Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica

Spectacular oceanfront setting

Set on Papagayo Bay along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica sits on a black, volcanic sand beach, which when coupled with lush, mountainous surroundings provides a stunning backdrop for an intimate, relaxing and romantic getaway. This oceanfront resort boasts 202 spacious guest rooms and suiteswith finely appointed amenities, a private terrace or patio and all the benefits of the Unlimited-Luxury® experience. Indulge in a welcome cocktail and cool towel, 24-hour room service, a daily refreshed mini bar, limitless gourmet dining and top-shelf spirits at four restaurants, one cafe and five bars, pool and beach wait service, nightly entertainment and more.

Hayes & Jarvis Rating
Hotel Category
Deluxe
Location Type
Beach
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Tripadvisor rating 3450 Reviews
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Hotel highlights

  • Unlimited-Luxury®
  • Intimate adults only resort
  • Access to two stunning beaches
  • Breathtaking views of the Gulf of Papagayo

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    11:00
  • 202 rooms
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Floors have lift access

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Luxury Collection

Board Basis Options

  • All Inclusive

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica

  • Beach
  • 20 minutes
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Cooking lessons
  • Canopy tours
  • White water rafting
3450 Reviews 77% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 2418
  • Very Good 711
  • Average 208
  • Poor 82
  • Terrible 30

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Nov 13, 2019

Best All-inclusive Resort I’ve been to!!

Birmingham, Alabama

You will not be disappointed with Secrets!! I’ve stayed at 5 different all inclusives in the Caribbean and it’s the best! I went with a group of friends and stayed in ocean view bungalow 207, we had a pretty good view, but more importantly, a 5 minute walk to the main pool/beach/restaurants. Food was really good, drinks were great (try the skinny marg) and the service was awesome (don’t forget to bring tip money!!!) We booked 3 tours with Frank the Tank: Magic of the Rainforest, water tour, and ATV tour. All of them were so perfect!! Then we had a guided jet ski tour from the resort which was AWESOME!! I highly recommend this resort!
Nov 12, 2019

Wonderful service and amazing stay

We had an excellent time at Secrets, wish we had stayed longer. We had a panoramic view and it was breathtaking, yes you must climb a hill but totally worth it for the view and the shuttles were very prompt, we did not wait more than 5 minutes. Food is excellent, everyone is ready to serve you at all time and go above and beyond. Hann at Market Place is the best manager, she was on point and very professional; thank you for making our anniversary special. Marianna at the bar Barefoot Grill was THE best waitress, she catered to us at the beach or pool and knew exactly when it was time for a new drink. She is outstanding!!! The food is top notch, the drinks are plentiful and delicious, the place is big enough but quaint. The views are amazing. If I had one criticism, it would be that as the resort got less busy during the week and they were prepping for a big group, 2 restaurants instead of 1 was closed but the others were not properly staffed and they did not do turn-down service on 1 night.
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Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica

Facilities

Secrets Spa by Pevonia

For those guests seeking a sanctuary for the senses, the Secrets Spa by Pevonia offers a sublime atmosphere of pure indulgence. A Swiss shower, sauna, steam room, private showers and a relaxing indoor lounge area are available for guests to enjoy. Massages, body treatments, facials, manicures, pedicures and a full service beauty salon are available

Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica

Room Types

a double bed in a hotel room

Standard Panoramic View

Spacious rooms with either a king size bed or two double beds. Private balcony or terrace with views of Papagayo Bay.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Preferred Club Bungalow Suite Ocean View

Spacious rooms with either a king size bed or two double beds. Private balcony or terrace with ocean view and preffered club privileges.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Bungalow Suite Tropical View

Spacious rooms with either a king size bed or two double beds. Private balcony or terrace with views of the tropical gardens.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Preferred Club Bungalow Suite Ocean Front

Spacious rooms with either a king size bed or two double beds. Private balcony or terrace with ocean frontage and preferred club privileges.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Preferred Club Junior Suite Ocean Front

Spacious rooms with a large king sized bed. Spacious bathroom with shower. Private balcony or terrace with plunge pool and ocean frontage. Preferred club privileges.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV

Preferred Club Junior Suite Plunge Pool

Spacious rooms with a large king sized bed. Spacious bathroom with shower. Private balcony or terrace with plunge pool overlooking Papagayo Bay. Preferred club privileges.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • TV
Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica

Food & Drink

Coco Cafe

Premium coffee and deli snacks served in a casual and relaxed atmosphere. Dress code: casual - no sleeveless shirts for men. No bathing suits. Ladies must wear a bathing suit wrap or cover-up.

Market Cafe

Located in front of the main pool area, Market Cafe offers buffet style, international cuisine, theme stations and a show cooking experience. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dress code: casual - no sleeveless shirts for men. No bathing suits. Ladies must wear a bathing suit wrap or cover-up. Opening times: Breakfast 06:30 – 11:00 Lunch 12:00 – 15:00 Dinner 18:00 – 22:00

Himitsu

Specialising in a fusion of pan-Asian cuisine, Himitsu offers only the finest a la carte experience. Dress code: casual elegance. Trousers are required for men.

Portofino

Delectable Italian a la carte cuisine. Dress code: formal.

Rendezvous

Lobby bar featuring chic furniture for lounging with a refreshing cocktail.

Barracuda

Swim-up bar at the pool.

Seaside Grill

Open for lunch and dinner, Seaside Grill offers grilled favourites and quick bites. Preferred Club guests can enjoy an A la carte breakfast & lunch here. Opening times: Lunch 11:00 – 17:00 Dinner 18:30 – 22:00 Dress code: Casual for lunch - no sleeveless shirts for men. No bathing suits. Ladies must wear a bathing suit wrap or cover-up. For dinner dress code is casual elegance: dress shirts with short sleeves or collared shirts. No sleeveless shirts or flip-flops.

Board Basis Options

All Inclusive

Your Unlimited-Luxury® privileges include all meals and premium beverages.

The new 24-hour dining options allow guests to enjoy late night bites at the Market Café. Or stay in and order room service. It’s available at any hour day or night.

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