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December 23, 2014 15:43 ET

Sunwing Vacations' New Direct Flight Service From Edmonton to Liberia, Costa Rica Begins This December

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 23, 2014) - Tropical adventure came a little bit closer to residents of Alberta this week as Sunwing Vacations launched a new direct flight service from Edmonton to Liberia, Costa Rica. On the way to one of the country's most captivating regions, passengers were treated to award-winning Sunwing Airlines' Champagne Service, which features a complimentary glass of champagne, hot towel service, Hot & Fresh Bistro Meals™ served with a choice of wine at lunch and dinner, and complimentary in-flight entertainment, including first-run movies and a generous 20 kg free baggage allowance.

As the gateway to northwest Costa Rica, Liberia boasts stunning white sandy beaches to the west and mountains and rainforests to the east. Eco-adventure and exploration abound with hiking tours to the hidden waterfalls in Rincon de la Vieja National Park, or horseback riding expeditions through Miravalles National Park where visitors can discover geysers and fumaroles. 'Jungle safaris' along the Corobici River are a great way to get close to Costa Rica's abundant wildlife. Liberia's beautiful Pacific coastline is ideal for surfing, windsurfing, and is renowned for its excellent sport fishing.

Andrew Dawson, Chief Operating Officer, Sunwing Travel Group, commented, "Liberia offers great options for travellers who enjoy a touch of adventure and has become an increasingly popular destination amongst our clientele that seek fun, experiential travel. We're delighted to provide our Edmonton customer base with a direct, convenient route to this incredible eco-friendly oasis."

Part of the Rainforest Alliance's Eco-Index of Sustainable Resorts, Villas Sol Hotel and Beach Resort offers a casual atmosphere in a relaxed tropical setting. One of Sunwing Vacations' Smile Resorts™, families can take advantage of special "Stay, Play and Eat Free" deals for children up to 12 years old, attractive pricing for teens, supervised kids clubs, shaded playgrounds and a dedicated kids' pool. They'll also enjoy complimentary beach towels and bottled water, plus a selection of all inclusive buffet and à la carte dining options.

With its sophisticated elegance and calm relaxing atmosphere, the 5-star all inclusive Westin Resort and Spa Playa Conchal caters to adults, couples and honeymooners alike. A Sunwing Vacations' Relax Resort™, this impressive property provides a host of indulgent little extras including personal and poolside concierge service, access to a private pool with Bali beds, and preferential reservations for specialty restaurants, golf and excursions.

A week's stay at the Villas Sol Hotel and Beach Resort starts from $1195 plus $400 taxes per person based on two people sharing a SuperSaver Studio, departing on February 1 or 8, 2015.

About Sunwing Vacations
All Sunwing Vacations packages include award-winning Sunwing Airlines' Champagne Service, which features a complimentary glass of champagne, hot towel service, Hot & Fresh Bistro meals™ served with a choice of wine at lunch and dinner, and complimentary in-flight entertainment, including first run movies and a generous 20 kg free baggage allowance. For just $40 more per flight segment, travellers can upgrade to Sunwing's Elite Plus service, which features advance seat selection, separate check-in at a majority of airports, advance boarding, 30 kg baggage allowance, priority baggage handling, and extra legroom seats.

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