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Secrets Papagayo Resort


Set in the exuberant Arenilla beach, Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica will offer an unparalleled experience, just 20 minutes from the Liberia Airport, 30 minutes from downtown Liberia and a 15 minutes from the touristic town of Coco Beach.

Why Stay Here

Rated the #1 Resort in Papagayo Gulf by Trip Advisor.

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 suites with finely-appointed amenities, a private terrace or patio, and all the benefits of the Unlimited-Luxury experience.

Indulge in 24-hour room service, daily refreshed mini-bar, limitless gourmet dining and top-shelf spirits at four restaurants, and 1 caf in addition to five bars, pool and beach wait service, nightly entertainment and more. For an enhanced level of luxury, the Preferred Club offers 65 ocean view suites along with additional privileges, including access to a private Preferred Club lounge, enhanced bath amenities and much more. The full-service Secrets Spa by Pevonia is a sanctuary for the senses, offering rejuvenating treatments and packages. 

Resort Details

This all-suite resort boasts 202 spacious suites, each with a private balcony or terrace as well as a superb Unlimited Luxury experience starting with 24-hour room service, daily refreshed mini-bar and more. The Preferred Club will provide an enhanced level of luxury with 65 ocean view suites and additional privileges including access to a private lounge, upgraded bath amenities and mini-bar, concierge service, pillow menu, and so much more.

Guests will enjoy limitless gourmet cuisine, without reservations, four restaurants, and one cafe in addition to five bars will serve unlimited top-shelf spirits. Days and nights will be filled with land, beach and water activities and live entertainment. Two pools and a pristine beach will await. 
Rejuvenation reigns supreme at the Secrets Spa by Pevonia, offering massage, body and facial treatments in 13 treatment rooms, and a full-service beauty salon. Follow up this rejuvenation at the fully equipped fitness center or by taking part in one of many daily and nightly activities.

Resort Facilities and Services

  • 24-hour front desk and concierge services

  • 24-hour room service

  • Computers with internet access

  • Fully-equipped meetings facilities [$]

  • Printer

  • Gift shop

  • Handcrafts

  • Entertainment palapa

  • Wedding gazebo

  • Wedding, honeymoon and spa packages

  • Photo Booth

  • Secrets Spa by Pevonia [$]

  • Laundry services [$]

  • Travel agency [$]

  • Car rental [$]

  • Currency exchange

  • Business center

  • 24-Hour Fitness Center

Complimentary internet access is provided in the Preferred Club suites and the Preferred Club Lounge. Extra fees may apply to wireless internet access.

All-Inclusive Details

Unlimited-Luxury Inclusions

  • Welcome cocktail and cool towel

  • Full breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks each day

  • Unlimited natural fruit juices and soft drinks

  • Unlimited international and domestic top-shelf spirits

  • Spacious non-smoking suites, graciously appointed and luxuriously equipped

  • Mini-bar refreshed daily with soft drinks, bottled water and beer

  • Full Wi-Fi service throughout all the property

  • 24-hour room service

  • Pool and beach wait service

  • Endless daytime activities and live nightly entertainment

  • Theme parties, oceanfront bars and entertainment venues

  • No reservations at specialty restaurants

  • No wristbands required

  • Gratuities included

Accommodation Details

All 202 rooms are finely appointed and offer views of the gardens or the Gulf and Bay of Papagayo. The Preferred Club is an exclusive area providing exceptional services and attributes.

All suites offer the following amenities and inclusions:

  • One king or two double beds

  • Private, furnished terrace or patio

  • Spacious bathroom with shower

  • 48-inch Smart TV

  • Direct dial telephone and Wi-Fi internet connection

  • Daily refreshed mini-bar with beer, soft drinks and bottled water

  • Coffee maker

  • Hair dryer

  • Vanity mirror

  • 24-hour room service

  • Secrets Box

  • Iron

  • iPod docking station with alarm clock radio

  • Electronic in-room safe

  • Air conditioning with in-room climate control

  • Slippers and bathrobes

  • Full-body mirror

  • Pillow Menu

Preferred Club

The Preferred Club is an exclusive area offering exceptional services, Preferred status and amenities, access to a private lounge and Preferred Club suites offering impressive ocean views all in premium locations as well as:

  • Personalized check-in and checkout with concierge service

  • Preferred status and amenities

  • Private Preferred Club Lounge

  • Upgraded mini-bar service and bath amenities

  • Daily continental breakfast service, afternoon hot and cold hors d`oeuvres, exquisite desserts and fine liquors served in the Preferred Club Lounge

  • Complimentary computer access in the Preferred Club Lounge.   

