We all know that going on vacation is all about spoiling yourself. While we are in total support of a little indulging (yes, you can have a second piece of coconut cake), there is a way to feel better doing so. The next time you’re planning an escape, opt for an eco-friendly hotel that uses recycled materials and alternative practices to reduce electricity and water consumption. Here, we’ve rounded up 5 of the best eco-resorts all across the globe—all dedicated to Mother Nature while providing guests with a luxurious and green experience.
1 Hotel, Miami
Located in South Beach, 1 Hotel combines modern luxury and eco-consciousness, offering picturesque ocean view rooms and rooftop daybeds featuring materials made from recycled and sustainable goods.
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Hotel Punta Islita, Costa Rica
Committed to protecting Costa Rican forests, local neighborhoods and wildlife, Hotel Punta Islita boasts open-space beach cottages and villas that allow you to experience the tropics first-hand and unfiltered.
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Karkloof Safari Spa, South Africa
Luxury meets wildlife at the Karkloof Safari Spa where you can get pampered at a five-star eco-friendly, organic spa one day and experience a rugged safari the next.
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Six Senses Con Dao Resort, Vietnam
If peace of mind is what you crave, sink your toes into the sand of this untouched island. Committed to keeping it pristine and sustainable, the Six Senses Con Dao is known as one of the top eco-lodges in the world.
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Hotel Whitepod, Switzerland
Geodesic-shaped dome tents of Whitepod offer a one-of-a-kind experience in the Swiss Alps, built to use natural light, less water and electricity.
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