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The Ultimate Wedding Gift: A Vacation Property at Los Sueños Resort


Give the wedding gift that keeps on giving; present them with Los Sueños Resort real estate.

Real estate is one of the most valuable wedding gifts a couple can receive, and a luxury vacation property in Los Sueños Resort, Costa Rica is one of the dreamiest wedding presents imaginable.

With everything from one, two and three bedroom condominiums featuring forest or ocean views, to sprawling luxe villas that boast private pools, guest houses and more, HRG Properties & Rentals represents one of the most prestigious real estate portfolios in all of Costa Rica.

Conveniently located close to the United States, with direct flights from many major cities, a real estate property in Los Sueños, Herradura, Costa Rica can be one of the best investments a couple can have for the well-being of their future. Sound investments aside, owning a vacation property in Los Sueños will go a long way toward creating a lifetime of priceless memories.

Whether you’re the bridal couple’s parents, or a doting relative looking to indulge the happy couple, or a soon to be spouse who wants to surprise him or her with something spectacular, a property in Los Sueños is the perfect answer.

Here are some of HRGs most prized properties for sale at Los Sueños Resort:

Casa Vista Paraiso

Luxury knows no bounds when it comes to Casa Vista Paraiso; secluded, and yet close enough for convenience to all resort amenities, this custom smart home was designed with outdoor living, family fun, and entertainment in mind. From its cut-stone façade to the lush backdrop of rich Costa Rican rainforest, this custom U.S. quality energy star home was designed to deliver ultimate comfort with minimal maintenance required; it is without doubt, unparalleled to any other in Costa Rica.

Terrazas 3C

Featuring gorgeous ocean and marina views, this perfectly situated ground-floor condominium is impeccably furnished and perfectly located in one of the most beautiful communities of Los Sueños Resort. Offering three bedrooms and three and a half baths of spacious living, this lovely condo features plenty of outdoor living space and is situated right next to the crashing waterfalls of the building’s community infinity pool.

Villa Tranquila

Located in the Vista Del Sol community, Villa Tranquila is the newest, and finest, luxury property for sale in Los Sueños Resort.

Claiming unmatched, panoramic ocean, resort, and sunset views, this 5300-square foot, 4-bedroom, 4.5 bath private retreat is a great investment, especially given its excellent vacation rental background; and, rental pool notwithstanding, the home has retained its high standard of impeccability and maintenance.

Beautiful furnishings and detailed design enhance the value of this villa, making it a place where family and friends want to be.  Designed for tropical living, every window, French door, and terrace of the villa enjoys a breathtaking vista of the surrounding ocean and rainforest. With outdoor entertainment a core consideration, the villa features a semi-private infinity pool and Jacuzzi, grilling area, and spacious patio with patio dining furniture, all making this the perfect place for any midsize group to relish the Los Sueños experience.

Bay Residence 6C

Just inside the main gates of Los Sueños Resort & Marina, the Del Mar Community is home to the Bay Residence Condominiums, which are uniquely positioned on Herradura Bay.

This exceptional condo is a lovely ocean front, 2 floor unit that is open to gorgeous views. The home features 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 baths, an open-concept chef’s kitchen, vibrant living and dining areas, and an expansive, covered, wraparound terrace which is perfect for entertaining, dining, relaxing, and sunset gazing.


Skip the crystal decanter and give them something to remember; gift the gift of real estate in Los Sueños Resort, Costa Rica.

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5 Reasons to Plan Your Bachelor Party at Los Sueños, Jaco Beach, Costa Rica

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Make your bachelor party the best that it can be when you celebrate the end of your single days at Los Sueños, Costa Rica.

Posh digs for you and the guys at Los Sueños Resort

You and the guys will stay like VIPs at your luxury condo or vacation villa in Los Sueños Resort & Marina; with enough space for the entire gang, every condo and villa in the resort is luxurious, spacious, and fit for a king and his entourage.

Golfing with the gang

La Iguana Golf Course is a great place to spend the day for bit of a friendly competition among you and your buddies. With 18 holes professionally designed by Ted Robinson you can’t go wrong with this fun and challenging course, it’s gorgeous backdrop of prime rainforest, and the company of capuchin monkeys and macaws.

