Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide today announced an agreement with Desarrollos Hoteleros Guanacaste S.A. to debut the iconic W brand in Costa Rica. W Costa Rica – Reserva Conchal will be the brand’s first tropical escape in Latin America, redefining the local luxury resort experience with its cutting-edge design, energetic DNA and Whatever/Whenever service philosophy, all set against a backdrop of spectacular shorelines, vast volcanoes and magnificent mountain ranges.
“Following the recent successful opening of W Bogota, we are eager to premiere the iconic W brand in new countries in the region and look forward to bringing the brand to Panama in 2017, followed by Costa Rica in 2019,” said Jorge Giannattasio, Senior Vice-president and Chief of Latin America Operations for Starwood Hotels & Resorts.
True to the W brand’s promise of transforming each destination where it arrives, W Costa Rica – Reserva Conchal will reinvent the hotel landscape in Playa Conchal with its innovative design, signature amenities and unique style. Part of a mixed used development in Reserva Conchal located in the Pacific coast province of Guanacaste, nearby facilities include an award-winning Robert Trent Jones II golf course and a variety of outdoor recreation and nightlife entertainment options. The hotel will be located just 45 minutes from the Liberia/ Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport.
The beachside escape will feature 151 guestrooms and suites for ultimate relaxation and indulgence. The energy of the W brand will be brought to life in various venues, including a signature restaurant, featuring world-class gastronomy; the W Living Room where guests can enjoy inventive cocktails and weekly happenings showcasing music, fashion and design; the hotel’s destination bar for the most vibrant nightlife scene; and an Away spa and WET deck, featuring an infinity pool with breathtaking views of the tropical surroundings. The hotel will also boast meeting space for special events.