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Recent Playa Hermosa reviews

  • Wonderful vacation spot

    "This guesthouse was perfect for our 9 days in Costa Rica. Nan and Paul (the owners) are right next door and provided us with information on trips, restaurants and activities. Nan and Paul are also wonderful trustworthy people who really care about their guests. The guesthouse is clean, spacious and a perfect location to sit outside in the mornings and listen to (and see) birds, monkeys and sounds of the jungle. We felt right at home. We would suggest renting a car because this location is a great jumping off point to other "playas," towns, hikes and adventures (which Nan and Paul will help you choose). We rented from POAS and they delivered the car to us for no extra charge (and they are right across the street from the airport for the trip back). Kayaking, walking on the beach, good restaurants, and swimming in the ocean are all right there. We visited Playa Panama, Tamarindo, Guaticil, Arenal and had great experiences at each. We would recommend Roberto's (Playa Hermosa), Mangrove (Playa Panama) and Father Roosters as great restaurants - all on the beaches. We wouldn't have found them without Nan and Paul. Can't say enough about the wonderful experiences we had that were launched from this guesthouse. Be sure to go. Our only regret is that we didn't stay long enough, another 4 or 5 days would have been even more perfect. We would highly recommend this guesthouse and Nan and Paul as owners."
    Guest: Rick Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 28, 2014
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  • Beautiful Condo

    "My husband and I just got back from a 4 night stay in this condominium and it is everything the pictures and write-up show it to be. It is a beautiful unit and the grounds are so well kept. Everything you need is in the unit - full kitchen, plenty of towels, washer and dryer worked great. It is only about a 5 minute walk to the beach. The property manager, Corby Smith, was very accommodating. She was there to meet us when we arrived (we did not rent a car but came by shuttle). Made great recommendations on things to do in the area and was available when we had a question. A couple of really good restaurants that are very close are the Restaurant at Villa del Sueno, and Bocelli's Pizza. Also, since we didn't have a car we had to call a taxi a few times and I would recommend Juan Carlos Angulo at phone number 8880-31-66. He is from Playa del Coco just down the beach and was very prompt and knowledgeable of the area. I would also highly recommend the Marlin del Rey sailing/snorkel catamaran tour. It was so much fun and a very good value. Very good visit to Costa Rica."
    Guest: Joyce Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 26, 2014
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  • "Best Vacation Ever!"

    "Summed up by our 6 year-old, "Best vacation ever!" This was our first trip to Costa Rica and the owner and property manager made sure we felt right at home. The location permits you to do as much or as little as you like. Playa Hermosa is idyllic. An uncrowded paradise just 25 minutes from the airport, the beach was calm and perfect for swimming. The pool was steps away from the patio. We could sit under the fans with a cool drink while our daughter swam and played just steps away by the pool. The condo itself was beautifully decorated, with high-end finishes, a well-equipped kitchen, high-speed internet and plenty of beach towels. We awoke to the sound of waves. What more could you ask for? There are several excellent dining choices a short walk down the beach. My daughter loved the food and beachy atmosphere of Aquasport. I was partial to La Casita del Marisca (get the Snapper VaraCruz style.) We were pleased to see (and frequently hear) howler monkeys right from the condo. We adopted an iguana, though we left it behind for fear of what U.S.customs might think. We were picked up right off the beach for a snorkeling trip with Captain Alphonso. A few days later, we were picked up again, this time by his brother and nephew, for a sensational half day of fishing. We took a river cruise to see monkeys, crocodiles, jesus lizards, bats, iguana and myriad other animals. We zip-lined over canyons and waterfalls. We sat by the pool with ice-cold Imperial's. We did exactly as we liked, and we were never far from Playa Hermosa. I would recommend this property and location highly. We will definitely go back - there is so much to do!"
    Guest: Tim Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 1, 2014
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  • Perfect family vacation house

    "We just returned from a week at Casa Colinas and wish we were still there! We are a family of five with kids ages 3, 7 and 9. My wife's parents came along as well. This house was two master suites, two kitchens, two beautiful patios and amazing views of Playa Hermosa and the Papagayo Peninsula from all around the house. The neighborhood is secure, quiet and filled with beautiful homes through winding, hilly streets. There is an abundance of wildlife right outside the property. While we were there we saw green and black iguanas, howler monkeys, parakeets, thrushes, vultures, cormorants and many other birds. There is a handy sheet to help identify the fauna. Playa Hermosa is a great beach. It's long and there is about 50 meters of sand from the water to the trees so it never feels crowded. The waves vary from very gentle to moderate body surfing. We booked several tours (snorkeling and Palo Verde boating) with Louis on the beach. He's from New Orleans, but is Costa Rican by heritage and took good care of us. He's just setting up his business and didn't have a business card yet, but you'll see him down by the beach chatting with everyone. Dennis and Eric were very attentive with the property management company and took care of everything we needed very quickly. You hear about "tico time" but Eric and Dennis were punctual and thorough and communicated proactively with us. We hired Johana to cook for us two times and really enjoyed the chicken, gallo pinto and fresh pescado (dorado) she prepared for us for a very reasonable price. We'll be back to Costa Rica for sure and will look to stay at Casa Colinas again soon!"
    Guest: Matt V. Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: December 26, 2013
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Playa Hermosa Travel Tips

Picture Perfect Vacations in Playa Hermosa Beach Rentals

For anyone looking for a small beach town vacation in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica, Playa Hermosa beach rentals will be perfect! Situated along the northwest coast of the country, Playa Hermosa resorts offer plenty of fun in the sun and surf. Located just 25 minutes from the Liberia International Airport, planning vacations in Costa Rica has never been easier when you choose Playa Hermosa as your destination!

Playa Hermosa Resorts Offer Quiet Serenity

In Spanish, “hermosa” means “beautiful” so the town is aptly named. Playa Hermosa beach rentals line the gray sanded beaches and are situated between two spectacular mountains. Surrounded by the more populated beaches of Playa del Coco and Playa Panama, Playa Hermosa resorts offer privacy and lots of quiet relaxation. The water even reflects this as the waves here are much more serene than surrounding areas, making Playa Hermosa ideal for swimming and splashing rather than surfing and sporting.

National Parks Are a Must-see During Vacations in Costa Rica

You simply cannot plan vacations in Costa Rica without a visit to some of the many national parks in the country. In fact, quite a few are located rather close to many Playa Hermosa beach rentals so the trip will not be difficult. Rincon de la Vieja National Park, Santa Rosa National Park, and Palo Verde National Park are all worth a visit. If you want to view local wildlife (monkeys, jaguars, tropical birds, and more) up close and personal, this is your chance!

Laid-back Vacations in Playa Hermosa Beach Rentals

The atmosphere surrounding Playa Hermosa resorts is very laid-back. And that is what vacations in Costa Rica should be--ultimately relaxing. The country offers the opportunity to escape it all in a lush, tropical setting surrounded by oceans, beaches, and mountains. A trip to Playa Hermosa will cleanse the mind, body, and soul, making you ready for anything when you return home!

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