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Fort Ashby
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are looking for a quiet, laid back atmosphere for a vacation, this is a beautiful place. Food was good, some was excellent, although the portions at some of the restaurants, were extremely small. Not much for entertainment going on at any time, so again, if it's a quiet, not a lot of busyness going on, this is perfect....

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Surrey
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First impressions were not good. We arrived at 9pm after an 11 hour flight. There was no welcome drink, hot flannel etc. We had to join the normal reception queue. The room was ok, could have been designed better, but towels changed and cleaned every day to a good standard. Breakfast very good. Other restaurants very average, presented well. I...

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California, Maryland
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We stayed at this resort from 3/18 - 3/24 and this resort did not let us down!! From the room to the pool & restaurants. Day Spa facials with a view! Can't say enough! Best meal was at the Portofino in the wine cellar! Best breakfast was a all the fresh fruit!!! JJ the driver knew us by name &...

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Cumming, Georgia
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We had room 224 from Saturday, March 18th, through Sunday, March 26th. We arrived and were pleased at the check in process. When we were brought to our room we did notice that the sliding glass doors did not lock. See further below where this becomes an issue. We have tended to stay previously in the Caribbean at the Iberostar...

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McKinleyville, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I had a wonderful time at this resort. I read the reviews before booking this resort and most all the reviews were good. We stayed in the 300 buildings and we did not mind the walks to and from the activities. We actually liked having a scenic view and saw lots of wildlife. The monkeys were amazing...

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

Dear Selcuk B, we would love to welcome you back very soon, very happy to assist organizing that return trip sooner than later, my email jmonje@secretspapagayo. Very grateful for your visit and wonderful and kind review, on behalf of your many friends at Secrets Papagayo thanks a lot! We are glad you've got to experience and also "suffered" some of...

Rockford, Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I enjoyed our stay tremendously. The staff was very attentive and the food that we experienced at the resort was excellent . While staying at the resort we enjoyed the Spa facilities for a facial , massage , and a manicure.

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

Dear RaymondsK7071AK, a big cheer to great vacations and beautiful experiences, makes us very happy and full of gratitude to read your beautiful review. It has been a pleasure to have you with all and knowing you've enjoyed our team's service and our cuisine means so much to us. Yesterday we had the opportunity to do a menu tasting with...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Location of this resort is tucked in between hills on a very soft black sand beach. The walk up to some rooms can be steep and tiring but we never found ourselves needed to go back to our room so often that it was inconvenient, plus it helped burn off all the mojitos I drank! This was our first...

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

Dear Kevlyn S, you are most kind and have all os us smiling reading your review. It was such a pleasure and honor to have you with us and makes us very happy you've enjoyed our Secrets Papagayo and our "unlimited-Luxury" concept, really reinventing traditional all inclusive offerings. Very glad you've enjoyed our cuisine and restaurants, for only 202 rooms...

Coldbrook, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the time we entered until leaving MARGIE - VIP services made out Stay most welcoming. She explained how the day pass works in detail. The staff were incredible - courteous, friendly, obliging and fantastic attention to detail. Thank you Margie! Ben and Terri

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

Dear Ben G, on behalf of Margie, Ben, Terrie and the rest of the team, a big thank you. Very happy and grateful to read you've enjoyed their service and warm and friendly personalities. They will be all very happy and motivated to read your compliments. Please we remain all at your service and happy to be of assistance at...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I want to start by saying the staff here were all incredibly friendly and definitely get a 5/5 rating from me. Resort itself gets a 3. So overall a 3.5. We arrived slightly early from another resort and had called before and verified a room would be ready for us. They did and it in fact was-which was nice after...

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

Dear Katelyn S, warm regards from all of us at Secrets Papagayo and beautiful Costa Rica, we are all very disappointed we've not been able to provide the experience and level of service you are used to in our Secrets Resorts, very, very sorry please accept our sincere apology. Very happy you'v enjoyed our team service and warm personalities, we...

Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The resort did not live up to UVC resort standards, the resort needs a lot of work to be considered luxury. I was very pleased with the food, the chef Dennis at the market restaurant made sure the food was fresh, good and healthy. Dennis, (Joy & Darlene) 😘, we loved you!!! Beverly in the Preferred club was great 👍🏾,...

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

Dear joy25, greetigns from your home in Papagayo, very sorry we have not lived to our UVC standards, we really make a big effort to comply with all your expectations and we would love that all our members are well informed of the very different and peculiar style, lay out location and set up of the resort. Being a much...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre 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)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
Price Range: $418 - $1,045 (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 Spa 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 Romantic Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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“206 & 209 had great views of the pool & ocean and close to the main pool & restaurants!”
 of 5 bubbles opalirish, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room closer to the activities you want due to the hilly walks to/from.”
 of 5 bubbles highroad_usually, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best to get a cabin close to papaguyo bay”
 of 5 bubbles BenG140, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view bungalow suites are great. We also heard that the '400' rooms had fantastic views.”
 of 5 bubbles Coupleinour50s, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“the best views are in the 200's, or up higher on the hills for sure!”
 of 5 bubbles danaweimer, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
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