Go green! campaign is going viral in the past few years especially when the people are getting aware about the danger of global warming. Al Gore is perhaps the motor of the movement, but he has nothing to do with the list of 10 top green hotels in the world provided below.
1. Q Hotel and Spa, the US
This hotel is noted as the first green hotel in Kansas City. The hotel was once called as the Quarterage Hotel. No chemicals substance used to clean the hotel. Q Hotel and Spa turned into a green hotel in 2007, when it was completely revamped. Green purchasing includes the acqusition of recycled content products, bio-based products and products using renewable energy.
2. Whitepod Eco-retreat, Switzerland
Whitepod Eco-retreat offers natural beauty as the main highlight to the guests. But actually this hotel looks like camping ground than the normal hotels that we usually see with the high building and stuff. With its pods (dome shaped tents) offers its guest low impact accommodations in an untouched alpine environment.
3. Voyages Longitude 131, Australia
Located near to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, this hotel has 5 star quality with eco friendly tents and luxury spa treatments. You will not expext to sleep in a luxury tent pitched in the National Park and equipped with all kind of comforts! Longitude 131, is aluxury-meets-eco friendly hotel.
4. Chumbe Island Coral Park, Zanzibar
This hotel offers wildlife exoticness with African creatures and peaceful ambiance to the guests. It’s the best place for an African getaway. Being in Marine Protected Area, the aim of this green hotel is to preserve the environment. This is why the Chumble Island hotel features bungalows based on state-of-the-art of eco-architecture and eco-technology.
5. Spice Island Beach Resort, Grenada
Grenada sends its delegate to this list, the Spice Island Beach Resort. There is no chlorine in the pool water, only salt. The water is heated by solar power. This green hotel has earned a reputation for the use of the state-of-the-art low impact technology.
6. Adrere Amellal, Egypt
The Adrere Amellal in Egypt comes with magnificent traditional desert fashion with water and clay. Candles are used to replace lamps. All the meals are made from organic ingredients. This great Berber-style green hotel was costructed as a part of local suistanable – development plan.
7. Devil’s Thumh Ranch, the US
The Devil’s Thumb Ranch is situated around the Colorado Rocky Mountain Range. The usual guests are those who want to wander around the mountain. There are several way this hotel try to limit their impact: here just a few ways will be mentioned just to have an idea. All the buildings are heated with earth’s own geothermal heat, dual flush toilets are used in order to conserve water, everything is recycled whenever possible and so on.
8. Tiamo Resort, Bahamas
Tiamo Resort in Bahamas is beautiful and clean. Less electricity is used in the 11 private bungalows in front of the beach. Accessible only by boat or seaplane, witha private beach and with only 10 bungalow this eco-friendly hotel is unlike most other experiences.
9. Soneva Fushi Resort, Maldives
The Soneva Fushi Resort is like a slice of paradice with zero carbon and coral lagoon in the surroundings. This great resort looks like a Robinson Crusoe idyll, where luxury and finest comforts meet environment’s respect and attention to the natural reality of the destination.
10. Gaia Napa Valley Hotel & Spa, the US
The US has the third delegates here. Gaia Napa Valley got an award of LEED Gold Rating. No one can argue their commitment to the environmen of this great green hotel.