Just 20 minutes from the Daniel Oduber International Airport is the wonderful beach town of Playa Hermosa – the closest beach town to an International airport in all of Costa Rica! Playa Hermosa is a quiet bedroom community offering a high quality lifestyle with a great mix of North Americans, Europeans and Costa Ricans. Beautiful luxury homes, second homes and condos as well as full time residences are situated on the hills surrounding Hermosa. Offering a wonderful year round climate, Playa Hermosa is a great place for retirement, vacation or investment in Costa Rica homes and condos starting in the low $165,000 range and going up to some of the most expensive homes in Costa Rica. Impeccable views can be enjoyed from the high hills surrounding the horseshoe bay where you neighbors are birds and monkeys. The ocean views are comparable to those in Southern California without the price!
The beach itself is tremendous with beautiful tan to cream colored sand with no riptides or undercurrents. This great swimming beach is safe for children and seniors of all ages! Plus when the waves are up, it is a fun yet safe bogey boarding beach similar to a huge wave pool!!
Sport fishing, sailing, paddle boarding,snorkeling, kayaking and diving are just some of the activities offered along with all the regular beach fun. And every spot on the beach enjoys a perfect view of the famous Monkey Rock. Many of the homes and condos in Playa Hermosa are within walking distance of the beach, a great plus for those wanting to vacation without renting or owning a vehicle.
Playa Hermosa is in the midst of some great future projects. There is also an RCI timeshare, Villa Sol Hermosa, so you can trade your week and come check it out. To the north is Playa Panama which will be home to the El Mangroove, Grand Occidental, Hacienda Blu, Abbocato Fine dining, Hacienda Del Mar Development and Secrets, There are many positive changes for this beautiful area.
Playa Hermosa offers some great hotels, bars and restaurants as well – Gingers, Villa del Sueño, Robertos Restaurant, La Mariscos, El Velero Hotel and the Bosque Del Mar Hotel (Playa Hermosa Hotel). There is a Spa, movie theater, Buzzed Monkey an awesome smoked meats restaurant, medical center and miniature golf as well as some of the best Pizza around. The Super Luperon, the local grocery store has 2 locations and pharmacy that will fulfill most of your shopping needs. For more choice in shopping and restaurants, Playas del Coco, just 10 minutes away, is the main shopping hub for the area – it offers great shopping with four supermarkets including the Auto Mercado which is equivalent to the best supermarkets in the US or Canada. To View Playa Hermosa Real Estate listings see – Playa Hermosa