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Occidental Papagayo - Adults-Only All-Inclusive

Costa Rica-Guanacaste Beach Region

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4 Nights with Air from $959 All-Inclusive
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An exotic all-inclusive oasis on Costa Rica's golden shores with inspiring views, sporty activities, tasty cuisines and ... More

Customer Rating 73 Reviews
Value
 
3.7
Service
 
3.8
Beaches & Pools
 
3.4
Dining Options
 
3.2
Room Comfort
 
3.6
3.6 out of 5
"Negative: After reading some of the negative comments about this resort I was a bit hesitant to go! The comments about the food being “boring and the same” did not ring true with me. The comments about..." – Goodheart
53 out of 79 (67%) customers would recommend this product to a friend. Read All Reviews
Customer Rating
Value
 
3.7
Service
 
3.8
Beaches & Pools
 
3.4
Dining Options
 
3.2
Room Comfort
 
3.6
3.6 out of 5
"Negative: After reading some of the negative comments about this resort I was a bit hesitant to go! The comments about the food being “boring and the same” did not ring true with me. The comments about..." – Goodheart
53 out of 79 (67%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Beautiful place! Love the beach Playa del Coco, Costa Rica Sunset walking tour... beautiful!
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March 14, 2019
Memorable Honeymoon

My wife and I just returned from our honeymoon stay in Costa Rica. After some back and forth, we decided to book at the Occidental Papagayo - Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resort. I do not think that we could have made a better choice. I honestly cannot think of much that I would say I wish was better. When we arrived (Definitely a late arrival) we were greeted by a very helpful and energetic customer service/reception representative. They even had a plate of food pulled aside and saran wrapped for us, because the restaurants on resort were closed. Granted they were just a simple sandwich, salad, and banana, but it is the thought that counts. The food was good and it went a long way in my book... I was quite hungry. Every employee we interacted with was incredibly helpful and hospitable. Richardo in reception went above and beyond. There is quite a variety in food. The buffet had more than enough variety itself, as it did theme nights for dinner, but there were also 3 reservation required restaurants on resort. We LOVED our experience at Oriental. Unfortunately (and this is the only negative I can say) we got up and stood in line before the guest services person even arrived, and could not try the Italian, as it was booked until very late. I don't know if people called in reservations, or how they booked up so fast. That being said, we got into Grill, and had a very nice experience there. We did stay a little ways away from the lobby, so there was a bit of walking, but my wife and I enjoyed the strolls. Our room was great, the food was great, the resort was great. I would definitely reccommend this resort to a friend, and if life takes us back to Costa Rica, would absolutely stay at the Occidental Papagayo - Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resort again.


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Overall Rating: 5
Value
 
5.0
Service
 
5.0
Beaches & Pools
 
4.0
Dining Options
 
5.0
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5.0
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From: Ishpeming, MI
Age: 25-34
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

February 18, 2019
Great Resort

Really enjoyed our stay. Would return, probably next year. Great value, excellent good, and extra friendly staff.


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Overall Rating: 5
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5.0
Beaches & Pools
 
5.0
Dining Options
 
5.0
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From: usa
Age: Over 65
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

February 16, 2019
Jan Killinger

I was greatly surprised with the demographics of this resort. I thought "adults only" would be a lot of young people, but not so, there were mostly retirees like us. I look forward to going again soon.


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Overall Rating: 5
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Dining Options
 
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From: usa
Age: Over 65
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

January 30, 2019
Paradise on Earth

We loved this place! Their service is absolutely amazing. Kudos for a great Staff! They really spoil you. Costaricans are just the nicest people! The hotel is gorgeous and Guanacaste is such a beautiful place to visit, we can't wait to go back


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Overall Rating: 5
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5.0
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From: New YOrk
Age: 45-54
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

Room Information

The 163-rooms overlook the spectacular Bay of Papagayo and are designed to provide premium service. The spacious and richly decorated rooms satisfy every indulgence within a tropical retreat surrounded by serene beaches.

Room Details

Deluxe Room (DLX)
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Deluxe Concierge
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Deluxe Bay View
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Deluxe Bay View Romance
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Premium Level Luxury Bay View
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Premium Level Junior Suite
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What's to Love

All-inclusive and adults-only resort perched on a cliff with breath-stealing views.

Lounging either by the glistening pool or on the beautiful sands - either spot - you win.

Upgrading to Premium Level - VIP access to restaurants, exclusive lounge, free Wi-Fi & more.

This exotic paradise has bird watching and organized nature walks. Pack your binoculars.

Rejuvenating at the spa - massages, facials, steam room, pedis and all kinds of pampering.

 

What We'd Change

The walk back from the beach is a bit of a hike, but at least it's a walk from one paradise to another and there are all-inclusive cocktails waiting.

 

Why You Should Go

You're just a short 35 minutes from the airport. This tropical wonderland awaits you.

Lots of sporty adventures - snorkeling, paddle boarding, volleyball, tennis and more.

Explore on a guided cycling tour or book an excursion to one of Costa Rica's epic sights.

The resort gives you a tide schedule, so you'll know the best times to hit the waves.

