Gulf of Papagayo, Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Do: Golf Many may think of Hawaii or Florida whent they think of golf destinations, but Costa Rica has an increasingly impressive offering of courses. Stay: Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo The Four Seasons' 18-hole, par-72 golf course was designed by pro golfer Arnold Palmer, and has panoramic ocean views from several holes. It's also more environmentally friendly than your typical golf course. Easily among the most luxurious resorts in Central America, The Four Seasons also has two beautiful beaches and ocean views from each one of the sumptuous rooms -- which are decorated in materials including wood, bamboo, and stone.