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Festive Calendar

NOVEMBER 2018–FEBRUARY 2019

SECRET PICNIC

Come share the locals’ favorite spots for incredible views, seclusion and picnicking. Your invitation will give three clues about where you’re going. Meet at your assigned point, join the group and go (when possible, in an Inconventional way). Take advantage of the club’s picnic basket service or bring your own. Live music and entertainment provide the perfect backdrop.

Friday, November 16

3:00pm | Meet at Marina

Board our new Papagayo Explorer jet boat to a secret location.

Friday, January 25

3:30pm | Meet at Bike Center

Take an e-bike or golf cart ride to a secret location.

Details

Complimentary
Optional picnic baskets: US $25 + tax
RSVP required

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CAMP JAGUAR

School Holiday Weeks, November – February

9:00am–3:00pm | Meet at Prieta Beach Club

Our fun-filled explorations are tailored to 12- to 16-year-olds in search of adventure, self-discovery, self-confidence, new friends and a deep connection to our world and its denizens. Campers can pick their favorite days—or come for all three.

Weekly Theme Days Feature:

Mondays – Into the Wild: Survival
Tuesdays – In the Zone: Water Safety
Thursdays – Biking Forest Adventure

Thanksgiving

November 19, 20 & 22

Festive

December 24, 25 & 27
December 31, January 1 & 3

President’s Day

February 18, 19 & 21

Details

Members: US $100 + tax per day
Guests: US $120 + tax per day
RSVP required

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Thursday, November 22

6:00pm | Prieta Beach Club

We gather with grateful hearts to share a very special family-style menu by Chef Neptali, complete with all the Thanksgiving trimmings and traditions.

Details

Adults: US $75 + tax (alcohol available for purchase)
Kids (ages 6 and up): US $35 + tax
RSVP required

GLOW-IN-THE-DARK GOLF TOURNAMENT

Tuesday, November 27

5:00pm | Driving Range

Compete with fellow golfers for the longest drive—go long or go home. Set at night and powered by glow-in-the-dark gear, it’s a spectacle you won’t want to miss. Expect music, friendly competition and a surprise pop-up bar concept.

Cost per person:

US $35 + tax (alcohol available for purchase)
RSVP required

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THIRSTY THURSDAY - CHRISTMAS EDITION

Thursday, November 29

5:00pm-6:00pm | Prieta Beach Club

Join us for the inaugural toast to the Christmas season as we unveil the club’s dazzling holiday decorations.
Savor fresh-made Costa Rican tamales along with other traditional December local goodies.

Cost per person:

Memebers only
Complimentary
RSV required

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NIGHT PADDLE

Friday, December 7

5:30pm | Nature Center

An evening paddle on Bahía Culebra can take your breath away, especially during one of the seasonal upwellings in the Golfo de Papagayo. This is when plankton blooms occur, and nature’s most delicate creatures—millions and millions of them—drift with the current just beneath the surface. It’s an otherworldly display of dazzling colors and fantastical shapes, including some of the longest living animals on the planet performing an unforgettable water ballet known as bioluminescence. We’ll also make a stop at Playa Jicaro for beer buckets, bonfires and guitars.

Details

Members only
US $50 + tax
RSVP required

COCINA BAHAREQUE

Friday, December 14

10:00am-3:00pm | Meet at Golf Clubhouse

A one-of-a-kind epicurean experience in the heart of Guanacaste, Cocina Bahareque is a journey to a different time and place. Hosted in a 19th century traditional casona and surrounded by 370 acres of pristine and secluded dry forest, we invite you to come and appreciate the raw, untouched beauty of Finca El Jobo with skillfully crafted food and heartfelt ambiance. Sample your way through soul-satisfying dishes, served straight from the kitchen, using meticulous cooking techniques drawn from both the modern and traditional.

Cost per person:

US $280 + tax

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CHRISTMAS MARKET & MOVIE NIGHT

Saturday, December 22

3:00pm-7:00pm Market | Prieta Beach Club
7:00pm Movie | Prieta Beach Club

With luxury in mind—but also mindful sustainable practices and support of local businesses—we’ve curated a selection of designers, brands and artisans to fashionably bring the Prieta Deck to life. Come shop while a local DJ spins tunes through the night, and then share the joy and laughter of Arthur Christmas with our special family movie setup at the beach.

