Can my Luxury Vacation in the Tropics be Sustainable?

Guests tell us that what most impressed them about staying at a Cayuga Collection Hotel, Resort or Lodge in Nicaragua, Costa Rica or Panama was the fact that they felt that they actually made a positive contribution to nature conservation and community development when they stayed with us. Typically, travelers don’t think that sustainability and […]

Handprint vs. Footprint – How to travel in a sustainable way?

This is a Guest Blog written by Carolin Seiferth. A student at the Hochschule Stralsund in Germany. She will finish a 6-month internship at Senda Monteverde, a Cayuga Collection Hotel next month. When I told my friends last year that I would like to put a heavy emphasis on sustainability in tourism during my internship […]

Why don’t you Serve European Wines at the Cayuga Collection Hotels?

Once in a while, we get a complaint from a guest (often European) why we don’t have French or Italian wines on our menu?  We then explain that we try to be as local as possible with our culinary offerings by serving food that is locally grown or harvested in our restaurants.  In the case […]

Top Travel Trend #3: Slo-Mo is the new #FOMO

It is the time of the year when 2020 Tourism and Hospitality Trends are published.  What is the new hot thing next year?  Here is one that caught our eye.  Booking.com predicts these Top Travel Trends.  Read more here.  Trend #3 in this article is about “taking it slow”.  While FOMO – the Fear of […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

8 Reasons to Visit Costa Rica during Green Season

Are you considering a vacation to Costa Rica between May and November?  We call this time of year “Green Season” and there are some classic myths associated.  For one, you might be worried that your trip of a lifetime will be a washout – we assure you otherwise!  And for good measure, here are a […]

Why Celebrate Wellness Day – the Cayuga Way?

At the Cayuga Collection, we are proud to offer our guests enriching stays in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama. In all of our hotels and lodges, we’ve designed every detail to encourage all who visit to experience, learn, connect and relax in an authentic way.  And the key to our authenticity? We walk the talk. […]

Think you’ve seen Costa Rica? Not without a visit to Monteverde…

It’s a simple truth – if you haven’t been to Monteverde, if you haven’t explored its cloud forests, sampled its coffee or had a few close encounters with its wildlife, you haven’t really been to Costa Rica. For one, it’s just been voted amongst the 25 most beautiful places around the world by CNN, but […]