Awards & Certifications

Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica has received one of the most prestigious travel awards in the world. Book your getaway, wedding or meeting now and see for yourself what sets our award-winning resort apart.

Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best

Best of the Best is Tripadvisor’s highest recognition and is presented annually to those businesses who earn excellent reviews from travelers. Resorts given this honor are in the top 1% of hospitality properties worldwide.

Secrets Papagayo has won for Best Romance in Costa Rica.

Safe Travels

WTTC Safe Travels Stamp of Approval

All AMResorts® branded properties across Mexico, the Caribbean, Panama, Curacao, St. Martin, and the Dominican Republic have achieved the specialized designation from the WTTC. These defined protocols signify the highest standard in health and hygiene, which provides additional confidence and peace of mind our valued guests.

Golden Apple Award

Secrets Wild Orchid received the Golden Apple award by earning exceptional ratings on Apple Vacation's Vacation Satisfaction Questionnaires, completed by Apple Vacationers upon their return home.

Year won: 2017

Noble Beach Prize Winner

Secrets Wild Orchid was awarded the Noble Beach Prize – Most SPAwesome Experience by Cheap Caribbean. The selection was made by internal judges at Cheap Caribbean and by external "travel-savvy" judges.

Year won: 2020

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards

Secrets Papagayo was awarded the Travelers' Choice award as it is annually the top 1% of businesses across select categories on TripAdvisor.

Years won: 2017-2018

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Secrets Cap Cana was awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence as a qualifying resort listed on TripAdvisor that maintained a high overall user rating and a high volume of recent and quality reviews.

Years won: 2011-2018

TripAdvisor Rated #1 Hotel - Gulf of Papagayo

Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica has been rated the #1 hotel in Gulf of Papagayo on TripAdvisor. With hundreds of reviews by real travelers, this is quite an honor. This award is a testament to the resort's outstanding customer experiences.

Year won: 2016

Quality Assurance Award

Secrets Papagayo earned the 2018 Quality Assurance Award for outstanding service to Delta Vacations customers. The resort has demonstrated extemporary operational consistency and top-notch standards for Delta Vacations.

Year won: 2018