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Gulf of Papagayo

A concerted development project by the government given Gulf of Papagayo a growing number of luxury and all inclusive resort complexes and turned it into one of the country's leading holiday destinations. The dramatic shoreline to the north and the abundance of pristine beaches make such moves make a lot of sense. Situated close to a number of national parks, visitors find plenty of adventure during vacations in Gulf of Papagayo, adding a nice counterpoint to the relaxation and luxury available at the bay's premier resorts. Gulf of Papagayo is in Province of Guanacaste. Make the most of your holiday in Gulf of Papagayo by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our Costa Rica online travel planner .
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Where to stay in Gulf of Papagayo

Gulf of Papagayo offers a selection of upscale beach resorts. All line Culebra Bay, offering private beach access and swimming pools, as well as onsite dining and air-conditioning. For something a bit more budget-friendly, look farther south to Playa Hermosa.
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