For many luxury hotels, it does not only mean luxury for the benefit of the people but also luxuries for the nature surrounding them. Many hotels these days respect their surroundings by becoming eco-friendly. Some of the hotels mentioned below are classic example of luxury matched with eco-friendly methods.
Hoshinoya Karuizawa, Tokyo
This is constructed far away from the hustle bustle of the populated Japanese metropolitans. An hour ride from Tokyo, you will come across a mountainside spa resort which is equipped by geothermal energy. The natural hot spring present is said to have healing effects on the skin.
This resort is designed as per Japanese inns or ryokans, guests are also given eco tours on foot and bike in order to explore the sanctuaries across.
Using the natural rivers surrounding the hotel, hydroelectricity is used to produce electricity. Moreover, local farmers provide fresh vegetables to the kitchen.
Laguna Lodge, Guatemala
It has been credited five stars, with a scenic view of Lake Atitlan and volcanic mountains. Keeping in view the eco-friendly strategies, volcanic stone has been used to make suites along with Mayan Antiques for decoration. Renewable energy is used to provide electricity and rainwater harvesting provides adequate water all over the year. Organic vegetables are grown using this harvested water.
The Scarlet, Cornwall
Located in Britain along the Cornish Coast, it is considered to be a spa built keeping in mind Ayurvedic methods. It has provisions of Laughter yoga, horse riding and surfing along with dance sessions. Moreover, eco-friendly measures such as rain water harvesting, renewing solar energy etc are also taught in courses.
Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa, Australia
This is located within the Blue Mountains located 3 hours from Sydney. This is considered the first luxury hotel of Australia, which has taken the conservation of energy into serious measures. It has achieved the award for carbon neutral certification. Moreover, quite applauding it is that the resort has planted 200,000 trees in more surrounding their resort.
Garonga Safari Camp, South Africa
Garonga, which is located in the midst of its wildlife sanctuary, allows guests to experience airy tents, hammocks, draped beds and indoor or outdoor showers. You can indulge into open forest safaris, spas etc. natural gas converted from food or natural waste provides gas for the kitchen stove.
Stay in any of these resorts, and feel the natural environment and learn some conservation tips as well.