Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Vacation Rentals Around the World
In a time when responsible, eco-friendly travel is at the forefront of our collective consciousness, we invite you to explore destinations where luxury meets environmental stewardship. From off-the-grid treehouses nestled amidst lush rainforests to chic coastal hotels designed with eco-conscious elegance, our roundup of eco-friendly vacation rentals promises a glimpse into a world of accommodations that not only redefine the art of relaxation but also champion our planet’s well-being.
Eco Six Bali
Escape to the tranquil beauty of Eco Six Bali, a bamboo jungle resort nestled in the heart of Bali’s tropical landscape. Just a 20-minute scooter ride from the vibrant center of Ubud, this eco-friendly resort offers a peaceful retreat from daily stressors. Before you go, we recommend reviewing our Bali packing list, so you can really enjoy the “Land of the Gods” without forgetting some essential items (like insect repellent) at home.
Immerse yourself in the breathtaking views of rice fields and Mount Agung while enjoying the modern and traditional architecture of the bamboo villas. The resort itself features an outdoor swimming pool, lush gardens, and spacious rooms equipped with all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. Indulge in the Santorini-style infinity pool, savor the delicious in-room dining options, and experience the tropical vibe of Bali in this unique and sustainable oasis.
Surrounded by the lush flora, fauna, and marine life of Krabi Marine National Park, the Rayavadee Resort offers a truly sustainable and responsible vacation experience in the heart of Thailand’s Phranang Peninsula.
Unlike other resorts, Rayavadee was built on the idea of living in harmony with the environment, with no trees cut during construction and accommodations seamlessly blending into the natural surroundings. With a focus on sustainable water and waste management as well as energy efficiency, Rayavadee is committed to reducing its negative impact on the environment. Home to 94 two-story pavilions and seven luxurious villas, all surrounded by tropical gardens and coconut groves, guests can enjoy fully equipped and spacious accommodations with stylish Thai-inspired details.
As a proactive member of the community, the resort organizes beach cleanings, marine life releases, and mangrove planting events, fostering understanding and awareness of sustainable tourism practices. Rayavadee is also a founding member of the Enlive Foundation, working towards solutions to protect the fragile ecosystem of the peninsula. Just make sure to review our Thailand packing list before visiting this beautiful country!
Hotel Manon Les Suites
Hotel Manon Les Suites is a five-star hot spot in the heart of Copenhagen that offers a little slice of Bali in a sustainable and eco-friendly setting. Nestled in the midst of Denmark’s capital city, this bohemian luxury hotel guarantees a dream experience that you’ll never forget. With breathtaking design, a festive atmosphere, and superb food, drinks, and service, Manon Les Suites takes the family-owned Guldsmeden Hotels concept of elevated green hotels to a new level.
The property features 87 suites, a tropical-inspired indoor pool with a lounge area, extensive fitness facilities, and a cozy rooftop terrace. Just a short walk to iconic landmarks, gourmet-food markets, inner-city parks, and trendy shops and restaurants, Manon Les Suites is the perfect urban base for friends or couples looking to enjoy everything that Copenhagen has to offer. Embracing an eco-friendly lifestyle, the hotel prioritizes local and sustainable products, ensuring a stay with as little negative environmental impact as possible.
Gaia Hotel and Reserve
Wondering where to stay in Costa Rica for an eco-friendly trip? Get ready to be captivated by the breathtaking beauty of the Gaia Hotel and Reserve, a five-star eco-friendly hotel nestled in the coastal forests of the Manuel Antonio National Park. Immerse yourself in the wonders of a rainforest teeming with monkeys as you enjoy stunning views from their luxurious studios, suites, and villas, featuring natural wood-and-stone floors.
Indulge in fine dining at the resort’s on-site restaurant, La Luna, where you can savor international and vegan cuisine while taking in the mesmerizing sights of the rainforest and ocean. Or unwind and rejuvenate at Terra Spa, offering luxury spa treatments and outdoor pools. With its commitment to sustainability, Gaia’s Private Nature Reserve provides a haven for local wildlife, allowing you to explore the diverse flora and fauna on a guided tour. Plus, the dedicated staff will ensure that your every need is met, treating you like family and creating memories that will last a lifetime. Book your tropical luxurious getaway at the Gaia Hotel and Nature Reserve and experience an eco-friendly paradise like no other.
