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Recent Playa Hermosa reviews

  • Homey and well appointed villa

    "My husband myself and our 14yr old son stayed at Chris's lovely villa for 10 days. I was reluctant to book a VRBO as we had a previous bad experience. This was a very positive experience from start to finish. A welcome reprieve from our long cold Canadian winter. The villa was exactly as described and more. We lived mostly on the large patio, eating all of our meals outside. The plunge pool was fabulous. We made good use of the blender for margaritas/pina coladas and the new barbeque. Separate AC in every room was a nice touch. Very quiet location at the end of the street. We used the resort pools and enjoyed having cocktails watching the sunset at the restaurant. We did not partake in the meals at the resort.. The trolley to the beach was much appreciated as it is a steep walk up the hill in 38C. We spent most of our vacation enjoying Playa Hermosa and the villa. Great beach for swimming and boogie boarding in the waves. Our son spent many hours perfecting his skim boarding. Favorite memories will be watching the sunset with 2 for 1 cocktails from Roberto's. We also had a few meals there which we thoroughly enjoyed. Look for Adolfo/Alonso (brothers) to take you out to the "island" for a up-close and personal snorkelling experience. Chris's referral to Avispas Adventures was much appreciated. Amy and her crew were very accommodating, prompt and professional. They picked us up at the airport as promised only 20 minutes to the villa. Carlos took us to Playa Grande for a day of surfing. Beautiful never-ending surf and sand. Beware there is no shade here. We also had an enjoyable evening dining at Ginger's. I would suggest to do most food shopping at Coco Beach at the new supermarket, very nice and everything you will need including inexpensive boogie boards and skim boards. The grocery store in P. Hermosa is OK for basics, we found it to be pricey. We were looking for a relaxing beach vacation and this is exactly what we had. We did not see the green/jungle Costa Rica as seen in pictures as it was the end of the dry season. We plan to go back to see the "jungle/adventure" Costa Rica we have heard and seen so much in the rainy season Thanks again Chris"
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 17, 2014
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  • Amazing home on the beach!

    "I truly can't say enough about this house. Right on the beach in Playa Hermosa, it was the perfect home for my family over the holidays. Walking distance to a few restaurants, great location for day excursions, truly an amazing and once in a life time experience. I have stayed in 5 star hotels all over the world and this was probably one of my favorite vacations ever. If you are looking for an authentic Costa Rica experience I highly recommend working with PEXS and staying at the Blue Villa. Dali and Freddie (the live in caretakers) made our vacation even better with their in home meals and catering to our every need. Maria, our concierge, helped us with every detail of our vacation and everything was more than perfect. Beautiful, relaxing, and we will be back!"
    Guest: Shelley C. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 12, 2015
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  • Costa Rica Vacation

    "There were 4 in our group, we had a great time. The view was incredible, we spent hours in the Pool looking out over the ocean. It will sleep 8 easily and has plenty of room for everyone."
    Guest: DWHIT Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: September 8, 2014
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  • Clean, comfortable, fun

    "Our family (including two kids ages 7 & 9) had a great time in Playa Hermosa. There are so many places to visit on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica and we fell in love with Playa Hermosa. The views and the beach are outstanding especially since the water is a bay with few waves; the water felt like a bath. The rental was very comfortable with A/C included which was not standard in our rentals. You definitely need a car to stay here with many things in walking distance but the distances are more than 10-15 minutes. Great restaurants around and many options for adventures. We used Tico Tours. We had a great time and did not want to leave after our week's stay."
    Guest: Dan I. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 23, 2014
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