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Meet Our Luxury Green Hotels

Do you want to minimise your carbon footprint by feasting on delicious locally-sourced, organic meals, or swimming in solar power heated pools? Would you like to stay in accommodation that is intrinsically linked into the social community? Check out our considered collection of luxury green hotels and resorts. 

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Hotel Jardin Tecina - La Gomera

What we love: 

  • The island of La Gomera is a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve and to respect this precious environment at this hotel there’s no single-use plastic, plus the pool is cleaned with biological alternatives. 
  • 98% of the hotel’s water is recycled and 45% of the hotel’s energy needs come from solar power. There’s also a charging point for electric vehicles.  
  • You can feast on fresh organic ingredients straight from the resort’s own 100% organic garden, Eco Finca, where you can learn more on a guided tour. 
  • The resort is involved in both social and international charitable programmes, including Aldeas Infantiles SOS of Tenerife, and Right to Play. 
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Amavi Hotel - MadeforTwo Hotels - Cyprus, Paphos

What we love: 

  • Awarded the Travelife Gold Award for Sustainable Tourism and currently working towards becoming the first hotel in Cyprus to receive the EU Ecolabel.  
  • Their energy efficient measures include rooms with built-in sensors to switch off lights and air conditioning when you leave the room. 
  • All bath and shower products have been responsibly-sourced to ensure they are cruelty-free.  
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Alexander the Great Beach Hotel - Cyprus, Paphos

What we love: 

  • Awarded Gold Travelife (Sustainability in Tourism) certification 2017 - 2019 and Gold Award 2019 as Environmental Keeper by the Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research & Education. 
  • The resort donates used textiles and furniture to charities as part of its WorldWise commitment. 
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Son Brull Hotel & Spa - Majorca, Pollensa

What we love: 

  • Considerately restored hotel located in a former monastery with a large organic garden that you’re welcome to wander through. 
  • Inspired by the garden, the restaurant’s menus are seasonal, and you can purchase homegrown wines, nuts, gins and liqueurs as a souvenir of your stay. 
  • Among the hotel’s own orchards, there’s also an apiary that provides the hotel its own source of honey. 
  • Awarded Travelife certification
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Casale Panayiotis - Cyprus, Troodos Mountains

What we love: 

  • This off-the-beaten track hotel has revived an entire traditional mountain village and now single-handedly economically supports an isolated community through integrated guest activities. 
  • Live among the locals and take part in unique, time-honoured and low impact activities, such as honey-harvesting, halloumi-making and basket-weaving. You can even take Greek language lessons. 
  • You’ll soon be able to get involved in all stages of the winemaking process as the hotel is developing its own vineyard! 
  • Embrace the natural beauty of this precious place as you explore old ruins and sulphur springs, and discover nature and bicycle trails. 
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Hotel Bahia del Duque - Tenerife, Costa Adeje

What we love: 

  • There’s a strong focus on the local community here. For example, hotel chefs hold cooking masterclasses for unemployed young people, any unused non-perishable foods are given to social charities, and the staff run an annual food drive where the collections are given to local associations for vulnerable people. 
  • An academic grant, ‘Beca Duqui’ is given to children of the employees. 
  • The hotel has been collaborating for 21 years with the Spanish NGO Ayuda en Acción, and through that sponsors 40 underprivileged children internationally. 
  • With an in-house Environmental Technician, they’ve got a roadmap to reduce consumption, waste, and carbon emissions, and to adopt a circular economy.  
  • Staff work with local environmental associations on beach and seabed cleaning outings, and the hotel has its own organic vegetable garden and electric vehicle charging points that use renewable energy. 
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Iberostar Hotels & Resorts

What we love: 

  • Iberostar Hotels & Resorts is a family-run, values-led group that is committed to sustainability with its Waves of Change movement.  
  • They’ve completely removed single-plastic from all their resorts and plan to be waste free by 2025 as they embrace the circular economy. In fact, every hotel has a 3R’s team, responsible for reducing, reusing and recycling wherever they can. 
  • There’s also a goal for all the hotels to be carbon neutral by 2030, and to make its food supply chain more sustainable and local.  
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Zilwa Attitude - Mauritius, Kalodyne

What we love: 

  • Zilwa Atittude’s Positive Impact movement promotes both responsible tourism and sustainable development in Mauritius where guests can also take part. 
  • The resort is becoming single-use plastic-free and is using certified local suppliers to source half its food. You’ll also find eco technologies, such as rainwater recovery and treatment. 
  • The Green Attitude Foundation is funded by a portion of the hotel’s profits, which goes towards promoting local artists and conserving the island’s marine life. 
  • You can embrace traditional and cultural experiences in the local area through the Otentik Experiences, such as having dinner with a local family or playing traditional musical instruments 
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Lagoon Attitude - Mauritius, Anse la Raie

What we love: 

  • Their Positive Impact movement has developed concrete actions to support responsible and sustainable development of Mauritius that guests are also invited to join in. 
  • The resort is dedicated to eliminating single-use plastics and sourcing over half of the food and beverage from certified local suppliers. It also boasts several eco technologies including rainwater recovery and treatment. 
  • A portion of the hotel’s profits go towards the Green Attitude Foundation, which supports activities such as marine conservation and promoting local artistic talent. 
  • Experience authentic and local traditions through Otentik Experiences, and enjoy a walking street food tour or learning the rhythmic cultural sega dance.  
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Pestana Cidadela Cascais - Portugal, Lisbon