Cost per person:

Complimentary (alcohol available for purchase)
RSVP required

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Monday, December 24

6:00pm | Prieta Beach Club

It’s the most magical night of the year—especially under the peninsula’s blanket of sparkling glory. And the perfect place to savor a creative three-course dinner and live entertainment on the Prieta Deck. Bring the whole family to our Christmas cookies decoration station

Details

Adult: US $120 + tax
Kids (ages 6 and up): US $40 + tax
RSVP required (24-hour cancellation policy)

RING IN THE NEW YEAR

Monday, December 31

7:00pm-1:00am | Prieta Beach Club

Come help us count down to 2019 in style with delectable food stations, a live band, pop-up shows and a kids’ camp so our youngest members can join in the festivities. Not to mention the quintessential Champagne toast.

Cost per person:

Members: US $150 + tax
Guests: US $180 + tax
Kids (ages 6 and up): US $40 + tax
RSVP required (48-hour cancellation policy)

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THE DAY-AFTER BRUNCH

Tuesday, January 1

10:00am-2:00pm | Prieta Beach Club

The cure for your late-night NYE revelry? Savor an array of food stations, featuring brunch favorites to pair with your choice of detox juice bar options, a mimosas pop-up bar, a micheladas station and a mixologist corner serving up Bloody Mary specialties.

Cost per person:

Adults: US $55 + tax
Kids (ages 6 and up): US $35 + tax
RSVP required

MARINA COOKOUT

Friday, January 4

5:00pm | Marina Market

Savor an oceanfront outdoor cookout, featuring cooking lessons, alfresco dining and a selection of craft brews for sampling beside our boat-filled harbor. Our guest DJ adds a fun vibe to this popular venue.

Details

US $35 + tax (alcohol available for purchase)
RSVP required

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1ST ANNUAL PENINSULA PAPAGAYO INVITATIONAL

Join World Golf Hall of Famer and 2019 Presidents Cup Captain Ernie Els for a fun couple of days at Peninsula Papagayo—our inaugural “Big Easy” shamble, best ball charity tourney with 100% of entry fees and proceeds going to Cresciendo Juntos to benefit local Guanacaste schoolchildren.

Thursday, January 17

8:30am Practice Round | Palmer Signature Course
5:00pm-7:00pm Sunset Cocktail Reception* | Prieta Beach Club

Friday, January 18

7:00am-8:00am Breakfast | Nemare
8:30am Shotgun Start | Palmer Signature Course
7:00pm-11:00pm Awards Gala Dinner* | Nemare

Details

Entry fee: US $750 per person (includes green fees, cart fees and events)
RSVP required

*Fee includes player and spouse/significant other.
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Sunday, January 27

4:00pm-6:00pm | Driving Range

Discovery Jr. is your host for a fun-filled family event.
Bring your children, ages 6 and up, for the fantastic feats
of a circus workshop with local artistes, a scrumptious
s’mores bar, plus team-building activities, backyard
games, races and mini golf

Details

Complimentary
RSVP required

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SUPER BOWL WEEKEND

Marina Cookout

Friday, February 1

5:00pm | Marina Market

Kick off your Super Bowl LIIl weekend with an oceanfront outdoor cookout and draft beer.

Golf Scramble

Saturday, February 2

8:30am | Golf Clubhouse

Tee off for our Annual Member Golf Scramble all fun, no pressure.

Big Game Watch Party

Sunday, February 3

5:30pm | Prieta Beach Club

Root for your favorite team with a spectacular
football-themed spread featuring iconic bites from the Super Bowl’s team cities.

Details

Marina Cookout – US $35 + tax
Golf Scramble – Complimentary
Big Game Watch Party – Adults: US $55 + tax
Kids: US $30 + tax

RSVP required

NEW!

BOGAFIT

Prieta Beach Club Pool

Try an aquatic twist on fitness favorites, combining the best aspects of SUP yoga and boot camp for revolutionary results.
BOGAFit’s patented floating fitness mats provide an intense workout that stabilizes your core and invigorates your spirit.

