This beach is known as one of the most consistent beaches in the world. It has an extension of approximately 8 kilometers and the beach is very good. The best-known places are: *in front of Terraza del Pacifico Hotel (the only one with illumination in Latin America, for Famous Local and International Night Championships), *in front of Fuego del Sol Hotel, *in front of the Hotel Backyard, *El Peladero, *Los Almendros, *La Chanchera, *La Curva, *Tulin. A good recommendation is to be careful for it owns strong currents. It is not recommended for beginners. Access: By land. Tide: Can surf with any tide. Swells: Due to its geographical position, it attracts any swell that goes through the zone. Bottom: Sand. Feet: 2 to 10. Season: All year. Stars: 4.

Where to Sleep & Eat?

Hotel Marea Brava Ph + (506) 2643-7055. Ph + 506 6196-0420 E-mail: Tariffs for 4 people 90/ 140 US$. There are 7 equipped villas, rooms with double bed, Cable TV, fan, 1 bunk bed for two people, fully equipped American kitchen. The villas have fully integrated air conditioning, terrace. The hotel is surrounded by an exhuberant garden, swimming pool and a Jacuzzi. Located opposite the sea in the area for surfers. English and Spanish spoken. It is located down near the Jungle Surf Café,  then you continue to the end and take a right turn, we are at the end of the road on the left hand side. Between Terraza & Fuego Sol, in Hermosa Beach the Hotel Marea Brava & luxury is the best secret, located to the right of the beach facing the waves.


Sandpiper Inn & Restaurante Ph + (506) 2643-1042 / 2643-7042 / USA (562) 594-6130. E-mail: It is located at Playa Hermosa only 5 minutes south of Jaco beach, between the football pitch and the beach. This is the perfect place to visit in Costa Rica to navigate the phenomenal continual waves with a water temperature of 80 degrees all year round. Rooms with air-conditioning, fans, cable and colour TV and bathrooms with hot water, with a capacity of 2 to 5 people. There are single and double beds in each room. Prices: 2 people 65 US$ per night/ 3 to 5 people10 US$ per person per night. It also has a restaurant, swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Offered services: Surfing, boards for hire & lessons, Body boards/ flippers for hire, canopy Tours, trips on horseback, waterfall tours and to the Manuel Antonio National Park.  ATV Tours. Sport Fishing, hire of mountain bikes. Yoga massages and transport to the airport.


Hermosa Waves Condos Ph+ (506) 2643-7055, Ph + (506) 6196-0420. E-mail: Hermosa Waves Condos are located just steps from the beaches of Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica, and a quick 8-minute drive to the bustling town of Jaco Beach. The condos are less than 5 years old, and ultra-modern, featuring outdoor aquatic living spaces, tons of interior room, brand new appliances, a great party-ambiance and relaxing environment for families to unwind together and enjoy the beautiful modern tropical architecture and spaces. Hermosa Waves is private, with over an acre of land being dedicated to the resort and grounds, providing a massive space and 3 levels of living, with an amazing array of pools, water features and play-area around it. Hermosa Waves condos are equipped as both 2 and three bedroom condos, with a large amount of square footage and luxury accommodations. Hermosa Waves in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica, offers an attractive high end condo feel, for groups of travelers such as bachelor parties, wedding groups, family reunions and more. We can host up to 40 people at a time, comfortably.