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 […]

Four Trends for the new Luxury Traveler of today

  At the Cayuga Collection, we’ve spent the past few months in the thick of our high season, welcoming thousands of guests from around the world to our hotels and lodges in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama. A great many of our luxury travelers come in search of inspiring experiences, and often enjoy their first […]

Why are there almost no Boutique Luxury Hotels & Resorts in Panama?  

When you do a search for “Luxury Hotels and Resorts in Costa Rica”, there is a long list of boutique hotels that a visitor can choose from along the Pacific coast.  Among them Arenas del Mar in Manuel Antonio, Kura in Uvita, Latitude 10 in Santa Teresa and the Harmony Hotel in Nosara.  But in […]

Senda Monteverde – We have Received our First Guests!

The Cayuga Collection received their first guests at a reimagined sustainable luxury hotel in the enchanting cloud forests of Monteverde, Costa Rica The official opening is on December 15th, but we have received our first group of nature enthusiasts.  The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive.  Our General Manager Rolando Guzman and his team are currently […]

Cayuga People – Meet Diamanda of Jicaro Island Lodge, Nicaragua

Diamanda del Socorro Jimenez Zapata – an impressive full name to say the least – has lived in Granada all of her life.  She has seven brothers and sisters, is married and has an eight-year-old daughter called Isabella.  She is also currently taking classes in business administration at UHISPAN in Granada. Diamanda started working at Jicaro […]

Salmon in the Tropics – Is that Luxury?

Last week, we were invited to the trade show “Remote Latin America” as Keynote Speakers.  Our presentation was:  The Future of Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism.  Not an easy task since our crystal ball got misplaced recently (-:   Besides talking about topics like over-tourism, climate change adaption and transformational experiences in hospitality, the topic of sustainable food at […]

How we turn Happy Guests into Raging Fans

Come see for yourself!  We are transparent in what we do.   All back of the house areas are accessible to our guests.  When you walk the talk of sustainability, there is nothing to hide.  And we have found that our guests honor that – no, they love it! At every Cayuga Collection Hotel in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama, […]

“A Hotel that will do Wonders to your Relationship!”

Please meet Mark.  He and his partner have fallen in love with the Kura Hotel in Uvita, Costa Rica.  He considers himself an absolute “hotel snob”, who travels the world and is always looking for “that place” with “the extra something”.  He says that at Kura he has finally found it. Mark is from London and lives in […]

Jicaro Island Lodge in Nicaragua Set to Reopen Nov 15th, 2018

High Season 2018 was the very best period for tourism in the history of Jicaro Lodge and Nicaragua.  The country received endless international praise for its authentic travel experiences, and visitors flocked to Nicaragua to visit its unspoiled beaches, volcanoes and cultural landmarks, and to meet its friendly and upbeat people.  Iberia had scheduled direct flights from […]

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 […]