The Westin Playa Conchal Resort & Spa, which features 604sqm of meeting and banqueting space, is now undergoing renovations to its 406 rooms and public areas.
Starwood and Desarrollos Hoteleros Guanagaste signed a management agreement to re-flag the Paradisus Playa Conchal Resort in Guanacaste, in the north west of Costa Rica, as a Westin hotel.
The opening is part of a drive for Starwood to expand its Westin brand in central and south America over the coming two years.
Other properties opening include:
- Westin Libertador, Lima, Peru - May 2011
- Westin Guadalajara, Mexico - June 2011
- Westin Playa Bonita, Panama - October 2011
- Westin Panama City, Costa del Este business district - September 2012
Starwood’s president of global development Simon Turner said: "We are delighted to once again establish a presence in Costa Rica with next year's opening. The Westin brand is at a pivotal point in its life cycle with an unprecedented opportunity for global growth."
Starwood Hotels & Resorts currently has six hotels open in central America including: the Four Points by Sheraton Colon, in Panama; Four Points by Sheraton Panama; Sheraton Panama Hotel & Convention Centre; Le Meridien Panama; the Sheraton Presidente San Salvador; and The Westin Camino Real in Guatemala.