Live Hermosa Beach Surf Cam

Hermosa Beach Surf Report & Costa Rica Surf Forecast

THURSDAY MAY 25 - EASING S / SSW 4-6ft - Low tide early morning - looks to be fun as the tide comes in and conditions clean up -- Outlook is for new SW to fill in Friday  -  Overcast this morning in Central Pacific zone  -  High Tide 2:07PM LOW TIDE 7:51AM

Local's Corner: - Monday thru Friday at 7AM at the Backyard - Genevieve will be teaching morning Yoga class $10 per person - For more information - call 8842-7176 -  Every Weekend don't miss the Master's Surf Series at 4PM on Fridays and the Saturday Surf Series on Saturdays at 4PM in front of the Backyard Bar.

Visual Report & Surf Forecast courtesy Surf Inn Hermosa - Photos And Video/Surf Photography by Cheech on The Beach HermosaSurFotos - call 8849-7308 or 8787-4016 or email

For Great Vacation Packages: Check out Surf Inn Hermosa's Surf Vacation Pacakges - Surfing, stand-up paddle boarding (SUP), yoga, fitness, healthy food & plenty of good times included!

Jaco Beach

One of the most popular beach destinations:  Jaco Beach Costa Rica is located just 5 minutes from Surf Inn Hermosa. It is easy to daytrip into town to enjoy a day in Jaco or look for amenities you may need.  Not only are there banks and ATM machines, but there are grocery stores, bakeries, souvenir stores, and even a movie theater.  Named the leading beach in Central America by the World Travel Awards 2007, Jaco Beach offers a variety of celebrated restaurants, bars, boutiques, art galleries, spas and entertainment venues to check out while visiting Costa Rica; and all of this is just a drive away from Surf Inn!

Los Suenos Marina & Resort

The magnificent Los Suenos Marina is located just 20 minutes north of Surf Inn Hermosa in Herradura Bay!  Los Suenos Marina offers fine dining, shopping,a spa, a golf course and luxury sportfishing all in one.  It is a 1,100 -acre master planned destination resort community that is a great place to check out for a day while visiting us at the Surf Inn.  There are several restaurants to choose from that are highly recommended and reasonably priced:  Bambu which features Asian Cuisine and Sushi; The Hook Up which features American and Bar Food; Lanterna featuring Italian Food, and El Galeon Restaurant which features Canadian born Chef:  Darrell Thomas’s International Cuisine and Dolce Vita Coffee Shop which has sweets and specialty coffees that are home made.

Costa Rica Birding Tours

Just 25 minutes North of Surf Inn Hermosa lies the Tarcoles River area and the Carara National Park.  Both places offer an incredible setting for Bird photography.  Early birding is highly recommended!  The lush rainforest provides a nice backdrop to view  shorebirds, seabirds and mangrove inhabitants.  A river boat tour thru the mangroves is a treat to bird lovers and are home to many species of birds:  The Mangrove Cuckoo, Mangrove Hummingbird, & Mangrove Warbler are just a few. Spoonbills, Herons and Hawks are others not too miss.

Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio is located approximately 1 1/2 hours south of Surf Inn Hermosa and is one of the most visited National Parks in Costa Rica.  It features not only rainforest, but spectacular white sand beaches.  This is a great side trip from Surf Inn Hermosa and highly recommended with a guide who can show you all of the wildlife of the park.  This picture features one of the famous three-toed sloths that can be seen thru the telescopes of the nature guide.  Manuel Antonio’s nature trails are awesome to hike and take in all wildlife ranging from toads and iguanas to monkeys, toucans and songbirds.  In 2011, this park was voted as one of the most beautiful national park by Forbes.


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