Sandos Papagayo Beach Resort


This place has mountain views, a beach on the doorstep, and a great choice of pools and restaurants.

Locations don’t get much more dramatic than this. One side of the hotel looks out to Los Ajaches mountain range, the other has panoramic views across the Atlantic. Plus the beach is around 5 minutes away on foot.

Within the hotel grounds you’ll find 5 pools in total, a trio of big ones and 2 just for kids. And of the 5 restaurants, the French one really stands out. Activities are covered with tennis courts and hiking trails.

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Based on 3237 reviews

  • Official Rating
  • 4Buildings
  • 7Floors
  • 488Rooms
  • 24Lifts

All Inclusive - Here's what you get


Full Board buffet meals. 24-hour snacks. Dinner in the international buffet, pizzeria, Mexican or Oriental restaurants.


Unlimited local alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including beer, wine and spirits 10.00-23.00.

Sports and Activities

All are included except where indicated.

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3 outdoor pools

With towels, parasols, sunbeds and sun terrace.

International buffet restaurant

Offering breakfast, lunch, dinner with show cooking stations.

Hotel-run kids' club

For 4-12 years. Offering various games and activities.

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twin room

Twin room sleeps up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children, with twin beds and a double sofa-bed. Minibar and safety deposit box at a charge. Cots are available.

twin room sea view

Twin room with sea view sleeps up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children, with twin beds and a double sofa-bed. Minibar and safety deposit box at a charge. Cots are available.

TripAdvisor Reviews Show more reviews »

Great family holiday here

I have stayed at a few iberostar hotels from Mexico to spain a and they are fab the food does be great if you can't find anything nice to eat at this hotel well then your mad fussy great pool areas nice bars well worth a visit do the all inclusiveMore


Great food and facilities

Great location and super holiday with friendly staff, clean, lots to do. Bit blustery weather wise but lots to do inside. We went for the elite service so got access to a special bar and eating area and sea view.More

Wigwam94, Hitchin, United Kingdom

Yet again - brilliant

Our third visit to this beautiful hotel. Superb food, friendly staff, so relaxing and yet again, they couldn't do enough to help and make our stay amazing. Would recommend without any doubt. Just fabulous. Thank you SANDOS Papagayo.More

SuGum, Worcester, United Kingdom


lovely hotel fantastic food looking to go back soon setting of the hotel is very good close to marina and shops lovely walk to restaurants and bars. we loved the food it was varied and extremely well presented.More

dawn c,

A Family Break.

MYy wife and myself and our Daughter have just returned from a relaxing week in this Hotel Seldom have a been in a Hotel where the Staff really go out of their way to assist and help you in any way they can.The food and the selection of food was first class with all tastes catered for and everything being constantly topper up with fresh items. A good sized bedroom leading on to an excellenr balcony with wonderful views of the Ocean and all the traffic associated with it. I could not recommend this Hotel highly enough and to cap it all the weather was fantastic. If you have a special event as we did {my wifes birthday} try the French Restaurant,excellent.More

larry095, glasgow

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