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Occidental Papagayo - Adults-Only All-Inclusive

Costa Rica-Guanacaste Beach Region

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4 Nights with Air from $1,219 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 80 Reviews
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3.7
Service
 
3.8
Beaches & Pools
 
3.5
Dining Options
 
3.3
Room Comfort
 
3.6
3.7 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
60 out of 87 (69%) customers would recommend this product to a friend. Read All Reviews
Customer Rating
Value
 
3.7
Service
 
3.8
Beaches & Pools
 
3.5
Dining Options
 
3.3
Room Comfort
 
3.6
3.7 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
60 out of 87 (69%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Love the beach Beautiful place! Sunset walking tour... beautiful! Playa del Coco, Costa Rica
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September 21, 2019
Enjoyable

Wasnt impressed with the beach or the food options, but upgrading to premium was the best choice. The views are nice, but there are alot of steps and no elevators.


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Overall Rating: 4
Value
 
4.0
Service
 
4.0
Beaches & Pools
 
4.0
Dining Options
 
3.0
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5.0
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From: OKLAHOMA
Age: 25-34
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

September 18, 2019
Disappointing

First of all staff is absolutely great Friendly helpful and very courteous Restaurants bland and not at all good Choices limited and poorly prepared Salad and fruits are sometimes frozen to plate after being saved from previous day Food limited at times or not available to guest due to lack of quantity Snack bar is disgusting and a place to avoid Rooms are less than what I expected in an upgrade Bathrooms not air conditioned and are extremely hot and stuffy much like camping also in need of repair and upgrade Activities very limited and no real plan to entertain guest unlike other resorts I have stayed Really boring unless you like a guy playing a saxophone in the lobby Beach is a really long walk a steep hill back to hotel much like the entire property Overall I recommend excursions for entertainment and food This hotel has good beds and that is good because all you can enjoy here is sleep Bad food boring atmosphere and difficult hills to negotiate resort This is my last day and looking forward to leaving


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Overall Rating: 2
Value
 
1.0
Service
 
5.0
Beaches & Pools
 
1.0
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1.0
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1.0
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From: Austin Texas
Age: Over 65
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

September 9, 2019
Relaxing

Very much enjoyed Occidental Papagayo. The staff is very courteous, and always there when you need them. First few days were extremely relaxing, this being a slower time of year for Costa Rica. The weekend got more busy, but the staff and service stayed on point. Strongly recommend.


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Overall Rating: 5
Value
 
5.0
Service
 
5.0
Beaches & Pools
 
5.0
Dining Options
 
5.0
Room Comfort
 
5.0
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From: Minneapolis, MN
Age: 35-44
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

June 7, 2019
2019 Cousins Trip

Overall the resort was beautful! Both pools were cold and so was the jaccuzi...guess I expected a hot tub. There was a group of 13 women and we throughly enjoyed ourselves, even in the rain (it was rainy season May). I only have two complaints: 1) Of the 5 nights we were there, we were NEVER able to sit together as a group for ANY meal...the hotel, knowing that we were coming, should have accomadated us at least for ONE dinner night! 2) Each of our rooms had resort credit, however, the hotel did not inform us of such when we checked in. We used several services that allowed us a 25% discount...the resort would NOT reimburse us, even though it was their error! CUSTOMER service could stand some education and additional training.


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Overall Rating: 4
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5.0
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2.0
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3.0
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3.0
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From: Chicago, Il
Age: 45-54
Travel: 1-2 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 (available until 12/23/19)
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Deluxe Bay View
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Deluxe Bay View Romance (available until 12/23/19)
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Premium Level Junior Suite (available until 12/23/19)
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Premium Level Luxury Bay View (available until 12/23/19)
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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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5 days, 4 nights
Travel Dates 10/18 - 12/23
Starting at $1219 was $1299
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Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Limited availability based on departure city and travel dates.

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6 days, 5 nights
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