Hard Rock to Open All-Inclusive Resort in Costa Rica

ORLANDO, FL—Hard Rock International, in collaboration with Sunwing Travel Group, plans to open the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Papagayo, Costa Rica in 2019. The strategic partnership provides opportunities for future growth within the region, according to the brand.

“Costa Rica has seen a steady rise in international arrivals and the country’s worldwide appeal aligns with our development strategy deeply rooted in expanding into desirable locations,” said Marco Roca, global head of hotel development at Hard Rock International. “We look forward to electrifying the destination with a musically charged differentiated product never before seen in the area.”

The 294-room modern retreat will be centrally located a short distance from Liberia International Airport, providing access to Papagayo’s gulf and peninsula. Blue Diamond Resorts will manage the property.

Amenities will include a full-service Rock Spa and Sound of Your Stay music amenity program, offering free in-room Fender guitar checkouts. Upgrades are available to Rock Royalty Level for VIP services, including preferred room locations, personal assistants, upgraded bath amenities and one-of-a-kind music perks.