Explore the Eco-Friendly Resorts of the World

Explore the Eco-Friendly Resorts of the World

April 2014

Samantha L.

Post Ranch Inn

Big Sur, California

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Perched on the cliffs of Big Sur, this adult only resort is the ultimate romantic escape. This unique hotel has installed a grey water system, with earth-sheltered guesthouses with sod roofs. The coastal mountain property is understated and serene, perfect for those who love hiking and enjoying the sunset.

 

http://gallivant.com/stay/post-ranch-inn/

 

Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa

Lithgow, Australia

 Wolgan Valley Resort

This gorgeous resort is located deep within a valley in the Blue Mountain region, just a few hours north of Sydney. It procures 35% of its power from renewable resources including wind, solar, hydro and has planted over 175 000 indigenous trees. This rustically picturesque resort provides the essentials for those who love the outdoors – horseback riding, fishing and mountain biking with views of a photographer’s dreams.

 

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The Savoy

London, UK

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Located in a landmark 1889 building graced by the likes of Winston Churchill, Katharine Hepburn and Claude Monet, this luxurious hotel is regal and classically beautiful. It also operates a 98% diversion from landfill rate, and recently initiated a eco-friendly program for its employees to encourage efforts off-site, such as biking t work.

 

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The Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

Vancouver, Canada

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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts launched a Green Hotel Partnership Program to minimize its properties’ carbon footprint. The Vancouver location is particularly unique as it raises 500 000 honeybees on its rooftop in a beautiful herb garden. The hotel has also committed to serving Ocean Wise seafood, organic wines and other local food initiatives.

 

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Six Senses Con Dao

Con Dao, Vietnam

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This beautiful hotel rises from the Six Senses group with unique eco-friendly resorts in naturally beautiful locales. This particular resort is structured to maximize airflow to reduce the reliance on air conditioning, in addition to its construction through sustainable materials. The location has been protected for decades as a national and marine park.

 

http://www.sixsenses.com/resorts/con-dao/accommodation/villas-and-suites