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Carneros Resort and Spa appoints Edward Costa as Managing Director

Costa brings more than 28 years of hospitality industry experience to the Napa Valley resort.

NAPA VALLEY, CA – Carneros Resort and Spa welcomes Edward Costa as Managing Director for the 28-acre luxury resort in Napa Valley. In his new role, Costa will spearhead all resort management and operations for the recently rebranded and renovated property, which is home to 86 luxury cottages, 10 suites and private homes, three dining destinations, two pools, and a ‘farm-to-treatment’ inspired spa.

“It is an absolute pleasure to join Carneros Resort and Spa as we continue to enhance various aspects of our Napa Valley resort,” said Costa, Managing Director of Carneros Resort and Spa. Costa also speaks fond of the property staff’s approach to service. “I look forward to enhancing the resort’s high level of service and continuing the prodigious work with all involved.”

Originally from the Boston area, Costa brings more than 28 years of industry experience, specifically 27 years working with luxury resorts. A natural born leader, Costa held positions in operations and food and beverage departments in both boutique and large-scale hotels. Additionally, Costa brings experience in managing award-winning properties in desirable metropolitan areas on both East and West Coasts.

Costa launched his hospitality career as Manager of the five-star Boston Harbor Hotel (1990-2003), where he took a hands-on approach, working within all departments, and led the operations for the property’s food and beverage program. Seeking new challenges, Costa become a partner and General Manager of the former Vinalia restaurant (2003-07), and then Director of Operations and Manager of The Battery Wharf Hotel in Boston. In 2009, Costa relocated to New York City as the Executive Director of Food and Beverage of the historic Waldorf Astoria New York. Following this position, Costa catapulted his hospitality management career and took on general manager roles at three more luxury properties: Hilton Boston Downtown; The London West Hollywood; and The London NYC (2013-16).

Growing up in a small town outside of Boston with a large family, Costa’s passion for the hospitality industry began in high school. He appreciated the newfound experiences and loved interacting with guests. Prior to joining the hotel industry, Costa attended the College of the Holy Cross and Bentley College in Massachusetts.

An active philanthropist, Costa is an avid supporter and board member of various charitable organizations, such as the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation; Joshua Frase Foundation, supporting the ongoing research for myotubular myopathy; and the Sean McDonough Charitable Foundation, raising funds for children’s charities throughout Massachusetts. In his free time, Costa enjoys dining at new restaurants, wine tasting, and traveling the world.

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