Hermosa Beach, Costa Rica

Playa Hermosa Guanacaste Costa Rica

Is It Friendly To Go With Children?

Among one of the most popular beaches of Costa Rica, Playa Hermosa exists to be the best. It’s highly popular among Costa Ricans and tourists and is considered their favorite tourist destination. The beach exists in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica, filled with both natural beauty and enjoyment. It’s also a beach-front “resort town.”

Apart from singles, families also love coming here for some relaxation and enjoyment. However, a question arises that is this place safe and friendly for children? If you are someone having a family with kids, this question might bother you. However, no need to worry as you are at the right place.

In this article, we will be covering information about Playa Hermosa for kids.

Hermosa Beach, Costa Rica

About Playa Hermosa

Playa Hermosa is quite a safer and friendly place for not only adults but also children. As per the tourists and locals, the crime rate in this area is relatively lower. This is the beach is quite busy with families since the beach is family-friendly. The beach was given name for its fascinating view as “Hermosa” means “beautiful” in Spanish.

It’s a beautiful “crescent-shaped” beach covered with surfer’s tree around its borders and greyish sand on the ground. In daylight, you can get to experience its natural beauty, in the evening, you experience a beautiful sunset view showing sparkles on the ocean. However, at night, the view is extraordinary, since the sand begins sparkling proving phosphorous and fairy dust mixed within the sand.

How to reach this beautiful beach?

There are many options for you to reach Playa Hermosa. You can reach through catching a bus, driving, using a private shuttle, or booking an Uber.

  • Take a private shutter, it will cost between $50-55 for each day for about 1-4 people. Book yourself a taxi, it will cost $60 then.
  • Catch a bus, then there is a public bus available from Liberia to Playa Hermosa by Pulmitan company which will take you there in 1.5 hours.
  • If you are from San Jose, the Tralapa company will take you from there to Playa Hermosa within 6 hours respectively. 

The place can also be visited through “Daniel Oduber International Airport” which is about 20 minutes away.

Hermosa Beach and Kids

Playa Hermosa is very kids friendly. There are certain activities specifically developed for kids to enjoy and spending quality time at the beach while their parents relax and enjoy the view. Some of the activities include scuba diving, swimming, snorkeling, sailing, paddleboarding, kayaking, sport fishing, building sandcastles, collecting shells, horseback riding, and more. There is no nightlife here since its kids friendly.

As a family, the certain activities you can do with your children include:

  • Birds Watching by Mardigi Tours
  • Papagayo Gulf Sport Fishing
  • ATV Offroad Adventure
  • Beach Tour
  • Water Sports
  • Go for the theme and amusement parks
  • Watching Wildlife

Apart from these activities, the area also includes kid-friendly hotels, shopping areas, restaurants, cafes, and a small movie theater.

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