A Hospitality Concept that might Just be ahead of its Time

Earlier this year, we added the Kinkara Luxury Glamping Retreat to the Cayuga Collection of Sustainable Luxury Hotels and Lodges. This lodging concept of staying in Lotus Belle tents is very different from the experience of staying at the other Cayuga Hotels in Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua. The recent additions to the Collection – […]

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 […]

Isla Palenque becomes Panama’s First National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World

  “The Tropical Island Experience that you have been dreaming of!” Just months after the opening of Cayuga Collection’s first property in Panama, we are proud to announce that our award-winning island sanctuary from civilization is set to become the newest and youngest member of National Geographic’s Unique Lodges of the World, making it the […]

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 […]

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 […]

“A Breath of Fresh Air” – Cayuga is about to open Monteverde’s Newest Hotel

The Cayuga Collection will open Senda, a new, sustainable luxury hotel in the Cloud Forest of Monteverde on December 15th.  Starting November 15th, we will have a “soft opening” for Friends, Family and Industry Fam Trips to test and fine-tune the operation.  We are ready to take your reservation inquiries. This is the first “Mountain Hotel” in […]

Isla Palenque – Island Luxury and Sustainability in a class of its own

On July 1st, 2018, Isla Palenque will join the Cayuga Collection as its first Panamanian Hotel.  It will redefine sustainable luxury in Panama.  Here is why we think that Isla Palenque will be extremely popular, even within the first months of its operation. Beaches, Beaches & More Beaches. This is Isla Palenque’s main beach with the restaurant, beachfront casitas. Ideal for […]

Marketing Luxury Hotels and Lodges in the Tropics: The best Strategy is… 

What is the secret to successful hotel marketing in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama?  How to make sure that the phones are ringing and that our sustainable luxury hotels and lodges have high occupancies. No, it is not just the work of the public relations company.  Not just the many visits all over North America to Agencies and Tour Operators or the participation in trade […]

Sustainable Luxury Hotels: Why is there no competition for what we do? 

We are a management company for Sustainable Luxury Hotels and Lodges.  We often get asked who our “competition” is.  Who else in the region manages sustainable luxury hotels and lodges?  The answer is: Nobody.  We’ve almost created a “Blue Ocean Strategy” for ourselves without any competition.  Even after operating for nearly 20 years, we still don’t […]

Would you consider Panama for a Boutique Luxury Vacation?

The Cayuga Collection of Sustainable Luxury Hotels and Lodges is expanding. We are in the process of building a Luxury Boutique Resort of 12 suites and beachfront casitas on a private island off the Pacific coast of Panama.  We are set to open to guests in June and are now stepping up our efforts to “get the […]