All inclusive

Occidental Papagayo

Liberia 4.5

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The marvelous, open-air lobby of the Occidental Papagayo transports guests with the exotic trappings of a pure tropical escape. The untamed, natural beauty of Costa Rica's Northern Pacific coastline echoes the sentiment. From spectacular bluffs to warm ocean waters below, the unspoiled ecodiversity this rich land offers simply carved out the perfect spot for the Occidental Papagayo. This exclusive, all-inclusive resort where premium service meets a breathtaking location is just a 35-minutes ride from Liberia International Airport.

Treat yourself to a Premium Level category room and receive an array of extra amenities and services plus a separate check-in, complimentary Wi-Fi , access to exclusive restaurant, bar, lounge and much more!

Check in

3 p.m.

Check out

12 p.m.




Deluxe Room
  • 1 king bed, or 2 double beds
  • Garden view or Pool view
  • No more than 2 guests in the room
Deluxe Room
Featured amenities

Deluxe Bay View
  • 1 king bed, or 2 double beds
  • Ocean view
  • No more than 2 guests in the room
Deluxe Bay View
Featured amenities

Premium Level Luxury
  • 1 king bed
  • Garden view or Pool view
  • No more than 2 guests in the room
Premium Level Luxury
Featured amenities
Additional details

Luxury Premium Level includes:

  • Private check-in
  • Concierge service
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Superior bedding and pillows
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Etro toiletries
  • Dinner in the room
  • Minibar with water and beer restocked every day
  • Private balcony
  • DVD player


  • Elevators.
  • Facilities for the hearing impaired.
  • Facilities for the vision impaired.
  • Public areas wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

Accessibility features are based on request and availability, and are not guaranteed. Please contact WestJet Vacations at 1-877-737-7001 for further information.

  • Adults only

  • Twice a week: live music in lobby. Activities in the pool during day time like aqua gym, aerobics, volleyball, Spanish classes, dance classes.
Type Amenities
The Lobby Bar Bar, Lobby bar
The Disco Bar Nightclub Dance floor

Check-in time: 3 p.m.

Check-out time: 12 p.m.


  • Lobby
  • Room
  • Throughout the property

Type of restaurant Type of cuisine Open for Additional Information
The Buffet Buffet International Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
The Italian À la carte Italian Dinner
The Oriental À la carte Asian Dinner
The Snack Snack bar International Lunch

  • Rooms: 163

  • Fitness centre: on site
  • Fitness classes: on site
  • Salon: on site ($)
  • Sauna steam room: on site ($)
  • Spa: on site ($)

Playa Buena
Guanacaste, Costa Rica
23 km from LIR

  • All-inclusive: Included


  • Outdoor pools: 1

Water sports

  • Dive shop: on site ($)
  • Motorized watersports: on site ($)
  • Non-motorized watersports: on site
  • Scuba diving: on site ($)
  • Snorkeling: on site

Other sports

  • Aerobics: on site
  • Hiking: on site
  • Tennis courts: on site

Other activities

  • Beach activities: on site
  • Daily activities: on site
  • Nightly entertainment: on site
  • Bird watching

  • Currency exchange available ($)
  • Giftshop available ($)
  • Laundry facilities available ($)
  • Tour desk available ($)


Playa Buena, Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
23 km from LIR airport


TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 Very Good

  • Cleanliness 4.0
  • Location 4.0
  • Rooms 4.0
  • Service 4.0
  • Value 4.0
TripAdvisor users rated this property 5 out of 5

Great time at a wonderful resort

chrisberrytex (Houston, Texas) on Jan 27, 2023

This is a beautiful property!! The views are amazing!! It’s a big property so you may do some walking but they do have carts to help you get around. It’s worth it to upgrade to the “premium club” in my opinion. We ate at both the Asian and the Italian restaurants and were happy with both. The buffets are buffets, the food is ok but never great. The staff at the hotel is great, super helpful and go out or their way to make your stay special. We will be back!!! Love all the wildlife on the property you can see as well!!!

TripAdvisor users rated this property 3 out of 5

Beautiful Grounds with Some Drawbacks

LeighWile (Grimsby, Canada) on Jan 26, 2023

The grounds and the area is beautiful. The property uses shuttles (shuttle drivers are very friendly) due to the expanse and topography. Some staff really care about customer service whilst others didn't care. We tipped those who were above average. We noticed different wrist bands for those visiting the property. Blue, white and gold. In speaking to others it looks as though blue wrist bands were for those who booked with Expedia, white for other vacation packages, and gold for their premium customers who have access to additional lounges and enhanced menu/meals. Blue/Expedia customers seemed to be put into rooms at the furthest buildings. We originally got building 12 as did other blue banded visitors. Our room was adjoining and we could hear everything from the other couple next to us through the closed adjoining door-- including them opening their safe. We were put into another room in Building 4 with a better view, the toilet separate from the shower, but the fridge didn't work. This was an acceptable compromise. CONS: - room keys de-activate unexpectedly requiring a return to the front desk to have them re-programmed. This is endemic across the property and is a consistent complaint of others. This really sucks when you close the bar and want to go to bed - friends of ours got sick. Others got sick too. The buffet was suspected but could not be confirmed - alcohol seems to be watered down. I got the equivalent of a triple-pour of vodka and soda and there was barely a taste of vodka in it. This happened on a number of occasions with vodka, white rum and tequila - housekeeping provides only two bath towels, a hand towel and from time-to-time a bath mat. We asked for shampoo and conditioner a couple of days in a row (including incentive tips) and didn't get them until our last day - the room safe had no instructions and requires security to attend to reset and demonstrate the operation. It takes a while and a couple of calls to the front desk for security to attend PROS: - helpful front desk staff - food and beverage staff very friendly - lots of wildlife (skunks, raccoons, howler monkeys, parakeets) - beautiful grounds which was close to the public beach - great wet bar - good snack bar - nightly entertainment - clean pools

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