Lets say you want a warm-weather resort with all the standards: beaches, spa, assorted pools, water sports, tennis, golf. There are a lot to choose from. But now lets say you also dont want to travel far, and there have to be monkeys.
Lots of them. And coatis, parrots and deer. And nearby volcanic ranges. And deep-soaking tubs in the rooms and suites, with twice-daily housekeeping so youll never want for a towel or LOccitane soap. Now the choice is the Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica, sprawled across 99 acres of the 2,135-acre Peninsula Papagayo, in Guanacaste, on the Pacific coast.
Just 40 minutes by car from Liberia (where a new $41-million airport terminal is soon to open), Central Americas only Four Seasons now benefits from direct flights from New York, Newark, Houston, Atlanta, Miami, Chicago, and Minneapolis (starting in January). To make things even easier, the new terminal will also host a dedicated Four Seasons office, so you can focus on relaxing as soon as you land. Or on the howler and capuchin monkeys. Or maybe even on the three-toed sloths. www.fourseasons.com/costarica
For general trip-planning information, see our Costa Rica Travel Guide.