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The Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica is located on the stunning Papagayo Peninsula in Guanacaste, approximately 25 km from downtown Liberia and a short 20 minute drive from the Liberia International Airport. This adults-only resort will seem a million miles away.
Hotel details
Minimum age
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  • Full hotel
  • Minimum age required : 18
Important information
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Brochure Erratum(s)

  • Please take note of the following change in our 2016-2017 brochure. 
     
    December 21, 2016:
    There is no Scuba Diving Centre at hotel.  
     
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 15 km from Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport - Liberia
  • Beachfront
  • Close to a park/nature reserve
  • Area: Gulf of Papagayo

Hotel Description

  • Minimum age required - Full hotel
  • 202 rooms

Services

  • 5 restaurant(s)
  • 5 bar(s)
  • Fitness center
  • Evening entertainment
  • Live music
  • Spa ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • Accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • WiFi available in :
    • The entire complex
  • Currency exchange ($)
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Convention centre ($)
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Spa services ($)
  • Car Rental ($)

Beach

  • Private beach
  • Beach Club (facilities on the beach) : Yes ($) ($)
  • Lounge chairs
  • Palapas

Hotel Contact Information

  • Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica 5*
  • Playa Arenilla , Golfo de Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica,50503
  • Tel.: 50626720000
  • Fax : 50626720133
Inclusions
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For travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks unlimited (house wine included)
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Service of a representative at destination (only during our flight operating season)
  • À la carte lunch and dinner unlimited (reservations required)
  • Service of a representative at destination
Preferred Club inclusions :
  • Private Preferred Club Lounge
  • Concierge service
  • VIP Preferred status amenities
  • Daily continental breakfast service in the lounge
  • Lounge offering afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, exquisite desserts and fine liquors
  • Mini-bar upgraded, including miniature premium alcoholic drinks and snacks
  • VIP bath amenities
  • Complimentary newspaper in room everyday (English and Spanish)

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks unlimited (house wine included)
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Service of a representative at destination (only during our flight operating season)
  • À la carte lunch and dinner unlimited (reservations required)
  • Service of a representative at destination
Preferred Club inclusions :
  • Private Preferred Club Lounge
  • Concierge service
  • VIP Preferred status amenities
  • Daily continental breakfast service in the lounge
  • Lounge offering afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, exquisite desserts and fine liquors
  • Mini-bar upgraded, including miniature premium alcoholic drinks and snacks
  • VIP bath amenities
  • Complimentary newspaper in room everyday (English and Spanish)

For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks unlimited (house wine included)
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Service of a representative at destination (only during our flight operating season)
  • À la carte lunch and dinner unlimited (reservations required)
  • Service of a representative at destination

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks unlimited (house wine included)
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Service of a representative at destination (only during our flight operating season)
  • À la carte lunch and dinner unlimited (reservations required)
  • Service of a representative at destination
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Room Panoramic View > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 37 m²
    • Panoramic Any View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Room Tropical View > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 37 m²
    • Panoramic Any View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Bungalow Suite Tropical View > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 42 m²
    • Tropical View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Bungalow Suite Tropical View King > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 42 m²
    • Tropical View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Preferred Club Bungalow Suite Ocean View Double Beds > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 34 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
    • 2 double beds
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Newspaper
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Preferred Club Bungalow Suite Ocean View King > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 34 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Newspaper
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Preferred Club Bungalow Suite Ocean Front King > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 34 m²
    • Oceanfront
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Newspaper
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Preferred Club Junior Suite Plunge Pool King > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 55 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Newspaper
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Preferred Club Honeymoon Suite > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 64 m²
    • Oceanfront
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Newspaper
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Preferred Club Junior Suite Ocean Front King > Ø

    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 64 m²
    • Oceanfront
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • 1 king-size bed
    • Some rooms with balcony or terrace
    • Bathroom with shower only
      • Shower : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Newspaper
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Volleyball

Activities

  • Cine-Beach
  • Cooking lessons
  • Fitness center
  • Horseback riding nearby ($)
  • Petanque
  • Pilates
  • Yoga
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • The entire complex
Restaurants / Bars
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  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
  • Restaurant(s)

    • Market Café
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • Seaside Grill
      Image bar
      • Lunch : À la Carte Lunch
      • Dinner : À la Carte Grill
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • Himitsu
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Asian
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
    • Portofino
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
    • Coco Café
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Café
      • Lunch : Café
      • Dinner : Café
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
  • Bar(s)

    • Rendezvous
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 22:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks
    • Manatees
      Image bar
      • Location : Swim-up
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks
    • Barracuda
      Image bar
      • Seaside Bar
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks
    • Sugar Reef
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 01:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      • Premium drinks
    • Revive
      Image bar
      • Juice Bar
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 22:00
      • Local drinks
Spa
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Services ($)

  • Body Treatments
  • Massage
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Wedding package ($)


Honeymoon package ($)


Special offers
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  • Resort Credit (2016-2017)

