Occidental Papagayo - Guanacaste, Costa Rica Destination Wedding, Honeymoon & Vow Renewal Packages

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This ADULTS ONLY all-inclusive hotel, is the ideal for your destination wedding celebration, couples seeking a romantic honeymoon or a week of rest and relaxation in Costa Rica. An idyllic location surrounded by the wild, natural beauty of Costa Rica’s northern Pacific coast. Guests will feel swept away to the interior of a tropical haven while enjoying all the amenities one could imagine. The luxurious, open-air lobby of the Occidental Papagayo hotel greets guests with the exotic trappings of a pure tropical escape. From spectacular bluffs to warm ocean waters below, the unspoiled ecodiversity this rich land offers. This exclusive, adults only all-inclusive resort where premium service meets a breathtaking location is just a 35-minute ride from the Liberia International Airport

With over 163 rooms situated in 23 buildings, The Occidental Papagayo hotel blends harmoniously along the bluff showcasing stunning ocean views and extraordinary sunsets. The all-inclusive rates allow guests to enjoy meals in four (4) restaurants, unlimited snacks and drinks, including an open bar in four bar areas (including La Disco), endless daily activities, sports and evening entertainment – all included in the nightly room rate. Brides and grooms, newlyweds, couples and business travelers alike can find their way to “Pura Vida” or “pure life” and open their minds to the limitless adventure possibilities in this incredible setting.

Hotel Features:
  • 4 restaurants
  • 4 bars (including La Disco)
  • A wide selection of activities including diving, bird watching and observing exotic animals
  • Unparalleled facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Gym
  • A multi-use court including tennis, basketball and football

All Inclusive Features:

  • Open lobby with expansive views of the lush and tropical landscape of Costa Rica
  • Over 163 rooms spread out across 23 buildings, located between cliffs
  • 4 restaurants, 4 bars (including La Disco)
  • Weekly cocktail party
  • Two swimming pools and gym
  • Tennis, paddle board, kayaking and snorkeling
  • Bird watching and the observation of exotic animals
Optional Services: (at an additional cost)
  • The Spa (massages, sauna, steam room, manicure, pedicure, facial treatments, beauty salon)
  • Laundry
  • Medical care (on call)
  • Fax service and conference rooms
  • Organized tours
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Scuba diving lessons (includes certification and equipment rental)

Rooms and Suites:

Guests staying at the Occidental Papagayo hotel will enjoy a relaxing atmosphere and comfortable accommodations featuring king size or two double beds, bathrooms with shower, Junior and Master Suites have bathtub and shower and a terrace or balcony, in addition to many other services to assure that they enjoy their stay.

Amenities Include:
  • Air conditioning
  • Flat screen TV with satellite service
  • Telephone
  • Coffee maker
  • Alarm clock with iPod and iPhone Docking System
  • Minibar
  • Safe-deposit box
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Balcony or terrace

Room Categories:

  • Deluxe: Comfortable rooms furnished with  a king bed or two double beds, a full bathroom and an outdoor area. A sophisticated stay, complete with the magnificent light and heavenly breezes off the Pacific Ocean that pass through your room.
  • Deluxe Bay View: From this category room you can see the Bay from your terrace or balcony. These rooms have a king bed or two queen beds and feature all the services available in the other rooms.
  • Deluxe Bay View Romance: Improve your vacation by adding a romantic touch with our Romance room. Guests staying in this room enjoy special services, amenities and romantic details to make their stay simply wonderful.
Includes:
  • Sparkling wine
  • Chocolate covered strawberries upon arrival
  • Nightly turn-down service
  • One continental breakfast in the room
  • Romantic dinner in one of our themed restaurants

Premium Level

Personal and Pampered Luxury. A premium experience featuring elegantly appointed rooms and VIP services and amenities for our most discerning guests.

  • Elegant and spacious accommodations with balcony or terrace, some featuring a separate living area
  • Exclusive Lounge for check-in and check-out
  • Exclusive Premium level bar serving premium cocktails
  • Room Service
Premium Level Luxury:

Premium Level Luxury rooms are equipped with a king bed and a balcony. They include endless first class details so that our guests can feel special:

  • Private check-in
  • Concierge service
  • Nightly turn-down service
  • Robe and slippers
  • Mini bar restocked daily with water and beer
  • DVD player
  • Access to Premium Bar
Premium Level Luxury Bay View:

Premium Level Luxury Bay View rooms are equipped with a king bed and a balcony. They include endless first class details so that our guests can feel special:

  • Private check-in
  • Concierge service
  • Nightly turn-down service
  • Robe and slippers
  • Mini bar restocked daily with water and beer
  • DVD player
  • Access to Premium Bar
Premium Level Studio:

The magnificent Premium Level Studio rooms stand out as belonging to the exclusive Premium Level, which has a series of unique services, daily spare minibar, private check-in, turn down service and private lounge.

