Costa Rica cooking vacation program gets top 10 rating

November 05, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News has put the Inn at Coyote Mountain on its top 10 list of hotel cooking schools worldwide. The Inn is a small luxury hotel that opened in 2004 in Costa Rica's Tilarán mountains, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. It has offered clinary vacations since 2005.

The Gayot concept was founded by André Gayot, who with his friends Henri Gault and Christian Millau coined and promoted the term "Nouvelle Cuisine" in the early '70s. Gayot and his son have been directing sophisticated travelers to the world's best restaurants, hotels, shops, sightseeing and cultural attractions for more than 45 years. His expertise provided a foundation for Gayot guides in the United States beginning in 1981. The website serves as a serious, honest and professional resource on dining and travel for an international readership in search of the best. The web site's motto is: "In search of the good life."

The Inn is a sister property to Trout Point Lodge of Nova Scotia, both owned and operated by Charles Leary and Vaughn Perret. Coyote Mountain was also chosen by Travel & Leisure magazine for inclusion in The Best of 2007: The World's Greatest Hotels, Resorts, and Spas.