Destination Guide

Costa Rica

Where vibrance meets nature.

Destination Guide Costa Rica

When in Costa Rica, You Must

Know Before You Go

Be pampered in AWAY Spa. Clear your head and refuel for wherever the day or night may take you.


Treat Yourself

Talk Like a Local

Learn the slang from the streets.


/zär-pé/ noun
Slang for 'the last drink of the night.'
Before wrapping up the night, let’s order a zarpe.

Neighborhoods to Explore

1. Tamarindo

Consider this little town a one-stop shop. You will find pretty much anything. Bars and restaurants, surf shops and boutiques are only the beginning of what Tamarindo has to offer.

2. Playa Flamingo

Choose between a long list of outdoor attractions like ATV and horseback riding, hiking tours, catamaran rides, fishing, and scuba diving.

3. Playa Grande

Check out the waves at this ultimate surf destination if you’re in the mood for action. Be here for the amazing turtle nesting season for a once in a lifetime experience.

4. Potrero

Kick back and relax during sunset, after a busy day of sport-fishing at this sailfish capital of the world.

W Costa Rica – Reserva Conchal
Reserva Conchal, Cabo Velas, 50308 Costa Rica

Ultimate Access


BOA: Brothers of Ale ​

Road to Tamarindo

Only 10 mins away you get Insider Access to the in & outs of this local craft brewery in town. Ask us about the exclusive brewery tours for W guests.


Ayeisha Antoni / Insider

You can’t go wrong with the beer tasting experience!

Pico Bistro

Pico Bistro

Main Road to downtown Tamarindo

Don’t miss out on this local hot spot. Right in front of the beach break in Tamarindo. Great coffee paired with perfect sunsets to watch all the local surfers hit it up!


Ayeisha Antoni / Insider

Try this amazing vegan and gluten-free menu for breakfast or lunch, and have one of their signature frozen coffees during sunset.

Girlfish by the Sea

Girlfish by the Sea


Flower girl with a rock & roll heart. Find a treasure in this hip concept store by the ocean.


Ayeisha Antoni /

Eclectic chic beach boheme



Downtown Tamarindo

Stylish clothes and accessories with Costa Rica inspired designs for him and her, all in one fun local shop.


Ayeisha Antoni / Insider

Show off your Costa Rican "Pura Vida" vibes.

Either / Or



White Lotus Transformation


Transform body, mind and soul at this vegan and health bar. Enjoy Pilates, vinyasa yoga, power yoga, aerial silks, and kundalini meditation all under one roof.



FIESTA NO SIESTA at Zona Azul Beach Club

W Costa Rica

There will be time to sleep later. Dive right in to our ultimate day gathering featuring a Hybrid performance from Resident and Guests DJs paired with signature mixology specials. Every Saturday!