Tranquilo! Pura Vida! Todo Bien! Welcome to Surf Inn Hermosa! Our rentals are situated in the heart of Playa Hermosa, one of the best surfing destinations in Central America. Just 3 KM South of Jaco Beach: Surf Inn Hermosa sits on one of the most consistent surf breaks in Costa Rica. The main bars and restaurants of Playa Hermosa are all within walking distance. Ourbeach front vacation rentals are a great spot to sit and watch your friends or family catching waves; and if you choose our fully furnished studio apartments, you are just steps to the beach. All units are up to date with modern furniture, kitchens, A/C, hot water, TV/cable, internet and we have a security guard from 6PM-7AM.
Surf Inn Hermosa offers the perfect paradise to get away from it all. The pressures and priorities of city life define the daily experience of many; but existing only to achieve goals and satisfy material needs is not enough. There has to be room in life for mystery, reflection and adventure. Escape, getting away from it all is the necessary alternative to modern existence. None of us wants to waste the few days or weeks we have on an experience that fails to live up to expectations.
Hermosa Beach Studio Apartments – Just Steps To The Beach…
We offer 4 Studio Apartment Rentals: Two on the first floor and two on the second floor. All are located just steps to the beach and the main surf break in Hermosa Beach (near Jaco Beach), Costa Rica. Each unit sleeps 1-3 persons and features a queen bed, a bunk bed above it, an individual bed and a sofa.
Each Studio Apartment has the following Amenities:
Router Hookup -Wireless Internet in room! Cable TV Air Conditioning Clean bathrooms with Hot Water. Kitchenette. Two burner cook top, basic cookware & utensils. Mini refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker Beach Access / Break Proximity: These Studio Apartments in Playa Hermosa units are just steps from the beach, access takes under 30 seconds on a private sidewalk that runs along the side of our hotel. There is a consistent surfing break directly in front of the hotel, accessible without crossing any roads or major highways.
Beach Front Vacation Rentals
We offer two bedroom / 2 bath beach front vacation rentals 3KM South of Jaco Beach on Hermosa Beach in the Central Pacific zone of Costa Rica. There is one 1st story rental and one 2nd story rental as shown in the photo. Each unit comes with a front row seat to some of the best surfing in Costa Rica. Located directly in front of the main surf break, it is easy to sit on the veranda of the unit or the front lawn and watch your family or friends surfing.
We provide Breakfast and Dinner per day plus smoothies and snacks. Meals are planned around the YOGA / SURFING / FITNESS / ACTIVITY schedule to ensure you have energy all day long. We eat very healthy and can cater to more specific dietary needs given advance notice. We serve a majority of the meals in an exclusive dining area upstairs on the 3rd floor.
SURF COURSE DETAILS
This is your chance to start surfing! Surf lessons are one of the most popular activities, and are available for children and adults. Our warm, gentle waves are appropriate for even a young beginner. Our instructors are all highly trained and provide all the necessary instruction, equipment and transportation.
With its mountain backdrop, incredible wildlife, beautiful seashore and consistent waves, Playa Hermosa and its surrounding breaks have become known as a true surfers paradise. There are all sorts of breaks the Central Pacific region and Surf Inn Hermosa offers the perfect travel base for accessing all of it. There are waves to challenge even the most advanced surfers to fun waves like Oeste and Jaco for the beginners and intermediate surfers. This region has over 20 named breaks within an hour drive of our hotel. From reefs, river mouths and many different beaches, surfers of all talent levels can enjoy the swells in Costa Rica year round. We also have a network of small hotels we work with at many of the top surfing breaks throughout the country including Playa Santa Teresa, Nosara (Guiones) and Pavones! Just ask and we will be happy to help you plan the next leg of your trip. We offer guides for both day trips and all inclusive surf trip packages!
Rainforest Aerial Team -
A dense tropical rainforest, a tumbling 40-foot waterfall, giant rainforest trees and panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean are all part of the ride at the ‘Central Pacific Rainforest Aerial Tram’, one of Costa Rica’s best adventure tour destinations
Canopy Zip Line Tours – The Canopy Zip Line Tour is popular eco-adventure tour not to be missed. There are several options in the area and all provide an unbeatable view zipping over the canopy of the tropical rainforest. There is a zip line tour located in Playa Hermosa within walking distance from the hotel or there are several other choices located just outside of Jaco. (Safe transportation can be arranged.)
Manuel Antonio National Park Tour – Manuel Antonio National Park is Costa Rica’s most famous national park and one of its most visited. It comprises a small, forested area, heavily populated by monkeys, sloths and raccoons, and three exceptionally beautiful white sand beaches. It is one of the few remaining areas in the world where squirrel monkeys are found. Trails wind through the forest, which is dominated by bastard cedar and balsa and mangrove swamps. This Tour is not to be missed.
Scuba Diving Tour – Scuba diving is a great way to discover the wonders of the Central Pacific Coast. Scuba diving and snorkeling tours are arranged according to season and visibility. The tour visits local dives offshore or out to Tortuga Island. Diving on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica is spectacular and different in the aspect that you are diving amongst 100 foot volcanic rock formations and thousands of fish. All tours include diving gear, soft drinks, fruits and unforgettable memories.
Jet Ski Tour – Renting jet skis is a simple way to take a guided tour off the coast of Herradura Bay just 15 minutes north of Surf Inn Hermosa. Check out the area from the water, see marine life, and enjoy the sun. Take a stop to snorkel and swim along the way. Rent them or go with a guide, the decision is up to you.
