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Happy New Year!

December 31, 2013 - 1:54 pm in Hotel Happenings

t was a simply spectacular evening as we ushered out 2013 and welcomed the New Year with our family and friends! If you joined us this year, please feel free to share your pics—if you weren't with us, we'd love to see you for NYE 2015!      …


Parador Celebrates Costa Rican Independence Day, 2013

September 14, 2013 - 5:41 pm in Hotel Happenings

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.…


Parador Hosts Hit TV Series “Little People, Big World”

July 30, 2013 - 4:48 pm in Hotel Happenings

The Roloff family of  "Little People, Big World" on Discovery/The Learning Channel stayed in Parador for the filming of a one-hour special documenting…


Parador Hosts 2013 Offshore World Championship

April 30, 2013 - 5:00 pm in Hotel Happenings

  Parador Resort & Spa, host of the 2013 Offshore World Championship, welcomed a total 67 teams of anglers from 31 countries led by Tournament Director Dan Jacobs. OWC Kick-Off Party. From Flamenco, Belly Dancing to Swing Criollo! Spectacular Evening!…

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Sweet Seventeen Parador!

June 25, 2012 - 3:54 pm in Hotel Happenings

It began with a remarkable piece of secluded cliff-side property in Costa Rica stretching from Quepos to Manuel Antonio National Park, the land blanketed with dense rainforest and blessed with stunning views of the Pacific. What followed was the vision of…

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Local Artistry in Las Suites

October 28, 2011 - 12:07 pm in Hotel Happenings

Parador Resort & Spa’s grand “Las Suites” building adds a touch of local artistry to each of the 33 elegant suites. Hand-painted works by native Costa Rican artist Victor Chavarria adorn the walls in each room.  Much of the themes present in his…


Renowned Artist Makondo Debuts As Parador’s Resident Entertainer

August 31, 2011 - 2:40 pm in Hotel Happenings

He has performed for political dignitaries, including former Presidents of Costa Rica and his native Nicaragua, and has also played with many musical luminaries such as Willie Colon, Paquito de Rivera, and Arturo Sandoval. And now the renowned pianist/singer…

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Exemplary Employee: Maylin Villavicencio

August 17, 2011 - 5:23 pm in Hotel Happenings

Although Maylin Villavicencio is not front-of-house visible to our guests, tucked away as she is in the administrative offices,  her job as Executive Secretary to Parador’s President and Managing Director is vital to the resort’s operation. A native of…

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Parador Resort Nominated As “Best Beach Hotel 2011” By Costa Rica’s National Chamber Of Tourism (Canatur)

August 10, 2011 - 8:35 pm in Hotel Happenings

Adding to its long list of accomplishments and awards, Parador Resort & Spa has most recently been nominated as “Best Beach Hotel 2011” by The National Chamber of Tourism in Costa Rica (CANATUR). Initiated in 2005, these awards are issued every two…

Dulcinea Store

La Dulcinea Gift Shop & Boutique Offers Exclusive Selection Of Exotic Gifts, Native Crafts & Chic Clothing

August 8, 2011 - 2:34 pm in Hotel Happenings

 Reflecting Parador Resort & Spa’s green philosophy, international ambiance and tropical milieu, La Dulcinea Boutique carries an inspired collection of handcrafted jewelry, woodwork, ceramics and exotic clothing. The beautifully eclectic shop on the…