Playa Hermosa Spot ID
Photo credit: EDUARDO HOLMANN
Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 26.4 °C
Playa Hermosa in Rivas Province is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.
For El Coco, 4 km from Playa Hermosa.
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At Juan Santamaria Airport, 219 km from Playa Hermosa.
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Overall Playa Hermosa Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July
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Visitor Reviews of Playa Hermosa
“BIENVENIDOS A PLAYA HERMOSA SURF CAMP- LA PLAYA DE SURVIVOR
NUESTRO RANCHO ESTÁ UBICADO EN EL CENTRO DE LA BELLA BAHIA DE PLAYA HERMOSA Y OFRECE SERVICIOS PARA QUE EL VISITANTE Y SU FAMILIA PUEDAN GOZAR DE UN LUGAR SEGURO, ATRACTIVO Y CON TODAS LAS COMODIDADES.
A LA ENTRADA COBRAMOS US$ 3.00 Ó C$ 65.00 POR LOS SIGUIENTES SERVICIOS:
• UN CAMINO EXCELENTE Y CON MANTENIMIENTO PERMANENTE.
• SEGURIDAD PERMANENTE, ESPECIALMENTE EN EL ÁREA DE RECREO EN LA PLAYA.
• HAMACAS Y SILLAS.
• DUCHAS CON AGUA CORRIENTE.
• SERVICIOS SANITARIOS LIMPIOS.
• OFRECEMOS LOCKERS CON CANDADO PARA GUARDAR SUS PERTENENCIAS.
• EXCELENTE ATENCIÓN.
• GRATIS: NIÑOS MENORES DE 12 AÑOS
OFRECEMOS SERVICIOS DE BAR Y RESTAURANTE CON COMIDA A LA PARRILLA A EXCELENTES Y CÓMODOS PRECIOS. ALQUILAMOS CABALLOS CON SU GUÍA QUE LOS LLEVAN A UN PASEO INOLVIDABLE POR LA COSTA.
NUESTRO SERVICIO DE TRANSPORTE SALE A LAS 10:00 AM Y A LAS 12:00 MD EN LA ESQUINA FRENTE AL GATO NEGRO. EL COSTO IDA Y VUELTA ES US$ 10.00, INCLUYE LA ENTRADA.
PARA RESERVACION LLAMAR AL TELÉFONO 83209192, PREGUNTAR POR CHELY.
Welcome to Playa Hermosa Surf Camp- SURVIVOR BEACH
Our Ranch is located 8 miles from San Juan Del Sur. This is a beautiful 2km beach with five or more peaks for surfing. This is a beach break. It’s also a wonderful family place, which you can enjoy comfortably, and as always, it’s safe and accessible for all type of vehicles.
A service fee of US$3 or C$65.00 is required at the entrance. The services you obtain are: an excellent and well maintained road, Security 24/7, hammocks, chairs, fresh water showers, clean bathrooms, lockers w/lock, and an excellent and warm service from our workers. Children under 12 years old are free.
We have a restaurant and bar, with amazing BBQ food, at a good price. We also have guided horseback riding at a decent price.
Shuttle services: OUR MERCEDES BENZ 4X4 TRUCK departs from the corner in front of GATO NEGRO, at 10:00 am and 12:00 md, and departs from PHSC at 5:00 pm. Round-trip transportation will cost you US$10, and includes service fee and transportation.
For reservation call 83 20 91 92 ask for chely”
eduardo holmann from NICARAGUA - 27 Jan 2011
Tide stations nearest to Playa Hermosa:
- Closest tide stationSan Juan del Sur5 mi
- Second closest tide stationMasachapa63 mi
- Third closest tide stationPunta Arenas108 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationChacarita109 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationCorinto128 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Playa Hermosa:
- Closest ski areaHuascaran (Peru)1513 mi
- Second closest ski areaCloudmont (United States)1617 mi
- Third closest ski areaSky Valley (United States)1653 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaScaly Mountain (United States)1656 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaSapphire Valley (United States)1664 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Playa Hermosa:
- Closest city locationRivas (Nicaragua)17 mi
- Second closest city locationLiberia (Costa Rica)47 mi
- Third closest city locationSan Jose (Costa Rica)49 mi
- Fourth closest city locationGranada (Nicaragua)52 mi
- Fifth closest city locationJinotepe (Nicaragua)53 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Playa Hermosa is Daniel Oduber Quiros International (Liberia) Airport (LIR) in Costa Rica, which is 73 km (45 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Playa Hermosa is Managua International Airport (MGA) in Nicaragua, 113 km (70 miles) away.
- The third closest airport is Nosara Airport (NOB) in Costa Rica, 136 km (84 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa Hermosa, Rivas Province. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa Hermosa sea temperature, Playa Hermosa photographs, Playa Hermosa detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa Hermosa webcams, current wind from Rivas Province live weather stations and Playa Hermosa tide predictions. The Nicaragua swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Nicaragua and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Nicaragua wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Playa Hermosa.