Westin Playa Conchal 2017 Best Hotel in Latin & South America

Written by MJ Blanco

Westin Playa Conchal 2017 Best Hotel in Latin & South America

As part of the Excellence Awards presented by the prestigious Marriott International chain, for this 2017, the Westin Playa Conchal Costa Rica located in Guanacaste was selected as Hotel of the Year in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Among the 30 hotel brands that are part of the Marriott hotels chain worldwide, the Westin Golf Resort & Spa
Playa Conchal was chosen for the first time, after becoming part of the chain last year. The growth achieved by the hotel since its opening in Playa Conchal in May 2011, as well as the achievement and improvement of the objectives defined by the chain; are part of the reasons that make Westin Playa Conchal Costa Rica worthy of this recognition.

According to Hernán Binaghi, General Manager of the Westin Playa Conchal hotel, within the chain, there are important brands and hotels and therefore, it is a pride for the resort -as well as for Costa Rica- to be chosen as the best hotel in Latin America and the Caribbean.

"This recognition reflects the effort that has been making the hotel to offer a differentiated and innovative service; which exceeds the expectations of our guests, but above all that allows you to take a memorable and refreshing experience, which reflects our essence as a Westin brand and of course, our essence as a country, "added Binaghi.

This award was presented as a premium distinction as it is the only Westin brand hotel to operate under the all-inclusive mode and has become an operating model within Marriott International. This is something that surely differentiates this resort among the other Guanacaste Costa Rica resorts.

Since the merger between Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Marriott International in 2016, this is the second recognition that the Westin Golf Resort & Spa Playa Conchal receives from the big hotel chain.

The first was the recognition the hotel received for its robust community service program, which is part of the Marriott Awards of Excellence awards that the chain provides every year. The hotel has strengthened its position as one of the best beach resorts in Costa Rica thanks to the efforts made and its recognitions.

This hotel, considered as one of the best Costa Rica beach hotels, has assumed since its opening a real commitment to sustainability. Therefore, it has been concerned with generating value for the surrounding communities where it operates. "Our work with the community ranges from job creation and talent development through programs such as Dual Education where we work in conjunction with the INA and for 2016 we have trained more than 150 students, to strategic investment projects as they are “The Guanacaste Food Bank” and the future desalination plant, as well as environmental education campaigns that allow us to reduce CO2 emissions and place us as the first Positive Carbon hotel in the country", said Binaghi.

Nestled in the green forests of Costa Rica’s magnificent North-Pacific Riviera in the province of Guanacaste one of the best places to visit, The Westin Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal is located 60 km from Liberia International Airport (LIR) and 15 minutes from Tamarindo local airport. You can also drive from San José, but it will take a few more hours so we strongly recommend you to take a direct advantage of our Costa Rica airports.

The 4-kilometer Playa Conchal beach owes its name to its unique sand, comprising millions of finely crushed seashells, a paradise when vacationing in Costa Rica. The beach was awarded the Blue Flag eco-label for its cleanliness which is absolutely a plus for the resorts in Costa Rica.

Additionally, part of the services and facilities that place the Guanacaste Westin Playa Conchal as the best hotel in the region and that can be enjoyed by its guests within the all-inclusive model under which the Costa Rica luxury hotels operates: eight a la carte specialty restaurants, a buffet restaurant, a pizza bar, a snack stand, 5 bars -including the prestigious Imperial Bar-, a Spa, tennis courts, golf course, spacious swimming pools, theater, Westin Workout Fitness Studio, Westin Family Club, and activities such as kayaking, biking, snorkeling, yoga, Pilates, spinning, among others.

In addition, the resort offers a unique concept of “Family Concierge Club Service” that offers specially appointed Suites and the all-day assistance of a Family Concierge for a perfect Costa Rica vacations. Other benefits that can be enjoyed in this all-inclusive hotel include private area for breakfast, personalized mini-bar contents for kids & adults and children’s bathroom amenities kit, mini bathrobes and slippers.

If you want to enjoy your family vacations in Costa Rica or your honeymoon experience in one of the best Costa Rica luxury hotels then you must visit the Guanacaste Westin Playa Conchal. We can assure you that you will never regret your experience here. A bunch of activities and things to do can be easily arranged. We can provide you a tailor-made Costa Rica vacation package to ease your trip planning process. Just contact us or check the options available of the already made packages!

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