Andaz Papagayo

Location: Northern Pacific Coast | Costa Rica

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort is a beautiful luxury beach hotel and resort in Papagayo on the northwest coast of Costa Rica. With several beautiful infinity pools, a range of Latin American dining options and ample opportunities for cultural and sporting activities, Andaz Papagayo allows you to experience the very best of Costa Rica.
Perfect forExploring the beautiful beaches of Papagayo.
In the know
  • Range of Latin American dining options
  • Beautiful views of the ocean and rainforest
  • Luxurious spa facilities

Recommended for...

  • Family-friendly
  • Setting & Views
  • Beach
  • Chic Design

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

Nestled where the Gulf of Papagayo meets the sparkling blue waters of Culebra Bay, this resort has a beautiful setting beside the ocean, with an impressive mountain and rainforest backdrop.

Rooms at Andaz Papagayo

There are over 150 rooms and suites, combining traditional touches with contemporary flair, with vibrant interiors of sleek furniture, rich woods and woven textiles. The bathrooms, with their deep-soaking tubs and rainshowers, induce relaxation, as do the balconies, with their stunning sea and tropical rainforest views, and some suites come with their own private plunge pools. Artworks featuring the rainforest and its inhabitants can be seen throughout the hotel.

Food and drink

With three restaurants whose delicious Latin American offerings include fresh seafood and tropical fruit smoothies, a bar and lounge where you can enjoy cocktails and live music you won't be short of options for dining. Rio Bhongo is an open-air restaurant in the middle of the hotel’s infinity pool, where traditional dishes like casado are served alongside grilled meats, fish and sandwiches. Ostra specialises in fresh seafood, with a speciality in ceviche, and at Chao Pescao, light bites are accompanied by Central American liquors, Costa Rican craft beers and live Latin music. Menu highlights include the chicharónnes and Colombian arepas.


The hotel features Onda, a spa with nine treatment rooms where a range of therapies are on offer courtesy of a team of expert therapists. There’s also a fully equipped fitness centre and two cascading outdoor infinity pools, with beautiful views over the mountains and the waters of Culebra Bay.

Activities at Andaz Papagayo

There are also two secluded golden-sand beaches for sun worshippers and water sports lovers, while sporty types will love the tennis courts and championship golf course. Explore Marina Papagayo and the national parks of Palo Verde and Rincón de la Vieja, where you can trek along the slopes of the volcano, enjoy scenic walks along mountain trails or go ziplining through the rainforest canopy, spotting monkeys along the way.

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Hotel location

Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort is easily accessible, around half an hour’s drive away from Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport in Liberia.

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