If you have traveled to Costa Rica, you have heard the term “pura vida”.
Literally translated, it means “pure life”. However, if you listen closely, you begin to realize that “pura vida” has a more profound meaning than
"Despite the proliferation of travel-planning sites and apps, sophisticated travelers still crave the expertise and access of a human-being travel planner who can do for them what digital tools can’t. - Wendy Perrin's words on the importance of working with Trusted Travel Experts around the world. And we can't be more honored to be a Trusted Travel Expert for Costa Rica!
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"As seasoned travelers, having been to all 7 continents, we've learned when choosing a travel consultant it is best to find someone who specializes in a country or region. When planning our 45th anniversary trip to Costa Rica we selected GreenSpot over several other agencies. GreenSpot's travel consultants were easy to work with, understanding of our desires, extremely knowledgeable, and responsive to our email and phone requests. We wanted a private, upscale and luxurious vacation, and Irene obliged with great destinations, magnificent hotels, friendly and knowledgeable guides. We wouldn't think of planning another adventure to Central America with anyone but Irene and GreenSpot."
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.