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Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Overall the resort is lovely. The staff was friendly and always willing to help when needed. We weren't able to connect to the wifi the first night so we visited the concierge across from the coffee shop and they fixed it quickly. The food was good except for one night when I ordered chicken and it wasn't cooked all the... More 

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

Dear kirbybandit, wow! very happy to read you have a great, active holiday and got to enjoy our beautiful resort and all the many options that not only our Guanacaste region offers, but also take advantage of the proximity to Nicaragua to also explore a little this very special country, as you said, a long day but I think really... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was our own slice of paradise! The service was amazing, the food was great, and the views were unmatchable! We highly recommend for anyone's getaway!! We loved the privacy of our preferred club bungalow as well as the privacy room service box. We miss it already 😫😫

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2 Thank Brian B
JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Brian B, we are missing you as well, you both were a beautiful couple, we have enjoyed very much having you with us and to know you have these great memories of your honeymoon, makes our day, it really means a lot to of us at Secrets Papagayo, on their behalf thanks a lot for your visit and thanks... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

loved the resort. all inclusive typically means subpar menu options but not at this resort. there is something for every taste and the service is impeccable as well as the quality of the food. shuttle runs every 5 minutes or so in case your room is a bit of a distance from the restaurant, bar and activities area. go for... More 

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

Dear Ron S, we have loved having you with us and makes us very happy to know you have a great stay. Thanks a lot for your kind review and your wonderful comments on our food, one of the pillars of the experience at all our Secrets Papagayo, the team will be delighted to know you have enjoyed it and... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We could not say enough praise on the whole place, including Costa Rica in general. Our room was perfect, especially the view from our balcony. It was the best view and we got to see the beautiful sunset every evening over the Gulf of Papaguyo. Food might've been even better than the room. There was only a couple options of... More 

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

Der rocketqb21, greetings from beautiful, wild and green Costa Rica, so happy to read you had an action pack combo holiday and great memories of your honeymoon, we are all incredibly grateful and very happy to know you´ve enjoyed our resort, our food and the company and service of our team. I love that you had the chance to go... More 

Broken Bow, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our experience at Secrets Papagayo! From arriving at the airport to departure the staff was quick and efficient! Priscilla greeted us and gave us all the information we needed to enjoy our stay. Boot Camp was difficult but the instructor very pleasant (can't remember his name:( Josephina working us out in the pool Water Aerobics was a sweetheart.... More 

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

Dear Wenda , we have loved every moment of your stay as well, it has been a real pleasure to have you both with us and it means a lot to everyone at Secrets Papagayo to know you had a wonderful holiday and great memories of your visit. Sounds like a plan, we can´t wait to welcome you back, please... More 

Port Dover, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our second visit to Costa Rica (Sept 16-23) and was another great vacation. The staff were more than friendly and always quick with the hello, Pura Vida and the drinks . The food was very good buffet was abundant but not quite as good as the other restaurants . We had room 106 which was an Oceanfront Preferred... More 

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

Dear Johnniebkw, I completely agree, Costa Rica is a place of beautiful people and beautiful nature, I´m back only after a few months and everyday and amazed by those two things. As well I believe we are extremely privilege at Secrets Papagayo to count on a very unique location and a wonderful group of people working hard to make you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

HANSON- a gentlemen that was always there when you needed him. Kicked the soccer ball around, and had a few great conversations. Definitely an asset to the resort. ABIGAIL- always has a smile on her face, and knew my coffee order after one day of being there. She has such a good personality. Ordering coffee will be a drag at... More 

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Thank Afrench603
JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Afrench603, it was wonderful to have you with us, on behalf of Hanson, Abigail and our whole team thanks a lot for your visit and your very kind and complimenting review. The team will be happy and motivated to read your compliments, they are indeed wonderful and great host and ambassadors for Secrets Resorts and for Costa Rica. Warm,... More 

McKinney, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my second All inclusive resort trip and this was by far better than my last!! As most of the reviews mention, you are greeted right away with a glass of wine, cold damp towel, and a warm welcome as part of the family! I was there for my sister's destination wedding with 16 in our party. The group... More 

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

Dear Wingo777, greetings from beautiful Costa Rica, so nice to read your very kind review, we are all very happy to know you have fond memories of your visit. It was indeed a very special occasion and you all were a beautiful group to meet and serve, on behalf of all your family at Secrets Papagayo, thanks a lot, what... More 

Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This property is very conveniently located in the Papagayo area of Costa Rica set amongst the tropicals on a hillside. This property was fully renovated last year 2015 and has a very nice secluded beachfront, perfect for destination weddings where children aren't attending. It has all the amenities of a Secrets property just to note some of the rooms are... More 

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

Dear Liz M, warm regards from all of us at Secrets Papagayo, we are all very grateful for your visit and your very kind review. We are indeed very privileged to have a beautiful resort in a beautiful location, so many things to do and explore both in the resort and in this magnificent Guanacaste Region. Was a pleasure to... More 

Ardmore
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a refurbished Hilton property and as a result many of the inherent problems the layout of the rooms and location were inherited, That being said, this is definitely the lowest quality Secrets by UVC that I have stayed at. All the rooms are on a steep hillside which makes getting around quite strenuous, The rooms are smaller and... More 

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

Dear 245RichardLion_Heart, it was very nice to welcome you back to one of our Secrets Resorts, thanks a lot for your friendship and trust in our brand. We are very grateful for your visit and very sad and sorry that you don´t have enjoyed our Secrets Papagayo as much as many of our sister resorts, we are indeed very different,... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • 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: $304 - $833 (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 Family Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Romantic Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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