Spain – As You’ve Dreamed It!
(And at prices lower than you might have imagined)
Right nowis the time to visit vivacious and colorful Spain.
The most fascinating hotels in all of Europe await you . . .
The Paradors of Spain
(Go here for a description and history of Spain Paradors)
Spain is like no other travel destination anywhere,
and Spain’s Paradors are like no other hotels in the world!
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The 93 Paradors in Spain offer a rare combination of features that will captivate any traveler. The enthralling architecture, fascinating history, exquisite cuisine, delightful ambience, and impeccable service – are unmatched.
The Paradors are repositories of the romance and passion that is the history of Spain. These special places literally exude the ancient perfume of Spain’s majesty and mystery. Touring through the Paradors of Spain is ‘cultural tourism’ at its best – and a giant step above the usual tourist experience.
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Stay in . . .
Parador Granadaand have the romantic gardens of the Alhambra below your bedroom window –
Parador Jarandilla de la Vera and relax in the courtyard where Emperor Charles the Fifth stayed –
Parador Santiago de Compostelaright next to where St. James was laid to rest –
or maybe –
Parador Rondaand gaze out onto the oldest bullring in Europe and the most awesome gorge in Spain –
Parador Zafra and sleep where Hernan Cortez slept –
Parador Leonand stay in the very building that housed the Knights of Santiago –
or how about visiting Spain’s extraordinary natural settings while at . . .
Parador Fuente Deand Parador Cangas de Onisbelow the mighty Picos de Europa-
Parador Arcos de la Frontera,Parador Mazagon,and Parador Cadiznear one-of-a-kind Doñana National Park-
Parador Bielsajusta short drive from the beautiful Monte Perdido National Park-
or maybe –
Parador Cazorlaand hike through the magic of Cazorla Nature Preserve-
Parador Cruz de Tejeda in the wild and rugged mountains of Gran Canary Island-
Parador Canadas del Teidewhich is the only building allowed inside the Parque National del Teide –
or – well, the list of wonders goes on and on.
How rare and special when the hotel itself can be a reason for a country, or an area within a country. With the marvelous Paradors of Spain – that is the case. The Paradors are so much more than mere accommodations.
You really can stay in 4 and 5 star luxury for what you would pay at very plain – even drab –
hotels in the U.S.
*See our very special Spain Parador travel packages here.
*Paradors for Seniors*
If you are 55 or older, then you will be offered a steep discount on the room plus breakfast ! Come and enjoy the Golden Days special rates at any of the participating Paradors. (subject to availability)
Info at link below:
*Pousadas of Portugal*
Every one of the Pousadas of Portugal offer all the conveniences that a traveler could desire . . . while several of them are also magnificent structures of architectural and historical significance. We can offer you discounted rates everyday!
Info at link below:
For descriptions, images and information on the individual Paradors of Spain, click the red dots on the map. Below the map are individual text links to each Spanish Parador – listed alphabetically by name . . .
(map of al the Paradores on mainland Spain)
Symbols for Spain Paradors table below;
|~||has a swimming pool|
|~~||has spa facilities|
|^||has wheelchair accessibility|
|*||following name – see closure dates (for renovation and
|****||before name – the star rating of the Parador (3-star in
black, 4-star blue, 5-star red)
||manor house/mansion/ancestral home|
|o||other historically or architecturally fascinating buildings|
Spain Paradores Closure and Renovation dates . . .
Closings for renovations:
* Parador Cadiz closed until further notice
Seasonal closings for 2012;
Parador Monforte de Lemos – Januarary 1 through February 20, 2012
Parador Santo Estevo – Januarary 1 through February 21, 2012
Parador Verin – Januarary 1 through February 4, 2012
– Spain Paradores do not allow pets – All Spain Paradores bedrooms have a private bathroom with tub and shower (and hairdryer). They all have telephone, television, and a mini bar.
Tours, Day Trips, and Excursions in Spain;
Alhambra / Granada tours and excursions here –
– Articles and links of interest (check back often for new additions);
* Spain’s World Heritage Cities – and Their Paradors
* Castle Hotels of Spain
* Spain Hotels of True Quality
* Doñana National Park and its Nearby Paradors
* High-Speed Train Travel Info
(you can see some of the Parador articles we’ve published at the link above)
Your dream of Spain can be a reality!
* Visit our hotel pages * Parador Hotels
Feedback from Spain Parador clients
(All Spain Parador information provided by SpainParador.com)