Playa Hermosa located in Guanacaste is just 20 minutes from the Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia. One of the well-maintained beaches in the country. Playa Hermosa, offers visitors crystal clear blue waters and gorgeous scenery, making it a very popular beach strip on the west coast.
Winner of the ‘Bandera Azul’ or ‘Blue Flag’, a prize for beaches that demonstrate high environmental standards and excellent safety facilities. Playa Hermosa lies seven kilometers north of Playas del Coco, it is a short drive of 10 minutes. As well it is located within from 25 minutes from Guanacaste Airport.
Meaning ‘beautiful beach’ in Spanish, this beach has made a name for itself with its idyllic beauty and lush surroundings. A two-kilometer-long gray sand beach, encircled by tropical forests and ridges of volcanic rock, Hermosa Beach is a great family destination for all to enjoy.
This beach is relaxed, rarely crowded, and laid back most of the year, making it an excellent retreat for those who wish to just lie back leisurely and enjoy the sun. Playa Hermosa is the perfect haven with convenient accommodations and restaurants that line the beach shore with warm water temperatures and ideal weather conditions all year long. Recently, many luxury hotels have also set up bases here to take advantage of the pristine conditions.
Perfect for swimming and scuba diving, Playa Hermosa offers amazing diving safaris and snorkeling opportunities for those who enjoy being out in the sea. With some of the best scuba diving spots in the country. Have fun renting out kayaks, sailboards, windsurfing equipment, canoes, jet skis, and water bikes from the many shops that line the beach.
From Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste you can enjoy fishing trips and catamaran rides along the Papagayo Gulf coast for those who prefer a more tranquil holiday. Guided horseback tours are available in the surrounding areas and trips to a nearby gorgeous mangrove swamp. From Playa Hermosa you can perform activities such a volcano hikes, adventure combo trips, rafting, or take any of our wildlife safaris. If you want to explorer other areas, you can take any of our Monteverde or Arenal Volcano Tours. From Playas Hermosa, Guanacaste, you can also take a day trip to Nicaragua, and discover its amazing colonial towns as Granada, and visit the active crater of the Masaya Volcano.
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