Go green with these top 5 eco-friendly destinations
View from the pool to the vineyards in Reva Monforte, Italy
As the ecotourism trend increases everyday, we present to you 5 exceptional eco-friendly destinations from around the world.
Around the world, ecotourism is on the rise with more and more environmentally-conscious travelers looking to holiday while reducing their carbon footprint.
Nouveau magazine recently presented their top 5 eco-friendly destinations where you can relax and enjoy a trip with peace of mind.
There is a common thread that unites many of these destinations. They are all located in areas blessed with abundant green, where guests can be in direct contact with nature. Indeed, it gives travellers the opportunity to feel part of an adventure.
KORO RIVER CAMPING, BOTSWANA
This camp is the best combination of luxury and comfort. It raises funds for the Timbo Foundation, which works in preserving the wildlife of Botswana and educates young locals in taking care of the environment. Guests stay in safari-decorated tents, with access to a private pool.
REVA MONFORTE, ITALY
The Reva Monforte is located in the northern Italian region. Especially made for wine lovers, rooms have a breathtaking view onto the vineyards. Food is produced by the locals and the property is powered by renewable energy.
DANPAATI RIVER LODGE, SURINAME
In Danpaati River Lodge, visitors sleep in a house surrounded by Suriname’s pristine nature. It is a win-win for tourists and locals: travellers get an unforgettable experience and residents sell their products, receive training and even work at the lodge.
CONSERVATION EXPERIENCE AT MALAWI
Poaching and deforestation are among the main reasons why Malawi is so environmentally vulnerable. To address this, conservation experiences have been created to involve tourists in the restoration of flora and fauna. Guests may even choose hands-on activities such as interacting with monkeys and elephants in their natural habitat. The trip ends in the relaxing Kanda Beach.
QO HOTEL IN AMSTERDAM
This particular hotel is completely made of recycled materials — not only its decor but also its construction. The building is made of concrete from Amsterdam’s old Shell tower. It also is fitted with aluminium panels that prevent energy wastage and a greenhouse terrace where fruits and vegetables are harvested.
Let’s take a look at a few other projects currently underway around the world:
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