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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 waters of Costa Rica’s Pacific coastline welcome humpback whales who travel between 3,000 and 5,000 miles…

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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…

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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…

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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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Environment Day: Liberating Lora Turtles and Planting Trees

September 20, 2013 - 9:41 am in Community

Every day is “Environment Day” at Parador, but yesterday a group of leaders from the Parador Volunteer Program together with the Titi Conservation Alliance, the regional office of the ICT and the kids from the Portalón, Manuel Antonio, El Estadio and…

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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 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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Amazing Dolphin Tour Spotted from Parador

February 5, 2011 - 6:35 am in Nature & Adventure Tours

Words cannot describe the feeling of seeing the curious and friendly dolphins up close. We launch from Quepos Oceanfront. We sail along the coast to where the Punta Quepos meets the Pacific Ocean (a favorite dolphin playground). We linger in that area and…

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Parador’s Pet & Mascot Pedro Passes Away

January 14, 2011 - 12:18 pm in Nature & Adventure Tours

Amidst all the good vibes and celebration, we at Parador Resort & Spa have also suffered a great loss during this holiday season. Our longtime pet and hotel mascot, Pedro, the Garrobo Iguana, was found dead close to his home -- a pipe near the reception…

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Complimentary Shuttle to Playa Biesanz

December 31, 2010 - 9:51 am in Nature & Adventure Tours

In our ongoing quest to provide its guests with the ultimate in comfort and convenience, Parador is now offering complimentary golf cart shuttle service to and from our stunning neighboring beach of Playa Biesanz. Although just a very short walk from our property,…