JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica
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TravelPod Member ReviewsJW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica Santa Cruz
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.
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We met our neighbors ...
... was a medium sized baby in it, for once it actually came out of the cave so everyone could see it. Carlos and his open water student arrived and I free dived down to say hi. I was literally hovering a foot above their heads but they didn't look up. We continued on and I found the rock shelf that I had seen the sharks at before, I dived down to see if they were still there and two of them came out to say hi before swimming back in. So 9 sharks on total and an eagle ...
... offer of 2nd helpings which the staff wolfed down in
front of us! The hostel’s position offers a great view over the lake and valley
below, a waterfall tumbling down the precipitous cliffs to one side, but there
was lots of work to do to finish off the whole package and justify the price.
We also felt that the young and no doubt enthusiastic new owners had a bit to
learn about the hospitality business….
The afternoon we arrived ...
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 ...