Spacious and elegantly decorated, they have a queen-size bed, a kitchenette with microwave, DVD player, safe, balcony or terrace overlooking the pool and Gulf of Papagayo.

Premium Level 1 Bedroom: Located in the Premium Level section, these luxurious rooms offer a view of the Bay, plus a spacious bedroom with queen bed, living room, 2 bathrooms, balcony or terrace for a great vacation. You will also have access to the Premium Level facilities that have a number of unique services, daily spare minibar, private check-in, turn down service and private lounge.

Premium Level Junior Suite: Premium Level rooms provide a level of service and details. Space is the luxury of our Junior Suites. Rooms feature a lounge area as well as a bedroom equipped with a Jacuzzi bathtub. By staying in this room, guests will be pampered with the following services:

  • Private check-in
  • Nightly turn down service
  • Minibar restocked daily with water and beer
  • Access to Premium Bar

Premium Level 2 Bedroom: The Premium Level 2 Bedroom rooms boast breathtaking views of the Gulf of Papagayo. These spacious comfortable rooms are divided into a living room with a dining area and separate kitchen from the master bedroom which has a comfortable king bed and another room with 2 queen beds, with 3 bathrooms. They stand out for belonging to the exclusive Premium Level that has a series of unique services designed for the most demanding guests, such as daily spare minibar, private check-in, turn down service and private lounge.

Premium Level Master Suite: Within the Superior room category, the Premium Level Master Suite rooms are the largest and most spacious. With a completely separate living room from the master bedroom that is comfortably furnished with a king bed, this room also offers the following advantages:

  • Private check-in
  • Nightly turn down service
  • Jacuzzi
  • Minibar restocked daily with water and beer
  • Private balcony
  • DVD player

Our Restaurants and Bars:

The 4 restaurants and 4 bars at the Occidental Papagayo hotel will allow you to discover the best in the cuisine of Costa Rica and from around the world delivered by our attentive staff.

  • L’Buffet: International buffet restaurant
  • The Italian: Italian restaurant with views of the bay
  • D’Oriental: Japanese and Asian fusion restaurant with private tatami rooms and a Teppanyaki table
  • Premium Level Lounge: Beverage and cocktail service. Exclusively for Premium Level guests (8:00 am – 11:00 pm)
  • Snack Bar: Snacks and drinks buffet
  • Pool Wet Bar: Drinks only
  • Lobby Bar: Cocktails and drinks.
  • La Disco: Drinks, music, and dancing, open 7 pm – 2 am

Things to Do:

The natural beauty that surrounds the Occidental Papagayo hotel allows guests to choose between numerous leisure and entertainment options.

Included Activities:
  • Daily activities program
  • Bird watching and the observation of exotic species
  • Swimming, scuba diving and snorkeling classes in the swimming pool
  • Aerobics, volleyball and indoor tennis
  • Kayaking
  • The Spa offers treatments such as massages, sauna sessions, steam room, manicure, pedicure and facial treatments, in addition to a beauty salon (by appointment and at an additional charge)

2018 Wedding Packages

Say "I do" to an unforgettable destination wedding at the all-inclusive Adults-Only Occidental Papagayo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Our professional Wedding Planners work with you to make sure that every detail for your ceremony on your very special day is exactly the day you've always dreamed it would be. The following inclusions and packages apply to weddings booked for 2018. You can choose from 5 romantic wedding packages created to meet your wishes and budget

Locations:
  • Beach Venue
  • Garden
  • Lobby Terrace

Coconut Paradise Package (10 Guests)

Price: $1,525.00 USD or Complimentary*

Package Includes:
  • Services of a Wedding Planner/Onsite Coordinator
  • Ceremony location
  • Non-denominational Minister to perform the ceremony
  • Sound system during the ceremony
  • Ceremony table with white linen
  • Bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonnière of roses
  • Arch with 3 garlands and white decorative sheers
  • Banquet chairs with white chair covers
  • Sparkling wine toast
  • Dinner reservation in an à la carte restaurant
  • One tier wedding cake
  • Honeymoon amenity gift
  • Special breakfast in bed the morning after the ceremony
  • *This package will be complementary for 10 guests when reserving and booking a minimum of 20 room nights. (Rooming list required)
  • Package inclusions are for up to 10 guests staying at the hotel, extra guests may be added for a fee of $20.00 USD per person

Blueberry Dream Package (20 Guests)

