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The Andaz Peninsula Papagayo is located near Liberia, Costa Rica and offers a great redemption value for Hyatt Gold Passport members as a Category 4 property, with rooms starting at 15,000 points per night.
Points + Cash is offered at $100 plus 7,500 points per night, and if you’re a holder of the Hyatt Visa card, you’re able to redeem your annual free night here.
This is actually my 2nd time staying at the property since I liked it so much the first time. However, this time I decided to redeem a Diamond Suite Upgrade on my Points + Cash rate, and was able to score a Andaz Suite.
Bedroom in Andaz Suite
Living Room in Andaz Suite, offering partial view of the Bay
Bathroom in Andaz Suite with dual vanity, bathtub and a rain shower.
View from Andaz Suite
Outdoor seating area from bedroom
Welcome amenity consisting of mamon chinos.
Living area had a swing when you entered, as well as a half bath.
The property has the main family pool as well as an adults only pool.
Main family pool area
Pools had towels, sunscreen, and even flip flops.
The hotel offered a casual bar/restaurant serving drinks and tapas each night called Chao Pescao. Hyatt Diamond members are offered a local amenity of two glasses of sangria and an appetizer here.
Gym and Spa
The hotel features the Onda Spa which is nestled above in the trees. Guests have use the spa facilities which include a relaxation pool, steam rooms, changing facilities, and a gym.
Stairway down to gym
Overview of the hotel
View of the hotel from the peninsula
Breakfast was served each morning at Rio Bhongo, and if you’re a Hyatt Diamond member the full buffet is included.
The Andaz Peninsula Papagayo is a fantastic property if you’re looking to relax and unwind in Costa Rica. It’s about 45 minutes away from the Liberia Airport (LIR), which offers service from many airlines including United, American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, and Alaska.
Getting from the airport is easy, and you can either rent a car, take a shuttle, or a taxi. The hotel offers free parking, so you may want to consider having a car.
If you’re a Hyatt Diamond member, this is a great property to redeem your Diamond Suite Upgrades at. Their breakfast buffet is also great offering an assortment of items, including omlettes made to order.
Have you stayed at the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo before? Feel free to share your thoughts below!
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