Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
Chefs and gourmands the world over had already fallen in love with the notion of baby vegetables—so tender, so sweet—when a few inventive souls decided to look a little more closely at the root of the matter (literally) and discovered seedlings. They were younger, teenier and even tenderer… They discovered: microgreens!
With a résumé that includes stints as a Private Chef at the Hotel Four Seasons on the Papagayo Peninsula and the prestigious Chateau Restaurant in San José, our Executive Chef Alejandro Torres
Did you know that Costa Rica has the longest Humpback Whale Watching season in the world? And there’s a reason why. Twice a year, the warm protected waters of Costa Rica’s Pacific coastline welcome humpback whales who travel between 3,000 and 5,000 miles each way from the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Humpbacks from the Northern Hemisphere travel for the months of December to March while those from the Southern Hemisphere travel for the months of June to November.
For the fourth consecutive year, Parador Resort & Spa passed the Certification for Sustainable Tourism Program offered by the Costa Rican Tourism Board with flying colors, receiving five leaves out of five.
Every day is “Environment Day” at Parador, but yesterday a group of leaders from the Parador Volunteer Program
Every year on September 14th, Costa Rican kids across the country light up the night with homemade lanterns to celebrate the eve of Independence Day. These lanterns symbolize the night the news of Independence from Spain reached Costa Rica via messengers who traveled throughout Central America carrying these faroles (small lanterns) to light their way.
To celebrate this special day we invited children from the Finca Anita Elementary School and the La Inmaculada Elementary School to participate in several cultural activities.
At a lavish ceremony at Villa Padiema Palace Hotel in Spain on the 28th of June 2013, Parador Resort & Spa was crowned as the only winner from Costa Rica to receive the prestigious Signum Virtutis - the Seal of Excellence – at the 2013 Seven Star Global Luxury Awards.
A delegation of the industry elite including chief executives of leading travel companies, government ministers and tourism board chiefs from across the continent attended the 20th World Travel Awards South & Central America Gala Ceremony 2013, held at the Huacca Pucllana Temple, Lima on July 20th, 2013.