The quiet surf village of Playa Hermosa provides a great opportunity for visitors to escape the hustle and bustle of more crowded destinations. It is an excellent place to enjoy the incredible natural surroundings in relative peace. Reflecting this relaxed attitude, the village of Playa Hermosa offers Canopy Tours, Spanish and Surf lessons, Horseback rides along the beach, fishing tours with locals.
The beach at Playa Hermosa alternates between long stretches of sand and large patches of rock. A green jungle with its mischievous monkeys lines the shore.
The nearby Cabo Blanco Absolute Reserve can make an excellent day trip from Playa Hermosa. Check with locals before heading to the Reserve. Usually a visit requires entering the town of Montezuma. There is a road closer to Malpais, but unfortunately, it is often in disrepair.
The hamlet of Playa Hermosa is accessible by road via Highway 160, or you can take the ferry from Puntarenas to Paquera or Naranjo Beach, and ride a bus or drive the rest of the way. Flights to the nearby town of Tambor are also available via San Jose and Liberia.