Hotel Parador

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Costa Rica Hotel Parador Boutique Resort & Spa… a display of excellence, human warmth and total comfort.

Costa Rica, a country abundantly blessed by nature, is located at the heart of the Central America isthmus. In the Pacific Beach Region of this picturesque Central American country Costa Rica, near the famous sportfishing town of Quepos and the Manuel Antonio National Park hides a “gem of tropical splendor” , awaited to be discovered by you!


Parador Main pool4Enthroned atop a majestic bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean and surrounded by 400 acres of lush tropical rainforest, Hotel Parador “Boutique Resort”, is located in the most remote and pristine area of Manuel Antonio, yet within minutes from the World Famous Manuel Antonio National Park, the small sport fishing town of Quepos, and the local airport. Exciting tours such as canopying, rafting and jungle cruises are all close by. Just 10 minutes walking distance from the hotel, hidden in a secluded bay you will find the most breathtaking white sand beach surrounded by tranquil turquoise waters and jungle.

The Hotel Parador has become one of the most emblematic facilities for leisure on the Central Pacific Coast. It offers all the expected amenities of a four – plus resorts, while maintaining a true personalized service. Among its facilities it includes: 2 restaurants, bars, conference room, gift shops, spa services, tennis court and much more.

2-Parador Sunset-PeterThe Resort is independently owned by a Dutch family. In the creative mind of Jan Schans, he built a jewel in a paradisiac place, where pure nature was the basis and the perfect scenery so man could build a new paradise. It’s elegant Mediterranean – style architecture, modeled after the Traditional Spanish Paradores and quaint European “boutique hotels”, has today made the resort one of a kind. Built in 1995 as a 57 room hotel, has now completed its final phase with 108 rooms and suites. Since opening, Hotel Parador “Boutique Resort” has been a hidden getaway in Costa Rica for many celebrities including Don Johnson, Charlie Sheen, Lorenzo Lamas, Eric Roberts and many more.

The entire Parador experience is limitless. Tropical gardens, boundless pools, expansive views, excellent service and a touch of European living, make for an exquisite stay in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica.


paradorpooljacuzziAt the Hotel Parador “Boutique Resort & Spa” you can lounge for hours at the infinity swimming pool gazing at the incredible views, or simply take advantage of the different recreation facilities.
Explore the 12 acre premises that take you through the lush gardens and mysterious jungle, where you are almost guaranteed to see some of the most abundant wildlife, such as white-faced and titi-monkeys, sloths, iguanas, coudamandas, and many species of birds. For your own safety we do recommend you stay on the trails.

If you are ready to discover the exotic surroundings, of Hotel Parador “Boutique Resort” offers many activities for different interests. Our tour desk personnel will help you pick out the activities just right for you. We have tours for the young and old, anywhere from thrilling water rafting rides, to relaxing boat rides or educational nature tours.
All activities are guided by bilingual professionals and are a short distance from the resort.

For those stressed from normal lives, we also offer therapeutic ,antistress, and aromatic Spa Services, performed by highly trained professionals.

Our personalized dedicated staff will make your stay feel right at home and will respond to any immediate request you may have.
It all exists here…at the Hotel Parador “Boutique Resort”, where relaxation, adventure, and romance await you!


La Galeria Restaurant offers exceptional fine dining in an elegant romantic setting overlooking the gardens, the Ocean and the pools.  Our wide selection of dishes, named after famous International painters, prepared by the finest of chefs combine both the Costa Rican flavors as well as the European cuisine.

  • Saturdays: Exquisite Surf and Turf grill buffet.
  • Thursday through Saturday: Live piano music.

Our famous breakfast buffet is served daily on the terraces.   The buffet includes everything from an omelette station, to fresh home baked goods, local favorite “Gallo Pinto” and fresh tropical fruits and juices.

El Quijote Bar and Restaurant:
Our more casual restaurant, with spectacular views and a relaxing atmosphere, has an extensive international menu and is open for both lunch and dinner.

