Playa Hermosa, Playa Hermosa

Discover Playa Hermosa, an uncrowded stretch of grey sand wedged between two mountains, and surrounded by tropical forests and volcanic rock,. With its laid-back atmosphere, the beach serves as the perfect spot to grab a towel and enjoy the sun, or make the most of the ideal conditions and year-round warm water. The calm waters are perfect for swimming, scuba diving and snorkeling adventures. Kayaks, jet skis and windsurfing equipment can also be rented. Along the shore, and in town, you can find a variety of restaurants and bars serving local cuisine. Make Playa Hermosa part of your personalized Playa Hermosa itinerary using our Playa Hermosa road trip planner.
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  • Not busy, but some people are walking along the water or taking sun, just perfect. We swam, walked the beach, very relaxing even though it has few restaurants along it. We liked Playa Hermosa even bet...  more »
  • There is no charge for this beach and it is as good as the fee paying national park beach next door - though admittedly it might be too quiet for some. Walk into the forest behind the beach and see th...  more »
  • Great beach. Guessing about a mile long. Beach is very populated on most days. Good snorkeling on the south end. No waves hardly at all while we've been here. 4-5 restaurants within walking distance that are on the beach. Another few on the main road within 2 blocks. Plenty of activities here. Snorkeling, Scuba, jet skis and kayaks/equipment for rent. Plenty of fishing boats for 1/2 day and day fishing trips. We paid $475 for 2 separate half day fishing excursions ($237.50 for each day - 4 people included in price). 8-10 minutes from the Coco beach area.
  • Beautiful beach. Quiet and slower paced than Plays Del Cocoa with much less crowds. Good restaurants on the beach as well as anew blocks up the main street leading in. Well worth it.
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