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Peterborough, Ontario
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is our second vacation a Secrets Papagayo in less than a year and in stating that it should become apparent that we love this resort. It has a completely different feel from other resorts we have vacationed at including several other Secret’s properties. It is a welcomed change from the typical brick and mortar structures that house dozens of...

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

Dear Jaymars1, it was so nice to have you back home with us, the memories and feeling are obviously mutual, we have loved having you with us and we are most humbled and grateful with your visit and most generous and gracious review and comments. Wow, thanks for explaining so well, describing so well and with so much detail, so...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As members of Unlimited Vacation this is the 6th Secrets/Breathless property we have visited. It's a sleepy resort and we enjoyed the quiet atmosphere. However, if you have been to other Secrets resorts it is not as luxurious as you might be used to as they renovated a Hilton resort and did not BUILD this for Secrets. Alot of people...

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

Dear Ellen A, always a pleasure to welcome you home to one of our AM Resorts, so happy you've also enjoyed our Secrets Papagayo, to me the luxury of our resort lies precisely in its uniqueness and mostly its location in this amazing Costa Rica, how well they blend and complement each other. You've described very well, all about nature,...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything was great!!! The staff went out of their way to accommodate us in every possible way. Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica is very relaxing in every way!! It is up to the couple to participate in activities, lay in the sun and relax, walk the beach anytime (very nice in the evening) great food galore, dancing lessons etc. I ran...

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

Dear bethbiegert, greetings from wild and beautiful Costa Rica and all of us at Secrets Papagayo. We are all very grateful for your very nice comments, really appreciate it, your recommendation means a lot to us. On behalf of our whole team a big, big thank you, to know you have beautiful memories of your visit is the nicest compliment...

Dublin, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We met so many great people...employees and guests both! Secrets Papagayo is smaller than the other Secrets we've been to, but I LOVED getting to know the employees and guest because you see them every day. The larger resorts don't give you the chance to do that because the people change every day.

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

Dear mgib7, warmest regards from all your friends at Secrets Papagayo, the smaller nature of our resort indeed makes for a very intimate and familiar atmosphere, our whole team works hard every day to make you all feel at home and among friends. We are very lucky and privileged to count on a wonderful group of people, very genuine and...

Mississauga, Ontario
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife & I had a nice stay at Secrets Papagayo. The weather in Costa Rica is practically guaranteed, every day sunny and 30+ degrees. The resort is small and quite, built into the hilly coast of a bay, you can do a lot of walking if you choose or call for a ride which typically appears within minutes. We...

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

Dear wat32, warm regards from Secrets Papagayo and beautiful Costa Rica, very grateful for your great comments and feedback and very sorry and worried about your comments on the transfer from the airport to the hotel. My email jmonje@secretsresorts.com, I would be most grateful if you could send me an email with some more detail, which company did the transfer...

Monroe
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The resort is beautiful. The customer service is outstanding. There are two pools; one large and one a lot smaller. We enjoyed the larger zero entry infinity pool for a few days, until two large groups came to the resort and overtook the pool. We just moved to the smaller pool and it was very relaxing and peaceful. The view...

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

Dear Lichele B, greetings from Secrets Papagayo, very happy to read you back home with beautiful memories of your trip to wild and beautiful Costa Rica. It has been a real pleasure to have you with us and on behalf of all our associates I would like to thank you for your visit. As it has been a little while...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Secrets Papagayo for 2 weeks, room 408 was an absolute Haven. Raccoons in the roof, Birds ( mot Mots) Squirrels right in front of the window. With a wonderful sea view. All of the food was amazing and the staff are all very friendly. We did however feel that those that chose to be in the 'Preffered'...

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

Dear Susan F, warmest regards from all of us at Secrets Papagayo, very happy to read you have had a very nice 25th wedding anniversary, we are all very humbled you've chosen to celebrate with us this very special occasion. On behalf of our whole team a big, big thank you, looking forward to welcome you back. Most grateful for...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked a week with friends through Fettes Tours in Owen Sound. We are all busy with family and work, Ann is excellent at pulling together options for us to review. The weather was perfect and enjoyed the resort, the staff, and the activities on and off the resort provided something for everyone!

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

Dear MHark2015, it was really nice to have you all with us and means so much to read your comment and know you've enjoyed your stay and the many different options and activities the resort has to offer. Please share our gratitude with Ann, very grateful for her support and thinking of us for yur holiday. Really appreciate you've found...

Reigate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is the second Secrets resort we have stayed in. Previously we stayed in Peurto Vallerta; we preferred Papagayo. This is mainly because it was a smaller resort but was well set out so there was ample opportunity to wander around and take in the surroundings and wildlife within the resort. Best advice we can give - if you are...

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Dear Angie A, warmest regards from all of us at Secrets Papagayo, a pleasure to welcome you back to one of our Secrets Resorts and very happy to read that Secrets Papagayo has provided, as well, these many beautiful memories. Love your very kind and so well described review, you even have me thinking about waking up very early tomorrow...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have just returned from a two week holiday at the secrets papaygayo, what an amazing place this is the accommodation was brilliant the food wonderful and the view from the resort were breathtaking I can not say enough good things about the place. All the staff were fantastic from the wonderful young lady who served us...

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Indeed, we would love everyone visiting Secrets Papagayo to feel at home and among friends, means so much to us that you've felt this way. Very, very happy and grateful with your beautiful review, we are all for great memories and memorable experiences, to me this is the beauty of traveling and holidays, we not only get to enjoy them...

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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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center 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 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: $321 - $800 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Family Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Romantic Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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