Welcome to Playa Hermosa

Several places on the Pacific coast are named ‘Beautiful Beach’ in Spanish, and this 10km-long strip of gray sand is hardly the loveliest of the lot. Billed as an upscale alternative to Jacó, minus the hookers and the traffic, Hermosa hasn't quite avoided development, with condos popping up along the beach like mushrooms. Still, for now, it is very much a slow-paced beach village.

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Playa Hermosa in detail