#44 Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica

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Population: Just over 1,000
Average Annual Temp: 82°F
Affordability (6 of 10)
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Quality of Life (7 of 10)

Not be confused with the “other” Playa Hermosa, in Guanacaste, on Costa Rica’s Gold Coast, this laid back surfing town is located just south of Jaco. Known for having some of the best beach breaks in the world, there are weekly surfing events for those who want to challenge these epic waves. There is also an annual competition that attracts wave riders from all parts of the globe.

In contrast to all the adrenaline-fueled activities, this secluded village also has six miles of black sand beach where visitors can escape the frantic pace of larger tourist areas. There are a number of small hotels and hostels in Playa Hermosa as well as several beach-side restaurants. For more amenities, such as shopping, banking, etc. Jaco is an easy ten minute drive away.

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Costa Rica has continued to be one of the best locations for retirees, expats, and investors. Playa Hermosa is primed to grow as new construction projects near the village promise to add to the number of tourists and expats looking to experience and own their own piece of the pure life.

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Real Estate in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica

Playa Hermosa
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This ideally located 2 bed. 1.5 bath home is only 5 minutes to Playa Hermosa Beach with it's world famous surf, and just 10 minutes to Jaco downtown This afford...
Single Family Home
2.0 beds
1.5 bath
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica Latitude: 9.58917
Longitude: -84.58822
Playa Hermosa
Costa Rica
This beautiful ocean view hotel has an amazing and expansive view of the Pacific ocean, the sight, sounds and sweet smell of the Pacific luxuriously radiate thi...
9.0 beds
9.0 bath
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica Latitude: 9.6317
Longitude: -85.15247
Playa Hermosa
Costa Rica
If you’re looking for a well-maintained fully equipped home with spectacular views, surrounded by Costa Rican nature, then this is the property you should visit...
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3.0 beds
2.0 bath
Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica Latitude: 9.587819
Longitude: -84.593307
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