Hotel Parador Resort & Spa


Perched high above the sweeping Pacific coastline is the deluxe Parador Resort & Spa, considered by many to be Costa Rica’s most romantic destination. Boasting jaw-dropping panoramic views, sprawling grounds, and exotic wildlife, Parador Resort & Spa is dedicated to the protection and preservation of nature’s wonders. In fact, the resort has earned a CST rating of 5 (Certified for Sustainable Tourism), the highest award on the scale.

Located in Manuel Antonio, Parador Resort & Spa offers first-class accommodations and a long list of exciting activities. Take a romantic walk along a white-sand beach. Swing through the rainforest canopy under hazy streamers of light. Experience piano music and fine dining at La Galeria, or slip away to La Reina Private Dining Room, an enclave of romance and Medieval style. The resort boasts four restaurants, four bars (including a swim-up bar), a world-class spa, three ocean-view pools (two are adults-only), tennis, and a fitness center. All suites offer spectacular ocean views from the terraces.

Scenic trails point the way to resident reptiles, rainbow-hued birds, and three species of monkeys. Evoking the Old-World charm of a traditional Spanish settlement, the resort pairs a breathtaking natural setting with European elegance.


All Rooms include:

  • cable TV
  • mini- bar
  • coffee maker
  • A/C and ceiling fans
  • safety deposit boxes
  • iron and board
  • hair dryer
  • telephone
  • Both self-service and concierge laundry facilities and room service are available.


Built on the highest point of the resort, Ocean Vista houses 32 luxurious panoramic suites and two sumptuous Master Vista Suites. The complex features a private adult-only infinity pool and Jacuzzi, the light fare of La Fragata Ocean View Restaurant, two elevators, and WIFI. Additionally, a small meeting room for eight is available for executive conferences. Parador’s daily breakfast buffet is included in the price of all rooms or suites, free WIFI throughout the resort including the rooms, and golf cart service for guests and luggage on-site.


The Parador Penthouse on the top floor of Las Suites annex offers a 360-degree view of Manuel Antonio National Park as well as the bay towards Biesanz beach, Quepos and the Marina. An excellent choice for families, it has a master suite with a plush king size bed and a private Jacuzzi with a view of the forest canopy and the Pacific coastline; the second bedroom has two plush queen beds, a shower and forest views. The Penthouse also boasts a kitchen, a dining/living room area and two balconies with different views, one with its own Jacuzzi.


Offering panoramic ocean and jungle views highlighted by large windows and an expansive balcony with private Jacuzzi, these two lavish master suites each feature a spacious master bedroom and living room, two plasma TVs and all other luxury amenities. The master suites are accessible via a private staircase adjoining them and can be rented separately or together for families or groups. They offer King-sized beds and a sleeper sofa.


These two extraordinary corner suites have all the commodities of the Ocean Vista building and offer a 260-degree ocean and jungle view, plus king-size beds and a larger balcony with a Jacuzzi affording even more privacy.


Located in the Ocean Vista building, these 28 ocean-view one-bedroom suites feature every imaginable amenity including plasma TV, mini-bar, sleeper sofa and a sumptuous bathroom with a full-size tub and separate shower. Each suite offers a King-sized bed and an expansive balcony with a private Jacuzzi.


Sprawling and luxurious, the Cristóbal Colón Presidential Suite spreads over 172 square meters (1,851 square feet) and is truly one-of-a-kind in Central America. It is located in the main building with direct access to restaurants, conference room, and the mezzanine. Three King-sized beds.


Parador’s 129 accommodations are divided among four separate buildings. All accommodations offer ocean, jungle or garden views and all of the amenities today’s modern traveler has come to expect.


Situated above the Premium accommodations, these nine beautifully appointed rooms offer a balcony that opens up to stellar views of the Pacific Ocean coastline. Premium Plus rooms are accessible via interior and exterior stairs or a dramatic, panoramic incline elevator. Each has a King-sized bed.


Built on a rock high atop the resort’s sprawling grounds, our 12 Premium rooms offer incredible 180-degree ocean and jungle vistas. Premium rooms are accessible via interior and exterior stairs or a dramatic panoramic incline elevator. They include shower with bathtub and two sinks. Two queen size beds.


Conveniently located close to the resort’s restaurants, spa, gift shops and swimming pools, these rooms are slightly larger than the Garden Plus category and sit just below the premium building. The 30 Tropical rooms are ideal for families sharing the same room and offer jungle or garden views. Showers and two queen size beds or one king size bed.


These 20 rooms boast balconies or terrace that overlook the verdant expanse of the rainforest. Connecting doors between each two rooms makes them a perfect choice for families. Includes shower with tub and two queen size beds


Located just steps from the resort’s restaurants, spa and primary pool area, the 25 Garden rooms access the gardens directly from the terrace. Two queen size beds.


There are 4 Restaurants at Hotel Parador Resort & Spa:

La Galeria Open breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cuisine: Mediterranean.
La Fragata Restaurant & Tapas Open for lunch. Cuisine: Tapas.
El Galeon  Open for lunch. Cuisine: Snacks.
El Quijote Open for dinner. Cuisine: International Buffet.


No wedding packages found for this resort.

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Lynn Farrell