Tourism industry earns $900 billion globally every year, so many hotel owners are investing more money to attract the people. Hotels are the main thing for tourist because accommodation and food matters most. Nowadays green hotels are on the rise, to tackle the energy shortage and to create awareness among the people. People also willing to stay in green hotels, as they want to contribute to preserve the environment.
1. Chumbe Island Coral Park â Zanzibar, Tanzania
It was mainly created to create awareness about environmental protection and coral reef ecosystem. The park consists of Eco-friendly bungalows to the tourists. It is one of the best coral reef park in the world, after enjoying the reefs you can relax and take rest at bungalows. It consists of solar water heater, solar panels for energy, rainwater harvesting system, grey water filtering system and recycling system. It also comes with comfort and luxury for the tourists. It is one of the best place to spend your vacation.
2. Adrere Amellal â Egypt
Adrere Amellal is a amazing place in the middle of the desert at the foot of the White Mountain. It is one of the best green resort which responsibly saves lot of carbon emission. It consists of 39 rooms over a span of 80 acres without electricity. The walls are hand built using traditional way of mixing clay with water and using stones. All the rooms are in old fashion style and for lighting they use beeswax candles. It will offer you a most secluded atmosphere. Bio-gas is used for cooking, natural spring for water, food materials are composted and biodegradable, organic ingredients are used. Really, it is a gem of the desert.
3. Devilâs Thumb Ranch â Colorado
Devil’s Thumb Ranch in Colorado is the best place for climbing, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, canoeing and for photographing. It has received the Environmental Protection Agency Award for responsible development and historic preservation. Total area is 5000 acres and the resort alone covers up 8 acres. It utilizes geothermal energy for energy, recycling units for recycling, florescent light bulbs for less consumption, biodegradable and organic products are used. It is a best spot to take a rest after enjoying the exotic wildlife.
4. Soneva Fushi Resort â Maldives
The Island resort surrounded by a coral lagoon in the North Baa Atoll region of the Maldives is a 100% carbon emission free resort. It has received lot of awards for green initiatives. It consists of villas and bungalows, which offer luxury and comfort by maintaining carbon neutral policy. They are following many initiatives like reducing waste, utilizing energy in a efficient way, reducing toxic wastes, power saver bulbs, rainwater harvesting and much more. This resort tries to keep the environment clean.
5. Gaia Napa Valley Hotel & Spa â California
This hotel in Napa Valley is the 1st âfully environmentally-sustainable hotel and spa.â Napa valley is a great spot for couples to enjoy the wine country tours. Gaia Napa Valley Hotel & Spa is the 1st hotel to receive LEED Gold rating award for sustainability. It consists of many environment friendly features like tubular skylights for lighting, using organic products and recycled products, following energy efficient techniques, HVAC systems and lots more.
6. Voyages Longitude 131 â Australia
If you want to enjoy the stunning views of Australia, then Voyages Longitude 131 near the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is one of the best way. This place is located at the border of Uluru. This is a 5-star joint which offers a new way of enjoying the stay, here you will stay in private tents. Tents offers luxury and comfort in a unique Eco-friendly style. It consists of all facilities including spa.
7. Tiamo Resort â Bahamas
Tiamo means I love you in Italian language. Tiamo is the apt name for the best resort in the middle of amazing South Andros Island, Bahamas. It consists of 11 beach bungalows, which offers good comfort. Entire resort’s electricity need is lesser than the electricity used by a home in USA. This resort is not completely Eco-friendly but soon it will become.