Parador Ocean Resort and Spa
This exclusive hotel is located on a hill at Punta Quepos, a densely forested peninsula, 4 km/2.5 miles from the entrance of Manuel Antonio National Park. It is around 5 km/3 miles from the town of Quepos (Central Pacific Coast), and about 173kms/107miles from San Jose. For those traveling by car, the journey takes about 3 hours on a mostly paved road that offers a spectacular scenery (mountains, ocean, and palm tree plantations). A faster way of reaching this region is by airplane. Regular 30-minute flights depart daily to and from San José/Quepos.
The resort was designed using a Spanish-Mediterranean architectural style. All accommodations boast ocean, jungle or garden views and all of the amenities today’s modern traveller has come to expect. Both self-service and concierge laundry facilities and room service are available. Parador’s daily breakfast buffet is included in the price of all rooms or suites, and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the facilities, including the rooms.
The hotel features a wine cellar, clubroom, library, health club with steam room, mountain top cocktail lounge (360-degree view), casino, computer stations, beauty salon, and shuttle service from the hotel for guests who wish to visit Manuel Antonio, National Park.
Local activities and attractions include beaches, guided park tours, fishing, surfing, snorkeling, Jet Ski rental, scooter rental, horseback riding, boat cruises, scuba diving, white water rafting, jungle tours, kayaking, biking, and rainforest expeditions.