Green Globe certified off the grid Rancho de Caldera eco-project, is a case study in what an eco-resort should be.
Its a recently launched clean energy resource center, an eco-resort, gourmet restaurant and organic veggie gardens. Located in Boquete, Panama the resort owners strive to provide an extraordinary, affordable, luxurious tropical venue.
Every eco-resort says they cater to meetings, vacations, honeymoons, nature lovers, yoga fans, gourmets, honeymooners and small groups – but Rancho de Caldera really delivers. It has world class, sustainable, off the grid, solar powered green hospitality and mouthwatering cuisine.
Travelgood.com readers have written raving about the food. They employ local staff, operate on low carbon footprint solar power, grow veggies in bamboo green houses and connect travelers in a casual, comfortable, warm, caring and friendly ambiance.
Owner Gina Croft says: “On my very first visit to the property that is now Rancho de Caldera, I knew instantly that I was home; the fact that I was in another country, didn’t speak the language, or know anyone didn’t seem to matter. It felt right to be here then, as it does now.
I felt an immediate connection to nature, the environment and the awesome beauty here at Rancho. We endeavored to create a beautiful and serene resort while being environmentally conscious. True to our goal, we are totally off the grid, using a combination of solar panels, hydro-electric generators and a wind generator to provide our electrical needs.”