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McKinleyville, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I had a wonderful time at this resort. I read the reviews before booking this resort and most all the reviews were good. We stayed in the 300 buildings and we did not mind the walks to and from the activities. We actually liked having a scenic view and saw lots of wildlife. The monkeys were amazing...

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Rockford, Illinois
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My wife and I enjoyed our stay tremendously. The staff was very attentive and the food that we experienced at the resort was excellent . While staying at the resort we enjoyed the Spa facilities for a facial , massage , and a manicure.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Location of this resort is tucked in between hills on a very soft black sand beach. The walk up to some rooms can be steep and tiring but we never found ourselves needed to go back to our room so often that it was inconvenient, plus it helped burn off all the mojitos I drank! This was our first...

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Coldbrook, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the time we entered until leaving MARGIE - VIP services made out Stay most welcoming. She explained how the day pass works in detail. The staff were incredible - courteous, friendly, obliging and fantastic attention to detail. Thank you Margie! Ben and Terri

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I want to start by saying the staff here were all incredibly friendly and definitely get a 5/5 rating from me. Resort itself gets a 3. So overall a 3.5. We arrived slightly early from another resort and had called before and verified a room would be ready for us. They did and it in fact was-which was nice after...

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

Dear Katelyn S, warm regards from all of us at Secrets Papagayo and beautiful Costa Rica, we are all very disappointed we've not been able to provide the experience and level of service you are used to in our Secrets Resorts, very, very sorry please accept our sincere apology. Very happy you'v enjoyed our team service and warm personalities, we...

Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The resort did not live up to UVC resort standards, the resort needs a lot of work to be considered luxury. I was very pleased with the food, the chef Dennis at the market restaurant made sure the food was fresh, good and healthy. Dennis, (Joy & Darlene) 😘, we loved you!!! Beverly in the Preferred club was great 👍🏾,...

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

Dear joy25, greetigns from your home in Papagayo, very sorry we have not lived to our UVC standards, we really make a big effort to comply with all your expectations and we would love that all our members are well informed of the very different and peculiar style, lay out location and set up of the resort. Being a much...

Brock, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel is nice. Very clean. Preferred club good. Food lacks variety but is generally good. Evening entertainment is terrible, definitely not what was advertised-no Vegas type shows at all. Supposed to be adult hotel but entertainment more suited for children if anyone

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Dear dlkachmarski, we have loved having you with us, thanks a lot for your visit and very valuable feedback really appreciated. I personally explained about our entertainment, no where should it say Vegas type shows and please and once again, so sorry for any miscommunication. I honestly believe we do have the best entertainment in the region, while most other...

Montreal, Quebec
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Secrets Papagayo resort I would say was a tropical paradise for me. The food was amazing actually better than any other resort I have been to and I have gone to many Islands in the Caribbean! Service was great, rooms were kept clean, and all the staff was pretty friendly. If there was one negative thing I did not...

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Dear enzab135, happy to read Secrets Papagayo was a tropical paradise for you, only sorry you didn´t like our beach as much as we do, to me one of the most private, secluded and picturesque I know, black sand beach, though, hopefully you were aware of that as we like to be very clear and informative, we are in the...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I were at Secrets Papagayo 3/12-3/20. Generally it was great. We really liked the bungalow style rooms, and the relaxed atmosphere. We appreciated being upgraded to an ocean-view and also having an early check-in. The staff at this resort are excellent! We want to compliment Marianna and Cynthia at the Coco Cafe. Also, the Costa Rican coffee...

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

Dear coupleinour50s, looking forward to welcome you back in the near future, please let us know if we would be of any assistance. It has been a pleasure to have you with us and your comments and feedback really helpful, we do share daily with our teams and they are the best tool we have to try to improve our...

Atlanta Georgia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I went to Secrets Papagayo 3/15-3/22 for our honeymoon. Our overall experience was wonderful, although there were a few negative experiences. First, the maid service team took really great care of us. They knew it was our honeymoon and they decorated our room 3 different times with candles, champagne, etc. Our room was always clean and stocked...

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Dear Alexaw234, warm regards from all of us at Secrets Papagayo and beautiful Costa Rica, great to read you back home with beautiful memories of your honeymoon, many thanks for visiting and for sharing with us. Please so sorry about all the inconveniences, accept our sincere apology and we are very grateful as your valuable feedback help us to learn...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Center 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)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
Price Range: $319 - $797 (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
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Romantic Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Family Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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“the best views are in the 200's, or up higher on the hills for sure!”
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