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“Amazing” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Playa Hermosa

Playa Hermosa
Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Type: Beaches
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San José, CR
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

The right place to enjoy the sun, sand, surf, wind and peace.

It's not crowded; you’ll relax your mind and body, people are very friendly.

Visited May 2012
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RI
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15 reviews 15 reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Our favorite beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Wonderful soft sand, nicer than Playa Santa Teresa. Not very crowded in the off-season, had it pretty much to ourselves.

Visited October 2012
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Beautiful beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Beach was not over populated, had great waves for beginners and intermediate surfers, and was very clean. Definitely worth the taxi ride to get to!

Visited August 2012
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Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Favorite beach in the area!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

This is a great beach for many reasons...very few tourists, great surf w/fewer rocks, best snorkeling spot in the Santa Teresa area, sea turtle hatching spot, tide pools for relaxing in the water w/o getting pounded by waves. Occasionally have beach parties here late at night or during full moon. Early in the morning, you're likely to be the only person in sight. This beach definitely lives up to its name (hermosa = beautiful)!

Visited August 2012
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palm desert, ca
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“learn to surf”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

A nice spot to learn surfing as a beginner. Easy gentle crashing waves with a nice long beach at high tide. Instilled a lot of confidence without a lot of hardship. We rode waves to the beach on our first day out!

Visited August 2012
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