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A Lifetime of Adventure

NATURE LOVER’S PLAYGROUND

Extraordinary experiences for explorers and nature lovers.

Peninsula Papagayo is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in the world—a magical 1,400-acre playground with an unparalleled closeness to nature. Imagine 11 miles of coastline and 8 miles of bluff edges. Surrounded by 500,000 acres of eco-parklands. It’s heaven on earth for hikers, surfers, paddle boarders, animal lovers, snorkelers, divers and anyone who feels happiest in the outdoors.

1 / PAPAGAYO EXPLORERS CLUB

Find Your
Inner Explorer


The Papagayo Explorers Club is your passport to adventure and exploration, offering an array of nature-based activities customized to individual goals. Deep-sea diving. Stand-up paddling. Horseback riding. Mountain biking. Infinite opportunities for outdoor recreation and exploration abound. These are just a few of the Curated Activities and Bespoke Experiences available. Many, within the comfortable surroundings of Costa Rica’s premier five-star residential resort.

Explore The Program

2 / OCEAN ACTIVITIES

Passport to
Nature’s Ocean Kingdom

Swim, scuba or snorkel with myriad fish at Monkey’s Head rock. Trace soft paths on deserted beaches for prime shell collecting and insight into local marine life. Canoe or kayak among dazzling green estuaries. Charter a boat and angle the seas in search of world-class marlin. Immerse in every experience your adventurous heart desires.

Explore by Sea

3 / LAND ACTIVITIES

Boundless
Onshore Adventures

By land, acres of biologically rich and diverse wilderness beckon exploration. Hike through enchanted forests and coastal bluffs on miles of untrodden trails. Go mountain biking or horseback riding on 13 miles of resort trails—or off the beaten path. Venture with the entire family on a customized sightseeing excursion beyond.

Explore by Land

4 / CULTURAL IMMERSION

From Guanacaste
to the Globe

You’ve come to Costa Rica to experience a different culture—a departure from what you know, a new way of looking at the world. Papagayo Peninsula is ensconced in a regional hotbed of humanities.

Experience Tico Culture

5 / GOLF

A PALMER SIGNATURE:
WILDERNESS REFINED


Treat yourself to the ultimate eco-golf experience on a certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. Arnold Palmer’s 18-hole, par-72, 6,788-yard resort masterpiece is wilderness refined, winding through lush forests, valleys and sea cliffs, with exciting elevation changes and 360-degree ocean views on many holes.

Tour the Course

6 / TENNIS

Match Play
in the Tropics

Play a match on one of four landscaped Har-Tru clay courts. Try your stroke on Costa Rica’s only Bermuda grass court. Or paddle it out with pickleball. The tennis program includes drop-in events, advanced drill sessions and stroke of the day clinics for players of all skill levels. For tennis information and reservations, contact your concierge.

7 / SPA

An Oasis
for Wellness

Indulge in three unique spa experiences, state-of-the-art workout facilities and over 30 treatment rooms designed to help you achieve your goals. Holistic wellness programs are individually tailored—inspired by nature and the healing traditions of Central America. Please ask your concierge for information about treatments, fees and reservations.

8 / KIDS CLUBS

EXPANDING HORIZONS

Peninsula Papagayo is a mecca for visitors of all ages. Our three Kids Clubs will expand your children’s horizons
and help them better understand and appreciate a new and different culture, with a balanced focus on environmental sciences and the arts. Programming features wide-ranging indoor and outdoor activities conducted by professionally qualified staff, designed to help kids discover the world around them. Please ask your concierge for more information about hours of operation, fees and reservations.

9 / FOOD & DRINK

SAVOR THE FLAVORS
OF COSTA RICA

Indulge in memorable dining experiences at your choice of signature restaurants. New concepts where every meal is an experience, with a fresh approach that focuses on locally sourced organic foods.

Discover More

10 / SHOPPING

LATIN AMERICAN RETAIL REMIX

A one-of-a-kind experiential retail environment by Maris Collective will be a platform for conversation and creativity, featuring unique women’s fashion and jewelry, men and women’s casual and beachwear, plus vacation essentials and sundries. A new art gallery with a Latin American focus also debuts in December, featuring the works of local and internationally renowned artists.

Four Seasons Resort & Residences

Eco-luxury reimagined—the only Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Resort in Central and South America

Andaz Papagayo

A kaleidoscope of style and local culture with 3 restaurants, 2 beaches and Onda Spa

Future Marina Village

Casual seaside shops, restaurants and future seaside flats create a true community vibe

Marina Papagayo

Gateway to the Pacific, a luxury marina offering 180 state-of-the-art slips and premier dockside services

Golf Clubhouse & Tennis Center

Newly transformed with luxury resort shops, restaurants and family-friendly experiences

Prieta Beach Club & Spa

The ultimate members’ hideaway with a new Owner’s Club Lounge, spa and dining/bar venues

Palmer Signature Course

Eco-golf at its finest, now offering a more private experience for members and hotel guests

Macaw Sanctuary

A refuge for all seasons, protecting one of the last wild populations of scarlet macaws—open by appointment only

Nature Center

Basecamp for exploration, granting access to 1,400 acres of natural beauty and diversity

Exclusive Resorts

One of 11 spectacular dining venues, featuring locally sourced international cuisine


New oceanview private villas and estate homes create the ultimate coastal escape

Andaz Beach House

Locally inspired food and drink on one of Travel + Leisure’s most beautiful beaches

Interact with the Master Plan for a tour of current and future developments.