      • Resort Coupons Terms and Conditions: $200 or $400 (for Preferred Club categories) in Resort Coupons per room per stay based on resort and room category booked. These are combinable unless otherwise indicated. Guests will receive $200 in coupons broken down as such: three coupons worth $40 each, two coupons worth $20 each and four coupons worth $10 each. These coupons may be used only as follows: $100 for Spa treatment, $60 for romantic dining, and $40 for wine purchases. Spa treatment coupons are broken down in two coupons worth $40 and one coupon worth $20. Only one coupon can be redeemed per spa treatment. To use coupons for romantic dining, one $40 coupon and one $20 coupon may be combined, resulting in a total discount of $60 off one romantic dining experience. When using coupons towards wine purchases, only coupons worth $10 may be used and cannot be combined, therefore one $10 coupon can be applied toward one bottle of wine. Resort coupons cannot be applied toward the following items: beauty salon services, spa product purchases, telephone charges, dolphin experiences, gift shop purchases, boutique purchases, internet service, marina services, dive shop, medical services, car rentals and travel agency services.
         
        For Guests receiving $400 in Resort Coupons: The resort will be doubling the $200 in coupons outlined above. The breakdown and usage limits will be the same as above. Resort Coupons must be redeemed at the time of reservation or service. Resort Coupons do not hold any cash or commercial value, are not refundable and non-transferable. They are not applicable for tips, taxes, private functions and/or special events such as Christmas and New Year's Gala dinners. Resort Coupons are not accumulative and cannot be combined with any other promotion or special offer including, but not limited to spa treatment discounts. They are only valid during the original stay and cannot be deducted upon check out. Not combinable with other promotions or special offers unless otherwise indicated in the promotion. This entire offer is based on availability and can be modified or closed out at any time. Not applicable to group bookings. Employees of tour operators and wholesalers do not qualify.
      • For travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017
  • No Single Supplement (2017-2018)

      • Applicable for travel between August 18, 2017 and December 22, 2018
  • Resort Credit (2017-2018)

      • Resort Coupons Terms and Conditions: $200 or $400 (for Preferred Club categories) in Resort Coupons per room per stay based on resort and room category booked. These are combinable unless otherwise indicated. Guests will receive $200 in coupons broken down as such: three coupons worth $40 each, two coupons worth $20 each and four coupons worth $10 each. These coupons may be used only as follows: $100 for Spa treatment, $60 for romantic dining, and $40 for wine purchases. Spa treatment coupons are broken down in two coupons worth $40 and one coupon worth $20. Only one coupon can be redeemed per spa treatment. To use coupons for romantic dining, one $40 coupon and one $20 coupon may be combined, resulting in a total discount of $60 off one romantic dining experience. When using coupons towards wine purchases, only coupons worth $10 may be used and cannot be combined, therefore one $10 coupon can be applied toward one bottle of wine. Resort coupons cannot be applied toward the following items: beauty salon services, spa product purchases, telephone charges, dolphin experiences, gift shop purchases, boutique purchases, internet service, marina services, dive shop, medical services, car rentals and travel agency services.
         
        For Guests receiving $400 in Resort Coupons: The resort will be doubling the $200 in coupons outlined above. The breakdown and usage limits will be the same as above. Resort Coupons must be redeemed at the time of reservation or service. Resort Coupons do not hold any cash or commercial value, are not refundable and non-transferable. They are not applicable for tips, taxes, private functions and/or special events such as Christmas and New Year's Gala dinners. Resort Coupons are not accumulative and cannot be combined with any other promotion or special offer including, but not limited to spa treatment discounts. They are only valid during the original stay and cannot be deducted upon check out. Not combinable with other promotions or special offers unless otherwise indicated in the promotion. This entire offer is based on availability and can be modified or closed out at any time. Not applicable to group bookings. Employees of tour operators and wholesalers do not qualify.
      • For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018
  • 2nd child under 13 stays and eats free (2017-2018)

      • Applicable for travel:
        • Between January 1, 2018 and February 2, 2018
        • Between April 19, 2018 and June 14, 2018
        • Between August 18, 2018 and December 22, 2018
Ratings
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TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Great 5 Days at Secrets Papagayo 00000 April 17, 2017

  • My wife and I wanted to visit Costa Rica and got a unit at Secrets Papagayo through RCI. From the time that we arrived at the resort to the moment we left, we found the staff to be very...
  • smrtdad96

How to make your stay a perfect 10 0000¼ April 17, 2017

  • My dad and I traveled together from April 8 - 15. Secrets is lovely and as advertised. A few tips can help take your stay to the next level… What we wish we knew on Day 1: 1) Tide: High...
  • seanmG6246TV

Secrets Vacation 00000 April 16, 2017

  • The resort was beautiful and the staff very friendly and knowledgable. We were happy, relaxed and felt very safe. We enjoyed watching many varieties of birds and seeing the family of Howler monkeys...
  • LAN1130
Transat rating
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Hotel Ranking Descriptions

★★★★★ A luxury resort offering first-class accommodation along with a very wide range of services and facilities.
★★★★ A superior resort offering a high standard of accommodation along with a wide array of services and facilities.
★★★ An intermediate resort offering a good price/quality ratio along with pleasant accommodation and various services.
★★ A standard resort offering comfortable accommodation and basic services.
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