Monthly Archives: June 2011

Exemplary Employee: Jairo Chacon

Jairo is one of many in the Parador family whose longevity with and rise within the organization represents both the caliber of our employees and the hotel’s commitment to training and offering enduring careers.

Jairo, a father of two,  grew up in nearby Parrita and joined Parador in 2000 as a front-gate greeter. Continue reading

The Smell Of Success: Organic Fertilizer Expert Don Miguel Helms Parador’s Compost Plant

Don Miguel, Parador Resort & Spa’s resident organic fertilizer specialist, greets at least fifty guests a day during peak season at his outpost below the hotel’s main building where he converts kitchen waste into planet-friendly sustenance for our gardens and green areas.

These eco-minded visitors venture down to Don Miguel’s compost plant to experience the true meaning of sustainability and to learn how refuse can become nourishment for the planet. Continue reading

Parador Resort & Spa Celebrates 16th Anniversary!

It began with a remarkable piece of secluded cliff-side property blanketed with dense rainforest that offered spectacular ocean vistas stretching from Quepos to Manuel Antonio National Park. And a vision. The vision of a Dutch man named Jan Schans who upon seeing this panoramic plot of land in 1993 imagined a hotel that would both aesthetically respect this unique natural setting and commit to protect it. Continue reading

Parador Honors Its Own: Employee Achievements Are Recognized At Quarterly Party

With twelve acres, 129 rooms and suites, stringent sustainability practices, 158 employees in seven departments and a constant influx of esteemed guests for whom to care, the Parador family is a busy one indeed. But we still take time out every three months to honor our hard working and loyal staff with a no-holds-barred party! Hosted each quarter by a different department that has free reign to stage the event as it sees fit, the most recent fete was helmed by the Food & Beverage Group. Continue reading

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