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Sustainable Luxury Hotels: Why is there no competition for what we do? 

We are a management company for Sustainable Luxury Hotels and Lodges.  We often get asked who our “competition” is.  Who else in the region manages sustainable luxury hotels and lodges?  The answer is: Nobody.  We’ve almost created a “Blue Ocean Strategy” for ourselves without any competition.  Even after operating for nearly 20 years, we still don’t

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One Island – Seven Tropical Beaches – Isla Palenque, Panama

We are weeks away from inaugurating The Cayuga Collection’s newest sustainable luxury resort in the Gulf of Chiriqui on Panama’s Pacific Coast.  We invite you to get to know this island paradise… With its 400 acres of ancient tropical forest, coconut groves, lagoons, and mangroves, Isla Palenque offers a multitude of opportunities for hiking, exploration and wildlife sightings, but

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Travel Safety – Check out this Map!

We now operate Cayuga Collection Hotels and Lodges in three different countries (Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama) and when talking to guests in one country about travelling to another, a prominent question is:  “Is it safe to travel there?” The US State Department came out with an updated website and an interesting map that shows the “risk level” per country by color. 

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“No matter how you cut it – a tree left standing is worth more”

This is the Mission Statement of Lapa Rios Lodge on the Osa Peninsula in southern Costa Rica.  A founding member of the National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World and the Cayuga Collection of Sustainable Luxury Hotels and Lodges. Twenty five years ago today, the lodge received their first guests.  All of those years, Lapa Rios lived its vision

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Would you consider Panama for a Boutique Luxury Vacation?

The Cayuga Collection of Sustainable Luxury Hotels and Lodges is expanding. We are in the process of building a Luxury Boutique Resort of 12 suites and beachfront casitas on a private island off the Pacific coast of Panama.  We are set to open to guests in June and are now stepping up our efforts to “get the

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