Travertine Countertops have unique features that no other stones can offer. Distinctive designs of travertine create the most distinguished countertops. Travertine countertops are the most natural way to decorate surface. As travertine countertop contains visible porous spots, it is recommended that they are filled before finishing. Travertine countertops are not as hard as granite countertop and are not as good as granite countertop in stain resistance, so regular maintenances are necessary. In general, it is not recommended to use travertine countertops in kitchen applications.