Jicaro Island Ecolodge, Nicaragua - Condé Nast Hot List 2010
Lapa Rios Ecolodge - Forbes.com & Yahoo Travel’s Hotels with the most beautiful views
April, 2010 - Hot off the press is some extraordinary recognition for two of Cayuga Sustainable Hospitality´s resorts.
Showing amazing resilience, the art of hotel innovation is flourishing. We combed through the thousands that debuted in the last year, and then bedded down anonymously at the most compelling candidates. A robust 134 properties spread across a record 55 countries won a place on our list with their blend of style, service, technology, and transporting aura.
Opened in January 2010, the Condé Nast review highlights the fact Jicaro Island is the first luxury eco-resort in the area, set on a private island, with “tree house chic” , attentive service, lakeside yoga decks, infinity pool and hammocks on the private balconies of the nine hand crafted casitas. San Francisco-trained Calley Prezzano is also recognized for customizing meals that using local ingredients based on guest´s preferences and the off-island excursions are recommended as not to be passed up.
Forbes.com and Yahoo Travel asked travel experts for their choice of hotels with the most beautiful views and Costa Rica’s Lapa Rios Ecolodge came out on top. Described by the experts as having something for everyone “from beach bunnies to anyone who ever wore a "Save the Rainforest button”, they also recommend bungalows three – eight for the best views of the surrounding rainforest and ocean. Lapa Rios is also recognized for consistently receiving the highest sustainable certification so “guests can rest easy that they're not intruding on the pristine natural surroundings.”