Peninsula Papagayo Restaurant Guide: Adventures in Eating
ARE YOU A FOODIE OR A CHOW HOUND?
A peak delight of vacationing in one of the world’s exclusive nature resorts is the treat of eating very well. At Peninsula Papagayo, gastronomic pleasure soars to new heights. Whether your taste runs to continental cuisine, fusion flavors or classic American burgers and fries, you will find the food mouth-watering and the experience, set amid wildlife, ocean and jungle, unforgettable.
With 12 restaurants to visit, satisfying every craving is sure to be an adventure in itself. The peninsular location provides the freshest seafood available anywhere, and Costa Rica’s waters are teaming with tuna, red snapper, octopus, grouper, lobster and shrimp, among other marine offerings. If you’d like to experiment with local cuisine, chicarrones, ceviche, casados, chimichurri, patacones, gallo pinto and pico de gallo will expand your culinary vocabulary as you dine with a local flair. Italian, Greek and Mexican gastronomy has its place, as well as Alaskan King Crab, Kobe beef and Brazilian tapas. Whether it’s a multi-course, candle-lit feast by the lapping Pacific or a quick al fresco snack by the tennis courts, eating out at Peninsula Papagayo will delight your palette and all your other senses, too.
The Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo offers Sol y Sombra for (Menu) breakfast, lunch and dinner. Feast poolside with the family before or after a refreshing swim. At Tico’s Lobby Bar (Menu), lunch and dinner are available with the sound of the waves as background, and for something more formal, romantic and Mediterranean, Cena Sociale (Menu) will provide an indoor Italian banquet.
The Prieta Beach Club proffers luscious treasures of the sea at Marea (Menu) for dinner, with a gourmet take on American food the specialty of the house at Olas (Menu) for lunch. Chef James draws on his international experience to enchant salads, sandwiches, wraps and finger food into a dazzling peak of succulence. Here, meals are served under rustling palms at the water’s edge, if desired, or for a more athletic environment, among the televised sports games and pool table in the bar.
Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort – Costa Rica presents Continental cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner at Rio Bhongo (Menu). For dinner only, seafood specialties are on the menu at Ostra (Menu), and for something lighter and more varied, sample the tapas at Chao Pescao (Menu).
Marina Papagayo affords captivating views of graceful sailboats and breathtaking mega-yachts. Lunch and dinner at their Dive Bar (Menu) is fresh, local and scrumptious.
The Bella Vista Clubhouse, located at the Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course and managed by Four Seasons, specializes in delectable cuts of beef. Its steakhouse, Caracol Steak House (Dinner Menu & Kids Menu), is the ideal place to regenerate energy after a day of golf. Next to the clay and grass tennis courts, the Burger Shack (Menu) offers a variety of hot dogs, hamburgers, fries and drinks after a grueling match.
Poro Poro, the Club House Restaurant at Exclusive Resorts Peninsula Papagayo, will mesmerize with their selection of fresh, healthy, locally-sourced dishes, just-caught seafood, and appetizing international cuisine at both lunch and dinner. At the Costa Rican Corner, expect a hearty sampling of this country’s best-loved culinary offerings. You won’t be disappointed!
Feeling full yet? Save room for dessert! Every restaurant offers yummy tummy tantalizers at the end of every meal. C’mon…you’re on vacation!