Sport fishing with the boys

Los Sueños Resort & Marina is widely considered to be the best sport-fishing destination in all of Central America, Mexico, or the Bahamas. In fact, some of the biggest names in tournament sport fishing base their operations out of Los Sueños’ 200 slip full service marina. Whether it’s a half day for inshore fishing, or full day for inshore and offshore fishing, you and they guys will have a heck of a day filled with fun and challenging adventure.  Each sport fishing trip includes a bilingual captain and crew, bait, tackle, snacks, lunch, drinks and plenty of exciting opportunities for a great catch. When the day is done, your concierge team at HRG can arrange for a chef to come around to your condo or villa and prepare a delicious meal out of the day’s catch.

Adventure & Discovery

River rafting, Zipline canopy tours, fast and furious ATV rides; there is no end to the fast-paced adventure that Los Sueños Resort and surrounding areas has to offer.

There is no thrill quite like facing the rapids on a swiftly racing river. Costa Rica’s many rivers offer numerous opportunities for you and your buddies to experience whitewater rafting, whether it is your first time on a raft or you are looking to challenge yourselves on some of the world’s fiercest rapids.

When it comes to seeing Costa Rica’s rainforest, nothing compares to seeing the country’s dense foliage and beautiful wildlife from high up in the trees, or flying through the air over the top of the canopy. Want to feel like superman for a day? Book a zip-line canopy tour through your concierge at HRG.

And, last but certainly not least, to really experience all that the mountains and jungles of Costa Rica offer, there’s no better way than on an all-terrain vehicle, or ATV. Whether you’re on a smooth beach or braving a muddy, jungle trail, these four-wheeled vehicles give you the freedom of a motorcycle with the ability for off-road adventuring.

It’s party time

Jaco Beach is a town known for the fiesta and all the boys will have a great time meeting up with party girls, whether at the local night club, on the beach, or at one of the many Vegas style casinos. Of course, we know our groom will behave himself and admire from afar, but the rest of the gang is sure to have a great time partying it up in Jaco Beach, only to retire back at your luxury condo for a little R&R after a great night out on the town.


Forget about Las Vegas or Mexico; make it Costa Rica. Los Sueños Resort is where the bachelor party of your dreams will happen.



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6 Reasons to Get Married in Los Sueños Resort Costa Rica

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Getting Married in Costa Rica saves money, creates memories, and delivers so much more than traditional nuptials on the home-front.

Getting married? There is a bountiful list of reasons why a destination wedding in Costa Rica is a great way to go. From surrounding your nuptials in nature, to spending extra quality time with your nearest and dearest, getting married in Los Sueños Resort is full of blissful, nuptial sweeteners. Here are the top 6 reasons we believe your destination wedding at Los Sueños will be the wedding of your dreams:

Less formality, more fun

According to a recent report from Mintel U.S. weddings, nearly 60% percent of couples want to create a fun, relaxing, memorable party, rather than a stuffy, traditional, formal kind of event. “Destination weddings are especially accommodating for couples steering away from the traditional black-tie wedding,” says Susie Papadin of Alison Events. “The majority take place in leisure locations, which are far more conducive to a casual feel.” A Costa Rica destination wedding at Los Sueños Resort provides all the luxury a couple would want for their special day, while at the same time delivering spectacularly on nature, fun, discovery, and adventure.

Shorter guest lists, as well as spared feelings

Most traditional guest lists weigh in at just under 150 invites (that’s a lot of cake!), while destination weddings average just under 50. Moving your wedding venue to Costa Rica means you can send announcements, rather than invitations, with no concern for hurt feelings. Distant relatives, causal acquaintances, and business associates won’t expect to be invited (and may even be relieved!), thus saving you a bundle on food, beverages, party favors, and venue, and also allowing you a more intimate setting for that most important day.

Location, Location, Location: It’s a non-issue

What to do when one half of the happy couple is from Dallas, and the other from Brazil, but both live, work, and socialize in Los Angeles? Families and friends will feel happier to meet in the middle than to travel to the home town of one or the other; and, since all will be traveling to that tropical paradise that is Costa Rica, your event will be as fun and exciting for your guests as it is for you.

Blissful not stressful

When your wedding is a vacation in and of itself, the stress level goes down by droves. Destination weddings, by nature, almost compel couples to let go and let the experts handle it all, but also the relaxed, tropical ambience of a rainforest resort like Los Sueños really gets the wedding party in a laid-back mood from day one. One Los Sueños Resort area wedding planner we spoke with said, “We’re kind of a one stop shop; instead of the wedding couple having to speak to florists, musicians, wedding officiants, and caterers, we take care of everything.” As a result, the couple can sit back, relax, get married, and work on nothing more stressful than their tan.

