Treading lightly when exploring our big, beautiful world doesn’t mean sacrificing the little luxuries. Check out a few of our favorite ultra-gorgeous eco-friendly properties that have reimagined existing places and taken good care of the environment they share, with future generations of travelers in mind.
Housed within the walls of a former meatpacking plant, the quirky industrial feel of The Singular Patagonia has been carefully preserved. Adhering to the latest LEED certified protocols for environmentally-friendly building, the building’s historic interior became the dining room, bar, and reception area.
Koh Kood, Thailand
The Eco Villa is a special abode at Six Senses Soneva Kiri – completely self-sustaining with a rainwater harvesting system and a natural pool kept clean by a garden of water plants. Adventurous diners can honor Mother Nature’s wonders and enjoy delicious dinners in the Tree Pod high above the resort.
Torra Conservancy, Namibia
With values that celebrate and protect the local community and local environment, Damaraland Camp is the perfect blend of low-impact and modern luxury. The raised thatch buildings and decking coexist safely with the desert scrub and allow for beautiful views across the Huab River Valley.
Southern Alps, New Zealand
Green Globe Certified and situated on a 19th-century estate in the Southern Alps, Grasmere Lodge enjoys an isolated and pristine woodland location. Newer buildings honor the original home’s construction style, utilizing trees hewn on the property, and harmonize with the surrounding scenery.
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