Set along the northern Guanacaste shoreline, the Papagayo Peninsula is quickly becoming one of Costa Rica’s most desirable locations. The dense tropical dry forest and secluded volcanic beaches that line the Gulf, makes the area an ideal destination for both natural lovers and vacation seeking downtime. There are a handful of national parks and beaches nearby, including Ocotal Beach, Playa Hermosa, and Playas del Coco.
One of the first things you’ll notice about the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo is the architecture. From the shell-shaped studios to the cascading swimming pools, the hotel’s design is inspired by Costa Rica’s natural landscape. The layout is attractive and unique—the hotel blends well with the outdoors but still manages to feel refined and inspiring. It’s a nice combination. T
The resort features both guest rooms and suites. These accommodations balance modern design with touches that highlight the Costa Rican aesthetic—you’ll notice hardwood furniture and tico artwork. There are floor-to-ceiling windows that allows you enjoy the natural light and spacious balconies with views of the Pacific Ocean and Forest. The private bathrooms are spotless and equipped with a walk-in rainshower, hairdryer, and robes. All rooms are air-conditioned and have a cable TV, complementary Wi-Fi, complementary health-minded minibar, ceiling fan, in-room safe, desk, and an iron/ironing board.
The Andaz Peninsula Papagayo features three themed restaurants. The restaurants offer various styles of food and focus on different aspects of the local culture—one restaurant revolves around a large tree, while another focuses on seafood and maritime tradition. The open kitchens allow an interaction with the chefs and the ability to watch food being cooked.
There are two swimming pools, one for the family and one for adults. Head to the family pool for splashing and play, then retreat the adult pool for relaxation. The adult pool is totally immerse in the forest, allowing to enjoy quality time with yourself and you loved one; visit the 11,000 square-foot spa and enjoy any number of therapeutic treatments.
If exercise is in order, head to the state-of-the-art gym or rent kayaks, paddleboards, or snorkeling equipment. There is also an Arnold Palmer Signature 18-hole golf course within the property.
The Andaz Peninsula Papagayo has 8,200 square-feet of flexible meeting space, including four meeting rooms. Business services are also available, including faxing, photocopying, printing, and secretarial services. Complimentary wireless Internet is available throughout the resort, including all guest rooms and restaurants.