Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Playa Hermosa, Jaco that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $80 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Playa Hermosa. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Head to the remote city of Playa Hermosa

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Playa Hermosa. This relaxing and trendy city entices travelers with its surfing and coffeehouses. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Playa Hermosa

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Playa Hermosa a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Canopy Vista Los Suenos Adventure Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Neo Fauna (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Fly and Fish Costa Rica (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Hacienda las Agujas (10.6 mi / 17 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Playa Hermosa

Travelers enjoy Playa Hermosa for its surfing. If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, April, May, March and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 73°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Playa Hermosa

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Playa Hermosa is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hermosa Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Jaco Beach (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park (4.4 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Herradura Beach (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Esterillos Beach (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Mantas Beach (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Playa Hermosa

Fly into Tambor (TMU), the closest airport, located 30.7 mi (49.4 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Playa Hermosa?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to go on vacation. Now's the time to pack your suitcase and head for one of these top vacation rentals in or near Playa Hermosa:

  • Around 4 miles from the center of Playa Hermosa, it's difficult to beat "Magnificent Luxury True Beachfront Condo Unbeatable Commodities". It has 3 bedrooms and a host of amenities including an elevator and a kitchen.
  • "Oceanfront Penthouse, Million View" also promises a memorable getaway, offering 4 bedrooms, a nearby marina, a nearby beach and more. It's around 4 miles from Playa Hermosa.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Playa Hermosa vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Playa Hermosa?

If you feel the need to switch off and relax for a few nights, you'll find plenty of fabulous weekend getaways in and around Playa Hermosa. Rest and recharge your batteries at one of these top options:

  • If exploring the outdoors is a non-negotiable for you, you'll love "5 Star Rated Ocean Front Condo". Around 4 miles northwest of Playa Hermosa, it's near Esterillos Beach and Playa Pochote. Top amenities at this getaway include an oven and an iron and ironing board.
  • Also consider "Loft45 In Playa Hermosa, Paradise 5 Mins From The Beach", which is around 1 mile northwest of Playa Hermosa. After a day exploring nearby attractions such as Playa Mango and Playa Blanca, settle into your rental and make use of air conditioning, a nearby golf course and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Playa Hermosa?

Studio apartments may be small, but they sure pack a punch when it comes to convenience and location. Throw your bags down at one of these welcoming studio apartments in or near Playa Hermosa:

  • After a big day of urban exploration, relax in total comfort at "New Center Of Jaco 1bd/1ba Luxe Private Apt W". Beach towels and a smart TV are among the amenities on offer here.
  • Or, use "Large New 1bd/1ba Apartment Steps To Beach W" as a base to discover the sights around you. This home away from home offers a kitchenette, coffee and tea making facilities and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Playa Hermosa?

Every once in a while, you've just got to escape from it all, even if it's only for a couple of days. Experience the perfect combination of exploring and relaxing at one of these short-term rentals in or around Playa Hermosa:

  • If you're eager to be near the action, "Casa Bisily Totally Private Property And Incredible Views" is calling your name. It's within reach of the center of Playa Hermosa and a good base to discover attractions like Herradura Beach and Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park.
  • Sleep, eat and explore your surroundings from "3+2. 5 Modern House, Private Pool", another terrific option. Canopy Vista Los Suenos Adventure Park and Neo Fauna should be on your to-do list when you're ready to go sightseeing.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Playa Hermosa?

Forget chocolates and roses. Sometimes all you need is to get away for the weekend, just you and your beloved. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Playa Hermosa that would make Cupid green with envy. Here are some to tempt you:

  • Put on some relaxing music and slow dance the nights away at "Magnificent Luxury True Beachfront Condo Unbeatable Commodities". Around 4 miles from Playa Hermosa, this property has everything you need for a romantic weekend getaway, including beauty services and a resort.
  • Otherwise, spend a few blissful days sipping wine and canoodling at "Oceanfront Penthouse, Million View", around 4 miles from Playa Hermosa. Beauty services and a nearby bay will help set the mood for romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Playa Hermosa?

Big groups mean a whole lot of fun. They also mean finding a place that'll comfortably fit your whole squad. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Playa Hermosa and get your loved ones together under one roof:

  • Providing space, privacy and comfort, you'll get everyone's nod of approval at "Casa Bisily Totally Private Property And Incredible Views". Up to 25 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 12 bedrooms, a kitchen and a swimming pool. This group getaway is around 1 mile to the northwest of Playa Hermosa.
  • Nothing's more important than hanging out with loved ones, and "Beautiful Beach Mystic 39" is the ideal place to do that. Located around 1 mile to the southwest of Playa Hermosa, as many as 12 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 3 bedrooms. A garden and a kitchen are among the numerous amenities you'll have at hand.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Playa Hermosa?

From lively games of tag to leisurely morning dips, a pool promises loads of fun for grown-ups and kids alike. Earn serious brownie points with the family by renting a house with a swimming space in or near Playa Hermosa:

  • Leading our list of cool pool retreats is "3+2. 5 Modern House, Private Pool". Vacationing families will feel at home here, with amenities like pet-friendly facilities and free toiletries also at hand.
  • Alternatively, make a booking at "Gorgeous Tropical Modern House In Gated Community" and spend your trip poolside. A fridge and a living room are other things your gang will love about this property.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Playa Hermosa?

Every family catch-up should be one to remember. Whether you're organizing a break with the kids or that long-overdue family reunion, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Playa Hermosa offer a home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Sleeping up to 7 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Magnificent Luxury True Beachfront Condo Unbeatable Commodities" is the perfect place to spend quality time with the family. This getaway is 4 miles to the northwest of Playa Hermosa and has amenities that include childrens activities and on-site watersports.
  • Another popular choice is "Oceanfront Penthouse, Million View". This property is 4 miles northwest of Playa Hermosa and features a dining table, on-site watersports and more. With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, you won't need to leave anyone off your guest list.

If you're hoping to visit some family-friendly attractions in the area, you're spoiled for choice. Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica Pacific Park, Canopy Vista Los Suenos Adventure Park and Neo Fauna promise lots of fun for all the crew.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Playa Hermosa?

Take a break with the kids in a family cabin rental in or near Playa Hermosa and get set to build some fantastic new memories together. Here are a couple we think you'll love:

  • "Lapa Verde Lodge Jaco Beach" - Enjoy great times with your gang at this getaway, which is around 4 miles northwest of the center of Playa Hermosa. Free toiletries and a toaster are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Cabin - Romantic Tiny Apartment" - Another terrific choice, this rental comes with a garden, a TV and more. You'll find it around 4 miles to the northwest of Playa Hermosa.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Playa Hermosa vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Playa Hermosa?

Idyllic romantic retreats, business trips or solo adventures — a single-bedroom vacation rental is a perfect solution for all sorts of occasions. One of our options in or near Playa Hermosa is sure to be just the thing:

  • Take a peek at "Romantic Private Beach House - Clean", a great centrally located one-bedroom vacation property. An ocean view and a swimming pool are available to guests here.
  • Or perhaps "Apt Pink / 1ch Sea View And Pool" is a better match. Another conveniently located one-bedroom option, this place comes with a garden, a swimming pool and more.