Quality over quantity

Weddings can be exhausting for the happy couple, and often, they are so wiped out at the end of the day that they barely remember having any fun or connecting with their guests. Weddings at Los Sueños, especially when everyone is staying at the resort, provide for plenty of bonding time, and memory making, within the entire wedding party. In one Mintel U.S. weddings report, experts said, “One reason destination weddings are popular is because they allow the bride and groom more opportunity to truly interact with their guests over a longer event.”

Destination weddings at Los Sueños Resort save money

On average, couples save nearly $2,500 when they get married away, rather than on the home-front. Even better, June (traditional wedding month) is green season in Costa Rica. Everything is more lush and beautiful and everything is also less expensive.   With so many reasons to plan your wedding away from home, who wouldn’t want to plan a destination wedding at Los Sueños Resort, Costa Rica? For more information about having your beautiful wedding at Los Sueños, reach out to HRG’s event experts today. Regardless of whether its last minute (just the two of you), or a year away with the whole gang, we can help you have the wedding and vacation of your dreams.

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How to Have the Perfect Costa Rica Honeymoon

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There’s no better place than Costa Rica for the honeymoon you’ve been dreaming of

The perfect follow-up to the Costa Rica destination wedding of your dreams is a romantic honeymoon at Los Sueños Resort and Marina, a tropical paradise of luxurious comfort. Set against the backdrop of the tropical rainforest, the crystal blue waters of the Pacific stretch invitingly before you in a breathless panorama of rolling surf and swaying palms.

Los Sueños Resort offers the perfect setting for the perfect start to your life together as you drift through the magical days of your honeymoon. You can indulge in a couple’s massage or enjoy time together sunbathing, snorkeling, beachcombing or horseback riding on beautiful beaches followed by a candlelit dinner on your balcony, prepared by a private chef or ordered from one of several fine restaurants onsite.

When you are ready to explore the nearly limitless adventures Costa Rica has to offer, the concierge team at HRG can arrange everything for you. From ATV tours to ziplines through the canopy, there are plenty of options to see and experience the countryside’s scenery and wildlife: Crocodile Tour on Río Tárcoles, whitewater rafting on Río Naranjo (Class III, IV) or Río Savegre (II, III) or hiking through Manuel Antonio National Park.

For pure romance, take a cruise and enjoy the flaming colors of the sunset set against Costa Rica’s pure blue skies while sipping Champaign and nibbling bocas. You can also get up close and personal with the colorful reef inhabitants with a snorkel or scuba tour. Available options for guided snorkel tours include kayak or boat. Sportfishing charters leave the marina regularly; being out on the water is also good way to do some whale or dolphin watching.

Sunset cocktails at the Terrace Lounge make a great start to a night on the town. From laidback hidden corners to the most cosmopolitan dining rooms, there are plenty of choices for evenings out. The resort has nearly a dozen restaurants on site and nearby Jacó and Play Hermosa have even more. You’ll also find plenty of bars, clubs, and late-night hot spots in and around Los Sueños or Jacó for live music, disco and dancing the night away.

Los Sueños includes a private 600-acre rainforest reserve and some 500 single-family homes, condominiums and villas, all designed to highlight the lush tropical surroundings. HRG Vacations has the right rental to make your dreams come true. Los Sueños, an idyllic place for honeymoon romance, makes memories of Costa Rica’s pura vida lifestyle to last a lifetime.

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Planning the Perfect Bachelor Party in Los Sueños Resort, Costa Rica

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Costa Rica is the ultimate playground for you and the guys during your bachelor party

If you’re planning a bachelor party to remember, forget Vegas and try Costa Rica instead. Los Sueños Resort & Marina has everything you and everyone in your party could want right on site. A private villa or condo rental will accommodate your entire party, complete with options for room service, daily housekeeping, catering or a private chef, as you prefer. With half a dozen restaurants on the premises, including the Terrace Lounge, finding something to eat will never be a problem.

