Riu Hotels announced they will be breaking ground in Costa Rica soon as their first hotel in the country is expected to open by fall of 2009. Hotel Riu Guanacaste, will be a five-star, all-inclusive, beachfront hotel. Hotel Riu Guanacaste will feature 701 rooms, three restaurants, six bars and five conference rooms. The hotel will open on the Pacific coast in Guanacaste, an area known for its beaches, bird watching, sport fishing and surfing.
Valle Perdido is a 12-room hotel located within a famous winery in Argentina set to open in the next month or two.
Reserva Conchal, the exclusive beach and golf community located in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, celebrated the opening of its magnificent new 60,000 square-foot Beach Club in November. The Club's oceanfront swimming pavilion features an unusual 80-meter pool Ð divided for lap swimming and family activities. A variety of beach activities are offered, including kayaks, jet skis, kite and windsurfing, sailing, pedal boats and wakeboarding.