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Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to Secrets Papagayo for our honeymoon and had the absolute best time. We had fantastic service everywhere we went but wanted to make special note of the bartenders. Fabian, Blas, Adrian and Minor went above and beyond every day making this the best experience I could have asked for my first trip to an all...

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

Dear Grant H, Greetings from the sunny and Pura Vida Costa Rica! Wow! What an amazing review! We truly appreciate for taking the time and share your Honeymoon experience at Secrets Papagayo. Your comments will serve as an inspiration to Fabian, Blas, Adrián and Minor to continue working with passion, ensuring our valued guests have an enjoyable and memorable experience...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed February 3, 2016

Safety: I traveled as a solo woman to the resort and felt comfortable the entire time. Service: The staff were so accommodating and gracious. Both Javier and Yotjani at Market Restaurant made me feel welcome for breakfast every morning. Room: I loved the layout of the Junior Suite. The shower was amazing, and the bed was comfortable. Beaches and Pools:...

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

Dear Setta2016, Greetings from the amazing Costa Rica! It is so nice to read that you enjoyed your experience with our Hosts in the Market Café and felt welcomed for breakfast every morning. We are equally pleased to hear that you enjoyed the layout of the Junior Suite accommodations and found it amazing and comfortable. Thank you for recognizing Javier...

Poughkeepsie, New York
Reviewed February 2, 2016

This was our first trip to Costa Rica and also staying a Secret Resort. We went with another couple who have stayed with Secrets many times. So staying in Pagagayo, we had high expectations of the Secrets brand. We were not disappointed and in fact, it exceeded our expectations. We booked a Panoramic view room and were delighted with the...

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Lionel_Gomez_F, Director General at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Kathy H, Greetings from the exotic Costa Rica! It’s great to know that our panoramic room views, the food and the attentive service exceeded your expectations during your first trip to Secrets Papagayo.I'm most proud we were able to deliver outstanding customer service and I will extend your positive feedback to Jonathan, Valentina, Henry, Francisco and Aaron. We can’t...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed February 2, 2016

The staff provided us with excellent service from the moment we arrived up until the moment we departed. We loved how the staff was very professional but at the same time very relaxed and friendly. Since we were celebrating our 20th anniversary, it was even more special. Although everyone on the staff was great, we would like to make special...

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Lionel_Gomez_F, Director General at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Kitty W, Greetings from the marvelous Costa Rica! It’s nice to read such as amazing review about our professional and hospitality team. I know that Fernanda, Adriana, José, Mauvert, Julio, Jaison and the entertainment staff appreciated having you as much as you enjoyed staying at Secrets Papagayo. I can’t wait to share this with them as I know they...

Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

First time to Costa Rica and first time at a Secrets resort. This has to be the best holiday we have ever had and the all inclusive food is near on uk restaurant standard . What makes this place is the staff. I can not pick anyone out in particular as they are ALL very hard working and nothing is...

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Lionel_Gomez_F, Director General at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Kevcol, Greetings from the green and stunning Costa Rica! We just wanted to thank you for taking the time to review about Secrets Papagayo. We really appreciate the great comments in regards the food and the Staff. Our team is very thankful for the mention; we will share your comments with them. In addition, we have taken note in...

Reviewed February 2, 2016

Wow! We went to Secrets last week and out of all inclusive resorts we've visited around the world this is by far the best! The service staff were incredibly accommodating and genuine. our pool server Kevin was outstanding, remembering our names through the week. The food was also spectacular, even the buffet had an varied menu each day which was...

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Lionel_Gomez_F, Director General at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Lisa P, Greetings from the Pura Vida Costa Rica! It was such a pleasure to read that Secrets Papagayo was out of the all-inclusive resorts choices you visited and which you thoroughly enjoyed. We are equally delighted to hear that your entire experience was a perfect one and will be sure to share your review with Kevin and the...

Hankinson, North Dakota
Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

This was my first international trip and vacation. Was I ever lucky to have stayed here and was the bar set high for my future vacations! I can't say anything negative. The staff was always friendly and more than willing to help you. Abigail in the coffee shop even took time to show me the location of where live music...

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Lionel_Gomez_F, Director General at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Srgregor, Greetings from the exotic and green Costa Rica! It is awesome to read that you enjoyed everything about your first international trip and vacation at Secrets Papagayo. We are always working to exceed our guests expectations, and we're happy to hear that Abigail, Francisco and Brahim achieve this with you. Next time you have a vacation, please contact...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed February 1, 2016

The drive up to the hotel is almost misleading. You have no idea until you enter the gates what a paradise you're in! Jeffry at the lobby greeted us with a huge smile and always asked if there was anything he could do for us. The room was very contemporary and up to date but the walls are thin between...

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Lionel_Gomez_F, Director General at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Beachbum168, Greetings from the colorful and exotic Costa Rica! We would like to thank you for choosing Secrets Papagayo as your host on your recent gateway to our destination. I am thrilled we were able to become the perfect paradise and beautiful resort you had been looking for. Thank you for recognizing Jefry, José Fernanda and Abigail job’s, it...

Corona, California
Reviewed January 31, 2016

This is a beautiful place with fantastic service. I would highly recommend it! As a newly acquired property, the nightlife needs some development. When we visited they had taken ownership just 7 weeks prior. With time, I'm sure they can put together some evening shows, etc.

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Lionel_Gomez_F, Director General at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear TismeAndis, Greetings from the sunny Costa Rica! It is so great to hear that you enjoyed our beautiful property. Also, we are equally pleased to know our fantastic service exceed your expectations.In addition, we have taken note in our opportunity areas kindly mentioned on your overview. Thank you for bring it to our attention. We can’t wait to know...

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Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

We are totally amazed by the exceptional service we received from all the staff. They couldn't do enough for you... We can't fault the food or drinks at all. The cocktails especially at the aqua bar were so tasty and well made. Our favourite restaurant was the seaside grill with its amazing staff Josúe, Luis, Pablo and Juan José to...

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Dear Ollie and Lyndsey, 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 vacation and we'll happily share your compliments with Josue, Luis, Pablo and Juan José. We hope, even being such a frequent traveler, that we will have the opportunity to welcome you again....

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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: $328 - $1,271 (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 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Family Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Romantic Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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“Bungalow 112 close to everything but noisy from the music at the pool area in the evening.”
 of 5 bubbles ShirleyE601, yesterday | Read review
“Rooms are small compared to other Secrets”
 of 5 bubbles 405kathyv, 4 days ago | Read review
“Most rooms are part of a duplex of two rooms, being separated from the others. Some can be a long way from the pool and food. Can be a problem for some.”
 of 5 bubbles 137franke, 4 days ago | Read review
“Ocean view. The 400s are way up but have nice views and would be very difficult to walk to.”
 of 5 bubbles wismitty2016, 5 days ago | Read review
“Only issue is that I stayed in the preferred section and heard all the music and everything going on outside but enjoyed my morning view.”
 of 5 bubbles 294ceciliao, 5 days ago | Read review
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