  • Complimentary newspaper in room every day [available in English and Spanish]

Restaurants, Lounges & Bars


Secrets Papagayo offers 4 dining options: 1 buffet restaurant, 3 la carte restaurants, and one Coco Cafe.
No reservations are required. All restaurants openings rotate throughout the week.


Breakfast 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Lunch 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Dinner 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Halthy style cousine. No dress code.

Market Cafe

Breakfast 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Lunch 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Located in front of the Main pool area
A buffet style with an international cuisine, with theme stations and a show cooking experience
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Dress Code: Casual

Seaside Grill

Breakfast 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.Lunch 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner 6:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Located pool-side with exquisite ocean views and serving a-la-carte breakfast, delicious light lunch specialties and grilled specialties for dinner. grilled favorites and quick bites served poolside.
Lunch Dress Code: Casual; Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance.


Dinner 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Specializing in a fusion of Pan-Asian cuisine served la carte
Dress Code: Formal


Dinner 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Delectable Italian la carte cuisine
Dress Code: Formal
Wine cellar, available for private dining with an excellent selection of fine wines from Argentina, Chile, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and USA; Additional charges apply.

Coco Cafe  

Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Premium coffee and deli snacks served in a casual and relaxed atmosphere
Open throughout the day
Dress Code: Casual   

Dress Codes
Casual: Bermudas [long shorts or capri pants], sneakers/ tennis shoes or sandals. No sleeveless shirts for men. Women must wear a bathing suit wrap or cover-up.

Casual Elegance: Sneakers/ tennis shoes or dress sandals, dress shirts with short sleeves or collared shirts. No sleeveless shirts or flip-flops.

Formal: Sneakers/ tennis shoes or dress sandals, dress shirts with short sleeves or collared shirts. No sleeveless shirts or flip-flops. Long pants required for men.

Offering five bars that serve international and domestic beverages as well as top-shelf spirits, ranging from swim-up to a music lounge.

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

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Manatees: Swim-up bar at the pool.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Barracuda: Beach and pool bar offering signature cocktails
Hours: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Sugar Reef: Enjoy tropical cocktails with great ocean views by the pool and on the beach
Hours: 10 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Revive: Located next to the Spa, offering a wide selection of healthy and natural beverages and cocktails
Hours 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

For The Family

Secrets Papagayo is an Adult Only Resort.

Pools & Spas

Two pools and a pristine beach will await for you.

Secrets Spa by Pevonia

Hours: 8:30 a.m. 6:30 p.m. For those guests seeking a sanctuary for the senses, the Secrets Spa by Pevonia offers a sublime atmosphere of pure indulgence. Pamper yourself in our stunning spa surrounded by stunning views. A Swiss shower, sauna, steam room, private shower 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 also available, as well as an array of rejuvenating facials, spa packages and pampering for your hands, feet and nails.

13 treatment rooms divided in:

  • 10 indoor massage rooms

  • 3 outdoor rooms including one on the beach

Beauty Salon

  • 2 pedicure stations [private]

  • 2 manicure stations

  • 3 hair styling and make-up stations

  • 2 hair wash and capillary treatment stations.


Whether planning a walk down the aisle or embarking on a life as newlyweds, Secrets Papagayo is the ideal place for monumental occasions. With stunning ceremony and reception locations as well as a lavish spa and romantic nooks throughout the property, couples can indulge in limitless pleasures and succumb to complete wedded bliss.

Newlywed and Anniversary Package
This complimentary package includes:

  • Welcome letter

  • Fresh fruit

  • Bottle of sparkling wine

  • Special turn down service

  • Breakfast in bed with Mimosas  [Reservations must be made in advance with concierge]

  • 15% Discount on all spa treatments

Note: Please request your complimentary newlywed or anniversary package at time of booking, by using the Hotel Request space on the booking process. Couple will be required to present a copy of wedding invitation or marriage certificate at time of check-in. Package is subject to change without notice and is only applicable to couples staying within three months of their wedding or over their anniversary date. 15% Discount on spa treatments cannot be applied to spa packages or combined with any other spa promotion or offer. The Deal of the Day room categories and offers do not qualify.

