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Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2018 – We are Finalists!

What a great way to start the year.  We are finalists of the Tourism for Tomorrow Awards and will be travelling to Buenos Aires in April to hopefully win this prestigious award. At the Cayuga Collection of Sustainable Luxury Hotels & Lodges, our teams constantly strive to deliver unparalleled guest experiences while seamlessly blending sustainability and luxury. This has

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Diving in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Santa Teresa and Malpais on the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica are better known to be hip surf towns than a diver’s paradise.  The premier diving destination in Costa Rica is Coco’s Island way off the Pacific coast.  But things might be changing. Juan Pinto was the General Manager of Cayuga Collection’s Lapa Rios Lodge on the

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A Tribute to David Anderson – Architect of Lapa Rios Lodge

Karen Lewis is the co-owner of Lapa Rios Lodge on the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica.  This is her tribute to David Anderson, the Architect of Lapa Rios who unexpectedly passed away on December 26th.    I have known David Lee Andersen since 1990. Having just purchased 1,000+ acres of primary rainforest overlooking the Pacific

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What this new Website will do for our potential Guests

We just launched a new website for Cayuga Collection’s Arenas del Mar Beachfront & Rain Forest Resort in Manuel Antonio, Costas Rica.  We wanted to significantly improve the experience that our potential guests have on our website and make it as easy as possible to access all relevant information and book a vacation. Here are some of

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The Christmas Winds in Costa Rica

Early December is the best time of the year to live and to visit Costa Rica.   Why?  It marks the ends of the rains, but the vegetation is still lush and green and the wildlife is out and about everywhere.  Temperatures are slightly cooler so that even at the beach you probably don’t need A/C

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Costa Rica – the Happiest Island in the World?

No, of course Costa Rica is not an island.  But, it is astonishing how many people think that Costa Rica is exactly that – an island in the Caribbean.  We get a number of requests that read “Which is the best part of the island to visit?” or “How do I get around the island

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