The resort is just a little more than an hour from San Jose’s Juan Santamaria International Airport on the Central Pacific Coast. Overlooking Herradura Bay, the 1,100-acre resort community includes a private 600-acre rainforest reserve, an 18-hole championship golf course and full service marina. Regardless of your rental, you can expect spectacular ocean, jungle or mountain views wherever you turn and the wildlife that goes with it: monkeys, macaws, sloths and more.

The marina is perfectly located for a day of sport fishing and your hosts will even prepare your catch for you. The Hook Up is a laid-back sports bar with plenty of American and Costa Rican soul food, and the perfect spot to unwind and talk about the day’s exciting adventures and catches.

If golf’s your game, La Iguana Golf Course is the perfect spot for a friendly competition. With 18 holes professionally designed by Ted Robinson you can’t go wrong with this fun and challenging course, its gorgeous backdrop of prime rainforest, and the company of capuchin monkeys and macaws.

With it’s world famous surf breaks on the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, Los Sueños Resort is close to Playa Hermosa, where the Backyard Bar (the top beach bar in the area) hosts a weekly surf tournament and barbecue on Saturday afternoons.

Nearby Jacó is home to two of the hottest nightclubs in Costa Rica, The Orchid Room and Le Loft. Playa Jacó is one of the biggest party scenes anywhere; there are plenty of clubs and restaurants just off the beach to keep the party going all night.

While staying with HRG Vacations at Los Sueños Resort, you’ll also have access to the resort’s exclusive Beach Club, with its swim-up bar and private beach. With gambling, ATV rentals, zip-line canopy tours, whitewater river rafting, and some of the best nightlife you will find anywhere, there will never be a dull moment during this bachelor party in Costa Rica.

During your bachelor party vacation at Los Sueños, you won’t need to life a finger; the staff at HRG Vacations can arrange everything you’ll need, or want, to make your stay an unforgettable luxury adventure. From airport transfers to tour packages, our staff will take care of everything for you, including VIP treatment at all of the best restaurants and clubs. They’ll even stock your villa with alcohol and food before you arrive. With their years of experience, you can count on HRG Vacations to arrange the perfect Costa Rica bachelor party.

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Destination Wedding Costa Rica

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How to have the perfect destination wedding in Los Sueños, Costa Rica

June is wedding season and many brides-to-be are thinking about their upcoming nuptials; a destination wedding in Costa Rica can be the perfect answer.

Away from from the hustle and bustle of  home (with direct flights from several major U.S. hubs), but close enough so that everyone you care about can make it, Costa Rica makes the perfect place for your dream destination wedding.

The best part of all? You can leave all the planning to HRG and one of our expert event coordinators.

HRG assists you with services needed before and after your wedding. We will book your accommodations and those needed for your guests, arrange all of your airport transfers, schedule your massage and other spa services at the Marriott’s Sibo Rainforest Spa, and arrange babysitting for your guest’s small children during the ceremony. If you like, we can even stock your honeymoon suite with local groceries so you need not go out during those first few luxuriously private days of your marriage.

The following are just a few of the things you’ll discuss with your wedding planner when we start the process of planning your destination wedding at Los Sueños Resort:

Your Ceremony

There are a number of great locations and venues throughout the Los Sueños Resort, where you can hold you wedding ceremony. You may desire a private ceremony on the beach with just your partner. Or, you may have invited family and friends to observe your special day. Indoors or out, big wedding or small, your options are abundant and all equally beautiful.

The Banquet Facilities

The banquet facilities at the Los Sueños Marriott and the Los Sueños Resort are second to none. Just ask and we can send you some pictures to choose from in advance.


The resort venues and service providers that we work with offer quality catering and bar services that are as rich in taste as they are in style.


The beauty that is Costa Rica provides an elaborate backdrop for your wedding all on its own, but we also work with several amazing event decorators and florists to make your perfect dream wedding come true.

The Legal Stuff

No need to bring any notarized documents. Our wedding coordinator at the resort take care of everything.

And the details…

  • Videography and Photography – We have top notch photographers and videographers available to capture all of your most precious memories.
  • Flowers – Nothing compares to the tropical greenery and fresh florals you can get here in Costa Rica. Our unique arrangements only add to the awe factor.
  • Romantic Music – You choose the music and our state of the art sound systems will set the mood for your special day from the pre-ceremony elegance to the party hard beats at the end of the reception.

At HRG we provide professional, creative and friendly wedding planning services because we love our job and we love the venues we have to offer! Give us a call today to start planning your wedding and a lifetime of memories.