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Secrets is an Adults-only (18+) all-inclusive resort, discreetly tucked away behind the curving sandy beach at Arenilla, on Costa Rica's glittering northern Pacific coast.

With 202 rooms and suites, Secrets is not overwhelmingly large by the standards of some resort hotels. With a range of facilities there's plenty on offer to keep you entertained, whether it's just for a few days or the focus of your holiday. Two swimming pools face the ocean and there's a well-equipped gym. Daytime activities such as beach volleyball, beach walks and water aerobics complement the evening's entertainment which can include theme nights, live music, dance lessons and rum and wine tasting sessions. You can indulge as many times as you like at a choice of à la carte restaurants and a seaside grill - or dine in the privacy your room if you wish. There are also several bars, including at the poolside or for tropical sundowners by the ocean.

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What our clients say

  • Highlights? Rafting out of Pacuare, seeing the turtles, kayaking in Tortuguero, zip wire trips, hiking in Pacuare and relaxing on beach in Santa Teresa.

    MBW, London
  • Highlights:- Hard to choose, but the noises and sounds surrounding us all day and night, created by all the wildlife was fantastic.  Never heard anything like it and loved it.  The Costa Rican hospitability is something to live up to they have it right!

    ST, Swords
  • Everything was organised like clockwork but without feeling intrusive.  The whole itinerary fully met our needs with fabulous hotels and some really exiting journeys.  The flight from Punta Islita being a particular highlight, along with the journey from Arenal to MonteVerde.  Costa Rica with Journey Latin America is one of the best holidays we have ever had, if not the best.  Thank you and particularly to Hannah.”

    LD, Harpenden
  • Highlight?: Flying down the ziplines at Arenal was truly incredible. We had a clear day, too, with amazing views of the volcano and lake to distract us from the fact we were 200m up! 

    DR, London
  • Costa Rica is a stunning country: in terms of its people, who are so warm and welcoming; its ethical basis and its phenomenal wildlife. Snorkelling at Cano Island was truly memorable as was having toucans feet away at La Paloma. We are so pleased we added on a partial transit of The Panamá Canal: the experience was one we shall never forget. The other think to mention is that Kathryn organised the tour exactly the right way round.: we met others who had done it differently and they regretted doing so.

    JS, Brighton
  • Highlights?: The drive Ranch Margot round Lake Arenal, staying there, seeing humming birds feeding from flowers a metre from our bungalow veranda, kayaking in the shadow of the amazing volcano.

    JH, London
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Our expert's view

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Club Level rooms come with the best positions, a separate check in, concierge service, à la carte breakfast option and access to the Preferred Club lounge and bar as well as other benefits.

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Meet our team

Real Latin american experts

  • Charlotte Daubeney (2)
    Charlotte Daubeney - Travel Expert

    Charlotte's fascination with Latin America began with a family holiday to Belize. She went on to study Spanish in school and at university before spending a year living in Santiago, Chile.

  • Hannah Donaldson
    Hannah Donaldson - Travel Expert

    Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is a much valued Travel Expert in our Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tours sales team.

  • CarrieGallagher2
    Carrie Gallagher - Travel Expert

    A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours department.

  • Hannah Waterhouse
    Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Expert

    Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.

  • Mary Anne Nelson
    Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Expert

    Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.

  • Kathryn Rhodes
    Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Expert

    Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

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