Occidental Grand Papagayo

Playa Buena, Gulf of Papagayo, Province of Guanacaste, 485000, Costa Rica | 3 star resort
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Travel Blogs from Gulf of Papagayo

Costa Rica: The Beginning of my Spanish Obsession

A travel blog entry by lakaitgreg


In high school I suffered through a year of Spanish with a teacher who, just a month before the start of the school year, recovered from a stroke. It wasn't her fault for her inability to write well or to concentrate on teaching the class, I blame this solely on the stroke. However, her constant absences and shut-up-and-watch-a-movie-in-Spanish …

87-88: Girls night and fun mapping

A travel blog entry by blondesontour

... adjusting my weight belt looking at the ground, Zack tapped me on the shoulder. Laura still hadn't come back so we assumed we should just continue on for a bit before finishing our dive too. We even managed to swim pretty much back to the boat, go DMT team! Tonight I'm having my ladies round. Well technically one of them loves with me, well not so much anymore hey Taylor? Wink, wink. Anyhow, Tabby, Mary and Taylor are all at ours for dinner tonight and scary movie night. It ...

28-29: Rescue Diver-Screw you exhausting currents

A travel blog entry by blondesontour


... with the door open as my only (warm) breeze and with and wet towel on my forehead looking utterly dramatic. Another downside to to being downstairs is we seem to have a large family of mosquitoes down there so I got bitten a lot. Ability to potentially sleep over annoying mosquitoes bites won though. I managed to kill a few though, one of which was full of blood, at least I knew it was probably mine. Later Esteban called me and told me that if we wanted to have electricity ...

First stop in Costa Rica

A travel blog entry by catndeano


... charging. So we checked the guide book for others and walked across to the next block to another place. This one was much nicer for the price and as a bonus, it had a fridge and microwave that we could use for tea and milk for breakfast in the morning. Result! We then wandered to the square, a block or two up and got some money from the cash point and then had dinner in the local chinese. On the way back to the hotel, we bought a few ...

Big dog, little dog

A travel blog entry by sarahjoyce

While we were in San Juan Del Sur we were trying to decide where to go in Costa Rica and we really had no idea apart from Monte Verde where we wanted to go. A lot of people head to the west coast but the main resort of Tamarindo is for surfing and we were not keen a rocky beach plus all the backpackers we met were heading there.
Just by chance I saw a poster advertising a hostel in Playa Hermosa - we had never heard of it and I only saw the one ...

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This 3 star resort is located on Playa Buena, Gulf of Papagayo.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsOccidental Grand Papagayo Gulf of Papagayo

    Reviewed by secruz86


    Reviewed Apr 5, 2009
    by (4 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    alittle small but very relaxing resort.
    wonderful staff & food.
    Gorgeous location

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Occidental Grand Papagayo Gulf of Papagayo

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good