Do like the Aussies - Visit Papagayo!
If you want a fun-filled vacation, then consider a mixture of being outdoors, exercising, and taking in the sights. That’s what you get when you visit Costa Rica and the peninsula of Papagayo.

A private tour gives locals and tourists alike a chance to ride beautiful bikes through some of the most attractive landscapes of the area. As a unique bike tour operator, users will be taken from their hotel by van all the way to where the cycling tours begin. These take a unique spin on normal vacations by mixing, wine, beer, bikes, and fun. Of course, you need a lot of extra cash to cover such a trip which is where online gambling comes into play.

Costa Rica Popular Travel Destination For Australians

People come from all over the world to visit Costa Rica but besides the US, many of our returning tourists are from Australia. 

How Do the Aussies Pay For Traveling To Central America?

Don't take this as general advice but when we did a survey among our visitors from Australia, many claimed they had paid for their vacation by an unexpected bonus at work, or by winning money from the lottery or online casinos. We asked a bit more and it turned out that the Aussies are blessed with some really good online gaming options. They talk warmly of their "pokies" and we had no idea what they meant. After visiting one of the sites they mentioned as the best starting point for anyone looking for an online Aussie casino we realized that the pokies Aussies are talking about, are the games we call "slots". We agree that playing these games is a wonderful form of entertainment regardless of whether you choose to play at a traditional casino or online. There are, however, a handful of advantages to playing online. For starters, you have better convenience and a wider array of games. You also get decent extra value-added through the bonuses and rewards programs for playing roulette, video poker, and anything in between.

The online convenience factor

We mentioned "pokies" above and one of the top advantages of playing pokies in an online setting is the convenience factor. You can literally go online and play anytime you want without having to plan a trip. In most cases, for most people, wanting to visit a casino game can be played requires extensive travel and with that, the cost of travel, the cost of hotels, the cost of regular food and other unexpected amenities. With online casinos, you don’t have this problem. You can just sign up and start playing without having to incur any additional costs. You don’t need a great deal of start-up cash in order to play. You can literally just play with $20. This is especially ideal if you do not live anywhere close to a casino or you simply want to play when you have a few minutes to spare instead of making an entire weekend out of it. Many online casinos today also provide mobile pokies games so that you can play on your smartphone while you are out and about.

No matter how busy an online casino is, you can always play your favorite pokies games. You never have to wait in line for a machine to be available. Sure, it is unlikely that you will ever visit the traditional land-based casinos and simply be unable to find unavailable pokies machine, but it is unlikely that you will be able to find you want and in smaller venues, you might not have anything available when you show up. But online there is no limit to the number of individuals can start playing the same game at any given time.

The same advantages can be said for everything that has to do with travel logistic. Review hotels, check transportation options to/from the hotel and book guided tours are all best done online.

Our Best Recommendations for a visit to Papagayo

What to do: Golfing is a must if you visit Costa Rica and we recommend the Ocean Course. 

Where to stay: You can rent a private retreat and get luxurious accommodations for families, honeymoon couples or business events. 

The people of Costa Rica are very friendly and love their tourists - we hope to see you soon!

Four Seasons Resort & Residences

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

Andaz Costa Rica Resort

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

Marina Village

Marina Suites, Dive Bar, Ship Store and new gourmet market. Phase 2 of the village currently in pre-development.

Marina Papagayo

Costa Rica’s preferred superport and gateway to the Pacific featuring 180 state-of-the-art slips and tailored dockside services

Golf Clubhouse, Tennis Center & Bike Center

The iconic golf clubhouse is home to the pro shop and popular Caracol Restaurant. The adjoining Tennis Center features four Har-Tru green clay courts and one grass court.

Prieta Beach Club

The ultimate members’ hideaway features a fabulous owner’s lounge, fitness center, spa and the popular Sunset Restaurant.

Golf Practice Facility

A picturesque setting to warm up before venturing out for the ultimate eco-golf experience, featuring multiple target greens and a short game practice area.

Future Macaw Sanctuary

A refuge for all seasons, protecting one of the last wild populations of scarlet macaws.

Nature Center

Basecamp for exploration and gateway to the peninsula’s extraordinary biological corridor.

Exclusive Resorts

Experience the culinary wonders of Executive Chef Nicolas Devenelle at Poro Poro—one of 11 dining venues on the peninsula.


Now selling—whole ownership oceanfront villas and estate homes on beloved Prieta Bay, managed by Four Seasons.

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 resort amenities.