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Parador Resort and Spa

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Travellers' Choice 2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full view
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Juan Santamaria Intl Airport67 km
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Both my kids and I agree that our time at The Parador was FANTASTIC. Everyone from Enrique, our driver, to the manager, Zaylin, as well as the staff at the restaurant and the information desks was helpful, friendly and extremely accommodating. The atmosphere at the...More

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Response from ZailynQ, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and SpaResponded yesterday

Dear Wander789610, We appreciate you sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community and us as well. Thank you for mentioning our collaborators by name, they work diligently to anticipate needs and create lasting memories and experiences for our guests. Sounds like you experienced the best...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

My third time as a guest of the hotel and I can´t get enough! I spent a few days in Manuel Antonio on past weekend, celebrating my son´s birthday with my mother and my daughter too. We had a blast! You guys made me crywhen...More

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Response from ZailynQ, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and SpaResponded yesterday

Dear Marko H, Thank you for becoming one of our regular guests, or more accurately, one of our family members at Parador Resort & Spa. We so enjoy sharing in your special celebrations, and we love creating lasting memories for you. When will your fourth...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived in a downpour and I hated the hotel (thinking it was corporate and American, not our sort of place at all). How wrong I was. Woken the next morning by howler monkeys and a fabulous view of the ocean, all was forgiven! We...More

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Response from ZailynQ, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and SpaResponded yesterday

Dear 108jules, Thank you for sharing your kind words with us and the TripAdvisor community. Our blessed location high atop a ridge overlooking the ocean and surrounded by lush rainforest allows for the lovely wildlife we share this place with. Many of our guests comment...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is our place in Manuel Antonio, lovely and best hotel here by far (after attempt in other ones), excellent rooms, we were in the new suites this time, all include jacuzzi on the terrace with ocean view. All the others are still good, comfy...More

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Response from ZailynQ, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and SpaResponded yesterday

Dear JMBV, We love hearing you say that Parador is "your place" in Manuel Antonio. We have many repetitive guests who we consider family, and enjoy anticipating their needs and creating experiences and memories with you. Thank you for mentioning Nico by name, his welcoming...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Great hotel. Nicely maintain. Construction on site on our stay but not to disturbing.amazing view. Great view. Anything you want is possible there. I am recommending this hotel. Will go back. Close to manuel antonio. On your way there stop at the mangrove monkey tour,...More

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Response from ZailynQ, Guest Relations Manager at Parador Resort and SpaResponded yesterday

Dear juls5142018, Thank you for sharing your comments with us and the TripAdvisor community, and for recommending Parador Resort & Spa. We look forward to your return very soon. Come and create memories and experiences to last a lifetime. Best, Parador Resort & Spa

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11 November 2018|
Response from Nikkiwad | Reviewed this property |
We liked the variety on offer in this hotel - you could eat in the bar for a more casual meal or the restaurant for a more formal dining experience. The drive from San Jose is 2.5 - 3 hours but it's a good drive and seemed... More
10 November 2018|
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Response from Debbie T | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast was included and was fabulous. Lunch and dinner were typical hotel prices but not Marriott like prices. You could get a quesadilla for lunch for $12 for example. There is a happy hour. We had our Uber driver... More
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7 October 2018|
Response from Danielle S | Reviewed this property |
You would fly into San Jose. I recommend the company Desafio for airport shuttles and tours around the country. They were safe, reliable, and professional. They offer group a shuttle and private transportation. Have fun... More
Room Tips
"Definitely opt for ocean views - worth the expense to wake up to that view!"
4 days ago
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"Great views from the suites"
24 Aug. 2018
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"Room 410 is good for watching wildlife, room 409 has a great view of the pool area and a large balcony."
29 Jul. 2018
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"Get a room with a balcony that has a view looking down on the tree tops."
20 Jul. 2018
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USD 186 - USD 505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasManuel Antonio
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