Sophisticated, sexy and sustainable? Not all hotels are made equal

There aren’t many hotels out there that could call themselves sophisticated, sexy and sustainable. Sure, there are hotels and resorts that might qualify under one or maybe two of those categories, but Kurà in Uvita, Costa Rica hits them all. So for anyone who thinks that “sustainable” has to mean “rustic” – and invariably unsexy – allow […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Bright Light City – Get Me Out of Here! Right NOW

In June of this year, the Cayuga Collection’s Kurà was accepted as a Preferred Partner into Virtuoso.  We are very proud of this.  Virtuoso connects the world’s premier travel consultants and some of the best hotels, resorts, and lodges of the world.  They hold their annual event with an attendance of over 6,000 industry professionals in Las Vegas.  Yes, Las Vegas. We […]

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, […]