Enter a world where stress dissolves like sugar in hot coffee. In this tranquil haven, the windows are wide open to the beauty of the surrounding rainforest, while handcrafted murals and floor mosaics combine with earthy ochre walls to create a unique oasis.

Welcome to Pacífica Spa at Parador Resort & Spa, where our expert staff of spa practitioners offers an inspired menu of wellness services in the climate-controlled comfort of our treatment rooms.

Spend an hour or devote all day to relaxing, renewing and rejuvenating.

You’ll be happy you did.


  • Private lockers
  • Plush bathrobes
  • Complimentary fruit and beverages
  • Relaxation and yoga areas (for practicing independently or joining a scheduled class)
  • Steam room
  • Plunge pool 
  • Swiss shower is available

Our inspired menu of wellness services offered in five treatment rooms include:


Pacifica Spa’s selection of Day Programs offer the ultimate in indulgence. And you deserve it! Relax and pamper yourself with one of our comprehensive packages which include the full use of our indoor and outdoor swimming pools, whirlpool, gym and yoga facilities.

Pacifica Signature

3.5 hours


  • Herbal Steam Room
  • Mediterranean Detox Marine Polish
  • Pacífica Seaweed & Hydro Massage
  • Pacífica Facial
  • Pacífica Massage

Simply Beautiful

  4.5 hours


  • Spa Manicure and Spa Pedicure
  • Honey and Almond Scrub
  • Ginger & Orange Body Mask
  • Capillary Treatment
  • Paraffin Facial
  • Aromatherapy Massage

Naturally For Him

3.5 hours


  • Relaxing Bath
  • Cappuccino Scrub
  • Costa Rican Volcanic Mud Wrap
  • Gentleman’s Facial
  • Hot Stone Massage

Romance For Two

4 hours


  • Herbal Steam Room
  • Couples’ Massage
  • Capillary Treatment
  • Spa Pedicure

Massage Collection

We offer you a large selection of therapeutic massages that will positively impact your health and lull you into a balanced state of well-being. Benefits include: improved circulation, relaxed muscles, stress reduction, and stimulation of the lymphatic system.

Pacifica Massage

A full body classic massage where your therapist combines long rhythmic strokes with kneading techniques to increase circulation, ease tension and bring you to a total state of relaxation.

50 minutes / 80 minutes

Hot Stone Massage

This ancient healing art uses elements of nature to relieve tension and provide a deeper level of relaxation. Warmed natural stones are placed strategically on all chakra points and massaged all over the body to help relieve pressure and melt away stress.

50 minutes / 80 minutes

Four Hands Massage

This highly popular massage is performed exclusively for you by two therapists working in a synchronized manner, leaving you in a total state of bliss.

50 minutes

Therapeutic Personalized Massage

A therapeutic massage specially tailored to your needs. Your therapist will focus on problem areas to restore balance and relieve stress.

50 minutes

Aromatherapy Massage

Delicate scents stimulate your senses with our special blend of essential oils that are applied all over your body with relaxing movements to ease away stress, tension and tired muscles.

50 minutes

Couples Massage

Indulge and relax while two therapists simultaneously perform anti-stress Swedish massages on the both of you. This can also be fun for a mother and daughter experience or just with girl friends. Your vacation is not complete without this true Spa experience.

50 minutes

Classic Back, Shoulder and Neck Massage

A Swedish massage technique that quickly relieves tension, improves circulation and enhances well-being. 

25 minutes


This oriental pressure technique concentrates on specific points of the soles of the feet to release tension, fatigue and increase circulation. This is an excellent choice for all sorts of aches, especially after an active day.

25 minutes

Scalp Massage

A relaxing massage focusing on the scalp, face and neck, which targets specific stress points. It’s highly effective in relaxing the entire body. We recommend it as an accompaniment to any body massage or treatment.

25 minutes

Body Treatment Collection

Rehydrate and rejuvenate tired and dry skin with one of our luxuriant natural body wraps.

Pacifica Seaweed Body Mask

A body mask formulated with a special blend of marine and botanical ingredients, rich in seaweed and phyto-extracts, that activates the skin, stimulates the circulation, detoxifies and re-mineralizes the skin leaving it silky smooth and moisturized. It aids in the reduction of cellulite and water retention.

50 minutes

Après Soleil Aloe Soothing Wrap

A must for sensitive or sun burned skin. A healing and cooling gel, rich in Aloe Vera and soothing botanical ingredients, is gently applied to nourish, soothe, decrease redness and calm the skin. Recommended for everyone, but especially for those with dehydrated, fragile and damaged skin.

50 minutes

Ginger & Orange Wrap

A hydrating treatment with restoring properties especially designed for dry and rough skin. The combination of ginger, orange and aromatic essential oils will refresh the senses and leave your skin feeling clean and revitalized.

