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 […]

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 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 […]

How A sustainability Award made us “virtuoso”

Last year, the Cayuga Collection was honored to have Kurà accepted into Virtuoso as one of their preferred hotel partners in Costa Rica. What is Virtuoso? It’s the leading global network of travel agencies specializing in luxury and experiential travel, with a membership of more than 20,000 advisors. By being part of Virtuoso, Kurà is […]

The Three “C” OF SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD

A couple of years ago I found myself in a lively and invigorating conversation about sustainable seafood with two old friends as we were seated around a square wooden table covered with clam shells in the basement of Grand Central Station in New York City. It was springtime and we were having dinner at The […]

What is the Cayuga Collection? An Elevator Pitch.

We are an award-winning Collection of Sustainable Luxury Hotels & Lodges in Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.  We are recognized as World Leaders in our field and have set the benchmark for sustainable tourism for almost 20 years.  Our guests, staff and hotel owners are raving fans of The Cayuga Way, our signature style of […]

What is New Luxury?

Sometimes we struggle with the word “Luxury” when we talk about the Cayuga Collection Experience.  One the one hand, we are a luxury experience because of the level of service and installations we offer – and of course also because of our premium rates.  But on the other hand, we don’t fit into the profile of […]

Transformational Travel – the cayuga way

Transformational Travel is defined by the Transformational Travel Council as “any travel experience that empowers people to make meaningful, lasting changes in their life.” There are lots of articles about transformational, experimental, conscious, responsible and just ‘different’ travel out there.  This is a “hot” topic in all travel related conferences these days and many in the industry […]

The Perfect “Costa Rica – Panama” Itinerary

Have you been thinking about visiting Costa Rica this year? But then, you came across our new Cayuga Collection Hotel Isla Palenque in Panama and are getting second thoughts? No problem. You can do both. Here are some ideas on how to do the Pacific Trail along the coast of Costa Rica and Panama. If […]