Vacation Rentals in Playa Hermosa are a good option for groups looking to enjoy the beach and nature in Costa Rica in a quiet area. This page is about the Playa Hermosa that is near Jaco in the Central Pacific , not the one found near Playas del Coco in Guanacaste. This beach is within driving distance of San Jose, so a great choice for Central Valley residents or international visitors arriving at Juan Santamaria Airport .
Playa Hermosa means beautiful beach, and indeed it is . The beach is also very long and low density . It stretches for about 7 miles. Vacation homes and condos in Playa Hermosa are interspersed with boutique hotels , restaurants , tourism sports and surf shops.
You can rent homes or condos that are an easy walk to the beach.
Palm trees are found over much of the beach and provide shade . Good waves are found throughout the year as the exposure includes most of the Pacific Ocean swells. The surfers will be delighted to find lots of peaks with plenty of space.
For those looking for nightlife, Jaco is only a short drive away and is home to many bars, clubs and restaurants. There are also stores as Jaco is much more of a city , while Playa Hermosa is just a long stretch of beautiful beach.
Continuing on past Jaco, you can reach the Central Valley quickly through Orotina.