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Playa Hermosa

Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

This was the perfect beach for our family to learn to surf. Uncrowned and lots of "foam" to learn on. Can't wait to go back.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This Beach was one of my favorite. We road our bikes here from our place at Alma a 15 minute ride. The Tide pools were out of this world never been to a tide pool they were warm clear turquoise white sand soft & magical glistening in the sun! The waves were sweet the water smooth. We did Yoga in... More

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This beach is a great place to do surf all year. Nice people, very good waves and all services in Jaco at 5 km.

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Ottawa, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
8 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

A little of the beaten path but there is free parking 2 meters from the beach. Very favoured by surfers and locals. An added bonus are the howler monkeys between the beach and the road

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We had a chance to walk the entire Hermosa beach at low tide and it is definitely the best beach in the area. The sand, tide pools, shade, big, long, wide beach is just perfect.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Rent ATVs/Quads and keep going north along the Pacific until the trails end and then keep going north along the beach. You'll eventually be in some of the most beautiful, remotest, most secluded beaches you'll ever see with almost no evidence of people anywhere. Just you, the beach, and the ocean. Do watch the tides because you have to cross... More

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Rhode Island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

This beach had the softest most gorgeous sand, and the waves weren't as harsh as in Santa teresa. Loved it here!

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Richmond, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This beach was beautiful and a great spot for beginner and expert surfers. During the easter week it was crowded but once that was over there were only locals and a few tourists around. It was peaceful and very pretty. Lots of friendly dogs around as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

This beach is best for learning surfers because the waves are a bit lower than on Santa Teresa beach. You can easily reach the beach by car from Santa Teresa and park right at the entrance, the parking is free but make sure you come early because there are not many parking spots.

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London, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The beach is huge and the ocean is lovely! Very quiet beach if you are looking to get away from the more crowded beaches of Santa Teresa. One of my favourite beaches in the area.

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