Sandos Papagayo Beach Resort
This place has impressive mountain views, a beach on its doorstep, and a huge variety of restaurants and five pools..
This hotels locations doesn’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. The beach is also very close making this hotel situated ideally.
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. A huge number of sports and activites also make this hotel, packed with fun.
Olympic Rating: 4 Star
Official Rating: 4 Star
Twin room facilities include air conditioning, satellite TV, a balcony or terrace, direct dial telephone a double sofa-bed, a shower or bath with hairdryer, and a Minibar and safety deposit box (additional charge). Twin Room with sea view is available at an additional charge also.
Royal Elite twin room with sea view sleeps up to 4, with a minibar stocked with water and soft drinks on arrival, bottle of sparkling wine on arrival, daily water replenishment, bathrobes, slippers, tea/coffee facilities, pool towels, toiletries, nightly turndown service, breakfast in a private restaurant and access to the two Royal Elite Lounge with free internet access, newspapers and refreshments. There is also a terrace for customers staying in Royal Elite rooms. Junior Suites located on floors 2 to 7, also include a sitting area, two terraces, sound equipment with iPod and iPhone connection and an Espresso machine
- TV lounge
- 24-hour reception
- Daily housekeeping
- Currency exchange
- Free Wi-Fi in public areas*
- Chillout terrace
The buffet restaurant serves international dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner – some are prepared on show cooking stations while you watch. There’s a Mexican and an Oriental buffet, too. For something a bit more formal, there’s the à la carte restaurant, which serves French cuisine 2 nights a week. Plus there’s an Italian venue where the chefs spin and bake pizzas from scratch. There is also a Mexican restaurant which provides casual dining in the Mexican Grill. There is also an Asian restaurant, which offers Oriental cuisine in this casual dining restaurant.
There are an array of bars including a Theathre bar, Canarian bar with outside terrace and the Green bar where a pianist plays a few nights a week and you can enjoy evening cocktails. A Poolside snack bar provides snacks between 11am and 6pm.
- Regular shows and live music are held in the theatre bar and the
- Hotel own nightclub
- The adults-only Green bar where a pianist plays several nights a week.
- Live sport screenings
- Evening entertainment programme
- Hotel-run kids' club for 4-12 year-olds offering various games and activities.
- 2 Children's pools
- Children's playground
- Water volleyball
- 5 Swimming pools including 2 Children's ones
- Tennis court (additional charge)
- Aqua aerobics
- Rifle shooting
- Minigolf (additional charge)
- Snorkelling (additional charge)
- Arcade machines (additional charge)
- Water polo
- Air hockey
- Games room
- Pool table
- Table tennis (additional charge)
- Bike hire (additional charge)
The spa has 2 saunas, 3 whirlpool baths and a Turkish bath. It also offers specialist treatments like aloe therapy, alongside more traditional pampering like manicures and massages. There’s a well-equipped gym, too. All treatments are available at an extra charge.
Meals: Breakfast is buffet style and is served from 08:00-10:30. Buffet style lunch is served from 13:00-15:15. Dinner is buffet style and is served from 19:00-21:45 (winter) or 19:30-21:45 (summer). A choice of different snacks is available throughout the whole day. During the afternoon filter coffee or tea is available for AI guest from 16:00-18:00. Drinks: Water, soft drinks, filter coffee and tea, local alcoholic drinks such as beer and wine are available at all bars and restaurants between 10:00-23:00 and at the snack grill area 23:00-08:00. All drinks are also available during meals.