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Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica

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Playa Arenilla, Costa Rica (Formerly Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa)
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Oak Park, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just got back from Secrets Papagayo and everything about it was wonderful. Jorge Monje the General Manager really cares about this property. He is genuinely friendly and wants you to have a wonderful experience. ALL of the staff loves their job. They are so friendly and helpful. Our room was cleaned spotless daily. The food was really good, even... More 

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2 Thank Renee Z
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent a week here during the end of June 2016. I can without a doubt say my experience was excellent. Tips to know. Its HOT! Bring lots of sunscreen. Came during the rainy season but only rained once for about 30 minutes during the day. Stayed on the beach the entire time while it rained. Bring some water shoes b/c... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for two weeks from 3rd to 17th July 2016 and both my husband and myself agree that we would return. Rooms - Clean, tastefully decorated and big enough. Note there is a hand held steam iron thingy - not a conventional iron and no board. Bug spray and toiletries supplied in room. We were in room 462 which felt... More 

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NJ
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at Secrets Papagayo from July 14-20 and had an incredible time. We were brought down to the Preferred Club member check-in and offered a cool drink as we waited. A shuttle brought us to our room Preferred Club Ocean view Room (393) and the scenery along the way was just breathtaking. We have stayed in... More 

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4 Thank jbroder7
JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear jbroder7, wow, the secret is out there, thanks a lot for taking the time to share your experience at Secrets Papagayo in such a detailed and precise way. i´m sure it will be of great help for many of our future guests and it is very helpful for us, always looking at ways to improve and learning from everything... More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to Secrets because it has been newly renovated and we had enjoyed other Secrets resorts. The grounds are beautiful and well maintained. Carlos D provided great service to us when we checked in and throughout our trip. Manny at the Seaside Grill was the very best ever! We had a large group of 13 and Manny went out... More 

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1 Thank Carolyn J
JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Carolyn J, we were very happy to welcome you all into another of our beautiful Secrets Resorts, indeed a very special collection of resorts in some of the most beautiful destinations. We are very proud of our little Secrets Papagayo, very unique and different to most of our other secrets, our ADN very linked to our privileged location in... More 

Cheddar, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is nothing nicer after a very long journey than to be greeted at your resort by a smiling lady with a cold towel and a glass of champagne! That was the welcome at Secrets and the service throughout our holiday was just as good. The staff really couldn't do more to help from the drivers of the buggies around... More 

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

Dear Julie B, you are most kind and we can't wait to welcome you back very soon, Yes! we want you back and I can assure we have plenty more secrets to share with you both at the resort and in this beautiful Guanacaste region. I´m lucky to be back to Costa Rica after 20 years and so amazed to... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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65 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Checked in Wednesday thru Wednesday with a group that totaled 20 people. The service was extraordinary. We upgraded our room so we had a personal cosigner (Julio) who was extremely accommodating. He was actually off our last 3 days but allowed me to WhatsApp text him requests, which he fulfilled. We tried all of the restaurants. The food was really... More 

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

Dear MiscMel, we had the best 8 days having you with us, what a beautiful group you´ve been, so much fun getting to know you and very happy you all had a great time. Thanks a lot for your very kind and detailed review, very helpful for us to share with the team and improve on all areas of opportunity.... More 

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

We are staying in this resort since Monday 7/18/16, we've been dinning in some of the restaurant (all really good), so we decided to try something different and we went to "Seaside Grill" we were greeted by Isobet the hostess very kind and friendly, we didn't know what to order, so we met our waiter Ronny that suggested the Marlin... More 

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

Dear Patricia, we are so honor adn happy to know you are having a great time and enjoying our food and cuisine, we are very proud of our restaurants and the high quality food offered in the resort and definitely it is very encouraging for us that you are loving it as well. Looking forward to have you back very... More 

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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment we got on the property of Secrets Papagayo, we were in heaven. The main lobby has an awesome view and the staff is very friendly. We were taken to the Preferred Club to get registered and that was an awesome experience. We were greeted with mimosas and finger foods, which was nice. During registration, we met Julio... More 

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

Dear Alicia Y, warm regards from all your friends here at Secrets Papagayo, it is very important for me that so many of our colleagues have contributed to make of this a wonderful vacation and to know you've brought back so many great memories, absolutely the best possible compliment. On behalf of all of us a big thank you. It... More 

Grand Prairie, Texas
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The scenery at this resort is unbelievable. It's surrounded by green hills, beautiful flowers, and lots of wildlife; howler monkeys, hummingbirds, white squirrels, iguanas, hundreds of butterflies. But the most beautiful part of this resort is the people. They are truly the best. The food was also great and there was little wait time if any. The staff was always... More 

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

Duane F, I´m personally extremely grateful and happy to read your review, you are so right, "the most beautiful part of this resort is the people", we are so thankful and very proud of our team. To me recently joining the property it has been a very nice and encouraging arrival, i believe it is the people working, living the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • 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: $338 - $849 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica 4*
Number of rooms: 202
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Also Known As:
Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort And Spa
Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Hotel Gulf Of Papagayo
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 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#2 Top resorts 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
#3 Family Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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