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Playa Hermosa Surf Camp

Camino Ostional 6.6KM al Sur de SJDS, San Juan del Sur 00000, Nicaragua
+505 8972 9371
Review Highlights
Nice beach resort and restaurant (fee required).

Spent a few hours at this private beach resort, that has beach side restaurant and activities... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Long Beach, California
via mobile
Beautiful beach!

This is an absolutely stunning beach! The lush forest comes right to the sand and we even saw... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Come enjoy the beach where Survivor Nicaragua was filmed in 2010. We have 3km of virgin white sand beaches. Great surfing, swimming, tide pooling, and we have horses ready to run you up and down the sand. Shuttles from town (SJDS) are available, and we have a beach bar/restaurant and hotel if you want to spend some quality time relaxing on the beach...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“great beach” (8 reviews)
“full bar” (3 reviews)
Camino Ostional 6.6KM al Sur de SJDS, San Juan del Sur 00000, Nicaragua
+505 8972 9371
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent a few hours at this private beach resort, that has beach side restaurant and activities center. In order to enter, need to pay $3 USD per adult. They have restaurant, beach equipment rental and surf school ($30/hour lessons). Overall nice place to spend the...More

Thank castle_lb
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This is an absolutely stunning beach! The lush forest comes right to the sand and we even saw howler monkeys in the trees. The beach is huge and you can easily walk down to a section with no one else around. It was great swimming....More

Thank AdM85
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We paid 10 dollars to get a shuttle from our hostel and back (incl. 3 dollar fee because it's a private beach). The ride was an half an hour drive. And it was so worth it, it's a beautiful beach with a restaurant but it...More

Thank Céleste C
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were told by our hotel that Playa Hermosa was a good swimming beach to visit in the area. We took the shuttle from the hotel ($10.00/pp) and paid a park entrance fee of $3.00/pp. This gets you into the main beach which has all...More

1  Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We had been told that this was a nice place to spend the day at the beach. The beach is fantastic, not crowded, and clean. There are numerous huts with tables and hammocks. These are first come, so get there early to get a good...More

2  Thank Lostagainadvisor
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. So clean, not crowded and very comfortable. Food and drink were reasonable. They take cc. The bathrooms were clean and well stocked. There was an outdoor shower. A big variety of seating, shade and hammocks. Free wifi. The beach is teaming with wildlife...More

Thank RezaTravels
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Playa Hermosa was a treat! One our favorite places on the coast. Although it costs a bit more than staying anywhere in San Juan Del Sur, we felt the it was well worth it. We had the beach and waves to ourselves until noon each...More

Thank Austin B
Reviewed 6 December 2016

So I never stayed at the Surf Camp, but will in the future. I did come here several times to surf the beach and then also eat at the local bar / restaurant. So I will review that. 1. The Beach: This is by far...More

2  Thank John M
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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This beach is a gem, just a short drive south of Sa Juan del a Sur. It's huge and there is no one there. There is a hostel, restaurant/bar and a surf shop and that's about it. Very sandy beach with very few rocks or...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

The surf was 4-6 feet and the sand was soft and clean. Very calming and soooo beautiful! Could have stayed all day but well worth the trip. Road leading to beach is rough and needed our driver to show us the way! However, well worth...More

Thank Chandra P
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