Guanacaste and Nicoya Peninsula
Located in the north west of the country, the Nicoya Peninsula is one of Costa Rica’s most secluded gems. Rugged mountains give way to the stunning blue waters of the Pacific Ocean and some of the most magnificent and wild beaches.
The Nicoya Peninsula has been heralded for its wonderful nature reserves, charming hotels and beach resorts, quaint rural towns, picturesque fishing villages, amazing sunsets, and some of Central America’s best surf. Other activities include scuba diving, sport fishing, sea kayaking and boating. The peninsula is also home to a variety of eco-systems and flora and fauna including monkeys, sloths, marine turtles, parrots, countless species of birds, iguanas, dolphins, marlin and manta rays.
The Guanacaste Province is located to the northwest of Costa Rica on the Pacific coast and is named after the guanacaste tree, the national tree of Costa Rica. It includes several National Parks, as well as fantastic beaches.
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Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort
Papagayo Peninsula, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Best for: Beach, Golf
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.
Papagayo Peninsula, Guanacaste and Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica
Best for: Beach, Couples, Golf, Adventure
El Mangroove is a stylish yet casual beach hotel located in the lovely Papagayo bay. The hotel's 85 suites are styled with recycled wood, local artwork and contemporary stone finishes. Facilities at the hotel include 2 restaurants, a pool, spa and beach.