Costa Rica is located on the Central American isthmus. It has consistently been among the top Latin American countries in the Human Development Index, ranked 62nd in the world in 2010.

Playa Hermosa is located in the northern area of the area of Guanacaste. This attractive tourist destination offers visitors splendid natural scenery surrounded by a tropical forest. Playa Hermosa is located to the north of Playas del Coco in Guanacaste; important National Parks such as Rincon de la Vieja National Park, Palo Verde National Park and Santa Rosa National Park can be found at short distances.