach without a lot of people, this is the place. We watched 2 sunsets here while surfing/hanging on the beach. If you are beginner surfers, this beach is much more manageable than Playa Santa Teresa. If you're looking for... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

It's not called Hermosa for nothing - unforgettable epic sunsets and long walks along the shore and body crashing waves! We loved this beach!

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Our family love this beach. Huge beach with beautiful soft sand. The waves were great for surfing for beginners. We love it there and will be back very soon!

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Awesome surfing for beginners and most beautiful beach! We would go there to swim and jump the waves. When we got lazy, we would just sprawl out in the shallow end and have the waves give us gentle massages. Sunsets were different everyday and we would sit there and guess what the story the sunset was telling today. Amazing!

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Greenville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

good surf, nice beach short walk from bars and hotel not very populated, easy access nice to go with young children

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Bretagne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Pristine and not ( yet) crowded, one of the prettiest beaches in the world! maybe I should not say so, keep it a secret!!!

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We first visited Playa Hermosa at sunset for a surf lesson - it was one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever visited. The surf was wonderful, the water was clean and warm. Perfect!

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