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Zipline From the Infinity Pool Deck at This Costa Rica Hotel

The words “direct beach access” take on a whole new meaning.


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Have you ever wished that you could blink your eyes and magically transport yourself to a secluded beach in a tropical locale? Well, getting to the beach in the literal blink of an eye is about to be within reach.

Okay, you’ll need to get to Costa Rica first. But once you’ve checked into the W Costa Rica - Reserva Conchal, you’ll be able to zipline from the infinity pool deck to the beach club in record time. The first W property in Costa Rica, Reserva Conchal is new on the Central America luxury scene—they just opened in November 2018.

When the zipline debuts this fall, the hotel’s WET Deck will serve as the zipline’s launch pad. Though, in the meantime, it’s worth noting that this pool still merits a visit, especially for the design-oriented traveler. The pool deck combines Costa Rica’s signature pura vida vibe with vibrant, colorful decor. The stunning mosaic tile work within the infinity pool actually pays homage to Carreta Tipica, the oxcarts lining the Costa Rican country.

And then, of course, there’s the zipline’s destination. After tropical drinks at the infinity pool’s sunken bar, guests will be able to zipline to W Costa Rica’s Zona Azul Beach Club, right on the shores of Playa Conchal. They say Costa Rica is one of the happiest countries in the world, and when you think about ziplining from the WET Deck to the exclusive club situated on a pristine, white-sand beach, it’s not hard to see why.

The beach club caters exclusively to hotel guests looking to take advantage of the coastal activities and laid-back lifestyle Costa Rica offers. There’s direct beach access, and the club is outfitted with complimentary paddle boarding, kayaking, and snorkeling equipment. And of course, there’s also an elevated lounge and bar and an Olympic-size pool, for the traveler who’s partial to ziplining from one pool oasis to another.


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