More than Ten Years without Single Use Plastics and Counting…

It’s mid-2019 and there’s no denying that the movement against single-use plastics is well underway. We’re excited that it’s finally taken off and thank our friend Susan Goldberg, Chief Editor at National Geographic, and her team for their report on plastic last year. It really seems like the concept caught on. Now a hot topic, … Read more

Meet the Women of The Cayuga Collection

At the Cayuga Collection, we’ve never really talked “gender equality”. That’s because we’ve never really had to.  Since day one it’s been a no-brainer for us to build a balanced team, a team of exceptional, inspired men and women. Over the last fifteen years, we’ve grown from two co-founders to a wider Cayuga family of … Read more

How A sustainability Award made us “virtuoso”

Last year, the Cayuga Collection was honored to have Kurà accepted into Virtuoso as one of their preferred hotel partners in Costa Rica. What is Virtuoso? It’s the leading global network of travel agencies specializing in luxury and experiential travel, with a membership of more than 20,000 advisors. By being part of Virtuoso, Kurà is … Read more

The Three “C” OF SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD

A couple of years ago I found myself in a lively and invigorating conversation about sustainable seafood with two old friends as we were seated around a square wooden table covered with clam shells in the basement of Grand Central Station in New York City. It was springtime and we were having dinner at The … Read more

Are Executives of Oil & Drilling Companies Welcome at our Hotels?

ASomebody recently suggested that we should do background checks on our guests to make sure that they are aligned with our values in terms of environmental conservation and community development.  It’s an interesting thought, that’s for sure, and one that’s probably crossed the minds of many companies that have an environmental focus. One of those … Read more

What is the Cayuga Collection? An Elevator Pitch.

We are an award-winning Collection of Sustainable Luxury Hotels & Lodges in Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.  We are recognized as World Leaders in our field and have set the benchmark for sustainable tourism for almost 20 years.  Our guests, staff and hotel owners are raving fans of The Cayuga Way, our signature style of … Read more

What makes Latitude 10° Resort different from the rest?

Latitude 10° isn’t your typical Santa Teresa resort.  In fact, it didn’t even start as a hotel.  True to its origins as a private summer house, Latitude 10° still maintains its friendly “home away from home” vibe. For one, it’s gloriously Front Desk-free and what’s more, check in is far more of a “welcome to … Read more

Culinary sustainability at Cayuga – what’s new?

At all Cayuga Collection Hotels and Lodges, we have always had a strong focus on using the freshest local ingredients in our kitchens. Our recipes are locally inspired and prepared by chefs from Costa Rica, Nicaragua or Panama (depending on the location of the hotel). You won’t find imported proteins such as salmon from the … Read more

Isla Palenque becomes Panama’s First National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World

  “The Tropical Island Experience that you have been dreaming of!” Just months after the opening of Cayuga Collection’s first property in Panama, we are proud to announce that our award-winning island sanctuary from civilization is set to become the newest and youngest member of National Geographic’s Unique Lodges of the World, making it the … Read more