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Honeymoon Venue: Westin Playa Conchal Resort and Spa

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When considering an overseas honeymoon or even a destination wedding, the venue selection can be rather harrowing with an entire world to consider. In this post, we've profiled a truly amazing location to inspire your wanderlust.

This venue is Costa Rica’s Westin Playa Conchal Resort and Spa. It’s one of the island’s largest resorts based in the northern province of Guanacaste, and offers everything a newlywed couple needs - not to mention its high standard of luxury.

The resort is about 45 minutes from the Liberia International Airport, and 10 kilometres from the closest town, Tamarindo. It spans across 2,400 acres of land and features a lagoon-style pool, gardens, tennis courts and a championship golf club.

The Westin offers over 300 luxurious guest rooms, including fifty royal service suites and two presidential suites for the ultimate in luxury, all lavishly designed and decorated. A favourite for honeymooners is the Royal Beach Club suite which looks out over the beach and the resort’s gardens. After a day of exploring, let the day's adventures melt away in your private outdoor tub or with a drink on the private balcony.

Guanacaste is an easy lure for honeymooners who are wanting to relax on the beach. The tropical paradise and pristine shoreline of white sand which leads to the crystal clear waters of the Pacific making for perfect snorkelling, surfing and swimming.

The northern province is mainly known for the best beaches, but of course has an abundance of natural landscapes including tropical forests, volcanoes and national parks close by. Hire a bike from the resort and explore the natural wonders as a couple or stay at the resort for the day and be treated to a couple’s spa experience.

The Westin resort has coupled up with Swiss Travel to offer couples a variety of activities to make the most of their Central American honeymoon adventure. Choose from the 'Pure Adrenaline' day which gives the chance to swing through the forest like Tarzan and to be amongst some of the Costa Rican rainforest or explore an organic cacao bean farm and discover the sweet bean behind the delectable taste of chocolate. You’ll enjoy a rare glimpse into one of Costa Rica’s tastiest traditions in the way it was meant to be enjoyed.

For exploring Costa Rica, everything is close by. The province’s capital, Liberia is only an hours’ drive from the resort. Once known as a ‘cowboy’ town, the city is now known for maintaining it’s native atmosphere while offering tourists an experience. Liberia is known as the "White City" because of the whitewashed walls and colonial architecture seen throughout the city.

For those adventurous couples, the Westin Playa Conchal Resort and Spa is certainly a must see, whether to say your vows or to celebrate as newlyweds.