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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were pleasantly surprised with the exquisite and intimate property of this resort. Mr. J Monge and his fine team were exceptional hosts who were very caring and concerned that our family had nothing but the best experience for our vacation!

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did the preferred club so we go a great room #399 excellent location , semi private , thee food was excellent , the rotate restaurants, we loved it , got a couples massage in spa , super nice. Went on several excursions, one thru the resort, hiking, horseback riding, volcano/mud baths. The other one thru the guy that hangs...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful property. With great food and drinks. Very nice staff and all spoke English. Excursions are pricey and will not budge on souvenirs. Would definitely go back again. Top shelf liquor as well. Love it

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Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great place to get away. Very clean facilities, good restaurants, and very friendly staff. We were in the preferred area and it felt that way. One big plus is the shuttle service. The terrain is very hilly . They also had good partners for tours in the area.

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Las Vegas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just got back from a great week in Guanacaste region in Costa Rica. We've visited many Secrets resorts and really like this one. More of an eco-resort with rooms scattered in smaller buildings around the property. Built on a hillside, the rooms are at different levels, most with great views of the bay and surrounding forest. Tropical birds and animals...

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3Thank BeachinTraveler
JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear BeachinTraveler, it's always a pleasure to welcome you to one of our Secrets Resorts, wow, not much for me to say other than we are incredibly grateful for your very generous review, you've shared and so well, so many of our secrets, love your comments and they are very valuable for us and hopefully for many friends and guests...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This resort is perfect for quiet relaxation, We received a complimentary RCI upgrade from tropical view to the panaromic view, and it was worth it. In hindsight, I wish I had upgraded to Preferred Club for better rooms and additional perks. The Seaside Grill and Italian Restaurants for dinner were excellent. Japanese was good. Breakfast became a bit repetitive. Beach...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear TerreaJ, greetings from green, wild and beautiful Costa Rica, great way to start our day, very happy to know you've had a quiet, relaxing and beautiful holiday and have enjoyed the service of our wonderful team, on their behalf thanks a lot! We are very grateful for your visit and for taking the time to share your experience with...

Greenwood Village
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Weather was beautiful, staff was amazing, pools and amenities were great! Rooms were beautiful, but the bathrooms were not great, no real door, smoked glass, zero privacy. But not a deal breaker at all, just awkward. The rooms are scatter throughout the hillside, which we loved. We worked off all of the great food and drinks by hiking the hills....

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Dar 442dianaj, you were perfect! I'm always amazed at all the beautiful guests, friends we welcome at Secrets Papagayo, thanks to all of you the resort has a wonderful vibe and atmosphere and it makes it a lot easier for our team to make sure you all feel welcome and at home. Very happy you've got a wonderful getaway, indeed...

Milford, Ohio
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First... The resort is gorgeous and the service is impeccable... Everyone is so nice and so accommodating. Food is good...Aqua restaurant is very good. It is very hilly but there are shuttles all the time... My wife and I preferred to walk and we were in the 300 area... Well up the side of the hill. The whole preferred club...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Lakefan52, greetings from your home in Costa Rica and all of us at Secrets Papagayo, really happy to know you've loved the resort and service and cuisine, it means so much to us, we are very, very grateful for your visit and your great comments and feedback really appreciated. On behalf of our whole team, thanks a lot, they...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here January 6th - 13th of 2017. I see a lot of 5 star ratings however, I'd rate it a 4. Improvements needs to be made. Jorge Monje, the General Manager assured me and others that they are working on it. They have made several improvements to resort during his 7 month tenure from fresh water supply to...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear paulenich, warm regards from your home in Costa Rica, thanks a lot for your visit, always a pleasure to welcome you to one of our AM and Secrets Resorts. Very, very grateful for your visit and for sharing your experience with us, obviously we do have very different views about our resort, while I think it is one or...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here January 11-14, 2017. The setting of Secrets Papagayo is amazing, set in tropical hills spilling into the ocean. The staff here is outstanding, especially Carlos and Nelly, servers you can usually find at the Seaside Grill, and not to forget Caesar, the bartender at the Preferred Club. Located within 25 minutes of the Liberia airport, you can be...

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Dear photogps, greetings from your home in Costa Rica and all of us at Secrets Papagayo, very happy to read you back home with these many great memories of your stay. Because of your user name I assume you do like photography, which I do as well, and you can tell by the beautiful way you've described our resort, many...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the exuberant Arenilla Beach, Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica will offer adults a stunning Unlimited-Luxury(R) getaway in Costa Rica's Gulf of Papagayo. The secure community around Secrets Papagayo provides striking views of native flora and fauna and miles of unspoiled Pacific Coast beach. This all-suite resort boasts 202 spacious suites, each with a private balcony or terrace as well as a superb Unlimited-Luxury(R) experience starting with 24-hour room service, a daily refreshed mini-bar and more. The Preferred Club will provide an enhanced level of luxury with 65 ocean view suites and additional privileges including access to a private lounge, upgraded bath amenities and mini-bar, concierge service, pillow menu and much more. Guests will enjoy limitless gourmet cuisine, without reservations, at four restaurants and one café in addition to five bars that will serve unlimited top-shelf spirits. Days and nights are filled with land, beach and water activities and live entertainment. Two pools and a pristine beach await. Rejuvenation reigns supreme at the Secrets Spa by Pevonia(R), offering massage, body and facial treatments in 13 treatment rooms and a full-service beauty salon. Follow up this rejuvenation at the fully equipped fitness center or by taking part in one of many daily and nighttime activities. Just 20 minutes from the Liberia Airport and a mere 15 minutes from the touristic town of Coco Beach, Secrets Papagayo offers guests a privileged location both within the resort and throughout the area for an ideal Unlimited-Luxury(R) getaway on the Pacific Coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica

Address: Playa Arenilla, Costa Rica (Formerly Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
Price Range: €340 - €1,214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica 4.5*
Number of rooms: 202
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Also Known As:
Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Hotel Gulf Of Papagayo
Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort And Spa
Fiesta Premier Costa Rica
Hilton Gulf Of Papagayo
Gulf Of Papagayo Hilton
Fiesta Resort Costa Rica
Fiesta Premier Resort Spa Costa Rica
Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica Gulf Of Papagayo
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Family Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Romantic Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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“Go preferred, you get a better choice of room, ours was fantastic.”
 of 5 bubbles kathleenh726, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade to Preferred Club or get a room with a Panaromic view.”
 of 5 bubbles TerreaJ, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Bungalow with ocean view”
  • Tropical view
  • Gym...2nd view
 of 5 bubbles paulenich, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Better views higher up the hill sides more accessablility down the hill side.”
 of 5 bubbles pklespl, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We loved our sec,used bungalow on the Spa side of the resort away from the noise of the restaurants and pool.”
 of 5 bubbles yogafitteacher, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
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