50 minutes

Cacao Fantasy Wrap

Indulge in a truly relaxing emollient chocolate wrap. The cacao, rich in natural antioxidants, (vitamin A & E) will restore softness and elasticity to your skin.

Pacifica Detox Marine Polish

A top of the line European refining scrub for sensitive skin containing sea extracts, salts, vitamins and minerals. Detoxifies and re-mineralizes skin and promotes optimal luminosity and smoothness. Recommended with the Pacífica Seaweed Body Mask.

Costa Rica’s Volcanic Mud Wrap

A natural therapeutic healing treatment for sensitive and problematic skin. After your skin has been exfoliated, an application of organic volcanic mud—rich in minerals and vitamins to purify and nourish—is applied all over your body.

50 minutes

Cappuccino Scrub

A nourishing and exfoliating treatment utilizing Costa Rica’s coffee which is rich in powerful antioxidants. Skin is left glowing, soft and smooth.

Honey Almond Exfoliation

Following ancient beauty rituals, this rich honey almond skin treatment removes impurities and dryness while restoring skin’s vitality, elasticity, and suppleness.Recommended with the Ginger & Orange Wrap.

Body Exfoliation Collection

We believe that exfoliation is the first step in an effective bodycare regiment. By removing all skin impurities and dead cells, a scrubleaves the skin smooth and refined and better prepared to absorb thetherapeutic ingredients contained in our body wraps.

We offer three distinctive exfoliating scrubs as a precursor to the body wrap of your choice.

50 minutes

Facial Care Collection

Pacifica Facial

Effective for all skin types, this deep cleansing treatment employs gentle exfoliation, detoxifying steam and light extraction followed by the application of a reparative ampoule to smooth fine lines, hydrate, and firm the skin. Finish with an anti-stress facial massage and nourishing mask for a healthy and rejuvenated glow.

Purifying Facial

Detoxify and purify the skin with this deep cleansing/paraffin mask facial. Richly formulated with extracts of honey and propolis to lift impurities and restore skin’s natural balance, the warm and soothing paraffin mask leaves the face smooth and radiant.

55 minutes

Gentleman’s Facial

Specifically designed for a man’s complexion, this deep cleansing and detoxifying facial helps combat skin imbalances and impurities. Includes a relaxing facial massage and a beneficial carbon mask and is perfect for the adventurous gentleman whose skin has been exposed to the sun, sea and wind.

55 minutes

Pacifica Basic Cleansing

Short on time? Try this abbreviated version of our Pacífica Facial.This 30-minute deep cleansing treatment includes light extraction and anatural mask to hydrate and soften the face and neck.

30 minutes

Hand and Feet Collection

Treat yourself to a lavish manicure/pedicure within the lush environs of a tropical rainforest. Soak in the verdant surroundings (which includes frequent visits from our resident monkeys) while soaking in afragrant hand or foot bath designed to soften and nourish your skin. A deep nail cleansing and shaping, hand or foot exfoliation and relaxing massage is capped off with a polish of your choice

Fatigued Foot Treatment Reflexology

This treatment tells us that the health of our feet directly corresponds to the health of other regions of the body. Pamper your feet with this soothing treatment, which includes a hydrating exfoliation, an invigorating menthol foot mask and a relaxing foot massage.

25 minutes

  • Spa Manicure-30 minutes
  • Spa Pedicure- 50 minutes
  • Spa Manicure and Pedicure-80 minutes
  • Polish Change-15 minutes
  • Paraffin Treatment for Hands or Feet-30 minutes

A la Carte Treatments

Elect this unique hydrotherapy massage alone or as an adjunct to other body treatments. The healing qualities of water are combined with therapeutic massage techniques to create this relaxing and beneficial shower-like massage.

Hydrotherapy Massage

Enjoy this unique hydrotherapy massage alone or together with any other body treatments. The healing qualities of water are combined with therapeutic massage techniques to create this relaxing and beneficial shower-like massage.

20 minutes

Hydrotherapy Bath

Immerse yourself in tranquility with a view of the rainforest right outside the open window as you savor the sensation and scents of a warm skin-softening hydrotherapy bath infused with aromatic oils and bath salts.

20 minutes

Capillary Treatment

This intensive scalp treatment both invigorates and soothes while moisturizing hair and adding spectacular shine.

25 minutes


  • Full leg
  • Half leg
  • Full Arm
  • Half Arm
  • Face
  • Underarm
  • Lip and Eye brow
  • Bikini
  • Back

Children’s Collection

Kids need a bit of pampering, too! Pacífica Spa offers mini 30-minute treatments tailored to the needs and attention span of the younger set.(Up to 12 years old.)

  • Mini Facial
  • Mini Massage
  • Mini Spa Manicure
  • Mini Spa Pedicure

Herbal Steam: 20 minutes

Fitness Center

In case our Monkey Trail wasn't enough of a workout, our new state-of-the-art gym offers new machines and floor to ceiling views of the jungle outside.