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 3429 reviews

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  • 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, a double sofa-bed and a shower or bath. 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, a double sofa-bed and a bath or shower. Minibar and safety deposit box at a charge. Cots are available.

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Needs inspiration

Big hotel complex. Just found it misses something. Certainly keep away from oriental restaurant it's poor to say the least and worrying that the hotel management read these reviews and decide not to act. However the Mexican restaurant was excellent. More

porksters, colwyn bay

2 memorable stays.

After staying for a week in January 2011 my wife and I returned during April 2014. 4 other family members have stayed at this hotel over the past 2 years and none of us have had any complaints. The rooms have always been clean and reasonably well equipped. The main restaurant has something for everyone, and there are other restaurants on site too. (Mexican, Italian etc). It's approximately a 15 minute walk along the coastal path to the marina, and another 15 mins again to the main town, but taxis to and from the hotel are only around 3 Euros. There is also a free shuttle bus a couple of times a day but that can get busy. There is nothing to dislike about this hotel. It meets all expectations. I would have no problem in returning for a third time. More

HonestDave1, Swansea, United Kingdom

winter heaven

a very clean and tidy .food plenty of choice.drinks mainly branded;even the wine was half decent.entertainment most nights was very good,they work very hard and long hours and still take the time to talk to holidaymakers.pool towels is a nice touch change them every day if you wish.location for us was spot on lovely walk into rubicon marina[about 25 mins] market is held there plus shopping;bars and restaurants.15 mins further is playa blanca with a sandy beach[hotel runs a free coach if walking is not your thing].lots of shops.from here we caught a ferry to Fuerteventura[40 euros].we recommend this hotel to anyone.More

sqwid, Didcot, United Kingdom

But of a disappointment

seeing so many good reviews I was disappointed with resort. It's right at end of resort and a good walk to rubicon marina and playa blanca. It is spotless on bright side. 24 hour all inclusive is only available in snack bar which means beer or really cheap wine which you pour yourself. As for list of bars I only ever seen 2 open at once. Both are like school canteens and pretty uninviting. As we had cloud and rain they decided not to open pool bar which was a pain because of next, and main issue. This place is HUGE !! It sprawls over about 7 floors and to get to my room from reception meant 2 lifts and a tunnel. With pool bar closed if you wanted anything other than a beer or wine or ice cream etc it meant a hike to other bar or restaurant, if you could find it ! Food was usual all inclusive standard and just ok I thought. appeared to be 2 type of guests. New ones who said it was ok but wouldn't return And guests who have been many times and would go nowhere else. Horses for courses I guess but still not for me. More


Wonderful stay

From check in to check out the whole experience of this hotel was first class. The check in was the quickest I have experienced. We chose to upgrade to the royal elite, I think it was well worth the extra. Beautiful room A block looking onto the beach and across to Fuetafentura. Big complex , however easy to navigate round. Plenty of sun loungers, no need to be running down before breakfast. Food in every restaurant was excellent. Every member of staff we met were lovely and helpful. The entertainment staff are very hard working. I would return in a heart beat.More

surejosie, bishopbriggs

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