Set in the middle of Virador Beach, and Blanca Beach, Four Seasons Resort at Papagayo Gulf is the ideal place for families and couples in search of a combination of adventure and relaxation. There are pathways throughout the resort that connect these two wonderful seashores. Its luxurious style with wood, bamboo, and stones details blends with the surrounding Dry Forest where Howler Monkeys and White Faced Capuchins Monkeys live. Its 4 different restaurants; 4 different pool areas, including one in the Kids for All Seasons Centre; the 18-hole Golf Course with El Bajo signature hole; and 5 Tennis Court, including one Real Grass Tennis Court unique in the Four Seasons locations worldwide are part of the captivating features that make Four Seasons Resort exceptional.
Guest rooms and suites are sited on both sides of the Peninsula overlooking stunning views of the jungle and the Pacific Ocean below. They were designed to capture the exotic character of Costa Rica, with rattan and bamboo furniture, elegant wood headboards, colorful textiles, and indigenous art and crafts. Each room exquisitely blends indoor comfort with an open-air furnished terrace, ideal for enjoying the splendor of this remote landscape in privacy.
The hotel has four restaurants, each offering superb cuisine based on regional produce, including an array of excellent meats and local seafood. Four Seasons' flawless personalized service.
The staff always surprises guests with things like animal cookies and chocolates for kids, tropical fruit baskets, or small heart cakes for honeymooner. The exterior of the resort reflects the shapes and textures of leatherback sea turtles, armadillos, iguanas, butterflies and birds, and the finished product looks as if "Mother Nature" carved it out of the hillside a long time ago.
The spa at Four Seasons offers a calm environment with ocean views from relaxation lounges and a comprehensive selection of facials, body treatments and massages. Three swimming pools immersed in lush landscaping surrounded by spacious pool decks are at the heart of the resort - right between the two beaches. The resort offers an array of services and facilities for children.
Four Seasons has a long list of accomplishments for protecting the environment. Rooms, for example, are equipped with automatic sensors that turn off the AC when the terrace door is open, no motorized watercraft are allowed around the hotel beaches, and all wastewater is treated in seven water treatment plants used to irrigate the landscape. They also support "Los Niños Pintan para Los Niños," a civic association that nurtures abandoned, at risk, sick and economically disadvantaged children through the healing power of art.
Rooms are located in three four-story buildings; suites stand-alone on the hillside, offering an extra spacious terrace with stunning views of the jungle and Pacific Ocean below. All rooms capture the exotic character of Costa Rica, with comfortable rattan and bamboo furnishings, local artwork and indigenous wood and stone finishes. They also feature airy spaces, outdoor terraces, marble bathrooms, and stunning views of the wild tropical landscape.Twenty luxurious residences offer all the conveniences of home, but with full Four Seasons services and amenities.
Suites feature: Down duvets and pillows; Air conditioning; Hypoallergenic and orthopedic pillows on request, thick terry bathrobes, plasma/LCD screen television, in-room movies; CD and DVD player; wired or wireless Internet access. The host invites: Twice-daily housekeeping service with evening ice delivery; valet parking; early morning coffee and muffins, full-day kids' programs, cushy chaise lounges and umbrellas on the beach and beach-side frozen cocktail.
Children facilities, hair dresser, laundry service, gift shop, golf course, swimming pool, spa, tennis court, restaurants, bars, beach front, Internet access in each room.
Four seasons offers four signature-cuisine restaurants with an international and Costa Rican cuisine menu plus a bar that serves sushi and light menu options. Children's menus are available in all restaurants.Papagayo open-air restaurant offers a tasty breakfast and a variety of seafood dishes combined with local ingredients. Caracol is a casual steak house highlighting prime cuts of meat. Di mare offers fine dining with a variety of Italian and seafood dishes. Congo Bar and Grill offers sandwiches, salads and grilled fish
Trail of giants: Guests will experience a guided tour through the tropical dry forest surrounding the property. The forest is home to endangered birds, monkeys, iguanas, butterflies – and over 25 species of giant trees. Guests will learn about the exotic flora and fauna of Costa Rica while enjoying the lush forests and awe-inspiring panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.Tennis Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica offers four courts with the clay-like Har-Tru surface, as well as the new real grass tennis court, the first at any Four Seasons location worldwide. The tennis program is managed by world-renowned Peter Burwash International. Private lessons, clinics and player match-ups are available, as well as tennis equipment and accessories.
Golf:Four Seasons has an eighteen-hole, par 72 championship course designed by Arnold Palmer. It has been ranked among the "Top 100 Courses Outside the United States" by Golf Digest. The golf experience begins atop one of Peninsula Papagayo's highest plateaus, overlooking the jeweled waters of Bahía de Culebra. Spectacular water views await you at 14 of the 18 holes. The signature hole, number 6, El Bajo, features a dramatic 446-yard par-4 with a tee shot that plays 61 meters (200 feet) downhill to a receptive valley-shaped fairway. The green is perched out on a cliff with the ocean behind it, and your round will culminate on the scenic 18th green, with views of the Pacific Ocean and Bahía de Culebra.
Tours available leaving from Papagayo Gulf.