A journey of a thousand memories begins with a single step or paddle. Breathtakingly beautiful, our secluded hideaway on Peninsula Papagayo is a sanctuary for adventure and exploration. Make your stay at Four Seasons memorable by filling your days with unique complimentary activities.
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In Good Taste

  • Close up of chef with tattoos on his arm slicing a red onion
    Cooking Demonstration

    Cook with a pro and learn a few culinary secrets to some of our most popular dishes, including Costa Rican ceviche, red snapper wrapped in banana leaf and empanadas, then enjoy eating the fruits of your labour.

  • A man sits next to a wooden counter smelling a fresh cup of coffee, a woman stands next to him and another man stand on the opposite side pouring water into a chemex
    Coffee Class

    Take a coffee journey and discover Costa Rica’s most valuable export with one of our barista instructors. Learn the varieties of coffee and ways to prepare it to enhance its flavour profile, then sample our favourite beans from the country’s eight coffee regions.

  • A woman with a high ponytail prepares a drink behind a marble countertop.
    Mixology Class

    Discover insider tips and learn to make your favourite alcoholic drinks with one of our master mixologists. Learn techniques such as using smoke and dry ice to bring a touch of magic, as well as how to use organic ingredients.

  • Four people sit around a live-edge wooden counter filled with selections of rum and chocolates as a rum master explains the flavors
    Rum & Chocolate Tasting

    Led by Heinrik Budholdt, a local artisanal chocolate maker, sample four distinct rums and rum infusions paired with Costa Rican chocolate.

  • Modern chandelier above rustic wood tasting bar made from sticks, blue chairs, liquor display, barrel
    Infused Rum Tasting

    Work with our rum master to understand the tastes and scents that go into infusing rum properly.

  • Baskets of fruit adorn the exterior of the wooden paneled juice bar
    Juice Class

    Some of the best fruit is grown in Costa Rica. Pair it with our assortment of powders and pollens, and you might just have your new favourite drink.

  • Closeup of glass of red wine, bottles beside it
    Enology Class

    Taste and learn about various wines in an interactive wine class for a fun, inspiring and educational experience.

Discoveries By Land

  • Aerial view of the Ocean Course at Peninsula Papagayo
    Trail of Giants

    Join our resort guide as he takes you on a tour of his “office” – our 18-hole Arnold Palmer–designed golf course. Affectionately known as the Trail of Giants, the course’s signature holes highlight the exceptional views and unique flora and fauna. The course is perfect for family photos or simply a relaxing activity.

  • Woman with long dark hair wearing a green button-down shirt holds a camera as she looks upward in the forest
    Mangrove Walk

    During a walking tour of the mangroves at Nacascolo Beach – one of the calmest beaches of Culebra Bay – our recreation team will discuss the surrounding landscapes, animals and vegetation.

  • A pink and purple cloud-dappled sky over Peninsula Papagayo
    Sunset Walk

    Depart from the lobby with a member of our team who’ll guide you to unmatched views of the sunset while providing some background on the flora and fauna along the way, then head back to the Resort when the sun goes down.

  • A woman holding binoculars, a man holding a recorder and a guide holding a camera on a tripod are gathered on a wooden forest walkway for bird watching

    Join our resident naturalist with binoculars and a telescope and be ready to see some of the 150-plus bird species that call the peninsula home. It’s a wonderful opportunity to practice wildlife photography and have fun exploring the aviary world of Peninsula Papagayo.

  • Woman in a yellow dress is spinning on the dance floor as a man wearing all black dances next to her
    Latin Dance Class

    Our expert dance team gives you an introduction to Latin dances with basic step-by-step instructions and movements of Latin-American rhythms such as salsa, merengue, bachata and cumbia. Perfect for all levels of dancers.

  • Friends playing beach volleyball on sunny day
    Beach Volleyball

    At Playa Blanca, our outdoor sand volleyball court is ready for you to practice your skills while having fun beneath the tropical trees.

  • Prieta Hike

    Take a walking tour to the Prieta Beach stairs while our team explains the variety of flora and fauna in the surroundings. The route may vary, depending on tide conditions and your activity level.

Adventures by Sea

  • Man and woman smiling and riding in a bright blue kayak in the ocean
    Monkey Head Kayak Tour

    Join us on a guided kayak tour of the iconic Monkey Head with a water-sports professional, and admire the natural beauty and wildlife of Costa Rica’s waterways from a new perspective. (Must be 16 years old.)

  • Overhead view of three people wearing light-blue swim shirts and yellow flippers swim next to an instructor wearing an orange swim shirt and black flippers
    Coral Snorkelling

    Grab some gear and your underwater camera to discover the fascinating clear-blue waters and colourful marine life just off the golden sand of Playa Blanca. (Must be 16 years old.)

  • Aerial view of a man riding a stand-up paddleboard close to the shore
    Jícaro SUP Tour

    Depart from Blanca Beach with your stand-up paddleboard guide who’ll take you to either Jícaro or Venado beach, depending on the tide, wind and your experience level.

  • Distant aerial view of two people riding stand-up paddleboards near the shoreline
    SUP Tour for Beginners

    New to stand-up paddleboarding? Start with a basic explanation on the sand and a brief introduction on how to use a stand-up paddleboard. You’ll have the opportunity to train and develop your skills for SUP while discovering the beauties of Culebra Bay.

Discover Peninsula Papagayo with every step. See Our Jogging Map

Meet the Team

Melsar Guzman stands outside wearing a light-blue, short-sleeve shirt

Melsar Guzman

Guest Activities Manager
A native of Guayabo, Guanacaste, a beautiful town near the Miravalles Volcano, Melsar has always been passionate about sports, nature and adventures. As the Guest Activities Manager, he prepares extraordinary experiences for our guests, from nature-inspired adventures to educational activities for all ages.

“When you work from the heart, all dreams can come true.”

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