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Occidental Papagayo - Adults only

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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 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.
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After a room change, we were treated like royalty! The view from our room in the "First Club" was spectacular! The rooms were beautiful and kept exceptionally clean daily. The food did not disappoint us in any way. The staff were professional and all seemed pleased to
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Response from Jean Marie P, Manager at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only
Responded yesterday
Dear Silvadell Firstly we would like to thank you for choosing our Occidental Papagayo hotel for your holidays in Costa Rica. We greatly appreciate the time you spent to share your recent holiday experience with us and we thank you for your kind recommendation to Tripadvisor’s readers, all of your kind words about your stay with us are great to hear. We are thrilled you enjoyed your First Club´s room, amenities and services. We also appreciate your kind words for our staff, their kindness and helpfulness being undoubtedly one of our hotel's main assets we will definitely congratulate Laura on your behalf for their contribution to your wellbeing whilst staying among us. Again we thank you for this wonderful review, it has been a pleasure for us to read and we look forward to serving you again soon. Kind regards, Jean Marie Prudencio General Manager Occidental Papagayo
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Third time at this resort. Adults only. Large pool with aerobics, Zumba, bingo, games, etc. Smaller serenity pool, closer to the beach, bar in water. All inclusive, including good quality liquor. The best staff that you can find at any resort. They are friendly, caring,
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Response from Jean Marie P, Manager at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Margaret S Firstly we would like to thank you for choosing our Occidental Papagayo hotel once again for your holidays and for sharing this wonderful feedback of your recent stay among us on TripAdvisor , it is indeed very rewarding to read that we keep on meeting all your holiday needs and wishes year after year. This positive feedback keeps us motivated to encounter the compliance of our demanding quality standards. We are so pleased to read that you had a great time and appreciate all of your feedback Moreover, we thank you for your kind words towards our staff, we are glad to hear that they all contributed to your wellbeing whilst staying among us, Douglas, Marvin, Maria, Laura, with their kindness and professionalism taking care of our guests and ensuring that they have a nice time and bring back home good memories of their holidays among us. It was our pleasure to attend you both throughout your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to your new home from home in Costa Rica. Kind regards, Jean Marie Prudencio General Manager Occidental Papagayo
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We stayed at the resort for a week but booked our main excursions through outside/private companies. We were very happy with our decision once we saw the large tour groups heading out of the resort while we were getting a private ride, just the two of us to our big combo tour.
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Response from Jean Marie P, Manager at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only
Responded yesterday
Dear Mary Christine We are glad to read that you had a wonderful vacation during your stay here in Occidental Papagayo. We would also like to say how grateful we are to you for your descriptive review highlighting important features of the resort and activities in the area providing our future guests with useful tips and suggestions that will enhance their vacation experience. At Occidnetal Papagayo we know that meals are an important aspect of our guests' overall holiday expérience in our hotels, this is why our team of Chefs prepare for each service a wide variety of delicacies to cater for all diet requirements and please the most demanding palates, we are therefore very pleased that we could satisfy yours. It was our pleasure to attend you throughout your stay and we do hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back here in the not too distant future. Kind regards, Jean Marie Prudencio General Manager Occidnetal Papagayo
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This was our third visit to the Occidental Grand Papagayo in the past 5 years. As every other visit, this hotel is a nature lovers paradise. We were entertained daily by raccoons, skunks, a huge amount of birds, butterflies, squirrels and for the first time in three visits we
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Response from Jean Marie P, Manager at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only
Responded yesterday
Dear TrailBlazers First of all we would like to express our sincerest gratitude for your trust and loyalty to Barceló Hotels & Resorts for your holidays and for choosing our Occidental Papagayo hotel this time around, it is indeed a great source of satisfaction to read that once again you had a pleasant stay among us. It is fantastic that you enjoyed and experienced so much of the resident wildlife we have to offer in our naturally beautiful surroundings and different places in Costa Rica. We also appreciate your kind words for our staff, their kindness and helpfulness being undoubtedly one of our hotel's main assets we will definitely congratulate them all on your behalf for their contribution to your wellbeing whilst staying among us. We thank you for pointing out the cleanliness of the room that you stayed and we also greatly appreciate your comments on the quality and variety of our buffets because our talented team of Chefs strive to ensure a wide variety of both local and international delicacies for each service to please all palates, it is indeed very rewarding to read that we were able to conquer yours. For us is extremely important to prevent any of this kind of sickness in our guest caused by mosquitos bites, for that reason the hotel does not use pesticide what is done is the normal fumigation that the hotel performs for mosquito control. The same is authorized and regulated by the government of Costa Rica. Once more we thank you for choosing our hotel for your holiday and very much look forward to having the opportunity to serve you again in the future. Saludos cordiales, Jean Marie Prudencio General Manager Occidetal Papagayo
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This is the place to relax. Small resort. About 170 rooms. Adults only. Two pools. Excellent staff. Resort sits on cliff area, view of Gulf of Papagayo. Home to howler monkeys, iguanas,and couttimandis. Also pineapple stealing birds! Rooms are spacious. Smaller buffet
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Response from Jean Marie P, Manager at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only
Responded yesterday
Dear Guest Thank you for the great feedback of your recent holiday experience at our Occidental Papagayo; guest satisfaction is our number one goal and there is nothing better than achieving that, we are happy our hotel and staff were able to meet all your needs during your stay. We are glad to read that you enjoyed and experienced so much of the resident wildlife we have to offer in our naturally beautiful surroundings.We are glad that out staff contributed so much to your stay. Again we thank you for this wonderful review, it has been a pleasure for us to read and we look forward to serving you again soon. Saludos cordiales, Jean Marie Prudencio General Manager Occidental Papagayo
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The size of the beach is affected by the tides. Best time to run on the beach is in th morning because the tide is way out. By 2 pm, the tide is in and almost to the stairs that you walk down to the beach. People were swimming all the time and some were snorkelling. There are parts of the beach that go inland more than others so you could probably tan throughout the day but in my opinion, morning is better.
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We were in Building 1 and it had an iron and ironing board. Also, my wife commented that the hair blower was a very good one compared to many other resorts we have visited.
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All beaches are public, the resort does not control this space. I did not go in the ocean at the. resort so cannot comment on the quality of snorkelling. The resort does have a desk to arrange tours. We did the full day trip to Nicaragua, was a very long day but was worth it, highly recommend.
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I was there recently and this is the case. However, if a guest requests another a la carte dinner, they can request it with the lady who makes the reservations the day that you are requesting it. I would suggest going early in the morning. If space is available, you will be able to make your reservation. If you are not able, the buffet restaurant is still very good.
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"Depends on whether you want to be close in or more secluded. Look at hotel map. Contact the hotel to make sure you get what you want."
"We had a room in bldg 14 towards the back facing the water. Beyond amazing"
"Building 23 has the best views"
"building 1 is very close to everything"
"All rooms have a view. We opted for a Junior Suite it was spacious. AC is good"
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PRICE RANGE
US$175 - US$361 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
occidental grand papagayo hotel gulf of papagayooccidental grand papagayo gulf ofoccidental grand papagayo costa ricagrande papagayo costa ricagrand papagayo liberia
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barceló
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of GuanacasteGulf of Papagayo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
163
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