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NEW!

CIRCUS WORKSHOP

Prieta Beach Club

This unique workshop is an entry-level class focused on cultivating strength, body awareness, confidence and personal style through the circus arts. Kids and teens will explore fabric, hand-balancing, partner acrobatics, toss juggling and object manipulation in classes that work on building a strong foundation in technique and artistry while encouraging creative expression.

NEW!

SILENT RIVER - IN-RESIDENCE HEALER

Prieta Beach Club

Swap urban stress for tropical tranquility as our own in-residence healer creates a serene space and guides your experience. Relax into the temazcal ritual (a traditional Mayan steam bath), followed by sound healing and bathing, a Cacao Bliss ceremony and copal energy cleansing.

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NEW!

SURFING FITNESS TRAINING PROGRAM

Prieta Beach

Boost your athletic capacity and heighten your surfing experience with our new program, designed to enhance and strengthen your ability to paddle out, catch a wave, balance on a surfboard and lay turns—injury free.

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AntiGravity Fitness

First Level, Gym

AntiGravity fitness is a new kind of workout invented by aerial performer Christopher Harrison—a former gymnast and Broadway choreographer. You’ll perform a series of exercises inspired by yoga, Pilates, calisthenics and aerial acrobatics in a specialized hammock, in order to achieve a total-body workout. Think Cirque du Soleil for gym-goers and yoga buffs.
It’s also incredibly fun.

The Art of Cocktails

Sunset Bar

Everybody loves a mighty, mixed drink.
Come take center stage in whipping up all sorts of creative concoctions with our in-house mixologist.

Beach BBQ & Live Music

Prieta Beach

It’s no secret: we throw the best parties in Costa Rica. Come savor delicious barbecue favorites and dance (or just listen) to live music at our casual boho-themed beach bash.

Cost per person available upon request.
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Discover Scuba

Prieta Beach Club

Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you’d like to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba is for you. It’s a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.

Freediving

Prieta Beach Club

Freediving is the sport of apnea—diving on a single breath of air. It’s a life-changing experience and the most natural way to explore under the waves. Learn to freedive during our supportive training session and you’ll improve your water confidence, take better underwater photos and redefine your limits. Get ready for an authentic ocean adventure.

Golf Clinic

Golf Clubhouse

Improve your game with insightful golf clinics taught by our Four Seasons Golf Pro.

Cost per person available upon request.

Guided Outrigger Canoe Exploration

Nacascolo Beach

Outriggers (Hawaiian-style canoes) are great equalizers of abilities. Your steersperson takes care of controlling your direction, while everyone gets to take in the most beautiful beaches around. Outriggers are more efficient than kayaks, so paddling is a little easier. Glide past spectacular bird-filled cliffs as your guide points out interesting landmarks.

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Guided Stand-Up Paddle

Prieta Beach Club

Paddleboarding in Costa Rica is a great way to get out on the water. Opt for a rousing workout. Or take it easy and spend time contemplating the ocean and connecting with the beauty of the bay. Paddle in the company of an ocean guide to hone your SUP knowledge and skills, and experience the sensation of connecting with the marvels of the sea.

Cost per person available upon request.

HIIT Workout

Prieta Beach

Working out is the best reward to give back to your body. And working out in nature, with amazing views of the ocean, is an inspiring experience to live by. These workout sessions with a professional trainer will help you perfect techniques used in different exercises and challenge you to reach your best level—and beyond.

Intro to Guaitil Pottery

Prieta Beach Club

Join a two-hour pottery workshop that focuses on using techniques developed by Chorotega ancestors centuries ago.

Local Flavors Class

Sunset Bar

Every week, learn the tastes and traditions of the Tico heritage via an array of workshops and lessons.

Member Boat

Marina Papagayo

New to the club: our own luxury jet boat, Papagayo Explorer, makes every day on the water a fun and unforgettable adventure. Rent by the hour for up to 10 total guests.

