Adventures in Green

Something remarkable happened to me during the years I lived in Scandinavia. I began to appreciate winter...

As a child, I didn’t consider the sacrifices my parents made in order to whisk our family of six, half way across the world on regular intervals. In fact, there may have been times I complained about having to leave my friends during a holiday break or (perish the thought) an entire summer...

Okay, it might not be an Icelandic specialty, but after two days of trekking amidst mossy mountainsides and volcanic craters, this simple recipe became the breakfast of champions.
If you are familiar with this warm culture and country, the title above would make sense, well maybe… In Costa Rica there is a dish so popular an entire day of celebration has been dedicated to it.

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GreenSpot plans custom luxury Costa Rica vacations and adventures in Central America as Conde Nast Traveler magazine's Top Travel Specialist for Costa Rica and Green Travel. We have images, travel tips and a blog highlighting the best in responsible green travel and luxury eco-experiences.

A vacation in Costa Rica or your green travel to Panama, El Salvador, or Nicaragua is custom-designed together with you. Your vacation is memorable, luxurious, adventurous, and full of the spirit of these diverse and beautiful places. Green travel is experience, and it connects you to new places and people in lasting ways.


  • Our personal ties to green destinations allow for meaningful community experiences and positive contributions to the people and places you visit.
  • We support efforts to protect native species and virgin rainforest in private nature preserves maintained by our local partners.
  • Our hotels and lodges contribute to conservation, use renewable energy, local foods in their restaurants, and new ways to minimize environmental footprints.
  • Ownership and staff at our lodges are local residents with strong community ties, integrated with the area's economy and culture.
  • GreenSpot profits are invested in destination communities through grants to grow small businesses and community development projects.


Greenspot's travel planning expertise is featured in Condé Nast Traveler as Top Travel Specialist for Costa Rica each year since 2006. We work closely with you to turn your dreams into reality, and our relationships with the best green travel and adventure tours and luxury green hotels and ecolodges in Central America offer vacations that combine the unspoiled beauty of the regions with the best new green travel experiences and adventures.