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What’s New at Occidental Hotels & Resorts Fall 2013

Occidental Grand Papagayo
at the foot of the cliffs on Culebra Bay in the Gulf of Papagayo, the
Occidental Grand Papagayo is an all-inclusive resort for adults with
breath taking cliff views, natural tropical beauty, and unspoiled
warm-water beaches for the ultimate relaxation.

Rica is a land rich in natural beauty. Set off on an adventure through
the lush tropical rainforests and volcanic cliffs and admire unspoiled
coastline home to wild parrots, monkeys, sea turtles and other amazing

are swept away in a tropical haven while enjoying all the amenities of a
highly personalized five star level of service at the Occidental Grand

Fast Facts
• 4 restaurants
• 4 bars and a disco bar
• Wide selection of activities (diving, bird watching and observing exotic animals)
• Unparalleled facilities
• Swimming pools
• Gym
• Tennis court
• Special packages for weddings, honeymoons, and business trips
• Adults Only age 18 and up
• Complimentary WiFi throughout hotel
• Concierge drink service by the pool, in Royal Club we have Jacuzzi setup and turndown

Differentiate Occidental brands
On November 1st 2013, the Occidental Grand Papagayo in Guanacaste,
Costa Rica will convert to an ‘Adults Only’ resort. As the second
Occidental property to adopt this concept, the Occidental Grand Papagayo
will be the first ‘Adults Only’ hotel in Costa Rica to offer couples
and adults over 18 an ideal place to relax and enjoy a romantic

decision to convert to an ‘Adults Only’ resort grew from a number of
significant factors, including past guest metrics that showed a growing
trend in the number of adult visitors requesting an ‘Adults Only’

Hotels and Resorts saw this shift in clientele as a way to meet the
needs of its loyal; often repeat customers and build upon the proven
success of the award-winning ‘Adults Only’ Royal Hideaway Playacar, by
applying best practices across the brand’s expansive portfolio.

Upgraded facilities
The Occidental Grand Papagayo has undergone extensive refurbishments
and several upgrades this year to its facilities; adopting a new design
of its guest suites as well as an upgraded Lobby Deck. Occidental Grand
Papagayo’s boutique accommodations are already a favorite among adult
travellers and the resort’s spacious guestrooms and luxury amenities
will make the transition smooth and seamless.
A Room that’s Just Right!
The Occidental Grand Papagayo boasts 162 elegantly appointed
rooms and suites tastefully decorated. Guests can enjoy rooms with a
balcony or terrace. All rooms include a King or 2 Double beds, air
conditioning, flat screen TV with Satellite service, telephone, coffee
maker, alarm clock with IPod docking system, in-room Mini-bar, and
safe-deposit box.

Royal Club
Guest staying in the Royal Club at the Occidental Grand
Papagayo can enjoy access to exclusive amenities and VIP services
providing an elevated luxury vacation experience including; VIP
Check-in, exclusive private Royal Club lounge, exclusive Royal Club
restaurant, pool and beach area with Concierge service as well as a
Royal Club Concierge to assist with restaurant and spa reservations.

Club Master Suites offers the best and most extensive amenities, King
size bed and bathroom with shower and hydro massage hot tub in side and
Jacuzzi outdoor (balcony), luxury linen and pillows, Etro bath
amenities, nightly turn down service and in-room dining.

Meetings & Events
The Occidental Grand Papagayo has flexible indoor and outdoor events
and function space that can accommodate up to 80 people. A professional
Wedding & Event planner is available on-site to assist with planning
and ensuring every detail is met. Audio visual and presentation
equipment are also available for any meeting. Audio visual and
presentation equipment are also available.
Weddings & Honeymoons
Plan an unforgettable destination wedding or honeymoon
surrounded by the most amazing tropical setting and views in Costa Rica.
Expert staff will assist with the design and planning of every little
detail to make the big day simply unforgettable. Occidental Hotels and
resorts have a variety of wedding packages available that are
customizable to meet the needs of any guest and budget.
Newly Appointed General Manager
Occidental Hotels & Resorts has recently appointed Ms. Agnes
Yousif as General Manager of the Occidental Grand Papagayo and Allegro
Papagayo resorts, both in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Yousif was the
previous director of a former Occidental property in Cuba, The Royal
Hideaway Ensenachos. Taking advantage of her experience in the
all-inclusive luxury segment (Royal Hideaway), Yousif’s appointment to
Costa Rica has continued to improve the quality and sustainability of
both properties achieving the highest level of customer experience.

For more information visit:
www.occidentalhotels.com or email: occidental@voxtm.ca
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