Surrounded by the unparalleled beaches of Guanacaste, Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica is a luxury all-inclusive resort with award-winning facilities, amenities, and services. As well as receiving awards for its exceptional character, Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica has now been rewarded with a prestigious level three Certification of Sustainable Tourism from the Costa Rican Tourism Board.
The Certification for Sustainable Tourism (CST) was designed for the tourism sector businesses and organisations to comply them with a sustainable model of natural, cultural and communal reserve management.The voluntary program is open to all hoteliers, travel agencies and tour operators of all sizes. The CST “level” refers to a scale of 5 levels, which are represented by green leaves. The number of green leaves refers to the level of sustainable tourism achievement by the ecotourism operator company based on established conditions for the following four areas of assessment:
• physical-biological parameters
• service management
• external client
• socio-economic environment.