Secrets Ever After Vow Renewal Package

This package is complimentary when booking a minimum of 5 nights in Preferred Club Junior Suite Plunge Pool or higher suite category.
This package includes:

  • Service of a dedicated on-site wedding coordinator

  • Renewal of Vows Ceremony*

  • Corsage

  • Boutonniere

  • Sparkling wine toast for two

  • Certificate of Renewed Vows

  • Special dining arrangements for two the evening of the ceremony

  • Romantic turn-down service

  • Plus, Anniversary Package:

  • Welcome letter

  • Fresh fruit

  • Bottle of sparkling wine

  • Breakfast in bed with Mimosas [Reservations must be made in advance with concierge]

  • 15% discount on all spa treatments

Note: Please contact the wedding coordinator at the resort at least 30 days in advance to confirm date availability.
Terms and Conditions: Subject to availability and double occupancy only. Package subject to change without notice. This package is for two people and cannot be combined with other complimentary packages or be deducted when purchasing other packages. Additional costs may apply for additional guests and optional services requested. 15% discount on spa treatments cannot be applied to spa packages or combined with any other spa promotion or offer. *Additional fees apply for service of a judge or minister. These fees vary by resort and will be confirmed by the wedding coordinator.


Available nearby at an additional cost.

Entertainment & Activities

Secrets Papagayo provides a variety of facilities to make your vacation fun and entertaining. You may look for the Daily Activities and Entertainment Program, as well as the Daily Activities Board located in the pool and beach area.

  • Theme nights: Beach Party, Karaoke and Shows

  • Managers cocktail party

  • Beach walks

  • Water aerobics

  • Cooking lessons

  • Beach volleyball

  • Beach, land and water activities

  • Hiking

  • Big screen movies on the beach

  • Pilates

  • Non-motorized water sports

  • Internet center

  • Casino [nearby]

  • Golf [nearby]


  • Things to do in Papagayo

  • Sunset cruise

  • Bay cruise tours

  • Jet skiing

  • Kayaking

  • Snorkeling

  • Surfing

  • Scuba diving adventures

  • Fishing

  • Upscale jewelry and arts and crafts

  • Nightlife of Coco Beach

  • Motor ATV through mountains

  • Horseback riding [nearby]

  • Hiking

  • Mountain biking

  • Local restaurants

  • Whale watching [seasonal]

  • Canopy tour [nearby]

  • Shopping

Intimate, adults-only resort surrounded by two rocky hills
Privileged and secure location only 20 minutes south of Liberia Airport
Splendid breathtaking ocean views of the Gulf of Papagayo
Access to two stunning beaches


  • 24 Hour Room Service

  • 24 Hour Security

  • 24-Hour Front Desk

  • All-Adults

  • All-Inclusive

  • Banquet Facilities (+)

  • Beach Service

  • Beachfront

  • Beauty Shop/Salon (+)

  • Buffet Breakfast

  • Business Services (+)

  • Car Rental Desk (+)

  • Concierge Desk

  • Conference Facilities (+)

  • Currency Exchange

  • Fine Dining

  • Fishing (nearby) (+)

  • Fitness Facility

  • Free Parking

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Gazebo

  • Gift Shop on Property (+)

  • Golf (nearby) (+)

  • Honeymoon Amenities (+)

  • Horseback Riding (nearby) (+)

  • Kayaking / Rafting (nearby) (+)

  • Laundry Services/Laundry Facility (+)

  • Luxury Resorts

  • Massage Services (+)

  • Meeting facilities (+)

  • Multilingual Staff

  • On-Site Travel Agency (+)

  • Restaurant

  • Room Service

  • Room Service Included

  • Scuba Diving (nearby) (+)

  • Shopping (+)

  • Spa Services (+)

  • Swimming Pool

  • Wedding Services (+)

  • Wireless Internet Access (+)

(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

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