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Get an overview of this hotelCosta Rica beachfront resort surrounded by rainforest

Exquisite scenery

This beachfront 4-star All Inclusive resort on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast is surrounded by a tropical forest with wild parrots and monkeys, 8 km (5 mi) from Playas del Coco village, and 12 km (7 mi) from the Congo Trail Canopy Tour.

All-Inclusive resort

Food and beverages at all restaurants and bars, use of the pool, kayaking and snorkeling, dance classes, and nightly live entertainment are included in Occidental Grand Papagayo's room rate.

Private patios

Guestrooms at Occidental Grand Papagayo have patios facing the pool or gardens, or with partial bay views. All rooms include natural wood furnishings, satellite TV, and free WiFi.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All meals, snacks, and beverages included

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports, land activities, and use of recreational facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

  • Aerobics
  • Dancing

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Bottled wine
  • Airport transfers
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours

Hotel Amenities

Located in Guanacaste on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, the adults-only Occidental Grand Papagayo is 5 miles (8 kilometers) from Playas del Coco village, 7 miles (12 kilometers) from the Congo Trail Canopy Tour, and a 35-minute drive from the Liberia International airport.

This Costa Rica resort features a lush tropical landscape with scenic views of Papagayo Bay, with 2 outdoor freeform swimming pools, and a fitness center. Water sports include snorkeling, scuba clinic, kayaking, and fishing. There is nightly entertainment and a daily activities program. Dining and refreshment options include a buffet, Italian, and Japanese restaurants. There is also a snack bar and a sports bar/disco.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Business center
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Conference space
  • Free valet parking
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Health club
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Outdoor pool
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Sauna
  • Shopping on site
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Tennis on site
  • Total number of rooms - 169
  • Wedding services
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking

Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free toiletries
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Satellite TV service
  • Shower/tub combination
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Where to Eat

Le Buffet - Regional and international dishes are served at this buffet-style restaurant. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

D'Oriental - Traditional Japanese restaurant that includes teppanyaki and tatami rooms. Open for dinner only. Dress code applies. Reservations required.

The Italian - Italian cuisine in an elegant setting. Open for dinner only. Dress code applies. Reservations required.

El Rancho Snack Bar - Snacks and light fare during lunch and afternoon hours.

El Mirador Bar - Cocktails are accompanied by contemporary music in this lobby bar.

Arena Sports Bar - Lively sports bar and disco. Open late.

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Nearby Things to Do

Guests can practice their backhand on one hard-surface, lighted tennis court, swim in 2 freeform swimming pools, and kayak, snorkel, fish, and play volleyball. The resort also offers a fitness center.

The resort can organize excursions to Palo Verde, Arenal Volcano, rainforests, and national parks, as well as scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, and other boat excursions (surcharges apply). Nearby Playas del Coco (5 mi/8 km) is a very popular area for sport fishing and scuba diving, and is also known as the gateway for surfers to reach places like Ollie's Point and Witches Rock, where the waves are superb.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Aerobics on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
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Spa Services

  • Steam room in spa
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Facial treatments

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Travel change options for Occidental Hotel and Resort guests with reservations to destinations under a hurricane watch or warning:
Canceling reservation within 48 hours of departure: Guests can cancel without penalty and rebook a reservation if the airport is closed or flights are cancelled within 48 hours of travel. Reservations must be rebooked within 14 days of the original travel dates. Specific travel dates apply.
Guest departing early: Guests who choose to depart early will be credited for the unused nights, which may be applied towards a future stay at the same resort. Reservations for unused nights must be rebooked within 30 days after the storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.
Rebook the same hotel for a later date: The hotel will honor the original rate for guests who wish to postpone their vacation and travel at a later date. Reservations must be rebooked within 30 days after a storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.
Changing travel plans to the same brand at a different destination: Guests can choose a different destination that is not affected by the hurricane and transfer their reservation within the brand at the originally confirmed rate, subject to availability (except Grand Aruba). Other restrictions apply.
Guests must contact the hotel for specific booking and travel dates, using the information on the confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children under 18 years old are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 18 or older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Minimum guest age is 18

Caters to adults only

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We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property.

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