3 Tropical Resorts Transformed by Makeovers

Arenal NayaraEven top luxury resorts need to make time for makeovers. Today, we'll look at 3 that are perfect for corporate team get-aways.

Casa de Campo (Dominican Republic)

After its $40-million renovation, equestrian, golf, tennis and water sports lovers have been heading south to Casa de Campo for years will enjoy it even more. Set on 7,000 acres, this beach resort has an equestrian center with dozens of well trained horses and polo ponies, 3 full-sized polo fields and a practice field. Beginners and professional polo players and show jumpers will can take advantage of a range of equestrian adventures during their time at Casa de Campo. English and Western riding lessons, polo lessons, stick and balling, trail rides and show jumping lessons are all available on-site.

There are 13 tennis courts and 3 championship golf courses including Pete Dye’s legendary Teeth of The Dog course.

Guest rooms and luxury 3 - 5 bedroom villas have been transformed to offer the finest luxury amenities. The Cygalle Healing Spa offers rest and relaxation in a natural setting.



Sugar Beach (St. Lucia)

Formerly known as Jalousie Plantation, St. Lucia's Sugar Beach Resort, set on 100 acres of tropical rainforest, has undergone a $100-million transformation. Facilities include a full PADI dive facility, tennis, non-motorized watersports, the delightful rainforest spa, and yoga and fitness facilities. Through the Dine Anywhere, Anytime plan, guests can select from 3 restaurants and 4 bars and lounges.

The 78 luxury guest rooms and villas offer magnificent views of St. Lucia's iconic Pitons. Some have their own plunge pools.



Nayara Arenal (Costa Rica)

Nayara Arenal has emerged after a $10-million makeover and re-branding. This luxury boutique hotel has 50 free-standing casitas in a rainforest setting. All accommodation includes a private garden with outdoor shower and a Jacuzzi for 2 on a secluded terrace.

The resort provides breathtaking views of the Arenal Volcano and access to the hot springs nearby.

Activities nearby include horse riding, ziplining and white river rafting.



For more great venues for tropical get-aways or events, also consult Tropical Resorts for Corporate Retreats and Tropical Venues for Corporate Events.

Photo Credits: Night Owl City


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