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It’s Friday, and if you’re like me you can’t wait for the weekend. That got me thinking where are some good long weekend destinations to go to. There are plenty of options from city hotels, mountain hotels, hotels with casinos and of course beaches.
That’s when I realized that the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo in Costa Rica dropped from a Category 6 hotel to a Category 4 hotel.
What does this mean?
As a Category 4 property now, the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo is available for 15,000 Hyatt Gold Passport points per night. If you’d rather use cash and points, it would be only $100 plus 7,500 points per night.
In my opinion, the Cash and Points option is probably one of the best choices here, since you would be earning stay/night credit for elite status and you could apply a Diamond Suite upgrade to your reservation as well if you are a Hyatt Diamond member.
As a Hyatt Diamond member, you do the cash and points option to redeem 7,500 points plus $100 per night and then use a Diamond Suite upgrade to get into the Andaz Suite which is normally $695 per night.
Have you been to the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo?
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