Cost per person available upon request.
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Mountain Biking

Papagayo Explorers Club, Bike Center

Peninsula Papagayo has great circuits for going out on a bike to enjoy nature with its biodiversity of beautiful landscapes—and the chance to spot wildlife. While you work out on your bike, you’ll learn and connect with a pro bike guide who can teach the right techniques and help you develop your biking skills on a challenging mountain bike trail with obstacles. Your guide can show you different trail levels to suit your skills as you enjoy Guanacaste’s famed sunsets on our evening rides.

Nature Night Walk

Papagayo Explorers Club, Nature Center

Some places are more magical in the light of the moon and the stars. Feel the immensity of the universe and its oneness with you. Nurture your body and soul. Listen to the wild orchestra of the night. And get lost in the peace and beauty of this newfound solitude, where being present in the moment is an adventure all its own. Live the sensation of walking the forest at night with professional nature guides for the chance to view nocturnal opossums, raccoons, porcupines, reptiles, amphibians and amazing insects—like magical fireflies.

Nature Walk

Papagayo Explorers Club, Nature Center

Go on a magical nature walk in the peninsula’s tropical dry forest to explore the flora and fauna of Peninsula Papagayo. Your passionate guide, complete with technical equipment, leads the way. Listen to the whispered secrets of big ash trees, plants, lizards, butterflies, birds, insects and monkeys, and learn their relationships with the natural order of the universe.

Neon Long Drive Championship

Driving Range

Compete with fellow golfers for the longest drive—go long or go home. Set at night and powered by glow-in-the-dark gear, it’s a spectacle you won’t want to miss. Expect music, competition and a surprise pop-up bar concept.

Ocean Swim

Prieta Beach Club

Swimming is invigorating, fun and good for the mind, body and soul. Ocean Swim provides an excellent stage to set challenges and achieve your goals, whether you want to get into open-water swimming, you’re looking for added motivation to maintain peak fitness or you simply enjoy swimming.

Poker Night

Prieta Beach Club

Join fellow members in a private poker game at the exclusive Olas Member’s Lounge.

Pool Swim Sessions

Prieta Beach Club

Exercise sessions in the water are even more fun and efficient. Learn different routines and special moves, expertly guided by a professional trainer.

Cost per person available upon request.
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Safari Adventure

Papagayo Explorers Club, Nature Center

Tour the trails of the peninsula by golf cart in the company of a knowledgeable tour guide. Explore pristine landscapes, breathtaking views and natural areas where wildlife moves around, with a chance to find monkeys, coatis and fascinating birds, like parakeets and woodpeckers. It’s a great picture-taking experience for kids, elders and anyone who prefers to move by car.

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Surf Lessons

Prieta Beach Club

Perfect your surfing technique and skills with a surf lesson from our own surf pro at beautiful Prieta Beach, where gentle waves make this a fantastic beginner experience.
Our friendly ocean guides are excellent surfers who are passionate about sharing the secrets of their craft. Perfect your paddling ability, learn how and when to stand up, and read the waves like the pros. Catching your first wave is guaranteed.

Cost per person available upon request.

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Tennis Clinic

Tennis Center

For tennis enthusiasts, enrich your game with tennis clinics taught by our Four Seasons Tennis Pro on flawlessly groomed grass and clay courts.

Thirsty Thursday

Sunset Bar

Share the peninsula’s favorite happy hour. Join fellow members every Thursday to watch the sun set over Prieta Beach and toast another perfect day.

Water Bikes Experience

Nature Center

Try the latest craze in water sports and experience nature from a new perspective. The Golfo de Papagayo is a natural paradise, and the water bike is a unique and nature-friendly way to explore it. Self-guided and uncharted, it’s the perfect opportunity to explore tropical gold-sand beaches, turquoise waters and places of extreme natural splendor. The bay’s calm waters are ideal for gentle bike cruising, snorkeling, swimming and ocean life spotting. And yes, it’s for everyone. No matter what your fitness or experience level, you can enjoy a perfect day out on the water.

Yoga

Deck at Prieta Beach Club

Greet your day with morning yoga to balance body, mind and spirit. Personal trainers are on hand for guidance and motivation.

Cost per person available upon request.