CANOA AVENTURA is a tour operator who cares about the impact caused by tours, activities and services offered. We recognize our responsibility to operate in a manner that represents a positive contribution to the natural, cultural and social environment. We also recognize our responsibility to operate so that the environmental impact is reduced, benefit local communities , the livelihood of the people is safeguarded and protection of natural resources to ensure future populations .
We do sustainable tourism
Tourism that takes full account of current and future economic, social and environmental impact to meet the needs of visitors, industry, the environment and host communities.
- Making optimal use of environmental resources , maintaining essential ecological processes and helping to conserve natural resources and biodiversity.
- Respecting the socio-cultural authenticity of communities , preserving cultural assets , architectural , traditional values, and contribute to intercultural understanding and tolerance.
- Ensuring a viable long-term economic activity , with well distributed socio- economic benefits. Stable employment opportunities and income generation and social services to host communities , contributing to poverty reduction.
Sustainable Tourism Certificate
The company handles waste produced so as not to create a negative impact on the environment .
The company uses natural , biodegradable products and recycle those that can be reused .
The company has a program for saving electricity in all premises owned .
The company complies with standards, specifically those relating to the environment, archaeological heritage and security.
The company promotes the traditions and customs of the country , consumption of typical food and national handicrafts .
We are carbon neutral
We operate responsibly , protecting our resources and fighting against climate change
|Total emissions (MTCO2e)||148|
|Total carbon footprint||-111|
Ecological Blue Flag
We are part of the village committee of Blue Flag , with Our Community Model , Fortuna!
We protect children
Zero tolerance of sexual exploitation of children Protect our children and adolescents is everyone’s responsibility.
We protect forests
No to the timber trade in protected areas !
A movement to protect our resources and ensure well-being for generations to come . That is why we collaborate with Sonati Costa Rica association for environmental protection .
January 2019 Garbage collection in Rio Frio, Caño Negro
We work every day in protecting our natural , cultural and economic resources !