Available Amenities

  • Tour Assistance
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Beach
  • Business Center ($)
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Kayaks
  • Laundry Services ($)
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Fishing
  • Aerobics
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Medical Services ($)
  • 4 Restaurants
  • Porter/Bellhop
  • Massage ($)
  • Fax Machine ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Beach Towels
  • Spa Services ($)
  • Handicap Room Available
  • Sauna ($)
  • Honeymoon Packages ($)
  • Restaurants
  • Watersports Center
  • Pool Towels (complimentary)
  • Beauty Salon ($)


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Dive Shop(s)
  • Eco-Adventure Tour(s)
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Marina
  • Medical Facilities
  • Motor Boat Rentals
  • Nature Park(s)
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Volcano
  • Water-Skiing
  • Watersports Rentals

Map of Local Area

Costa Rica is an exhilarating land of luxuriant rainforests and mighty volcanoes, of natural hot springs and shimmering oceans, of colonial charm and captivating nightlife. The ultimate delight of Costa Rica is its people.

Occidental Papagayo - Adults-Only All-Inclusive

Playa Buena, PO Box 48-5000

+506 2690 8000

Hotel Description

Occidental Papagayo - Adults-Only, All-Inclusive: Costa Rica Or Bust

An exotic all-inclusive oasis on Costa Rica's golden shores with inspiring views, sporty activities, tasty cuisines and cocktails await you. We're pretty sure this vacay will bring out your adventurous side - hiking trails, ogling at volcanoes, rafting down rivers and roaming around tropical rain forests are bound to be on your list of must-dos. But don't worry, you'll still get to kick back at the pool, lounge on the beach or book that much needed massage at the spa. Time to check in.

DINING

You've got four restaurants with a variety of cuisines - everything from delicious Italian to Japanese, and a buffet with International flavors. Time to dig in.

L'Buffet
Type: International
Hours: Breakfast - daily, 7am-10:30am; Lunch - daily, 12:30pm-3pm; Dinner - daily, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Description: International buffet dining along with theme nights and fresh island fare.

D'Oriental
Type: Asian
Hours: Daily, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Description: A la carte restaurant serving a fusion of Japanese and other Asian cuisines. Teppanyaki table and Japanese decor. Reservations are required.
Dress code: Casual. Gentlemen are required to wear long pants.

The Italian
Type:
Italian
Hours: Daily, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Description: A la carte restaurant with sunset views, serving Italian favorites. Reservations are required.
Dress code: Casual. Gentlemen are required to wear long pants.

Snack Bar
Type:
Snacks
Hours: Daily, 10am-5pm
Description: Serving snacks, drinks and cocktails during the day.

Hours are subject to change.

BARS/NIGHTLIFE

Nothing more refreshing than sipping cocktails somewhere new and exotic, and here, you'll find a variety of tasty drinks. All are included. All day. Everyday. Cheers.

Snack Bar
Poolside. Daily, 10am-5:30pm

Lobby Bar
Specialty drinks. Daily, 11am-11pm.

The Disco
Drinks and dancing. Daily, 9:30pm-2am.



BEACHES AND POOLS

The large lagoon-style pool is the perfect splish-splashing spot to take in this tropical wonderland. Just a few steps away is another pool, near the beach, and sands where you can lounge under a canopy of trees and lush foliage. It's an oasis like no other.

SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
Available for an additional charge:
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • Snorkeling expeditions

Sports

  • Aerobics
  • Bird watching
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Gym and health club

Activities available for an additional charge:

  • Canopy tours
  • Eco-excursions


INTERNET

Complimentary Internet access is available in the hotel lobby, extra charges apply.

SPA SERVICES

The Occidental Papagayo Spa is a full-service spa available by appointment only for an additional charge. Daily 8am-7pm. Hours subject to change.

WEDDING SERVICES

With a rainforest eco-preserve as a backdrop, Occidental Papagayo is a fabulous place to tie the knot and offers wedding, vow renewal and honeymoon packages. An on-site wedding planner is also available to organize all the details for an additional charge. Contact the front desk directly for more information.

CHILD CARE

This is an adults-only resort. Please see the additional information section below to read more about this resort's adults-only policy.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
Occidental Papagayo - Adults-Only, All-Inclusive is located on Playa Buena, 35 minutes from Liberia International Airport (LIR).

Check-In/Check-Out
Check-in: 3pm. Check-out: noon.
A valid credit card may be required upon check-in for possible incidentals not included in your reservation.

Student and Spring Break Policy
Individual student bookings are accepted. Guests must be at least 18 years of age to check-in to this resort. No more than the maximum occupancy per room is allowed. A refundable deposit of $200 per person (cash or credit card) is required upon check-in at the resort. Group student bookings must be requested through the Groups Department. Groups require a chaperone in addition to the refundable deposit.

Departure Fee
Please be advised that there is a $29 USD per person departure fee due and payable upon leaving Costa Rica. Fees are subject to change without notice at the discretion of the Costa Rican government. It is possible that this fee is included in the cost of your airline ticket. Please consult the airline on which you are traveling to verify.

Holy Week
In observance of Holy Week, some resorts in the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Costa Rica may put limits on the use of motorized water sports and loud music.



All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.
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Travel Dates 4/22 - 11/18
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