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Recent Playa Hermosa reviews
"Our family was lucky enough to have stayed at Casa Escondida for three months. We loved the home for many reasons; the house is airy and spacious, with a breath taking view of the beautifully manicured garden and back yard. Our daughter loved spending time outside exporing the trees and fauna. We would wake up everyday to the birds singing, toucans and parrots visiting the mammoth trees outside, and the general serene and quiet of the home. Although it is completely quiet and private, there are neighbours and Ricardo (the caretaking) close by and we always felt safe. The house has a fully equipped kitchen, fantastic yard and hammocks, and is maintained by a warm and wonderful staff to ensure that it is in beautiful condition. Casa Escondida is about 1 mile away from Playa Hermosa, which a beautiful beach known as one of the best surfing beaches. We enjoyed sunsets there and watching the weekly surf competitions. The Casa is a close 10 minute drive to Jaco beach which provides all the ammeneties we were looking for (including a farmers market and many restaurants/bars/stores), but it felt miles away from the crowds of Jaco. We also loved driving to the quiet and calm beaches of Playa Esterillos, which are about a 15 minute drive from the Casa. We would love to stay here again! Highly recommended for those seeking adventure and for anyone looking to truly relax and be away from it all. Pura Vida!"Guest: Basua Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: September 8, 2014View listing
"Very well appointed, high ceilings, very roomy, seconds from the beach. The community pool was also great/hotel size ... helpful owner! prompt return of the deposit ... I would recommend to a friend"Guest: Barry W. Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: February 25, 2014View listing
"What a fabulous time we had in Costa Rica! The house and surroundings were beautiful. Having local people available through the owner, for guidance and scheduling activities is a tremendous plus for renting this place. We fished, did the Zip Line, hiked, did tourist things and just has a great time."Guest: Philip C. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 22, 2014View listing
"We were really excited to stay at this Playa Hermosa Bungalow. While the place was clean and the location was beautiful there were some key things that were not as described. First of all, no drinking water was provided. This was a real bummer, as we had just flown overnight and driven from SJO and wanted to relax on the front porch with a nice cup of water. We ended up taking one of the empty 5 gallon jugs to Mas X Menos and getting it filled. I let the owner know and she made no apologies or effort to reimburse us. There is no telescope, nor long distance phone calls or a helpful property manager who will assist you with tours. For some reason, the maid did not fully make the beds, so we were without a blanket for one of them. Aaron did provide us with one of his, but it was not clean, but we made do. We did not feel comfortable asking him for anything after that point-- there was a certain vibe to him that made you feel as if you shouldn't bother him. I did let the owner know about the telescope and phone calls and she basically played ignorant. Had we known that some of the descriptive items were not available, nor accurate, we probably would not have gone with this house, as these were selling points for us. Some of other property managers were much more interactive and friendly. I would suggest renting a bungalow from them if you want to be able to feel comfortable asking questions about what to do in the area and where to go. Besides all of the "surprises" we really did enjoy a peaceful vacation. We spent a lot of the time on the front porch. There is a nice ocean view. On the back porch we spent time looking at all the birds and animal visitors. We did get to see the monkeys. We lounged in the pool and the hammocks and felt quite relaxed. Victor, the fisherman, came by our place and had delicious catches. A walk along the beach to some of the restaurants was a fun time. The Backyard has a nice happy hour going on. The Bluegrass Cafe had delicious cinnamon rolls. And, make sure you take a trip to the waterfalls: Tres Pascinas."Guest: Alee K. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: August 24, 2014View listing
Playa Hermosa Travel Tips
Create an Adventure in Playa Hermosa Beach Rentals
Puntarenas, Costa Rica has become a vacation hot-spot among families and adventure-seekers alike. So many people love Costa Rica that they are searching for and purchasing second homes in this paradise. For those who just want to visit, Playa Hermosa beach rentals offer excellent accommodations for a week-long vacation, giving you a taste of what it would be like to live there full-time.
Watch the Surfers near Playa Hermosa Beach Rentals
Located just five kilometers south of Jaco and a short drive from the capitol, San Jose, Playa Hermosa resorts are in the heart of the best surfing location in the world. If you are not into surfing yourself, it is still fun to watch professionals and amateurs alike ride the world-class waves. Vacations in Costa Rica are ideal for relaxing in the sun and watching the free entertainment of the surfers.
Attractions near Playa Hermosa Resorts
Take a day trip to the Manuel Antonio National Park, where you will find dense rainforest, untouched beaches, and a beautiful stretch of coral reef to explore. Vacations in Costa Rica include the chance to spot exotic birds and animals.
Playa Hermosa resorts are also very near another day trip destination--the Playa Hermosa Wildlife Refuge, home to the rare and beautiful Olive Ridley sea turtle. Settle into the Playa Hermosa beach rentals and venture out to these and other destinations for ideal choices in family-friendly activities.
Getting around during Your Vacations in Costa Rica
Playa Hermosa beach rentals are centrally located to population centers for easy choices in transportation. Auto rental agencies in Costa Rica are easily available, but if you would like to experience a little local color while staying at Playa Hermosa resorts, choose public transportation and save a few vacation dollars. Driving on the mountain roads is an adventure so be very careful. No matter how you choose to get around, vacations in Costa Rica bring you to a corner of the world where adventure awaits.