JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica

Address: Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica | 4 star resort
 
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This 4 star resort, located on Hacienda Pinilla, Santa Cruz, is near Wave Expeditions.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsJW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica Santa Cruz

    Reviewed by edpass

    Don't go near the water

    Reviewed Mar 30, 2011
    by (2 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    If you are planning to frolic in the Pacific, this is not the place. There is no lifeguard, and visitors are warned to stay away from rocks and riptides, which pretty much rules out the beach. However, if you are a pool person, you'll love the huge infinity pool. The resort itself is beautiful and well maintained. But if you are paying $500 a night, couldn't they give you free internet rather than charging $15?
    I was on a tour, and the tour company paid all the tips, which may have had an effect on the staff. We had to ask to be reseated from the very hot terrace to the air-conditioned dining room. Some of the dining room staff was downright surly. But if you are paying the full price you might get better service.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica Santa Cruz

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    A travel blog entry by panamericalandy on Dec 19, 2012

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    Another day in Paradise

    A travel blog entry by weekend-travel on Jul 07, 2012

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    Saturday, July 7, 2012

    After another great nights rest, I woke early and we got dressed in our daily attire – bathing suites. Rob and I went down to the beach for a little while then off to breakfast. After breakfast we met up with Alex and Oz and went for a 'short' walk on a trail to an overlook for the resort. There were stairs and stairs and more stairs, but the ...