Playa Hermosa

Central Pacific

Playa Hermosa on the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica is situated about 3 miles (5km) south of Jaco and is one of the best surf destinations in the country. There are two Playa Hermosa's the other is in Guanacaste and is not a surfing beach.

Only a 2 hour drive from San Jose, this beach is quickly reached and beginning as well as experienced surfers can indulge in the consistent breaks. Yet, because of strong currents, this is not an ideal beach for swimming and can be dangerous.

Many accommodations at Playa Hermosa are mid-range or high end. The area is wonderful for those looking for a relaxing break; sunbath at the beach or unwind at your hotel.

The Manuel Antonio National Park is about an hour drive while Carara National Park is about 25 minutes here you will find a variety of wildlife such as white faced monkeys, iguanas, various birds and more. Playa Hermosa is also home to a Wildlife Refuge and protected area for Olive Pacific Ridley Turtles. These animals come ashore here and lay their eggs from June through December.

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Fuego del Sol

Playa Hermosa

Air Conditioning

Cable TV

Free Breakfast

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4.3 / 5.0
From$96

Fuego del Sol

Fuego del Sol is located on the central Pacific coast, on the beach of Playa Hermosa de Jaco. This is one of the most renowned surf spots in the country, as it serves up...

4.3 / 5.0
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Las Brisas Resort and Villas

Playa Hermosa

Air Conditioning

Cable TV

Free Breakfast

Jacuzzi

Restaurant

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3.8 / 5.0
From$89

Las Brisas Resort and Villas

Las Brisas Resort and Villas is situated in the Central Pacific’s peaceful beach community of Playa Hermosa. The boutique hotel provides delightful accommodations and an...

3.8 / 5.0
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Hotel Terraza del Pacifico

Playa Hermosa

Air Conditioning

Bar

Cable TV

Free Breakfast

Restaurant

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3.8 / 5.0
From$90

Hotel Terraza del Pacifico

Hotel Terraza del Pacifico lies along Playa Hermosa in Costa Rica's Guanacaste region. Playa Hermosa is an uncrowded, grey-sand beach that borders a lovely and calm...

3.8 / 5.0
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Hotel Tramonto

Playa Hermosa

Air Conditioning

Cable TV

Free Breakfast

Wireless Internet

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New Hotel!
From$113

Hotel Tramonto

Hotel Tramonto is just a few steps away from Playa Hermosa. This is one of the nicest beaches on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast for swimming and sunbathing.

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