THE GUANACASTE COSTA RICA MODEL

The development trajectory of Punta Bejuco is likely to follow the example of the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica. In late 2002, Delta Airlines began direct international service from Atlanta to the town of Liberia in northwest Costa Rica. This improvement in access catalyzed a development boom that has attracted some of the world’s leading luxury hotel flags including the Four Seasons and Melia Sol, as well as high- end second-home development.