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Travel+Leisure Magazine: World’s Best Awards 2013

Top hotels, airlines, tour operators, cities, and cruises, as voted by the magazine's readers and expert travelers.

ABC Television's Live Well HD Network

Save My Planet Shot on location at Hotel Punta Islita and its closest neighbor, Islita Village. Host Stephen Brooks narrates the fascinating success stories of community transformed through sustainable tourism.

BBC World Service: The Strand

Laura Huber reports from Islita, a small village in Costa Rica, where a kind of art experiment has been going on for the past seven years. The whole village has been turned into Latin America's first outdoor contemporary art museum as the sides of the buildings--including the police station-- have been taken over by national artists in collaboration with the local community.

Endless Vacation Magazine: Destination Costa Rica Beach Scen

Author Sarah Rose discovers the hidden eco-treasures of Costa Rica's Guanacaste Province. Hotel Punta Islita's closest neighbour, Islita is featured as the Best Small Town.

Huffington Post: Costa Rica Green Report Card

Author Perry Garfinkel reviews Costa Rica's sustainability credentials in a series of insightful on-site reports. His experience at Hotel Punta Islita and provides vivid examples of how responsible travel can actually benefit local communities in addition to protecting and recovering our planet's precious eco-systems. To read the full article, please visit: