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.

Made in Parador

3 hours

  • Pacifica Body Polish
  • Deluxe Pacifica
  • Aromatherapy Facial

Love is...

2 hours

  • Couple's Massage
  • Herbal Steam
  • Bottle of Champagne

Pura Vida

2.5 hours

  • Swedish Massage
  • Express Facial
  • Express Mani/Pedi

Head to Toe

1 hour 15 minutes

  • Scalp Massage
  • Neck, Back and Shoulder Massage
  • Reflexology

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.

Four Hands Massage

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

50 minutes / 80 minutes


Couple’s Massage

Indulge in a private anti-stress Swedish massage in the company of your favorite person. It’s an experience that’s well worth sharing.

50 minutes


Hot Stone Massage

This ancient healing massage 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.

80 minutes


Deluxe Pacífica (Signature Massage)

An exquisite fusion of Deep Tissue Massage with Swedish Massage: this treatment is complemented with a delicate scalp massage and foot exfoliation.

80 minutes


Aromatherapy Facial

Delicate scents stimulate your senses with our special blend of essential oils as they’re applied by a professional with relaxing movements to ease away stress, tension and tired muscles.

50 minutes


Pacífica Deep Tissue Massage

The therapist applies slow, firm pressure to the areas that need extra attention. This massage is not recommended for first-time spa clients.

50 minutes / 80 minutes

Swedish Massage

A perfect treat after a day of exploring Manuel Antonio National Park, this classic massage combines gentle circular movements and strokes that increase blood circulation and help reduce tension.

50 minutes / 80 minutes



Designed to pamper future moms during this time of constant change. This will help relax your back and alleviate the pressure in your legs. (After the first trimester.)

50 minutes / 80 minutes


Classic Back, Shoulder and Neck Massage

Your tension will melt away under the moderate pressure and circular movements of this massage, which also improves circulation and general well-being.

25 minutes / 50 minutes



This oriental pressure technique concentrates on specific points of the soles of the feet to reestablish the body’s flow of energy and stimulate the release of toxins.

25 minutes / 50 minutes


Scalp Massage

A relaxing massage using acupressure that focuses on the scalp, face and neck. Known in the Orient as the secret of youth.

25 minutes

Body Treatment Collection

Indulge: purification, renovation and nourishment for your body... Because you deserve it.
While you nourish your body, we invite you to indulge in a facial mask, for only $25 extra.

Body Wraps

Costa Rican Volcanic Mud Wrap

This natural therapeutic wrap uses 100% Costa Rican volcanic mud to restore radiance and vitality to your skin

45 minutes


Aloe Vera Soothing Wrap

A must for sensitive or sunburned skin, this cooling gel soothes, heals, calms and decreases redness in the skin.

45 minutes


Seaweed Body Mask

This Detox Wrap par excellence aids in the reduction of cellulite and water retention.

45 minutes


Pacífica Body Polish

Poppy seeds and lemongrass create the perfect exfoliation for delicate skin.

30 minutes


Marine Body Polish

This exfoliation treatment combines marine minerals and vitamins; recommended as an add-on to the Seaweed Wrap

30 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.

30 minutes

Facial Care Collection

Pacifica Facial

Designed for mature skin, this facial was created to revitalize the skin, softening lines and restoring radiance and smoothness.

80 minutes

Deep Cleansing Facial

Includes a skin analysis, cleansing, exfoliation, steam, extraction, a mask and massage during the application of a soothing cream to “seal” the treatment.

50 minutes / 80 minutes

Aromatherapy Facial

This facial effectively hydrates your skin thanks to the properties of lavender and oatmeal. Recommended for skin dehydrated by sun exposure.

50 minutes

Express Facial

Instantly cleanses your skin, ideal for people on a schedule. Includes a cleansing, exfoliation, mask and a delicate facial massage.

25 minutes

Gentleman’s Facial

Specifically designed for a man’s complexion; our professionals use a specific line of products made for him.

50 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 a fragrant 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

Leg Rejuvenator

This is an ideal treatment after a day of intense activity. Gentle stretches will help drain excess fluids and a special mask will help alleviate fatigue and heaviness.

30 minutes

  • Express Manicure - 25 minutes
  • Express Pedicure - 40 minutes
  • Spa Manicure - 45 minutes
  • Spa Pedicure - 60 minutes
  • Polish Change - 10 minutes
  • Gel Polish Removal - 20 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.


Aromatherapy Bath

Enjoy a view of the rainforest as you indulge yourself in a warm bath infused with aromatic oils and natural skin-softeners.

20 minutes

Herbal Steam

This aromatic steam benefits the skin as well as the lungs, enhancing your wellbeing and ushering in a sense of calm.

20 minutes

Hair Removal

  • Half Leg/Complete
  • Half Arm/Complete
  • Back
  • Chest
  • Mustache
  • Eyebrow
  • Underarm
  • Bikini

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 Manicure
  • Mini Pedicure

Herbal Steam: 20 minutes


  • Private Instruction - 50 minutes
  • Couple's Classes - 50 minutes
  • Group Classes - Ask about our complimentary yoga class*

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.