There has been some ballyhoo about the members of U.S. reality-show royalty arriving in Costa Rica and setting up their reanimated plastic corpses at Papagayo Peninsula’s Villa Mazu. The price per night? Twenty-three thousand dollars. Towards the other end of the spectrum, I’ve rented a furnished studio apartment near downtown San
Hotel Poco a Poco, located in Monteverde, received Four Leaves in the Certificate for Sustainable Tourism (CST). The program, promoted by the Costa Rican Tourism Board, is a rigorous rubric that businesses can implement to gain recognition for their good practices in the economic, social and environmental realms.