What we love: 

  • Situated in a historic 17th century fort, this hotel is where ancient meets modern, and was reimagined with environmental sustainability standards in place.  
  • You’ll find an entire Cidadela Art District, home to 12 museums and galleries, as well as a charitable bookshop. 
  • The hotel was independently awarded the eco-label Green Key 2019. 
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Royal River Luxury Hotel - Tenerife, Costa Adeje

What we love: 

  • You’ll find a deep commitment to sustainability, from the hotel architecture that uses natural products found on the island to the use of 100% renewable energy sources, including solar, wind and biomass.There’s also a charging point for electric vehicles. 
  • All cleaning products are biodegradable, salt is used to produce chlorine in the swimming pools, and water is recycled from the air conditioning to use for other purposes. 
  • There’s a zero plastic, biodegradable and local sourcing philosophy, as part of the hotel’s waste recycling and social responsibility plan.  
  • Over 100 palm trees and more than 3,000 endemic plants and trees have been planted in the grounds.  
  • The hotel contributes to ongoing social and environmental needs, while the children of staff are financially supported with further education. 
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Silavadee Pool Spa Resort - Thailand, Koh Samui

What we love:  

  • Experience the resort’s back to nature philosophy, which is focused on a circular economy with its own chemical-free vegetable garden to supply the kitchen, reduction of plastics, wastewater management, energy-saving technologies, and eco-considerate cleaning products. 
  • All the rooms are fitted with all-natural materials and fabrics that have been sourced locally, and there’s a focus on helping the local community through job creation and supporting artisanal cooperatives and educational initiatives. 
  • Guests and staff are equally encouraged to join in efforts to preserve and protect the local environment, including the safe breeding of endangered sea turtles on Silavadee Beach. 
  • The resort also has the Green Hotel Award: Gold Certification awarded by Thailand’s Department of Environmental Quality Promotion. 
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Zoëtry Montego Bay - Jamaica

What we love: 

  • You’ll find responsible travel is second nature at Zoëtry, with various socially responsible practises that also protect the local environment, community, and natural resources.  
  • There’s a pesticide-free greenhouse garden, and the resort’s diesel consumption has reduced by over 40%.  
  • Local residents are employed to take guests on tours and excursions, and there’s a partnership with the local primary school where guests can visit and support various ongoing projects. 
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Aguas de Ibiza Grand Luxe Hotel - Ibiza, Santa Eulalia

What we love: 

  • This eco-luxe hotel is considered one of the most environmentally considerate in Ibiza, as it uses smart building automation and energy and water saving systems. 
  • The hotel utilises solar-powered lighting, solar energy detectors and even boasts solar photovoltaic rails. 
  • Where possible, the team sources food and beverages locally. 
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The Olivar Suites - Corfu, Messonghi

What we love: 

  • This all-suite hotel has been created out of a considerately restored late 18th century olive mill. 
  • There’s a focus on keeping the hotel’s environmental impact as low as possible, through taking care of waste treatment, and by using biodegradable cleaning products and organic materials. 
  • The hotel supports the local community by sourcing local, seasonal and fresh ingredients for the restaurant, and minimises the use of natural resources. 
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Elephant Hills - Thailand, Khao Sok

What we love: 

  • This is a wonderful off-the-beaten-track hotel, located in the mountains and built in a typical local style. 
  • Time-honoured traditions are alive in Oliena, where you’ll find olive production, wine-making, and cheese-making.  
  • Enjoy low impact activities including walking, biking, and lunchtime barbecues cooked on open fire. 
  • The area is notorious for its craftwork, including gold filigree, red coral, and finely embroidered shawls and tapestries. The hotel promotes craft workshops and showcases Sardinian artists' works within the guest rooms. 
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Kasbah Tamadot - Morocco, Atlas Mountains

What we love: 

  • Sir Richard Branson’s privately-owned hotel promotes off-the-beaten track tourism, supporting the economy of a Moroccan mountain community. 
  • Enjoy low impact activities, such as stargazing and a mule trek to a local village. 
  • The Eve Branson Foundation supports local people with setting up sustainable enterprises, including a craft house and woodwork and weaving training centres that you can visit during your stay. 
  • You can support Pack for a Purpose and find out what items you can bring with you to support local projects. 
  • The property is continually working on new improvements for managing waste and energy saving. 
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VILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa - Algarve, Porches

What we love:  

  • You’ll find many sustainable actions here, including complimentary electric car charging facilities, and waste and recycling systems. The resort even reduces water consumption by using a seawater desalination system to source water for the gardens and pools. 
  • VILA VITA works closely with local wildlife organisations to conserve the unique surrounding natural habitats, and has a farm-to-fork philosophy, sourcing seasonal ingredients and wine from its own farm and vineyards, located near to the resort. 
  • The resort won World’s Leading Green Resort at the World Travel Awards in 2015 and the Tripadvisor.com: Green Leader award. It’s also certified with the Travelife: Gold Award. 
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East Winds - St Lucia

What we love: 

  • There’s a real focus on being at one with nature at this resort, and within the sprawling tropical grounds there’s an organic garden that supplies both the restaurant and the spa. 
  • You’ll find a Banana Museum, which is a unique living museum that preserves rare and endangered varieties of bananas. 

Does any of our luxury green hotels collection catch your eye? Speak to one of our Personal Travel Planners today.

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