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Reviewed 10 June 2021

This was our second trip to Parador. This trip we decided to get married -as a pseudo elopement -during COVID . We were able to easily plan a wedding, with Harold, a month before the event. everything was taken care of with a few minor details from us. We had a beautiful room with a spectacular view. We saw wildlife and birds everyday and it was hard to leave the resort- usually we venture out more but the location had us spoiled. No hotel is perfect although this one comes close. One must keep in mind that you are in the jungle so there will be some insects and geckos at night -but that didn’t bother us.
Minor criticisms include:
1) La Fragata restaurant never seemed to be open either time we’ve been here- not sure if it’s based on occupancy
2) for an American the scrambled eggs on the breakfast buffet were too runny. Solve that problem with an omelette ;)
3) my only regret for the wedding was that I didn’t ask anyone to iron or steam my dress. There was an iron in the room but my dress was satin and I was afraid to burn it

Date of stay: June 2021
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Marianella Sandi, Guest Services / Front Office at Parador Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2021

Dear lepeka2176,
We are truly honored that you chose Parador Resort & Spa to celebrate such a special occasion! Harold and the team absolutely love hosting weddings, and we are so happy to hear we were able help create a magical day.
We would have been more than happy to steam your dress for you! Yes, you're right, La Fragata, the restaurant located on the suites building, is open based on occupancy, we hope you'll be able to enjoy it during your next visit.
Now that you are repeat customers, we would love to be a part of creating even more memories for years to come! We can't wait to see you again.
All the best from Harold and the entire staff at Parador Resort & Spa

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Reviewed 7 June 2021

Parador is extremely gorgeous and breathtaking. The staff were amazingly friendly and met our every need. Being placed seemingly within nature itself, the experience of Costa Rica's natural beauty is all around you as you walk around Parador's campus. There is a monkey trail, built within the campus, for one to see live monkeys with a few minute walk from your room! There are three pools, from which there are also very nice views. Amazingly, mini-golf and tennis are also options for activities on campus!

There is Spanish architecture within the buildings and also outside along the walking paths as well, and this is a very unique aspect of Parador. Cool historical artifacts are within the buildings on display.

The main dining hall has the most wonderful view across palm trees and into the ocean itself. The complimentary breakfast is very filing for someone with a high appetite. The dinners are high class, and the lunch menu fills your every "bar food" craving.

We had an ocean-view vaulted-ceiling room, a jacuzzi on the patio of our room. There are extra pillows already on the bed, and the pillows are extra fluffy! Room service was a dial away.

Highly, highly recommend!!!

Room tip: Ocean view, vaulted ceiling, with a jacuzzi on the outdoor patio.
Date of stay: May 2021
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Thank MillerLaw11
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Marianella Sandi, Guest Services / Front Office at Parador Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2021

Dear MillerLaw11,

We love the way you describe our resort and grounds, you really captured the spirit of our beloved Parador! Thank you for your patronage and recommendation. It goes without saying that we´d love to host you again with friends and family, to celebrate special occasions, or just to get away from it all for a few days.

Best regards from all of us here at Parador Resort & Spa, your home in Manuel Antonio

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Reviewed 6 June 2021

The Hotel Parador exceeded all my expectations. Great breakfast, great people and service. The several pools were beautiful and clean. Good parking. Near the best little cove beach. Just short walk down the hill. The room was nice and the patio ocean view was great. A monkey ran across it while we were having coffee. Lots of monkeys race through the trees in the early morning. The monkey trail forest in back of the resort was beautiful. Minor issues: 1 lane road is a little tricky right before you get to the resort. Dinner was a little pricey, but the pool drinks were very reasonable. Overall, one of the best run resorts I’ve ever stayed at.

Date of stay: May 2021
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Thank HoustonFamily1
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Marianella Sandi, Guest Services / Front Office at Parador Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2021

Dear HoustonFamily1,

We are in the business of exceeding expectations! How wonderful to read your comments. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to hosting you again. There is so much to see and do on property as well as in the neighboring areas of Manuel Antonio and Quepos. You can be as active or as relaxed as you like, while you create memories with your loved ones to relive again and again.

All the best from the team at Parador Resort & Spa

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Reviewed 5 June 2021

I felt very welcome as soon as I arrived. Everyone I met was lovely and kind. I enjoyed gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean, wild monkeys that eat mangoes and play in the trees, sloths, iguanas and great birds. The hospitality was truly wonderful. I will definitely return!

Date of stay: June 2021
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Thank athomley
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Marianella Sandi, Guest Services / Front Office at Parador Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2021

Dear athomley,

We truly appreciate your patronage and you sharing your thoughts with us and the users of this platform. We are in awe every day of the fauna we get to share this space on earth with, their interactions are truly joyous to behold.
We look forward to hosting you again in the near future, let us know how we can make your next stay an even more enjoyable and memorable one.

Pura Vida from the team at Parador Resort & Spa

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Reviewed 25 May 2021

Hotel Parador Resort and Spa was a first class experience. The staff, food, excursion recommendations and guest services was great. My wife and I had a great second wedding anniversary in Costa Rica. Everyone was very friendly and the entire property was very cautious regarding Covid-19.

Date of stay: May 2021
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Thank 511wesleyn
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Marianella Sandi, Guest Services / Front Office at Parador Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2021

Dear Wesley,
What a lovely comment, thank you so much for sharing, and for choosing Parador to celebrate such an important occasion. Let´s make it a tradition, shall we? Come visit us to create memorable experiences to share with loved ones for years to come.
All the best from the staff at Parador Resort & Spa

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