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“Pretty view” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Playa Hermosa

Playa Hermosa
#7 Monte Bello, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Sailing, Snorkeling, Surfing
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Owner description: We offer educational, due diligence tours of the Guanacaste area for people who are considering relocating to Costa Rica.
Elk City, Oklahoma
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Pretty view”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Pretty views, and clear water, the reef was neat to walk out on. There are people trying to sale you stuff constantly. The sunset views are amazing!

Visited August 2012
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El Dorado, California, United States
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“Quiet beach for families”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

If you're looking for a quiet beach, this is a great one. Although the sand is fine, black sand that is a bit difficult to rinse off, the beach is shaded, and the surf is really safe for the little ones. At high tide, the waves can push you around quite a bit, but outside of that, it's pretty tranquil. We recommend snorkeling with Adolfo on the Sagitario. He was an excellent guide (really great with kids) and very affordable.

Visited August 2012
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Tampa, Florida
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“Great Family Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Calm waters, no surfers, and friendly beach bars up and down the 1 mile stretch. We were in the water every day and usually back for sunset in the evenings. We took a great snorkeling tour with Captain Adolfo on the boat Sagitarius Par and two fishing trips booked at the small sport fishing shack at the south entrance of hermosa beach right next to bosque del mar.

Visited July 2012
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Waterloo, Canada
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“Calm, clear, warm waters”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Spectacular beach for snorkeling as well as swimming, paddling, cayaking. There are lots of fish of all sorts and even sitting on the beach you can see little flying fish jumping out of the waters

Visited July 2012
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Iowa
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“Nice beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

You have to taxi here from Coco because it is not walkable! $12 taxi there and $12 back. It was a very nice beach with some good snorkeling . Had a nice cove just around the rocks to the right at low tide which was very nice and private. Would come here again. We did walk to Playa Panama from here...good distance but completely doable. The bars on the beach are very nice at calling a taxi for you.

Visited July 2012
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