From Uruguay to Costa Rica: Federico’s Passion for Tennis Takes Him Around the World

Located in the new Vision Gallery, Art x PPGY is a limited series of pop-up events that support the Costa Rican art community by allowing local creatives to connect with residents and guests of Peninsula Papagayo. In turn, residents and guests will experience the rich art and culture of Costa Rica that was once confined to San Jose.

A Brazilian with Italian and Spanish roots, Bruno Alves’s unique background and his family’s love of food inspired and defined his passion for cooking. Growing up in a home where the kitchen took center stage, he was exposed to a blend of cuisines. Only later in life did Bruno realize his childhood was an elaborate education on some of the dishes and techniques he would later rediscover.

A charismatic golf professional, Dakota Smith brings nearly a decade of experience in luxury hospitality with a solid track record of modernizing golf culture through experiences and programming.

More exhilarating sports and recreation facilities are coming soon to Peninsula Papagayo. A state-of-the-art splash park, wave pool, and surf simulator are just the beginning.

​​With residents now opting to visit for extended periods, ownership is creating more meeting places to connect and build community.

La Paz Community School – Tempisque, the second campus of the internationally acclaimed La Paz Community School, recently opened for classes. Located just 10 minutes away, the school attracts children of both homeowners and employees of the resort. The dual immersion and International Baccalaureate school meets the desire for a high-quality school near Peninsula Papagayo. The school will offer grades Pre-K through 9 and add another year to the high school every year, with the first graduating class completing their studies in 2025.

It is rare to come across places where architecture, particularly contemporary buildings, complements a beautiful natural setting in a decidedly positive way. Most locations are appreciated either because of the landscape, or the architecture, not both. Buildings designed by world-class masters tend to be built in stark contrast to the landscape they are surrounded by, and if we were asked to take a perfect shot of a gorgeous view anywhere, we would most likely make sure that nothing manmade gets in the way.
These two contrasting worlds are successfully brought into harmony at Bahías — Antoine Predock’s latest masterwork at Costa Rica’s famed Peninsula Papagayo.