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Northern California
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Our family of four including two teenagers just returned from a week at the Hotel Parador. If you're looking for a place to stay with amazing views and an extremely friendly staff, then this is your place. We were greeted by an array of friendly staff who handled our bags, brought us a welcome drink, a cool towel and got...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Thanks so much for your excellent review of our resort—we're so glad your family enjoyed their stay and had a chance to visit the area as well. We look forward to serving you again on your next visit to Costa Rica and helping you experience what pura vida is all about!

isle of wight
Reviewed 30 November 2014

I stayed here with a group of friends in November 2014 The hotel is well situated approx 20mins drive to Manuel National Park the hotel offers a free shuttle bus service to the park and also the public beach. food and service was very good. My friends saw monkeys and raccoons and also a sloth in the tree outside their...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jenny, Thank you so much for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your vacation in Manuel Antonio. We are very happy to hear that you enjoy our service, amenities, restaurants, tours and the amazing wildlife that surrounds the resort! Thank you for sharing your experience in this forum. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Pura...

Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 November 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Parador two days knowing we'd be moving on to another hotel in the area after we stayed. We were so blown away by the vista suite, the ocean view, and the service we received that we asked to stay longer. The hotel was all booked up for the rest of the week, so we had no choice...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your stay in Manuel Antonio. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed the service, amenities, vistas, nature and hope to welcome you back again in the not too distant future so that you can stay a bit longer and enjoy the Parador experience. Pura Vida!

Oak Ridge, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 November 2014

My husband and I had stayed at the Hotel Parador during our honeymoon 17 years ago. We recently returned with our children ages 12 and 10. Once again, we were not disappointed. The hotel is beautiful, the staff is very friendly and welcoming and the food is delicious. The wildlife on the property is amazing. We were also happy to...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Tiffany & Paul, Thank you so much for visiting us again after 17 years! We're so happy to hear that you and your family fully enjoyed the Parador experience - service, amazing wildlife that surrounds the resort, restaurants, nature tours and amenities. We're extremely grateful for your contribution and sharing with other travelers your Pack for a Purpose experience!...

Southborough, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 November 2014

We stayed at the Parador for three days and enjoyed the overall experience. The hotel is a classic, which means that it has some character and shows its age a little, but in a nice way. The grounds have very mature plantings, and it feels a bit like something from an age gone by. The service was uniformly outstanding -...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ken, Thank you so much for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your vacation in Manuel Antonio. We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the resort. With regard to the spa, we had to close it temporarily for an upgrade to the facilities as we are getting ready for high season. Again, thank you for...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Cant wait to return. The entire staff is so warm, courteous n professional. My mom and I were treated like family. I celebrated my 50th birthday with a few good friends. The hotel and service was more than i could have hoped for. Rafael, at the tour desk, hooked us up with an ATV tour which was awesome, as well...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jonette, Thank you so much for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your vacation and Birthday celebration in Manuel Antonio. We're so happy to hear that you fully enjoyed the Parador Experience - amazing wildlife, soft adventure, great food, relaxation... what we call Pura Vida! We hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Pura Vida!

Texas
Reviewed 20 November 2014

We had our wedding at Hotel Parador last month and stayed for six days. Granted it was rainy season so, our plans for an outdoor wedding fell through thanks to mother nature. The staff moved us inside and we had an incredible, intimate ceremony on the balcony with a torrential downpour surrounding us. This was followed by a gorgeous private...

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Shannon, Thank you so much for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your wedding. We're so happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations on your Wedding day and that both your wedding ad birthday celebrations were truly unique and memorable experiences. Glad to see that you enjoyed the amazing wildlife that surrounds our resort! Thank you so much...

Naples Park, Florida
Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

This is hotel is by far the best! We stayed here for 3 nights and never left the hotel except for excursions! Everything is here! Great food, drinks, pool, spa, and staff is excellent! Made my birthday feel very special!!! If I could come to Costa Rica once a year ...Hotel Parador would be my safe haven! A must! #PuraVida

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Carlos C, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Parador Resort & Spa for your stay in Manuel Antonio and Birthday Celebration! We're so happy to hear that fully enjoyed the Parador Experience and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Pura vida!

Reviewed 18 November 2014

Our trip is almost over Thursday we leave this amazing place. We could not have picked a better place for our honeymoon and do not know where to start. Starting with the views, the plants flowers the wild life which we love with iguanas walking around while you have breakfast from sloths in front of our balcony and who could...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Congratulations again on your nuptials! We are so happy to read such a lovely review. Thank you so much for choosing us to spend this very special occasion, and rest assured we will let our staff know of your kind comments. We hope your wrist is better and we wish you a very happy rest of your week here at...

Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 17 November 2014

My (now) husband and I had the best stay here (It was April 2013, TA would only let me go back to Dec. 2013. We got to the hotel late and they greeted us with cool towels & fruity juices. They offered the upgrade to a suite from our garden room for a fee (I dont remember what it was,...

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Lydia G, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind review and we're happy we were able to make your vacation truly special. We look forward to seeing you again soon in our beloved Manuel Antonio! Pura vida!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Parador Resort & Spa, Costa Rica’s premier eco-luxury resort. Sitting high above the Central Pacific coastline, this award-winning hotel is built on 12 acres of rainforest in beautiful Manuel Antonio, just minutes from Costa Rica’s best beaches.Known for its dedication to preserving and protecting Mother Nature as well as its first-class amenities, Parador offers a long list of activities for your enjoyment and a staff ready to accommodate your every need. Experience inspired cuisine. Take a walk along a white sand beach. Swing through the rainforest canopy. Or simply relax and take in the view from your splendid suite. It’s all about responsible luxury, pura vida style. Parador Resort & Spa… Where Green Is More Than Just A Color. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Parador Resort and Spa

Address: | Punta Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: ₹ 11,237 - ₹ 29,087 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Parador Resort and Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 121
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#4 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#5 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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