Price: $2,375.00 USD

Package Includes:
  • Services of a Wedding Planner/Onsite Coordinator
  • Ceremony location
  • Non-denominational Minister to perform the ceremony
  • Sound system during the ceremony
  • Ceremony table with white linen
  • Bridal bouquet and Groom’s boutonnière of roses and lilies
  • Arch with 3 garlands and white decorative sheers
  • Banquet chairs with white chair covers
  • Sparkling wine toast
  • One hour post-ceremony private cocktail hour including hors d’oeuvres and open bar
  • Sound system during the cocktail hour
  • Dinner reservation in an à la carte restaurant
  • One tier wedding cake
  • Honeymoon amenity gift
  • Special breakfast in bed the morning after the ceremony
  • Welcome amenity and VIP treatment for the couple
  • Special in-room décor with rose petals and a bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival
  • Package inclusions are for up to 20 guests staying at the hotel, extra guests may be added for a fee of $35.00 USD per person

Mint Breeze Package (20 Guests)

Price: $2,750.00 USD

Package Includes:
  • Services of a Wedding Planner/Onsite Coordinator
  • Ceremony location
  • Non-denominational Minister to perform the ceremony
  • Sound system during the ceremony
  • Ceremony table with white linen
  • Centerpiece for the ceremony table
  • Bridal bouquet and Groom’s boutonnière of roses and lilies
  • Arch with 3 garlands and white decorative sheers or canopy with white decorative sheers
  • Banquet chairs with white chair covers
  • Sparkling wine toast
  • One hour post-ceremony private cocktail hour including hors d’oeuvres and open bar
  • Sound system during the cocktail hour
  • Semi-private dinner reservation in an à la carte restaurant
  • One tier wedding cake
  • Honeymoon amenity gift
  • Special breakfast in bed the morning after the ceremony
  • Welcome amenity and VIP treatment for the couple
  • Special in-room décor with rose petals and a bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival
  • Manicure and pedicure for the bride
  • Package inclusions are for up to 20 guests staying at the hotel, extra guests may be added for a fee of $50.00 USD per person

Strawberry Passion Package (20 Guests)

Price: $3,650.00 USD

Package Includes:
  • Services of a Wedding Planner/Onsite Coordinator
  • Ceremony location
  • Non-denominational Minister to perform the ceremony
  • Sound system during the ceremony
  • Ceremony table with white linen
  • Centerpiece for the ceremony table
  • Bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonnière of roses and dendrobium orchids
  • Arch with 3 garlands and white decorative sheers or canopy with white decorative sheers
  • Banquet chairs with white chair covers
  • Sparkling wine toast
  • One hour post-ceremony private cocktail hour including hors d’oeuvres and open bar
  • Sound system during the cocktail hour
  • Private dinner for 2 hours with a set menu, wait staff and open bar
  • White linens and banquet chairs with white covers and chair sashes
  • One tier wedding cake
  • Special breakfast in bed the morning after the ceremony
  • Welcome amenity and VIP treatment for the couple
  • Special in-room décor with rose petals and a bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival
  • Manicure and pedicure, hair and makeup for the bride
  • Honeymoon amenity gift
  • Late check-out until 3 pm for the bride and groom (subject to availability)
  • Package inclusions are for up to 20 guests staying at the hotel, extra guests may be added for a fee of $65.00 USD per person

Tangerine Sunset Package (30 guests)

Price: $3,950.00 USD

Package Includes:
  • Services of a Wedding Planner/Onsite Coordinator
  • Ceremony location
  • Decorated arch or canopy with sheers and tropical flowers
  • Non-denominational Minister to perform the ceremony
  • Sound system during the ceremony
  • Ceremony table with white linen
  • Centerpiece for the ceremony table
  • Bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonnière of dendrobium orchids
  • Arch with 3 garlands and white decorative sheers or canopy with White decorative sheers
  • Tiffany chairs
  • Chair sashes (optional)
  • Sparkling wine toast
  • One hour post-ceremony private cocktail hour including hors d’oeuvres and open bar
  • Private dinner for 3 hours with a set menu, wait staff and open bar with white linen and tiffany chairs
  • Two tier wedding cake
  • Special breakfast in bed the morning after the ceremony
  • Welcome amenity and VIP treatment for the couple
  • Honeymoon amenity gift
  • Special in-room décor with rose petals and a bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival
  • Manicure and pedicure, hair and makeup for the bride
  • Late check-out until 3 pm for the bride and groom (subject to availability)
  • Couple’s relaxing 50 minute massage
  • Upgrade to next room category of that booked for the couple (subject to availability)
  • Package inclusions are for up to 20 guests staying at the hotel, extra guests may be added for a fee of $95.00 USD per person

