MIAMI, Florida–A group of American Leisure travel agents have declared the Guanacaste Province of Costa Rica as the hottest destination in 2014. The opening of Liberia’s International Airport (official name: Daniel Oduber International Airport) has triggered a development of new hotel and resort properties. Last December Hyatt opened its first Central American resort, the Andaz Papagayo Bay. This hotel has already been named one of the best resorts in 2014: http://www.cntraveler.com/hot-list/2014/best-new-hotels-world-photos_slideshow_Andaz-Peninsula-Papagayo-_17. In February Preferred Boutique Resorts opened El Mangroove at Panama Beach, also in the Papagayo Bay. For November 2014 AM Resorts will opened The Dreams Las Mareas at the beautiful Salinas Bay: http://www.dreamsresorts.com/las-mareas. For 2015 two new additional resorts will open: Melia Paradisus Papagayo Bay and the FEN Resort at Tamarindo Beach. Future projects include: a Marriott, a Wyndham, a Mandarin Oriental and a super deluxe Rosewood Resort in Monte del Barco. Guanacaste is often called “The Golden Coast” or the Costa Rican Riviera. The growth and development of new high end resorts has places the region as the hottest destination for Honeymoons and Weddings, Golfing and Meetings & Incentives. Liberia International Airport is serviced by American Airlines, Jetblue, United, USAirways, Frontier Airlines, DELTA Airlines, Sun Country, Air Canada, West Jet, Sun Wing Airlines and Air Transat from North American cities, plus COPA and Avianca from Panama City and San Salvador respectively. Domestic airlines SANSA and Nature Air operate flights from San Jose.
LIBERIA, Costa Rica — For 2014 three well known brand names of International Resorts will open its doors in the Costa Rican Golden Coast, the province of Guanacaste. First Hyatt’s Andaz will open in the spectacular Papagayo Bay, just 25 minutes away from Liberia International Airport. The second will be the AMResort Dreams that will be located in Costa Santa Elena near Salinas Bay, and finally the Melia Paradisus Papagayo, at the bay with the same name. Melia Hotels relinquished the management of the ultra-luxurious Playa Conchal Resort to Westin two years ago. Know as the Golden Coast, Guanacaste is pulling back again world know hotel chains. The opening of these three resorts and three other smaller hotels will create up to 4000 new jobs in the province.
Dreams Las Mareas: http://costasantaelena.com/en/dreams-las-mareas/