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Meet Parador’s Famous Maître d’ Caracara

October 28, 2014 - 1:56 pm in Nature & Adventure Tours

We secretly followed Parador’s famous maître d', the Yellow-headed Caracara. His morning duties start at La Galeria's  breakfast buffet. While his reporting time for the shift varies due to his seniority, this morning he was an "early bird", discretely…

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Hop on a Bike: Parador’s Tico Village and Waterfall Bicycle Tour

September 17, 2014 - 2:24 pm in Nature & Adventure Tours

And away we go on Parador's bicycle tour... This is a complete edutainment experience, where you'll learn about the region's flora, fauna and other fun…

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Experience Humpback Whales Up Close and Personal

September 2, 2014 - 6:00 am in Nature & Adventure Tours

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…

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Explore Parador’s Exotic Nature Trails

May 4, 2014 - 1:25 pm in Nature & Adventure Tours

Parador's nature trails allow you to experience the essence of Costa Rica's bountiful beauty on your own time, at your own pace, and catch a glimpse of how our hotel works with nature to ensure its sustainability.            …

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Parador’s Bicycle Tour

March 4, 2014 - 2:24 pm in Nature & Adventure Tours

Hop aboard for a guided bicycle tour of the rural town of Portalón just 30 minutes away from Quepos. Learn about flora, fauna and the rural life of the local Costa Rican people. Enjoy a refreshing dip in a stunning waterfall and then a classic local snack…

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Costa Rica’s Resplendent Quetzal

February 4, 2014 - 1:13 pm in Nature & Adventure Tours

This extraordinary creature was a favorite of royalty for their brilliant plumage. Ask about a tour to their habitat in Cerro de la Muerte at our Quepos Verde Aventura tour desk next to the family pool (min. four pax). These great shots were courtesy of Elías…

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Parador Resort & Spa Offers New “Mysteries Of The Night” Guided Nature Tour

May 16, 2011 - 7:35 am in Nature & Adventure Tours

Parador Resort & Spa invites our guests to experience the wondrous nocturnal world of our resident wildlife in a new 1 ½ to two-hour guided walking tour. Under the aegis of a certified naturalist armed with a telescopic lens and a fistful of knowledge,…

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Parador Resort & Spa Offers Guided Walking Jungle Tours

April 14, 2011 - 1:54 pm in Nature & Adventure Tours

Parador Resort & Spa  offers a two-hour guided nature tour of the 10 acres of jungle trails that dissect our expansive property. Offered at 6 a.m., 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. every day -- a certified professional guide will lead you through lush secondary rainforest…

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Parador Resort & Spa Welcomes Its Newest Residents

March 15, 2011 - 1:31 pm in Nature & Adventure Tours

One needn’t venture very far to experience the miracle of wild life at Parador Resort & Spa. Embraced as we are by verdant rainforest, sightings of monkeys, sloths, tropical birds and giant reptiles is a daily occurrence. The sudden appearance of an…

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Soaring the Rainforest Canopy Safari is a Thrill a Minute

February 23, 2011 - 6:38 am in Nature & Adventure Tours

As we strive to ensure that our guests’ experience in Costa Rica is nothing less than extraordinary and safe, we would never recommend a tour or activity without sampling – and in this case, re-sampling -- it ourselves. And so it was that we ventured deep…