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Best beach to surf for beginner to intermediate

Great beach for surfing. Our instructor brought us here every day. Super fun waves, beautiful... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
2018ScottW_
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Dallas, Texas
Relaxing 3 days in the down season. Uncrowed!

Stayed at Villa Acacia, beautiful quiet rooms, lush vegetation and very few guests, it was down... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
PaulD4715
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Great beach for surfing. Our instructor brought us here every day. Super fun waves, beautiful white sandy beach. It was perfect.

Thank 2018ScottW_
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Stayed at Villa Acacia, beautiful quiet rooms, lush vegetation and very few guests, it was down season. One block from the beach and great restaurants.

Thank PaulD4715
Reviewed 24 August 2018

this lovely beach has waves most of the year and is a surfer's haunt; it had lifeguards on it when we went today but once they realised we would not idiotically go out of our depth and we were competent in the water they relaxed...More

Thank Rufus B
Reviewed 23 August 2018

I went to Playa Hermosa to surf, I was staying in Playa Carmen so I got an ATV to get myself there. The ride is great and gets to enjoy the scenery, when I got there I rented a surf board for a couple of...More

Thank JD L
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Costa Rica is beautiful and the wild side of the beach is so awesome. It takes a bit getting used to but the experience was awesome

Thank Georgianna G
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Good surfing place for beginners at low tide. Waves are not too big and come with good frequence. In addition there is no rocks.

Thank _Tombombadi1_
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This us a great family beach. Pwrfect for kids and elderly or people who aren't great with huge waves. This the Hermosa near playas del Coco. There's a few Playa Hermosa beaches ao xheck your map We live near Monteverde and have been beach exploring...More

Thank Roz-Mick
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Outside of the busyness of Santa Teresa is this lovely beach. Easy surf than other beaches and a few little surf shops and cafes as you turn down to the beach. Can walk for miles along We hires body boards and spent a fun half...More

Thank Elohmito
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great couple of days at Latitude 10, which is a 20 minute walk up the beach; we surfed (or tried to surf), and mostly just enjoyed the water, which is beautiful and clean.

Thank RobGeils
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Playa Hermosa near Santa Teresa is a must. Very secluded, small parking (go before 9am or around noon). At low tide, it is enormous and we found there were less dogs than in Santa Teresa beach also. Never leave your bags unattended, make sure you...More

Thank Julie M
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Tony W
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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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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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Contact Century 21 in Jaco they can help you with that.
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