Playa Hermosa was the recent host the 2009 World Billabong Tournament.
The surf on any given day certainly lives up to the hype. Come and cheer at the surfers take the curls from different angles. You will see both young and old spirits having a blast. It is a very quiet beach town by day and the Backyard Bar jams at night.
Conversely, Jaco is larger, has many restaurants and bars, shops that offer just about anything you should need.