Additional Fees & Restrictions:
  • There’s an additional charge for the Minister or Justice of the Peace for all religious, non-denominational and civil wedding ceremonies
  • Preparation and certification of legal documents and marriage certificate available at an additional charge
  • Legal wedding fees are not included and vary by destination
  • Government taxes and fees may apply by destination and are extra
  • A non-refundable deposit of $350.00 USD is required to secure a wedding date within 12 months of booking. To secure a date beyond 12 months, a non-refundable deposit of $500.00 USD will be required. This deposit will be applied toward the total cost of the package
  • All package prices are quoted in US dollars (USD) and include ceremony setup and only the inclusions as described in each package. • Natural flowers availability may vary by season and destination
  • Package inclusions and prices are subject to change without prior notice
  • Package inclusions have no cash value. There will be no refunds for unused elements/events and items/inclusions cannot be exchanged for others
  • All wedding packages require a minimum of 80% of all wedding guests stay at wedding destination resort for a minimum of three (3) nights
  • Wedding guests not staying at the resort are required to purchase a day/night pass (depending on time of wedding) prior to the wedding date in order to attend the ceremony
  • Guests using non-resort contracted vendors for private events will incur an outside vendor charge per vendor. Fees vary based on vendor
  • Complimentary Coconut Paradise Package is not available for Vacation Club members or be combined with any other promotions
  • Private dinner reception is available at an extra fee and includes:
  • Option of a pre-set 3 course menu or buffet dinner ( Costa Rican, Mexican or Caribbean style ), event space rental, open bar for 2 hours (includes service, setup, staffing and use of venue) and specialty décor matching the confirmed wedding package/ceremony (linens and chairs) Beach setup for a private reception is not permitted by law in Costa Rica
  • Cocktail receptions can be added to any of our wedding packages for $15.00 USD per guest per hour (open bar only)
  • Welcome bags may be delivered to guest rooms by hotel staff for $5.00 USD each. For privacy reasons, the couple may not deliver them themselves. Arrangements must be made prior to the guests’ arrival

NOTE: Certain items cause environmental damage to the ecosystem and local wildlife; items such as balloons, artificial petals, wish bottles, confetti and wish lanterns are not permitted. Any candles brought must be battery operated. The use of fire is prohibited in indoor locations

2018 Honeymoon Packages

These packages apply for honeymoons, anniversaries and other special romantic celebrations.

Devotion Package (10 Guests)

Price: Complimentary*

Package Includes:
  • Special welcome letter
  • Fresh fruit platter and a bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival
  • Special turn-down service, one (1) night during the stay
  • Continental Breakfast in bed one (1) morning during the stay (Reservations must be made in advance with the concierge)
  • 10% discount** on all spa treatments (products not included)
Restrictions:
  • This package is complimentary with a minimum 3 night stay and must be requested in advance at the time of booking
  • **10% discount on spa treatments cannot be applied to other packages or combined with any other spa promotions or offers
  • Offer subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time without prior notice
  • Certain restrictions may apply
  • Not responsible for errors or omission

Sweet Love Package

Price: $499.00 USD or Complimentary*

Package Includes:
  • Special welcome letter
  • Fresh fruit platter and a bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival
  • Breakfast in bed with Mimosas one (1) morning during the stay (Reservations must be made in advance with the concierge)
  • Nightly turn-down service
  • Romantic candlelit dinner including a bottle of sparkling wine
  • Special turn-down service including rose petals and bottle of domestic wine in the room (1) evening during the stay (Reservations must be made in advance with the concierge).
  • 30-minute romantic couple's massage
  • 10% discount** on all spa treatments (products not included)
  • Complimentary anniversary night certificate (1 complimentary night with a 4 night minimum return stay after the first anniversary)
  • Surprise gift
Restrictions:
  • Package is complimentary when you book a minimum stay of 7-nights or longer in any room category
  • **10% discount on spa treatments cannot be applied to spa packages or combined with any other spa promotion or offers
  • Package inclusions and price are subject to change without notice and cannot be combined with any other special offers or promotions
  • Offer subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time without prior notice
  • Certain restrictions may apply
  • Not responsible for errors or omission

Requirements for a Legal Wedding in Costa Rica

Documents Required:
  • A valid passport or valid travel documents
  • A sworn statement (affidavit) signed in the presence of a Costa Rican lawyer
  • If divorced, the divorce document(s) from the country where the divorce was granted
  • We HIGHLY recommend you verify legal requirements with the Costa Rican consulate in your country of residence at least a month prior to your departure as requirements can change at any time.

Source: Costa Rica Tourism Board (ITC)

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