Parador Resort & Spa

Surrounded by 12 acres of wildlife-rich tropical rainforest with panoramic ocean views.


Punta Quepos, Manuel Antonio.

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DeluxeSomething special. Indulge yourself with a high-quality experience.
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Parador Resort & Spa

Parador Resort & Spa occupies the hillside close to Manuel Antonio National Park. The accommodation is spread over four separate buildings offering ocean, jungle or garden views plus all of the amenities today’s modern traveller has come to expect. At mealtimes you are spoilt for choice with 4 restaurants to choose from, offering a variety of different cuisines. Down time can be spent relaxing by one of the 3 swimming pools (one is specifically for families) or at one of the bars. If you prefer privacy then the rooms all have balconies, with varying views for you to enjoy, alternatively you could indulge in one of the pampering treatments down at the health spa, or opt for a gentle hike in the verdant rainforest surrounding the resort.

Why go to Parador Resort & Spa?

Parador Resort & Spa is the only full-service resort located in Manuel Antonio. The resort holds a number of prestigious awards not only for world-class service and amenities, but also for passionate commitment to both the environment and the community. The range of accommodation options go from the excellent to the absolutely amazing, and the location is second to none. This is an oasis of calm with soaring views surrounded by lush rainforest, where you can spend your Costa Rica vacation blissfully isolated from the hustle and bustle of the main drag.

Wildlife around Parador Resort & Spa

The location of this resort is stunning, overlooking jungle down to the ocean, where monkeys (howler, white face capuchins, squirrel), sloths, toucans, geckos, iguanas and many species of birds will entertain and wow you all day long and that’s without leaving the resort. Being adjacent to the Manuel Antonio National Park makes this an ideal spot to stay when you are in the area, it is easy to explore all that nature has to offer. The park itself is famous for the concentration of wildlife, particularly monkeys and sloths that are found here and of course the colourful and varied species of birds – there will be plenty to tick off your list.

Parador Resort & Spa Highlights

  • Perfect location, surrounded by nature
  • World class spa
  • 3 excellent restaurants
  • Three pools, all with ocean views
  • Hiking trails in the rainforest
  • Jungle & ocean in one location

Parador Resort & Spa Location

Parador Resort & Spa


  • 129 rooms
  • Open all year round
  • Breakfast is included in your stay.
  • Children under 6 receive free accommodation and breakfast.


  • 3 restaurants
  • 3 bars
  • Mini golf
  • Hiking trails
  • Exercise room
  • Health spa
  • Tennis court
  • Each room has cable TV, mini- bar, coffee maker, A/C and ceiling fans, safety deposit boxes, iron and board, hair dryer, and telephone
  • WiFi


  • Bicycle tours
  • Surfing
  • Snorkelling
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Zip-lining
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • Horse riding
  • White-water rafting
  • Guided tours of Manuel Antonio National Park

Parador Resort & Spa Rooms

There are 129 rooms at the resort in 9 categories: Garden, Garden Plus, Tropical, Premium, Premium Plus, Vista Suites, Pacific Vista Suites, Vista Master Suites and Family Suites

Garden Rooms

Premium Rooms

Vista Master Suites

Rana the frog likes this because…

“The resort operates a green philosophy across all areas. Waste is separated and recycled or composted, water and energy conservation processes are in place. Biodegradable soaps and cleaning products are used. They actively support local animal and arts charities.”

And don’t forget … for every booking we get, Costa Rica Specialists plants trees in deforested areas of latin America through The Travel Forest, and we back The Tribes Foundation’s conservation and social projects.

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