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Weddings in Parador: Max & Jamie

We were thrilled when Max and Jamie chose to celebrate their union with us. After 6 months of Skyping, phone calls, WhatsApp and email it all came together beautifully—a seasonal thunderstorm notwithstanding! Nearly 100 of their closest family and friends…

Blood Drive

Blood Donations: The Gift of Life

May 7, 2015 - 10:06 pm in Community, Parador Resort & Spa

Giving blood is an act that is greater than you: with the simple act of donating, you are giving the gift of life. Voluntary donors have extended this…

Finca Juanita Elementary School: From School Garden to Cafeteria

Finca Juanita Elementary School: From School Garden to Cafeteria

April 30, 2015 - 9:02 am in Community, Parador Resort & Spa, Sustainability

As part of its ongoing social responsibility programs, Parador staff visited the Finca Juanita Elementary School. With our guidance, Finca Juanita created…

Pacifica Spa Costa Rica

Spa 101: “Scentsory” Perceptions

February 24, 2015 - 10:15 am in Parador Resort & Spa, Wellness

a·ro·ma·ther·a·py əˌrōməˈTHerəpē/ noun the use of aromatic plant extracts and essential oils in massage or baths. Coined in 1937 by French perfumer and chemist, René-Maurice Gattefosse, the term “aromatherapy” has come to encompass everything…

Costa Rican Rompope

A Costa Rican Christmas Recipe: Rompope  

December 10, 2014 - 7:31 pm in Dining, Parador Resort & Spa

This delicious rompope (rrohm-poh-pay) is Costa Rica’s version of eggnog: creamy, sweet and fortified with rum—guaranteed to keep you warm and smiling on cool December nights. According to legend it was originally created by the nuns in the Santa Clara…