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Occidental Papagayo - Adults only

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Free Internet
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Ok, where to begin. We stayed in a Master Suite (will be important later) at the end of August (rainy season, but not a problem...seriously, it rained twice, for 5 mins). We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. So much so, during the middle of it, we...More

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Response from Papagayo O, Gerente at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 2 days ago

Dear Eddie Thank you for taking the time to share your recent vacation experience at Occidental Papagayo. We are so pleased to read that you had a great time and appreciate all of your feedback. We would also like to say how grateful we are...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

I chose this resort for the adults only reason . We flew to San Jose Costa Rica from Tampa FL . Upon arriving , I find out I’m 5 hours away by car/bus . Or 45 minutes by small commuter plane that at that time...More

Thank Alexander S
Response from Papagayo O, Gerente at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded July 17, 2018

Dear Alexander Firstly we would like to thank you for choosing our Barceló Occidental Papagayo hotel for your special celebration and for sharing this wonderful feedback of your recent stay among us on TripAdvisor. We would also like to say how grateful we are to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Considering the price and service, there are other hotels better than this one. Service needs to be improved. There is no need to pay extra for the premium experience if you are thinking about it.There is a walk to the beach, there is a cart...More

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Thank Natalia C
Response from Papagayo O, Gerente at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 3 days ago

Dear Natalia C Thank you for choosing Occidental Papagayo as your holiday destination. Our goal is to serve all our guests with the highest level of service and satisfaction. We are always concerned about guest’s wellbeing and strive to make their holiday an unforgettable experience....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a laidback decent property with great grounds, nice buildings, great views, and good food, then this is the property for you. No kids running around, and no screaming teenagers in the pool: big plus for us. The beach is private and safe...More

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Thank Minal S
Response from Papagayo O, Gerente at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 1 week ago

Dear Minal S Thank you for taking the time to share your recent vacation experience at Occidental Papagayo. We are so pleased to read that you had a great time and appreciate all of your feedback. We would also like to say how grateful we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: The Views are BEAUTIFUL! The wait staff are friendly and professional, especially Luis in the restaurant. The manager is doing the best that he can with what the owners give him. Sometimes you get the truth. The al la cart restaurants are WONDERFUL! Cons:...More

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Response from Papagayo O, Gerente at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 1 week ago

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Description
Located in Guanacaste on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica,The Adults Only Occidental Papagayo is only at 25 minutes from the Liberia International Airport. This Resort surrounded by nature, boast lush tropical ...More landscape with scenic views of Bahia Culebra in Papagayo Golf.Ideal for couples, honeymooners and adult guest seeking a relaxing getaway. The Occidental Papagayo offers a highly personalized five star all- inclusive experience delivered by an attentive and dedicated staff. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Adult pool
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Tennis Court
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
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Spa
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Luxury
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On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Best Value
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Top resorts Hotels
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Spa
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Luxury
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On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
163
Price range
$188 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barceló
Also Known As
Occidental Grand Papagayo Hotel Gulf Of Papagayo
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Occidental Grand Papagayo Gulf Of
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Occidental Grand Papagayo Costa Rica
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Grande Papagayo Costa Rica
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Grand Papagayo Liberia
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
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Dining (216)
Amenities (90)
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repm1116Cleveland
September 9, 2018|
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Response from Klaus A | Reviewed this property |
There are two pools. The main one and then a swim up bar close to the beach.
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August 21, 2018|
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Response from Klaus A | Reviewed this property |
The beach is black sand interlaced with rocky cropping. So, some sandy areas, some rocks. Stay off the rocks, see review. There were snorkeled but we didn’t do that. The beach is cool when the tide is out, but very narrow... More
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"Get the Master Suite, and you won't be sorry"
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"best views are the ones that you can see the ocean from, very peaceful."
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"Despite reports of rain all week in August, it only sprinkled once during our 9-day trip. Do not be dismayed..."
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"We were in building 6 and had a beautiful view of the bay."
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