Located in the northwest province of Guanacaste in Costa Rica, Papagayo Peninsula is perfect for people who want to enjoy an eco adventure experience. It is far enough to escape the daily grind of city living, yet it has world-class resorts such as Four Seasons, Andaz, Occidental Grand, Royal Club Grand, Occidental Grand, and Villas Sol.
Named as a top tourist destination in Costa Rica, Papagayo Peninsula has 15 miles of of coastline containing 31 separate pristine beaches. Although there have been a number of luxury homes and hotels that have been constructed over the years, the Costa Rican government has mandated that 70% of its land must remain natural, protecting it from over development. This is why it is still covered with tropical dry forests, lush vegetation, unspoiled beaches, and beautiful sceneries. The land has been well kept and is home to more than 400 species of wildlife including the squirrel monkey and howler monkey.
Papayago Peninsula is known for its pristine beaches where you can enjoy activities such as swimming, windsurfing, kit surfing, snorkeling and scuba diving, water skiing and jet skiing. If you want to explore more, experience eco adventures, and be up close and personal with its wildlife, you must join one of the numerous tours offered by local tour operators. El Refugio Guanacaste Ecotours offers great sailing and scuba diving adventures on and underwater. You can also opt for a 4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tour, Nature and Wildlife Tour, Boat Tour, and Sight Seeing Tour.
Enjoy a swim in the morning, a variety of tours during the day, watch the sunset, and a drink or two before hitting the sack, sums up what is waiting for you in Papagayo Peninsula.