The 10 best Paradores in Spain in 2013


Have you ever been lucky enough to stay in a hostel? The Tourism Paradores they are a group of high-class hotels distributed throughout Spain, located in emblematic buildings or remarkable locations that have been selected for their historical, artistic or cultural interest. In addition, to the uniqueness of its locations, a gastronomic proposal is added, which recovers and enhances the traditional cuisine of the regions in which they are located.

Well, this week the Awards have been presented “Traveler's Choice Paradores de Turismo 2013«. It is the second year in which this ranking has been drawn up, in which Internet users value the 94 establishments that currently bear the Paradores de España seal. Do you want to know which are the 10 best in the whole country?

Parador Dos Reis Católicos

Based on the opinions of travelers from all over the world, the first place on the podium has been this year Parador Hostal Dos Reis Católicos, in Santiago de Compostela, described by a traveler as “corridors filled with all the luxury of details, cloisters and courtyards that evoke dreams from other times.


Second and third place

The second and third place is occupied by the establishments of Santo Esteve, in Orense, and Alcala de Henares, in Madrid. In the case of the Galician hotel, users value its location and its surroundings, which they describe as wonderful, in addition to the adaptation “with care and charm” that has been carried out of a 10th century building. For its part, the Madrid building is rated by the users of the travel website as «modern and simple» with a quality «in every way very excellent».

The rest of classifieds

The paradores de Oropesa (Toledo), which repeats its presence in the ranking with respect to the year, that of Aiguablava (Girona), Cangas de Onís (Asturias), Parador de Cardona (Barcelona), Plasencia, Cáceres and Nerja.

Campo de Golf El Saler - Paradores (November 2020)


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