Sancho Panza Bar:
Adjacent to El Quijote restaurant, where you can enjoy delicious Costa Rican mixed drinks while watching a game of football or playing a game of pool.

La Reina Private Dining Room:
Enjoy a romantic candlelit evening in the privacy of La Reina. This beautiful air-conditioned medieval style dining room is ideal for private parties, anniversaries or honeymooners.

Maximum capacity is 10 people and a minimum consumption is required.

El Galeon Pool Bar:
The place to be! Cozy swim up bar with excellent tropical cocktails, and endless panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, the Islands and the forest. A light Lunch menu is served around the pools.


With the relaxing views of the tropical forest of Costa Rica, and the sense of the calm breeze rising up from the Ocean, the newly opened “Pacifica Spa” at Hotel Parador, Boutique Resort and Spa, provides an atmosphere that insures total inner peace and relaxation. The elegant boutique Spa, has been designed with the client’s tranquillity in mind, providing only the finest materials in harmony with nature, yet maintaining an elegant touch. Hand made murals and floor mosaics with marine motifs, hand finished natural ochre walls, and Costa Rican handcrafted wrought iron accents and chandeliers, give it its rustic appeal.  Each area of the spa has views looking into the rainforest, where monkeys can be observed right from your massage table, or while taking up a yoga lessons, or relaxing in the whirlpool.  Our professional therapists will bring you to a total state of well-being, with the different treatments they offer, including anything from a tension relief deep tissue massage to a gratifying Costa Rican Volcanic mud wrap, soothing aloe vera sun burn relief wrap, or a hot relaxing ylang-ylang milk bath.
The 350m2 spa facilities adjoining the adult pool include, a small gym with state of the art equipment, 5 air conditioned treatments rooms (one VIP treatment room with Jacuzzi, 1 individual treatment room, 1 couple massage treatment room, manicure & pedicure, wet treatment room), steam room, Swiss shower, whirl pool, plunge pool, lockers, and relaxation and yoga area.   Surrounding the spa, guests can also enjoy a relaxing walk on the trails that lead through the forest and along the cliff with spectacular views to the Manuel Antonio National park and beaches.


Enjoy your event in a new and comforting atmosphere! We can organize any event (including weddings) for up to 64 people in our conference room and up to 100 people in the restaurant or terraces facing the ocean.
The conference hall includes:

  • Podium.
  • Video Beam.
  • Chart Board.
  • Acrylic Board.
  • Copy Machine.
  • Computer and printer.
  • Slide Projector.
  • Screen for projection.
  • Internet.


Hotel Parador “Boutique Resort & Spa offers a variety of activities on the 5 hectare premises, including a large infinity swimming pool, adult swimming pool with cascading waterfall, jacuzzi, steam room, tennis court, miniature golf course, outdoor gym, nature trails, and a green area which includes a putting and chipping area, driving box, badminton/volleyball, and croquet.

Our activities desk, located adjacent to the swimming pool, will make sure your stay is most satisfying. Here we provide at no additional cost pool towels, tennis balls and racquets, use of the tennis court (during the day), mini-golf clubs, etc….
Additionally, at the activities desk we book all your local tours and spa service appointments plus any extra assistance you may need


Other facilities and services at the Hotel Parador “Boutique Resort”

  • Art Gallery
  • Gift shop “La Joyita”
  • Decoration Shop “La Dulcinea”
  • Ice machines
  • Library and book exchange
  • Private parking lot
  • Washing and drying machines
  • Baby sitting service
  • Bellboy service
  • Concierge service
  • Free shuttle service to the Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Free Internet service
  • Laundry pick-up service
  • Medical service
  • Room service
  • Transport service
  • 24 hour security


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Surrounded by beautiful gardens, all rooms have balconies with views of either the rainforest or the ocean. In our rooms, tastefully decorated according to the highest standards, our guests may avail themselves to many luxurious extras, including room service, cable TV, air conditioning, mini-bar, coffee maker, telephone, safety deposit box, ceiling fans and hair dryers.

Room Descriptions
Garden Rooms (25)
Beds: 1 king or 2 full.
Bathroom: one shower, 1 lavatory.

