Playa Hermosa is situated only a mere 5 minutes from Jaco and is considered to be one of the best places in the world to go surfing. The surf breaks offered by this magnificent surfing gem is said to be some of the most consistent breaks with some waves reaching as high as 13 feet. There are also a nice variety of surf shops on the beach that offer surfboard rentals and gear to get you started. The waves at Hermosa are so prestigious that it is the host of the International Quicksilver Surfing Championships annually in the month of August. It is also known among the surfing community that the location for the best breaks are situated in front of a huge tree.
The majority of people who visit Hermosa stay in Jaco where there are lots of clubs, bars, restaurants, and vacation rentals available. During the week the beach is pretty quiet so if you are planning to stay for a week or more this is the perfect opportunity to visit with it only busy on weekends. You can also enjoy the heat and sunshine in Costa Rica while you take a rest from surfing. There is also the Manual Antonio National Park that is also a great place to visit and enjoy the beauty of Costa Rica. If you are looking for vacation rental properties you can find them here on Adventurepads and if you are a Playa Hermosa or Jaco vacation property owner you can list your property on Adventurepads for Free.