There are 0 properties currently listed in Golfito. At this time there are 1 "Green" lodging properties listed of which this is the only lodging property that has completed the iStayGreen Audit. Saladero Lodge has been awarded a 2 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating Saladero Lodge completed an audit of their property's compliance with over 70 unique eco-initiatives. Environmentally friendly measures that are reviewed include energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, enviromentally safe cleaning, reduction of waste, ongoing maintenance, purchasing habits, plus many other factors. In it's efforts to create a more sustainable travel future and reduce their impact on our environment, Saladero Lodge employs 43 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by Saladero Lodge please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
Community: • Employ local Costa Rican staff from the work improvished area nearby Saladero. All employees are hired knowing personable guest interaction is part of the job description. • Sales of local Costa Rican artwork and handicrafts of indigenous tribes benefit them directly. • Education in best practices to all employees. In turn this affects the attitudes and social habits of their families as well. • Direct financial support to the park service of Piedras National Park by providing needed equipment and materials. • Invite guests to visit local homes and properties to experience the people and culture up close.
Future Goals: • Reassessment and improvement of our best practices programs on a continual basis. • To educate and promote awareness of the importance to our continued health and life that the rainforest biodiversity provides. • Develop with permission of www.mongabay.com an easy to read and informative pamphlet describing the distinctive and fragile ecosystem of the rainforest and on the interrelationships of plants, animals and insects of the rainforest. All profits to benefit the Piedras Blancas National Park service. • Certification by national and international ecotourism organizations.