The Andaz Peninsula Papagayo is a fantastic beach resort set on the beautiful Papagayo Peninsula in northern Costa Rica with fabulous views of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding tropical forest. The Andaz is a great choice for both couples and families.
Only 30 minutes from Liberia International Airport
Superb kids club and interconnecting room options for families
Set on one of Costa Rica's calmer bays
A great base for adventure and activities such as visiting Rincon de la Vieja Volcano
Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort Costa Rica has a beautifully peaceful setting overlooking the sapphire blue waters of Culebra Bay. With spectacular design by renowned Costa Rican architect Ronald Zurcher, the first Latin American Andaz has been inspired by the organic forms and shapes of the native flora and fauna, using the shapes of cocoons and shells for the hotel’s facilities, stimulating the senses of guests in new and refreshing ways.
Featuring 153 guest rooms of which 21 are luxury suites, and a variety of amenities including 3 restaurants, two secluded beaches, two swimming pools: a large freeform pool divided into separate sections which is ideal for families and another infinity edged pool for adults only, the impressive 11,000 sq ft ONDA Spa and gym, tennis courts and 18 hole Arnold Palmer par-72 golf course at the nearby Four Seasons and 180 slips Marina Papagayo. Guests of the Andaz can also use Prieta Beach Club where there are various pools, a large sandy surfing beach and two restaurants.
The Cambi kids club has some of the best views on property with indoor and outdoor play areas and offers a fun educational program for 4 – 12 year olds.
True to the Andaz brand, Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort reflects Costa Rica’s Pura Vida philosophy, creating locally-inspired experiences and engaging guests in the local culture in a comfortable, unique atmosphere for which Andaz is known. A variety of activities and excursions can be arranged for you by one of the Andaz hosts. On the beach are complimentary stand-up-paddle boards, snorkelling equipment and kayaks and within a couple of hours from the hotel there are several canopy zipline companies, rafting, horseback riding, nature reserves and the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park with mud baths, hot springs and adventure activities.
When to visit
Make sure you look up from your sun lounger while by the pool or at the beach because it's likely that a family of Howler monkeys will be hanging out in the trees above.
The Andaz Papagayo is located on the northwest Pacific coast of Costa Rica, on a 2,223-acre master planned development set on a jagged pair of peninsulas that slip majestically into the warm waters of the Papagayo Gulf, along the spectacular Bay of Culebra.
12-hour international flight to San Jose. Liberia can then be reached by a 40-minute light aircraft flight from San Jose, followed by a 30-minute car transfer to resort.
Arenal Volcano Walk
The best way to get as close as possible to the spectacular Arenal Volcano is to walk the reserve’s easy series of trails, which will take you through secondary rainforest and former lava fields. The park is known for its diverse wildlife.
ATV Surf Trip to the North
Enjoy and exciting ATV excursion beginning in Tamarindo. From here, travel north along the coast until reaching beautiful Playa Grande. Take a refreshing dip in the ocean upon arrival before tackling some serious waves on your surfboard!
Catamaran Sail with Snorkelling
Silently glide in a catamaran along Costa Rica's Pacific Coast past exotic bays, golden beaches and tropical jungles, spotting dolphins, sea turtles and whales before dropping anchor in a quiet bay to go snorkelling or kayaking in the pristine warm waters.
Ostional Sea Turtle Excursion
If visiting between September and November, make sure to visit Ostional Beach where tens of thousands of sea turtles return each year to lay their eggs.
Stargazing and dining experience
Shoot for the moon and the stars with an exclusive stargazing and dining experience, enjoy learning about the sparkling southern sky, while enjoying cocktails and culinary treats infused with meteorite dust!
Sunset Catamaran Tour of Papagayo
Set out on a cruising adventure aboard a luxury 47-foot catamaran to see ocean wildlife and jungle shoreline! Snorkel to see colourful marine life and soak in the sunset views surrounding Costa Rica's Papagayo Peninsula.
Visit the SIBU Sanctuary and Wildlife Refuge
Take a visit to Costa Rica's wonderful SIBU Wildlife Sanctuary and Refuge for injured and orphaned animals. Here you will find rehabilitated howler monkeys, capuchin monkeys, coatis, racoons, opossums and porcupines, along with other small mammals.