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 […]

How about Surfing Lessons for your kids?

Wondering how to get your son or daughter off the electronic device? How about a surfing lesson? Not only does it create a great connection with nature and the ocean, but it also helps the improvement of local communities in the tropics. Here is how it works. Surfing is cool. Surf culture is cool. Most […]

Tight on Time? Here’s Where to Experience the Essence of Costa Rica

Compact in size it might be, but Costa Rica is home to enough wonders to keep you exploring and inspired for a lifetime. And with so much to discover, it’s no surprise that the country has famously become a multi-stop destination. But that’s not to say you can’t experience the essence of Costa Rica in […]

When is the best time to see Sunsets in the Tropics?

Most people visit Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama when it is cold up north from November through March.   The dry season in Central American happens around the same time as winter in North America and Europe. But if you are looking for the most amazing sunsets, you might want to visit in June, July or August.  Here are pictures that […]

Employees of the Cayuga Collection: Meet Allan of Arenas del Mar Resort

At the Cayuga Collection, we’re lucky enough to work exclusively with extraordinary people.  They’re 100% dedicated hospitality professionals and their passions shine through.  While many have had no formal education in the industry, with us, they often discover an ambition to grow through the ranks and experience every side of hotel life – we’ll always give […]

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 […]

The week after Tropical Storm Nate in Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Share on facebook Share on twitter We would like to thank everybody that reached out to us in the last two weeks to ask how our hotels and lodges were dealing with the impact of tropical storm Nate.  Thankfully, none of our infrastructure nor hotel operations were negatively affected.  Our employees and their families are safe.  We […]

How to become a Hospitality Manager without any formal Education?

Meet Rodbin Bonilla.  He is the Guest Services Coordinator at Arenas de Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort in Manuel Antonio in Costa Rica.  He has a great story to tell… Exactly 10 years ago in 2005, he arrived at the construction site of Arenas del Mar and asked for a job in construction.  He needed time away from […]

Sustainable Hospitality: Local Management vs. Expat Managers?

What do you prefer? Being received by a European General Manager at an Eco Lodge in a remote destination or by a local manager that has worked his or her way through the ranks? General Managers, Corporate Staff and Operations Managers of Cayuga at a Training and Team building Session in early 2014 Last week, […]