Believe with us in a Future for Travel

April, we’re happy to see you. I’m sure I am not the only one who felt like March 2020 was a full year of work, and at that, it happened to be the most difficult and emotionally taxing professional year of our lives.  And experts say that we’re not even halfway through this crisis.  But, […]

Cancellations in Times of Covid-19: Why don’t you just give me my money back?

The month of March 2020 will be remembered as the month that the world stopped traveling.  Borders closed, airlines grounded their planes, cruise ships docked and the tourism industry imploded. Every day brought a new change or rule, enacted for the greater human good but with devastating effects on the global economy, particularly for the fields […]

Sustainability – It is all about People – Don Uri

We often get asked: “What the most important thing about sustainability for you at Cayuga?”  And the answer is simple.  It is all about people.  While saving energy and utilities is important, the well-being of the local communities where we operate is our number one priority.  And it all starts with our staff.  Meet Uri […]

About Flying on Airplanes and the Coronavirus…

“It’s less risky than you may think, especially if you take some basic precautions.” Our guests at the Cayuga Collection Hotels have told us that once they are staying with us, they feel very comfortable and don’t even remember the situation with the Coronavirus, but the part of getting to our hotels on a plane […]

Sustainability – It is all about People – Dona Amparo

We often get asked: “What the most important thing about sustainability for you at Cayuga?”  And the answer is simple.  It is all about people.  While saving energy and utilities is important, the well-being of the local communities where we operate is our number one priority.  And it all starts with our staff.  Meet Amparo […]

Let’s Recycle as little as possible!

We try to recycle as little as possible. Especially plastic. Because if you are forced to recycle, you did something wrong in the first place. It is our last resource. Here is why. We REFUSE excessive packaging. We have not used plastic bottles for water for over ten years at our hotels, resorts, and lodges. […]

Beachfront Lunch & Drinks in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

The name “Da Lime” translates to ” hanging out with friends” or socializing in Jamaican “patwah”. Da Lime is probably one of the nicest places on the whole Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica to enjoy lunch or drinks right at the beach.  DaLime is part of the Boutique Hotel Aguas Claras, a member of the […]

Fresh Local Sustainable Seafood – Dock to Dish at the Cayuga Hotels

We love food at the Cayuga Collection. And we understand how important a great culinary experience is to the guests at our hotels, resorts and lodges in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama. We only employ local chefs, use the freshest ingredients provided by suppliers within a range of about 150 miles and focus on local […]

What are Visitors to Costa Rica looking for?

A Sense of Place

A recent study provided by an international research firm to the Costa Rican Tourism Ministry indicates that the main concepts associated by visitors to Costa Rica are:  Adventure & Adrenaline – Wild & pristine Nature – Rest for the mind & body – Reconnecting with oneself – Friendly and happy people – Beaches – Wellness. […]

Can my Luxury Vacation in the Tropics be Sustainable?

Guests tell us that what most impressed them about staying at a Cayuga Collection Hotel, Resort or Lodge in Nicaragua, Costa Rica or Panama was the fact that they felt that they actually made a positive contribution to nature conservation and community development when they stayed with us. Typically, travelers don’t think that sustainability and […]