Gulf of Papagayo
Nicoya Peninsula, the largest peninsula in the country, sits just south of the Northern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. The peninsula extends 140 km to the south where the landscape progressively becomes more moist and hilly If you want to get away from people and experience the nature of Costa Rica at its best, this is the place to explore.
Papagayo is located in Guanacaste, near the Liberia International Airport. Rest and relaxation go hand in hand always in the Gulf of Papagayo, with hypnotic ocean landscapes, intimate sceneries, lush tropical greenery at every corner and many activities. If you enjoy a sunny day, this is the place. Here you will find a great development of resorts, like small hotels close to many national parks such as Santa Rosa and Rincón de la Vieja.
Traditionally known as a paradise for bird watchers and nature lovers, Papagayo is a delightful experience for those who just want to relax and have fun. The Papagayo beaches are in line with most of the requirements to judge a good beach including the water quality, the impressive landscape, the texture of the sand and the limited presence of mosquitoes and other pests.
Papagayo is the ideal place to relax and enjoy nature with its calm waters that allow swimming, sandy beaches with magnificent landscapes, spectacular sunsets and generous palms giving shade to the beach and bathers.
The Gulf of Papagayo is approximately three kilometers north of Playa Hermosa in a region marked by its tremendous growth. It boasts a tropical setting overlooking the Pacific and it is a development area for exclusive five star hotels and resorts. The reasons why the Gulf of Papagayo is so attractive to investors is its beautiful scenery, fine beaches, proximity to national parks and easy access.
The government of Costa Rica is dedicated to improve the sustaining progress in the Gulf of Papagayo. This growth preserves the environment while allowing an increase in development and tourism for the area. The Papagayo Tourist Project oversees development. There are five resorts operating in the Gulf of Papagayo.