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10 luxury eco-resorts

By: Laura Moss on Jan. 23, 2012, 5:48 p.m.
Finca Rosa Blanca Country Inn

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Finca Rosa Blanca Inn

Situated among acres of Costa Rica's cloud forests and tropical flora, this resort offers guided tours through rain forest reserves and even has a naturalist on hand to point out the native wildlife. And when it comes to sustainability, the Finca Rosa Blanca Inn is unrivaled — it’s the highest ranking member of the Sustainable Tourism Certification program and the only hotel that has achieved a perfect score of 100. The property boasts solar panels, low-flow toilets and even its own organic coffee plantation. After a day of horseback riding and pampering at the spa, guests can relax with a glass of organic wine and sing along with the local Mariachis.