Each week, Luxury Link will showcase an exclusive interview with one of our valued hotel partners. This week, please enjoy our conversation with Garrison Krause, Owner and Manager of Rancho Pacifico, a luxury eco-resort in Uvita, Costa Rica...
Q) What makes Rancho Pacifico unique?
A) Rancho Pacifico is recognized as one of the world’s most unique small luxury hotels – yet it delivers an authentic rainforest & ocean experience in a remote
Updated 09-05-2013 at 05:17 PM by TravelerBen_ll
During Bill Clinton’s first run at the presidency a man by the name of James Carville – then a campaign strategist – coined the term ‘it’s the economy, stupid,’ referring to the single most important issue that ought to have been consuming the presidential campaign of the time.
In most cases the same can be said about the staff of a certain hotel, or a certain resort, because let’s face it, if the staff stinks it is more than likely you will walk away with a bad taste in your mouth.
We wanted an "escape" and some time to "defrag and reboot" our brains when we selected Morgan's Rock.
The location provided a substantial amount of remoteness....along the Pacific coast of southern Nicaragua and surrounded by more than 4,000 acres of mostly dry tropical forests.
The accommodations were splendid in their simplicity....spacious bungalows constructed of native hardwoods with incredible unobstructed sweeping
Updated 06-07-2013 at 04:28 PM by omegaet
Aqua Wellness Resort – Redondo Bay, Gigante, Nicaragua
Aqua Wellness Resort is located on the pacific coast about 1 hour north of San Juan del Sur and about a 2 hour drive south of Managua in a fairly remote area. The nearest large town is Tola about 1 hour away and the village of Gigante is about a 15 minute walk. There is not much in Gigante – a few restaurants and hostels – there are about 500 residents.
Our LL package was for 5 nights, breakfast each morning,
A British tourist (Karen) arrived in Nicaragua with a vision of an eco-friendly, small & upscale lodge. She found and purchased a small isleta in Lake Nicaragua. She hired and architect and Cayuga Sustainable Hospitality to manage the place. Thanks to them and Howard, ctavio, Claudia and the rest of the Jicaro staff – a small slice of heaven was born in Nicaragua! Cayuga has been recognized as a world leader in upscale, sustainable tourism for more than 10 years.
Updated 03-26-2013 at 11:50 AM by TravelerBen_ll
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