Press Release

Hacienda Altagracia, An Auberge Resort Honored As One Of The World’s Best New Hotels On Condé Nast Traveler’s 2016 Hot List

SAN ISIDRO, COSTA RICA (April 20, 2016) – Condé Nast Traveler Traveler today announced its 2016 Hot List of the best new hotels and resorts in the world and Hacienda AltaGracia, a luxury resort in the lush mountains of Pérez Zeledón in the southern region of Costa Rica, has been recognized as the best new Costa Rica resort and spa in Central America.


“To be recognized by Condé Nast Traveler as one of the greatest new hotels and resorts around the world is an honor,” said JP Alfonso, General Manager of Hacienda AltaGracia. “This is a testament to our talented team, whose passion and commitment to excellence enables us to offer remarkable hospitality experiences that provide our guests with unforgettable Costa Rica memories.”


Condé Nast Traveler’s annual Hot List comprises an exclusive collection of the world’s finest new hotels and resorts. A select 60 properties made the 2016 Hot List, after being vetted by editors and contributors who visited hundreds of recently opened properties around the world, from Sri Lanka to Miami.


“We are thrilled to be named among the best new resorts in the world,” said Mark Harmon, Founder and Managing Partner, Auberge Resorts Collection. “Hacienda AltaGracia was conceived as a private estate in a spectacular natural setting that we believe is the next great destination in Costa Rica. With the culinary talent here, the largest spa in the Americas and a wealth of amenities, the hotel is perfect addition to the Auberge collection. We are proud that Hacienda AltaGracia has been honored for its gracious service and incredible staff.”


The 2016 Hot List appears in the May issue of Condé Nast Traveler. For the complete list, please visit