Villa Vanilla Spice Farm Tour – Villa Vanilla Spice Plantation is a sustainable organic spice farm in Costa Rica. They are certified organic and bio dynamic and grow a variety of spices and essential oil plants, including vanilla, cocoa, and ceylon (true) cinnamon. This is a very interesting and unforgettable tour that is highly recommended.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding – SUP This form of surfing provides a strong core workout and is a great way to perfect your surfing skills and do a little sight seeing in the area. SUP Tours are arranged in Herradura Bay, just 15 minutes North of Surf Inn Hermosa. On a calm, clear day; there is no better way to spend the time in the water.
Yoga Classes – There are several yoga studios in the area offering a variety of yoga classes and instructions. Whether it be a studio located conveniently downtown in Jaco, or one in the rainforest, on a cliff side or one in front of the ocean; there are several to choose from. Each studio offers a unique setting in which to get your practices done. Transportation can be arranged.
Spa and Massage – Costa Rica offers some of the best spa experiences at some of the most reasonable prices. There are several spas in the area featuring massage treatments, body wraps, facials, manicures and pedicures. All of them use incredible products that will leave you feeling relaxed and revitalized. Transportation can be arranged. If you would like to have a massage arranged on the beach or in the privacy of your room we can easily arrange it.
Tennis – There are several different tennis courts in the area that can be reserved for you to play a game of tennis. Professional private instructors are on call and can be arranged.
Golf – There is an 18 hole Par 72 golf course located 15 minutes north of Surf Inn Hermosa. The course is nestled into the tropical rainforest along the Pacific Coast. Playing this course is an ecological experience as well as a spectacular day of golf. Rentals and lessons can be arranged.
In general the waves are powerful beach breaks and having a smaller board allows you to get under the waves easier. In general people are riding boards in the 5 or 6 range with a preference for rounded squash tails or pin/thumbtail designs as many of the local breaks are powerful waves. There are also many local area shops all with used boards that are still in good condition. Ask us and we will help suggest which boards to bring or help you find the board you are looking for when you get here. We also usually have a few boards for sale in the quiver upstairs, just ask to see them upon arrival.
Ways to get to the camp
There are two airports located in Costa Rica: San Jose International Airport (SJO) is located about 90 Minutes from Surf Inn Hermosa. The major airlines serving San Jose airport are: Air Canada, Delta Airlines, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Iberia, United, Condor, JetBlue and US Airways. Liberia Costa Rica Airport (LIR) is located about 5 hours from Surf Inn Hermosa. The major airlines serving Liberia Airport are: AirBerlin, Air Canada, America Airlines, Copa Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue, Nature Air, SANSA, Taca, United, US Airways, and West Jet. Transportation to and from both airports can easily be arranged — All we need is your flight itinerary and a driver will come pick you up for an arranged fee. If you do not want transportation arranged and you plan to drive: Below you will find driving directions:
From the San Jose Airport (Juan Santa Maria) exit, turn right and go under the overpass. Turn right and go over the overpass to Alajuela. Do not go to Alajuela, but head north on highway 1 towards San Ramon. Travel approximately 8 miles (14 kilometers) along this highway, looking for a sign on the right that says “Marriott”. When you see this sign, exit the highway towards the right. The road will go uphill towards an overpass, you take a left and drive over the bridge.
The “New Road” – Autopista del SolAfter you pass the bridge, you will see a gas station and mini-super called Media Luna. You make a LEFT at a large blacktop intersection less than 5 minutes down this road.You will go downhill through a small area called “La Garita” and in just a few minutes you will arrive at the new highway.Getting on the new highway is actually kind of tricky, you drive up the overpass or drive under the overpass and take the next two lefts.
The “Old Route” – Through Atenas** This way is marked in detail on our google map, shown at top of page ** Go over the overpass and follow the road thru the mountains. You will first pass through Atenas. There is a turn to watch out for in a town called San Mateo. You enter the town, but the 2 way part splits for a second as your lane veers to the right. At the next road, you make a left and drive by the city park which should be on your right hand side. Stay on the road as you begin to enter Orotina. Keep going, a few blocks later you will see a sign for Playa Jaco, follow the ramp to the right to merge with the highway.
ACCOMODATION - from 100 $ € per night / Person
|Room Type||Floor Plan||Standard Rates||High
|# Available||Max. Capacity|
|Condo – 1st Floor||2 Bed / 2 Bath||$200 / night||$225 / night||1 unit||6 per unit|
|Condo – 2nd Floor||2 Bed / 2 Bath||$1,750/weekly||$2,100/weekly||1 unit||6 per unit|
|Room Type||Floor Plan||Standard Rates||High
|# Available||Max. Capacity|
||1 Bed / 1 Bath||$100 / night||$120 / night||4 units||3 per unit|
PACKAGES from 1.295.- $ per Week / Person
Packages usually run 7 days / 6 nights from Saturday to Saturday. Alternative schedules and additional days may be possible upon request, subject to availability.
7 days / 6 nights package pricing:$1,595 for private accommodations
PACKAGE A - HARDCORE SURF TRIP
SURF. EAT. SLEEP
For avid surfers who want to maximize their time in the water. We set a healthy schedule and provide ample meals to refuel after each of the surf sessions. Our guides have the local knowledge to get you on the best waves possible during your trip.
2 guided surf trips per day.
PACKAGE B - LEARN TO SURF
PADDLE, PADDLE, PADDLE
For those new to surfing and who want to Learn To Surf! We provide instructors who will teach the basics of surfing, from getting into the lineup to catching your first waves!
1 surf lesson per day.
* Includes board.
PACKAGE C - SURFING AND FITNESS
1 surf session per day and at least one additional Yoga / Fitness activity per day.
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