Special features:
The main feature of the Garden rooms is the sight to the green and colorful gardens that surround them, and their key location to main facilities like swimming pool area, spa and restaurants. These rooms are recommended for families with a small child and for people who want to be closed to nature.

Jungle Rooms (20)
Beds: 1 king or 2 full.
Bathroom: 1 bathtub, 1 lavatory.

Special features:
The Jungle rooms are more spacious than Garden rooms. These rooms offer private balconies and doors to adjacent rooms. The jungle rooms refresh your senses with the greenery of the dense vegtation, and once in a while catch a glimpse of wildlife swinging aroundat a distance and birds flying in the sky. Recommended for families or friends who wnat to be closed to each other.

Superior Rooms (30)
Beds: 2 queen size.
Bathroom: 1 bathtub, 1 lavatory.

Special features:
The newest addition to Hotel Parador, inagurated in December 2003. The three-story building offers beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean, which can be enjoyed from the private balconies. These rooms have an easy access to the hotel’s restaurant, boutique, swimming pools and all of the other hotel facilities.  The rooms are comfortable and spacious, and provide all the amenities provided in a five star hotel.  We recommend these rooms to anyone who wishes proximity to the pool area and of course enjoy beautiful views of the ocean and surrounding rain forest.
Premium rooms (19)
Beds: 2 queen size.
Bathroom: 1 bathtub, 2 lavatories.

Special features:
The Premium rooms of Hotel Parador Boutique Resort offers an incredible 180° degree views of the ocean, islands, and the jungle. All rooms have large sliding doors and are carefully decorated with earthy tones and hues of blue, blending the natural environment together with the indoors. Ideal for couples looking for peace and quiet while taking in the endless views of the landscape. The panoramic elevators afford our guests an incredible view of the mountains while making their way to their rooms (not recommended for children).

Premium Plus rooms (2)
Beds: 1 King size.
Bathroom: 1 bathtub, 2 lavatories.

Our two of a kind premium plus  rooms are everyone’s dream. This rooms have large wrap around balconies, where you can sit for hours gazing at the amazing views.  The balconies have comfortable lounge chairs  and  270° degree views. This rooms are recommended for couples or honneymooners.

Junior suites (9)
Beds: One king.
Bathroom: Jacuzzi, 2 lavatories.

Special features:
The Junior suites have a large seating area with comfortable leather seating, jacuzzi for two, kitchenette, private entrance, and ornate gardens, all with a view of the rainforest and the rest of the complex. These rooms are recommended for people seeking privacy who demand the very best.

Presidential suite (1)
Three bedrooms, one living room and dining room.


  • One master bathroom with a jacuzzi and separate shower.
  • Two bathrooms with one shower.

Special features:
The Cristóbal Colón Presidential Suite, spreads out over a 172 sq meter (1851 sq ft) area and is truly one of its kind in all of Central America. It is located in the main building, has direct access to the library, conference room and the restaurants. The suite has a main entrance and three other independent entrances, one for each of the other rooms. The master bedroom is directly connected with the living room and dining area. The other two bedrooms have access from the foyer.

Recommended for high profile guests who want to enjoy their privacy while avoiding being noticed.


  • All rates are based on double occupancy and include a satisfying complementary breakfast for two.
  • Children under 3 accompanied by parents stay free; those between 3 and 12 pay only $5.00 plus tax.
  • Additional individuals are charged $30.00 plus tax, with “lavish breakfast buffet” included and a limit of four people per room. See our cancellation policies

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Hotel Parador Boutique Resort, offers to their guests, a selection of the most exclusive and exciting tours, in the area of Manuel Antonio


Our expedition staff will guarantee you an unforgettable stay at Hotel Parador “Boutique Resort”. All of our adventures tours let you delight in Costa Rica ‘s most exotic flora and fauna, amid marvelous tropical landscapes of Quepos. Whether you just want to learn about nature, jump right into and become part of it, or feel like getting the old adrenaline pumping, we have just the activity for you.

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