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calgary
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent a week there and did upgrade to the preferred club. This would be the place to do the upgrade as with that benefit you can prebook beach cabanas. The chairs around the pools filled up fast and we wouldn't have had anywhere to sit otherwise. The food is mostly ok. We did have a bad meal and service...

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Marcela Z, Marcela Zúñiga A. Quality & Social Media Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Calbrynst, Greetings from the stunning Costa Rica! It was such a pleasure to read that each day of your Secrets Papagayo experience presented an abundance of choices which you thoroughly enjoyed such as your lovely bungalow, good food, beautiful beach, and a wonderful time. We are so terribly sorry to see you did not enjoy our entertaiment . We...

Fredericksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although the property is small (I believe only 200 units) and is being converted into a "Secrets" destination from it's previous owners it is worth your time. The property has many challenging hills, if you're not up for that take a shuttle which runs often and is easy to access. ALL the staff is beyond kind and they really make...

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Marcela Z, Marcela Zúñiga A. Quality & Social Media Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl K, Greetings from the sunny Costa Rica! We are very happy to learn that your stay was a most pleasant one, and that you were highly satisfied with our property. We have strived to deliver the most memorable experience to our valued guest. We highly appreciate your review here and have shared it with our team. Please contact...

Kansas City, Kansas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beatiful resort, good food, staff works very hard. The only negative thing is the bed, feels small and location of some of the rooms. However, everyone who believes that Unlimited Vacation Club works deserves to be called a looser. Just look up the reviews and don´t let them fool you that every company has positive and negative.

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Marcela Z, Marcela Zúñiga A. Quality & Social Media Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Debra5602017. Grettings from the colorful Costa Rica! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and for staying with us on your trip to Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica. I am thankful for both your positive comments as well as the 'negatives', which will help us, focus on areas that are important for our guests. I will discuss...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just spent a week at this beautiful resort. We loved the layout with the bungalows spread out on the hills overlooking the ocean. We liked walking, but sometimes opted for the shuttle which was always readily available. The morning yoga class was excellent. Our teacher, Jennifer from Manitoba was awesome, and it was a beautiful way to start the day...

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Marcela Z, Marcela Zúñiga A. Quality & Social Media Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Tmeyerswim, Greetings from the exotic Costa Rica! It is fantastic to hear that you had such a great time at our gorgeous hotel. Your review was so great to read. Thank you for choosing to come here at Secrets Papagayo. We really appreciate the great comments in regards the staff. Our team is very thankful for the mention; we...

Temple
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

It was a great vacation! The staff couldn't have been better. They were very attentive and almost always addressed us by our names. The room was awesome and the view incredible. Food and beverages were everywhere. We took a couple of excursions but really enjoyed just hanging out at the pool or in a cabana at the beach. It could...

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Marcela Z, Marcela Zúñiga A. Quality & Social Media Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Harry M, Greetings from the exotic Costa Rica! It is awesome to read that you enjoyed everything about your trip and vacation at Secrets Papagayo. We are always working to exceed our guests expectations, and we're happy to hear that our staff achieve this with you. We are counting down the days for you next vacation at our hidden...

Frederick, Maryland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the second part of our honeymoon. The resort is beautiful and has excellent beach coverage. All of the staff is very friendly and courteous and make it known that the guests' happiness is their number one concern. The entertainment staff, particularly Charlie, Beverly, and Merrari, were a lot of fun and really made it their goal to make...

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Marcela Z, Marcela Zúñiga A. Quality & Social Media Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear F5937BFmattk, Greetings from the majestic Costa Rica! We're thrilled to hear we were able to exceed your expectations! It sounds like you had an amazing honeymoon and we'll happily share your compliments with the team. We hope, even being such a frequent traveler, that we will have the opportunity to welcome you again. Please feel free to contact me...

Orangeville, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Secrets from April 6th - 16th 2017, this was our first time at Secrets. The property is very modest. The rooms are modern and clean. The staff amazingly friendly and helpful. We have been to a number of Sandals that we have really enjoyed and had hoped it would be comparable. Sadly we were disappointed in quite...

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Marcela Z, Marcela Zúñiga A. Quality & Social Media Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Deborah K, Greetings from the colorful Costa Rica! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and for staying with us on your trip to Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica. I am thankful for both your positive comments as well as the 'negatives', which will help us, focus on areas that are important for our guests. I will...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Type of Room: Bungalow Suite Ocean View Room and Suite Amenities: 4.5 out of 5 Comfortable king bed. The bathroom area is spacious yet open. So after your shower you would be dressing in the open. Cool for us as a couple, lol. Private balcony with a couch, table and chairs. The balcony couch cushions need to be cleaned more...

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Marcela Z, Marcela Zúñiga A. Quality & Social Media Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Teri_Atag, Greetings from the exotic Costa Rica! It's our most pleasure to learn that your stay was a wonderful one while you were impressed with our service and facilities. We appreciate your gracious comments as it shows our consistency in maintain the Secrets Papagayo brand standards. Your feedback has been shared to the team as a motivation to keep...

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a two week holiday at the Secrets in Costa Rica. Overall the whole vacation was incredible. Upon arrival you are greeted with a cold towel and a glass of sparkling wine. We were shown to our rooms which were ok but not as exceptional as other Secrets resorts we have stayed in. The food in...

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Marcela Z, Marcela Zúñiga A. Quality & Social Media Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Hillenaar-D, Greetings from sunny Costa Rica! Many thanks for taking the time to leave your kind words and observations following your recent stay with us at Secrets Papagayo. We were delighted that you’ve enjoyed all the details we take pride in offering our guests. As are our regular practice, we’ve been happy to share your lovely remarks to our...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We love island beach vacations. We thoroughly enjoyed Jamaica and Hawaii. This year we ventured a bit further to Costa Rica. Booking through Secrets based on reviews and amenities we choose Secrets Papagayo. Here are our Pros: (1) food and drinks are excellent (2) staff are friendly, work hard to please, and their English is very good. Not all staffers...

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Marcela Z, Marcela Zúñiga A. Quality & Social Media Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Nanee M, Greetings from the magestic Costa Rica! Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at Secrets Papagayo with the tripadvisor travelers We are very sorry to learn that you felt something was missing overall with your stay. As a Secrets Papagayo resort in the area, we take great pride and responsibility in making our guests'...

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Amenities

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
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Services
  • 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: €287 - €728 (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 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Family Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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“Make sure you close your doors all the way as there is abundant wildlife around. We did not have any issues though.”
F5937BFmattk, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for lower tier ocean view...don't waste money on ocean front.”
  • Lizard came for a little visit on our balcony door
  • Sunrise ocean front view room 111 - high on cliff and quiet.
  • Ocean Front Balcony - Room 111 High on Cliff
DeborahK652, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 120 was excellent. Close to the hub but far away so you didn't hear the noise.”
kevinhR6462VA, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“410 had a fab view of the bay, but if you have walking difficulties would suggest a lower number, however shuttle buses are frequent enough. ”
B2022AVannam, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are great. If you want an ocean view try to get higher up the hills.”
6422016, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
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