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Lower key than Santa Teresa beach, good place to learn to surf.

Huge beach. When we went there were only about ten other people there. Soft sand, gentle surf... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kelly H
Paradise beach

Just go there. Lost in paradise! Get up early and enjoy the feeling of an unexplored beach. Anytime... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tommi U
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Innsbruck, Austria
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“great beach” (35 reviews)
“gentle waves” (4 reviews)
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Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Reviewed yesterday

Huge beach. When we went there were only about ten other people there. Soft sand, gentle surf, friendly people, parking lot is monitored and it was like 2$ for the guy to watch your car all day

Thank Kelly H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just go there. Lost in paradise! Get up early and enjoy the feeling of an unexplored beach. Anytime again!!!

Thank Tommi U
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best beach in the area. Often go here when staying in the area. Sand is good and water shallow enough for kids to play at the edge.

Thank Wendy H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easily accessable a short drive north of Santa Teresa and Malpais. Long stretched, great surfing, palmtrees, hundreds of pelicans flying by, the works!! Bring your own water and drinks. There is a secured parking and better to leave you valuables in the car then on...More

Thank Sebastiaan O
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed close to Playa Hermosa in Lua Villas. The beach is lovely and very clean, much like rest of CR. The beach is much less busier than Santa Teresa which is ideal if you want some peace and tranquility. There are only 3 restaurants...More

Thank El_Guacamole
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Viila 3. Our villa had great ocean views to sit on our porch and eat dinner each night.The California king bed was very comfy with very soft sheets. The staff was very friendly, and informative.El Cielo is centrally located so you can...More

Thank conlonlinda
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach with lovely surf for beginners. Lots of lessons and rentals available. . Recommend a quad rental for tbe week go get aroind.

Thank Joan M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked surf lessons for our daughter, had a lovely breakfast, and enjoyed the mostly empty beach :-)

Thank shawn c
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've travelled extensively and can say this is the best beach in the world in my opinion! No bars/facilities just nature and lots of drift wood to build your own den and bring your surf board and cans of beers to enjoy the sunset with.

Thank judeyt
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Spent a couple of days here. Nice big beach, not crowded and great for surfing. Good restaurant down the road too.

1  Thank Rob C
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Tony W
30 January 2017|
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Response from BMalissa | Reviewed this property |
Always bring water, it is hot. You can only get around by 4x4 and quads or ATVs are best. There are places in town that rent if your accommodations does not. The food is excellent! Everything is farm to table no matter where... More
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Stephen s
4 July 2015|
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Response from CajunDreamer | Reviewed this property |
Playa Hermosa is a short distance (3-4 miles north of Santa Teresa) off of the main road. Look for a small sign on the left that says "Colors" sort of faded. Take that left on rough road to ocean and Playa Hermosa (about 1/2... More
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abby l
20 April 2015|
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Response from Bassam S | Reviewed this property |
Contact Century 21 in Jaco they can help you with that.
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