Bold by Nature in Costa Rica

W Costa Rica is located on the edge of Costa Rica's northern Guanacaste coast offering stunning beach vibes with easy access to all Costa Rica has to offer and minutes from surf destination. Tamarindo. W Escapes defy traditional luxury resort trappings with iconic yet irreverent design, bold experiences that color outside the lines of luxury, and friendly unscripted service that creates a fun and energized vibe and an authentic connection to what’s new and next in the destination. 

Known as one of the happiest countries in the world, Costa Rica boldly blends an exotic beach and surf culture, fast paced high adrenaline adventure sports, all alongside a rich eco-tourism focused on its incredible biodiversity.  Located on the western coast of the country in Guanacaste, W Costa Rica is primely situated in Reserva Conchal, a 2300 acre nature reserve known for its sustainable development, wildlife, and lux resort amenities. W Costa Rica is a place where surfboards, monkeys, and spa days co-exist, and often go together. Welcome to W Costa Rica, where we are bold by nature.


Standing tall between beautiful beaches and the mangroves, W Costa Rica brings a a fresh spin to a Costa Rica adventure. Nature gets boldly reinterpreted upon arrival, with a Living Room inspired by the local Guanacaste tree. Check into 150 locally influenced rooms and suites, complete with a surf culture inspired MIX Bar, with a keg of Imperial Ale ready to be tapped upon your arrival. Each room has a headboard inspired by local artwork, and a fully glass enclosed shower providing incredible views into the reserve. 


Strut your stuff in the sunshine at the WET Deck, a chilled out day club perfect for in house guests catching rays, sip of cocktail or a healthy Pura Vida bowl for lunch. As the day turns to sunset, mingle to DJ beats as you watch the sun drop. Zona Azul, THE destination beach club and bar in the area. Open for outside adult guests as well, this is where the energy is amplified, especially on the weekends. With a bold Costa Rican interpretation of modern tiki, go ahead and share a large format fruit forward, fresh cocktail with your friends.

Keep the energy up by dining on property, in addition to the Living Room and Zona Azul (named for the famous blue zone), check out Cocina de Mercado or Latitud 10º Norte. Grab an agua fresca or a fresh grain bowl at Cocina De Mercado, an open format all day experience reinterpreting a fresh local market. Take dinner to the next level at Latitud 11º Norte, named after the shared latitude between Thailand and Costa Rica resulting in a shared climate, ecosystem, and wildlife. The suprising mix resulting in one of a kind options like crab brain fried rice and octopus chifrijo.


Whether you are wiped from surfing all day or spent the night dancing at Zona Azul, walk over to a six treatment room AWAY Spa, with locally inspired treatments. It’s not a traditional spa experience, with a bar in place of a check in, they have everything for you to DETOX.RETOX.REPEAT.


High design connects with high tech in over 950 square meters of meeting space, perfect for any incentive or social occasion and all full of natural light. It’s not just incentive groups, with the perfect venues for weddings and social occasions, kick off life’s milestones the Pura Vida way.


W Costa Rica offers just as much for those looking to get their adrenaline pumping off site as those looking to recharge and explore the rich biodiversity. Let our W Insider connect you to the ultimate tours, where you strap in and zip line through the forests, or cruise over beaches and jungles taking in the views on a helicopter tour.

Hang ten. W Costa Rica is located just 15 minutes from globally renowned surf town, Tamarindo. Catch a ride from W, and get paired up with a seasoned pro, or do your own thing at one of the many surf spots. After a full day, hit one of the casually cool cafes for a bite and drink, and watch the sunset before hitting some of the local nightlife.  For those that know their way around a board, strap on a Go-Pro and head out to Playa Grande or Playa Tamarindo, both just a quick trip away.

W Costa Rica amplifies everything special about Costa Rica, and boldly adds a little bit extra. From DJ beats and a high energy environment, guests also have access to everything that makes Costa Rica such a compelling destination for those with the mindset of fun. Complimentary to how Costa Rica offers the option to recharge or live it up, W Costa Rica lets you chose your own adventure.  After all, it’s where everyone is bold by nature.

Amenities at a Glance:

Management Info:
Gay friendly

Mixed Gay/Straight

In Room Facilities/Services:
Coffee / Tea Pot
Internet Access
Laundry Service

On Property Facilities/Services:
Meeting Rooms
Room Service
Celebration Planning
Hot Tub(s)
Swimming Pool(s)

Commitment Ceremony Planning / Hosting:

Tamarindo beach, Guanacaste

Children Welcome:
Adult Oriented

Pets Allowed:


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