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Parador Resort & Spa Awarded Ecological Blue Flag for Third Consecutive Year

April 7, 2011 - 10:13 am in Awards & Certifications

Parador Resort & Spa is recognized yet again for outstanding commitment to the environment for which we were issued the highest 5 Leaf sustainability rating by the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) in 2010. Now, for the third consecutive year we have been…

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Parador Resort & Spa Nominated For The 7th Consecutive Year by Prestigious World Travel Awards

March 24, 2011 - 11:05 am in Awards & Certifications

Once again, Parador Resort & Spa has been honored with multiple nominations for excellence by the esteemed World Travel Awards. Having been named…


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…


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…

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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…


Parador Resort & Spa Hosts Inaugural “Global Partnership For Sustainable Tourism” Summit

January 25, 2011 - 12:00 pm in Sustainability

Highly recognized for our dedication to environmental responsibility, Parador Resort & Spa is enormously proud to have hosted the first annual “Global Partnership For Sustainable Tourism” summit on January 18 & 19, 2011. Organized by Costa Rica’s…


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…


Rocking in The New Year, Parador Style!

January 9, 2011 - 10:37 am in Hotel Happenings

Parador Resort & Spa ended 2010 with a literal bang behind a backwash of brilliant color as the sky above our sprawling ocean-view property erupted in a dazzling pyrotechnic light show when the clock struck midnight. The awesome fireworks spectacle was…

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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,…


La Galeria Restaurant Unveils New Menu

December 21, 2010 - 7:58 am in Dining

In an effort to surprise, delight and consistently evolve, Edgar Vargas Romero, our heralded Executive Chef, has revamped the Galeria menu, creating a series of internationally-inflected signature dishes for the discriminating palate. Elegantly presented…