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Parador Earns Three Flags

June 25, 2012 - 4:00 pm in Awards & Certifications

On June 2012, Parador was proud to receive three flags:  Two 5-Star Green Flags for Sanitary Quality (issued by the Costa Rican Institute of Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AYA), this rating system is similar to the U.S. Health Department's lettered ranking…

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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…

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Parador Wins Platinum Award for “Leader in Sustainable Tourism”

March 18, 2012 - 3:41 pm in Awards & Certifications

We’re so proud we just had to share! Having stayed with us before, we know you know all about our unwavering commitment to sustainability. Our efforts…

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Community Education at Parador

October 20, 2011 - 10:54 am in Community

We at Parador aim to operate a world-class sustainable resort that not only respects our natural and cultural surroundings, but strives to improve and enhance the relationship between our hotel and the community, our property and the fragile environment in…

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Romance at Parador

October 7, 2011 - 12:20 pm in Weddings, Honeymoons & Events

Parador Resort & Spa loves romance. Guest Service Manager Silvia Hernandez caters to any all occasions and relishes the chance to make a couple’s dreams for a special occasion come true. A recent Parador honeymoon story: Dutch newlywed Inge gave her…

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Biesanz Beach Clean Up

September 13, 2011 - 9:28 am in Community

Last Friday, September 9, Parador employees and their families gave up their mornings to clean up nearby Biesanz Beach. Playa Biesanz is beloved by Parador and its guests for its seclusion, easy access from Parador and its crystal clear waters. In fact, Biesanz…

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Parador Inspires Romance for Everyone Including its Staff

September 6, 2011 - 12:35 pm in Weddings, Honeymoons & Events

May Miranda joined Parador Resort & Spa as a restaurant server when he was 19 years old and the resort featured only 57 rooms. Today, 16 years later, Parador is the largest full service resort in the area with 129 rooms and suites and May continues as…

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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…