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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.

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Destination Wedding in Costa Rica

Los Sueños, Costa Rica is the Perfect Destination for a Wedding

bride and groom on beach Costa RicaDestination weddings are increasingly popular, and there’s no more romantic, exciting, or beautiful place for a wedding than Costa Rica. One of the best spots to wed in this tropical paradise is the Los Suenos Marriott Ocean and Golf Resort in Herradura Bay.

Located on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Coast, right near the picturesque beach town of Jaco and the surfing mecca of Hermosa Beach, Los Sueños offers dream weddings set against gorgeous ocean and rainforest backdrops, with all the details taken care of by professional planners. What’s more, once the wedding’s over, the honeymoon can begin right away!


A classic wedding is always beautiful, but if you have a themed wedding in your mind’s eye, Los Sueños has several different options, including a Caribbean theme, a rainforest theme, a Night of Lights theme and an Under the Sea theme. If you’re considering a private ceremony, the “Just for You” package is perfect – the resort will help you set up the ceremony, and provide you with a groom’s boutonniere, a bridal bouquet and photography.


There are numerous settings to choose for both the ceremony and the reception at Los Sueños. Whether you want an indoor wedding in a truly beautiful banquet hall or an outdoor wedding by the sea, on the golf course, or in one of the resort’s lush gardens, there’s guaranteed to be something right for your event.



Los Sueños has certified professionals who can take you through every single step of the planning process. It’s hard to plan a wedding from afar, and it’s difficult to imagine that everything will go smoothly when you aren’t there to supervise. However, no matter what size or style of wedding you want, the resort’s wedding planners can put everything together for you. They can help you choose a venue, recommend a florist or photographer (they’ll even book them for you) and help you choose a cake and pin down a menu.


You do not have to worry about whether your guests will enjoy the food at Los Sueños. The resort will customize your menu to your taste and ensure that it’s beautifully presented. You’ll even receive personal attention from the executive chef. You can also look forward to a well-trained and attentive waitstaff to take care of your wedding party and guests.


The resort throws in a few pleasant bonuses for the bride and groom on their wedding night. Expect to be treated to champagne and strawberries, special amenities, and a special breakfast for two the morning after your wedding.

When you book a wedding at Los Sueños, the only thing you really have to do is decide what your dream wedding looks like, then count the moments to the big day.

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