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Gourmet getaways in Costa Rica? They aren’t just for guests!

Ask any of our guests and they’ll tell you, food is a memorable part of the Cayuga experience. Whichever hotel you visit you’ll find menus packing tasty local ingredients and fusion flavors, putting a most delicious spin on our region’s favorite dishes. And behind those menus are our talented chefs, always keen to experiment and

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The Cacao Ceremony at the Kinkara Glamping Retreat in Costa rica

Could Cacao Hold the Secret to an Open Heart? Cacao – alongside coffee, it’s one of our most beloved Costa Rican treasures, not least for the part it plays in making the mouth-watering magic we call chocolate but packed with nutrients and antioxidants, it’s earned itself superfood status too. Once the food of the gods,

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Should We All Stop Flying on Vacation?

Will “flygskam” (“flight shame” in Swedish) be the buzzword of this year’s summer holiday?  Forbes Magazine recently posed the question and it’s got us thinking. It might be too early to tell, but the concept of flygskam isn’t at all too far from reality. Inspired by Gretha Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement, many

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Monteverde Cloud Forest
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Planning Your Costa Rican Adventure – Monteverde or Arenal?

Both tucked away up in the northwest of the country, Monteverde and Arenal are undeniably Costa Rica’s most popular mountain destinations.  And it’s often difficult to choose between the two. Rightfully world-famous for its mystical cloud forests is mountain-top Monteverde, while Arenal is known for its now dormant volcano which once spewed lava on a

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Whale Watching in Panama
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Life will Thrill You, if You Let it – Whale Watching in Panama

Acting as the bridge between Central and South America, adventure-seeking travelers are spoiled for choice when it comes to exciting things to do in Panama. But with so many traditional activities like sport fishing or jungle hikes to enjoy in this beautiful sliver of country, it’s easy to overlook those more niche adventures. And they’re

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