Things to do

A Lifetime of Adventure


Extraordinary experiences for explorers and nature lovers.

Peninsula Papagayo is one of the most beautiful places in the world—a magical 1,400-acre playground with an unparalleled closeness to nature. Imagine 11 miles of coastline and 8 miles of bluff edges. Surrounded by 500,000 acres of eco-parklands. It’s heaven on earth for hikers, surfers, paddle boarders, animal lovers, snorkelers, divers and anyone who feels happiest in the outdoors.


Find Your
Inner Explorer

Papagayo Explorers Club is your passport to boundless exploration off the beaten path. Deep-sea diving. Stand-up paddling. Horseback riding. Mountain biking. Infinite opportunities for outdoor recreation and exploration abound. Discover the best of Costa Rica with expert guides, naturalists and translators. Immerse yourself in this world apart. And have the time of your life.

Explore The Program


Passport to
Nature’s Ocean Kingdom

Swim, scuba or snorkel with myriad fish at Monkey’s Head rock. Trace soft paths on deserted beaches for prime shell collecting and insight into local marine life. Canoe or kayak among dazzling green estuaries. Charter a boat and angle the seas in search of world-class marlin. Immerse in every experience your adventurous heart desires.

Explore by Sea


Onshore Adventures

By land, acres of biologically rich and diverse wilderness beckon exploration. Hike through enchanted forests and coastal bluffs on miles of untrodden trails. Escape the confines of pavement and journey out for the ride of your life on one of the new electric-assist offroad bikes by Haibike. Or venture out with the entire family on a customized sightseeing excursion beyond.

Explore by Land


From Guanacaste
to the Globe

You’ve come to Costa Rica to experience a different culture—a departure from what you know, a new way of looking at the world. Papagayo Peninsula is ensconced in a regional hotbed of humanities.

Experience Tico Culture


Match Play
in the Tropics

Play a match on one of four Har-Tru clay courts or Costa Rica’s only Bermuda grass court. The peninsula’s tennis program includes drop-in events, advanced drill sessions and stroke of the day clinics for players of all skill levels. Private lessons, clinics and player match-ups are available, as well as tennis equipment and accessories.

7 / SPA

An Oasis
for Wellness

Indulge in three unique spa experiences, state-of-the-art workout facilities and over 30 treatment rooms designed to help you achieve your goals. Holistic wellness programs are individually tailored—inspired by nature and the healing traditions of Central America. Please ask your concierge for information about treatments, fees and reservations.



Peninsula Papagayo is a mecca for visitors of all ages. Our three Kids Clubs will expand your children’s horizons
and help them better understand and appreciate a new and different culture, with a balanced focus on environmental sciences and the arts. Programming features wide-ranging indoor and outdoor activities conducted by professionally qualified staff, designed to help kids discover the world around them. Please ask your concierge for more information about hours of operation, fees and reservations.

9/ E-Bike Sharing Program

Papagayo Bike-Share

Papagayo Bike-Share is an all-new mobility system featuring a fleet of electric-assist bikes that make it fun and easier than ever to venture out and explore the peninsula from one end to the other. Bike stations are located at Four Seasons, Exclusive Resorts, Prieta Beach Club, the golf clubhouse, Nature Center, Andaz and Marina Village. The service is free for Papagayo Bike-Share members—provided compliments of Peninsula Papagayo Resort Community
Master Association. Sign up online to become a member.

Become a Bike-Share Member



Indulge in memorable dining experiences at your choice of signature restaurants. New concepts where every meal is an experience, with a fresh approach that focuses on locally sourced organic foods.

Discover More

11 / Resort Shops


A one-of-a-kind experiential retail environment by Maris Collective will be a platform for conversation and creativity, featuring unique women’s fashion and jewelry, men and women’s casual and beachwear, plus vacation essentials and sundries. A new art gallery with a Latin American focus also debuts in December, featuring the works of local and internationally renowned artists.

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.