Welcome to Mashpi Lodge in Ecuador, an eco-friendly oasis nestled within the lush rainforests of the Andean Mountains. As you step into this luxurious all-inclusive resort, you’ll be greeted by floor-to-ceiling windows offering breathtaking views of the surrounding rainforest, home to over 400 species of birds, trees, and frogs found nowhere else in the world. These vacation rentals with unique experiences are ready to immerse you in the sights and sounds of an untouched natural world.
The lodge’s commitment to sustainability is evident in its eco-friendly practices, from educating and employing locals to the use of local and organic ingredients in its chic restaurant. With only 47 guests at a time, you’ll experience a truly intimate and personalized stay, with friendly and attentive staff catering to your every need. Whether you’re seeking adventure or relaxation, Mashpi Lodge promises an unforgettable, eco-friendly vacation for nature lovers of all kinds.
Au Charmant Petit Lac
Escape to the tranquil Au Charmant Petit Lac, a five-star hotel nestled in the breathtaking Aosta Valley in northwest Italy. Bordered by the snow-capped peaks of the Italian Alps and not far from the Matterhorn, this hotel seamlessly blends modern design and comfort with a deep commitment to sustainability.
Built entirely with renewable resources, this classically modern resort is a testament to the management’s dedication to respecting the environment. One of the standout features is its zero-impact approach. Thanks to an innovative open-circuit geothermal system powered by three heat pumps, the hotel meets all its thermal needs without relying on fossil fuels. This forward-thinking solution not only eliminates harmful emissions but also ensures a guilt-free stay for eco-conscious travelers.
When it comes to accommodations, the suites at Au Charmant Petit Lac are the epitome of relaxation. With large windows offering breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks, these luxurious rooms provide a serene sanctuary.
Costa Rica Tree House Lodge
The enchanting Tree House Lodge in Costa Rica is nestled within a 10-acre oceanfront ecolodge hotel in the heart of the country’s Caribbean coast. Surrounded by pristine natural scenery and steps away from the white sands of Punta Uva beach, this unique eco-friendly retreat offers a truly authentic Costa Rican experience with some jaw-dropping tree house rentals to stay in. Immerse yourself in the lush rainforest, where wildlife and jungle creatures are your neighbors. Wake up to the sounds of monkeys and toucans and fall asleep under the starry night sky.
With its private beach access and tranquil atmosphere, the Tree House Lodge is the perfect hideaway for couples and families seeking a sustainable and off-the-beaten-path destination. Explore the vibrant marine world, paddle through mangrove swamps, or simply relax in a hammock and soak in the beauty of this hidden jewel on the South Caribbean coast. Embark on an eco-friendly adventure like no other thanks to Tree House Lodge’s commitment to using solar panels and biodegradable materials while engaging in reforestation.
Welcome to Hotel Terrestre in Puerto Escondido, a true oasis nestled between the ocean and mountains in Oaxaca, Mexico. This eco-friendly hotel offers a unique and immersive experience that allows guests to disconnect from technology and reconnect with nature. Operating completely off the grid using 100% solar power, Terrestre invites visitors to synchronize their day with the cycle of the sun, providing a sanctuary of rest and relaxation.
The 14 villas, each with its own private pool, are designed with an earthy palette of colors and textures, creating a harmonious connection with the surrounding environment. The locally sourced materials and innovative building techniques provide cooling methods without the need for air conditioning. Terrestre’s commitment to sustainability extends to its cuisine, offering a selection of Mexican and Mediterranean dishes made from local produce. The restaurant, set in a lush garden, provides a serene atmosphere to enjoy the extraordinary quality of the local ingredients.
This stunning mountain retreat nestled among the Dolomite Mountains offers a unique and self-contained setting, with conspicuous attention paid to the most minute of details and a central location. The chalet is designed with high-quality materials and features large panoramic windows that provide breathtaking views of the Italian Alps.
Inside, you’ll find a spacious living room with a modern open kitchen and a hanging chimney, creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere. The bedroom overlooks the extensive garden where you can spot the free-ranging alpacas, Coco and Chanel.
With special services like a private chef, driver, and masseuse available, a stay at Mi Chalet is the epitome of luxury in every way. Whether you’re unwinding by the wood-burning fireplace, soaking in the outdoor Jacuzzi, or exploring the nearby ski slopes, this eco-friendly vacation rental is the perfect choice for a memorable and environmentally-conscious getaway.
Discover Eco-Friendly Vacation Rentals All Around the World
By choosing these eco-conscious options, you not only enjoy a unique and guilt-free travel experience but also contribute to the preservation of our planet. Plan your next getaway with the environment in mind, and let your travels be a testament to the beauty and responsibility of exploring this remarkable world.
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