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New exhilarating sports and recreation amenities for residents and guests are coming to Peninsula Papagayo including a state-of-the-art splash park, wave pool and surf simulator. The Sports Park will debut in early 2024, and follow the launch of the new Palmares Outpost, another adventure center opening this November within the 250-acre Palmares Preserve offering ziplining, … Continued

Carbon offsetting has become very popular in recent years as a way of mitigating unavoidable carbon emissions from travel, mainly from aircraft. By purchasing carbon credits, travelers can take actionable steps to help balance out their carbon footprint. For the past several months, Susana Vicente, Peninsula Papagayo’s Head of Sustainability, has been spearheading efforts to … Continued

Peninsula Papagayo promises fresh thrills this November with the launch of Papagayo Explorer’s new adventure outpost within the 250-acre Palmares forest. The natural playground will offer an array of heart-pounding pursuits including ziplining, tree climbing, aerial trekking and miles of hiking and mountain biking trails designed for all ages and fitness levels. “Palmares is the … Continued

​​With residents now opting to visit for more extended periods, enhancements to the Clubhhouse at Ocean Course will offer more places to build community. New pickleball courts, a new pet-friendly Tap House with foosball and darts, and revitalized tennis court provide more activities for residents and guests to share. A new Welcome Center also features local artwork and Chorotega indigenous design elements contribute to an attractive, hospitable décor. It’s the perfect place for guests and residents to go to discover more about Peninsula Papagayo.

The third annual Peninsula Papagayo Invitational is taking place on January 13th & 14th, 2022 with former World #1 and Peninsula Papagayo brand ambassador, Ernie Els, joining us for one final year. The Invitational tournament is a popular event that fundraises for Creciendo Juntos. The past two events raised over $150,000 for Guardia High School, enabling them to do a tremendous amount of improvements. This year, entry fees will help fund a technology hub for students in the Guanacaste region.

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.

GUANACASTE/ Nov 4, 2021 – Peninsula Papagayo unveils plans to build Central America’s first ultra-luxury boutique resort and branded residences. Designed for the most discerning eco-adventure leisure travelers, Nekajui (pronounced NEK-ah-wee) is a new expression of luxury hospitality, welcoming future owners and guests on a highly personalized journey to one of the world’s most naturally beautiful and biodiverse destinations.

Two years ago, in September 2019, Peninsula Papagayo launched the coral restoration initiative. Spearheaded by Miguel Sánchez, General Manager of Papagayo Explorers, the coral restoration initiative aims to build awareness of coral degradation worldwide, and to recuperate the lost coral beds in Bahía Culebra. Throughout the year, members and guests of the peninsula are invited to participate by joining the Papagayo Explorers for a dive down to explore and clean the coral nurseries just offshore. Now, for the first time since embarking on this initiative, Peninsula Papagayo will be participating in Coral Mania – an annual, worldwide event to harvest corals from nurseries and outplant them in nearby reefs where the coral structure has collapsed.

Join us in welcoming Susana Vicente Álamo in her new role as Head of Sustainability for the Resort Community & Destination group. Born in Spain, Susana holds a master’s degree in corporate social responsibility from the University of Salamanca. Her experience includes working for an NGO focusing on animal equality, spearheading a sustainability program at Porsche in Spain and, in her latest role, working as a freelance consultant for the Scheinberg Relief Fund.