Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Andaz Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica’s most anticipated new property and the second Andaz resort to open this year following Andaz Maui at Wailea in early September. Located on the northwest Pacific coast of the country, the resort offers sweeping views of the Bay of Culebra with quiet and privileged views of the ocean, forest, and the country’s untouched natural beauty. Andaz Peninsula Papagayo brings to life the Andaz brand’s mission of creating inspiring, indigenous experiences and immersing guests into the destination’s local culture with an array of unique activities.
Situated on 28 oceanfront acres, Andaz Peninsula Papagayo offers sweeping views of the Bay of Culebra with quiet and privileged views of the ocean, forest, and the country's untouched natural beauty. (Photo: Business Wire)
“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to bring the Andaz brand and a world-class resort to such a desirable and unique destination in Latin America,” said Michael Schmid, general manager of Andaz Peninsula Papagayo. “Costa Rica is full of rich culture and history, and we can’t wait to provide our guests with new and inspiring experiences that will help them feel like a true local during their stay.”
“Pura Vida,” a phrase widely used in Costa Rica that characterizes its modern culture, means “Pure Life” and is an expression symbolizing the idea of simply enjoying life and being happy. True to the Andaz ideals, Andaz Peninsula Papagayo reflects Costa Rica’s “Pura Vida” philosophy, offering uncomplicated and personal service by people who have a passion for their heritage and community. The property aims to give guests a taste of the local culture in the comfortable and unique atmosphere for which Andaz is known.