Top 10 Eco-Friendly Hotels


Going green means traveling green, too. From water and energy-saving systems to eco-friendly products and nature protection programs, travelers are seeking places they can enjoy while helping conserve for the future. Check out these hotels offering some of the top eco-friendly accommodations.

Terranea Resort Special Offer

100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, United States , 90275

Romantic Family-friendly Golf Pet-friendly Pre/Post Cruise Spa & Wellness Villa/Residence

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100 resort credit once per stay cannot be used towards room rate, taxes, or resort fees
Complimentary full breakfast for two daily valued at 60 USD
Early check-in and late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade at time of check-in - subject to availability
Complimentary Wi-Fi

Description


Terranea Resort is poised above the Pacific on the beautiful Palos Verdes Peninsula. A hidden gem on the Los Angeles coast, this 102-acre luxury Southern California resort destination is surrounded by tranquil waves and offers a whole new world of relaxation and adventure that words just can’t describe. Terranea Resort has been meticulously designed to heighten and preserve the natural beauty of its oceanfront backdrop, showcasing a coastal Mediterranean aesthetic with design elements sensitive to the native environment. The resort features 360 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, adult-only Bungalows, and spacious Casitas and Villas are sprinkled across the grounds, perfect for family or larger gatherings. Each accommodation exudes a warm, residential feel with luxurious, yet comfortable furnishings and private balconies that overlook elegant gardens and breathtaking ocean vistas. Resort amenities spotlight eight unique dining experiences, a full-service oceanfront spa and fitness center, award-winning 9-hole, par-3 golf course, four swimming pools, kids’ club, ecological enrichment programs and 135,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor wedding and event space. At Terranea, we invite guests to immerse themselves in an extraordinary bucket list of adventures and activities, each one inspired by nature such as falconry, kayaking, plein air painting, and archery. Most importantly, all of this - the stunning natural environment, the world-class management and facilities, the design of the buildings and grounds - aims to inspire and renew those who experience Terranea.

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

1700 Ocean Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, United States , 90401

Romantic Family-friendly Adventure Beach City Pet-friendly

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100 USD food & beverage credit (Not valid toward room rate, taxes, or gratuities)
Complimentary full breakfast for two daily valued at 35 USD per person
Early check-in and late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade at time of check-in - subject to availability
Complimentary Wi-Fi

Description


Enjoy laid-back luxury and contemporary comfort at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. Southern California provides the sunny beachfront setting and sensational ocean views; Loews provides the signature service and gracious hospitality. You’ll savor every moment you spend with at this Santa Monica luxury hotel. Take a seat at Ocean & Vine restaurant, featuring Californian style farm-to-table cooking. Enjoy the ocean views while sampling from an extensive wine list comprised of some of the most prestigious Californian Vineyards. You won’t want to miss BarBelle, where you can enjoy Tapas-style dishes while gazing out over the majestic Pacific Ocean or enjoy signature cocktails and poolside service at Blue Streak. Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel offers 347 rooms, including 21 one-bedroom suites and four custom-designed luxury suites with breathtaking views. Amenities include a beachfront pool with expansive decks, outdoor fire pits, perfect for those quintessential southern California nights, and a fully equipped fitness center featuring cardiovascular equipment, Expresso bikes and free weights. In the heart of Santa Monica, guests have direct access to the beach, world-class shopping and the iconic Santa Monica Pier, as well as bike beach cruisers, roller skates, in-line skates, boogie boards and more. With a total of 17,000 square feet of function space, the hotel can accommodate groups of up to 900 guests.

El Palace Barcelona

Gran Via de Les Corts Catalanes 668, Barcelona, Spain , 08010

Romantic Family-friendly City Pet-friendly Pre/Post Cruise Outdoor Pool

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100 USD food & beverage credit
Complimentary buffet breakfast for two daily
Early check-in and late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade at time of check-in - subject to availability
Complimentary Wi-Fi

Description


Central to the hustle and bustle of downtown, El Palace Barcelona is located steps away from the exclusive Paseo de Gracia, the mythic Las Ramblas and the historical Gothic District, yet inside the hotel is a quiet haven of blissful elegance. Boasting one of the largest rooftop terrace in the city with a 360º view, indulging in a princely drink as the sun dips behind far-off cupolas, is a must. Feel the pulls of the history from 1919 when you are back in you spacious and neo-classical room, the huge marble bathroom in muted tones surprises as well as the original fire place, all combined with the state-of-the arts facilities. Your day has not finished without having experienced the atmosphere in the unique Bluesman Cocktail Bar:  you can travel from the rhythm and blues to the Cuban notes on Fridays, shaked by the Cocktail Master’s magic hands and soul. Whenever you leave the hotel, giving back the enormous tasseled room key is a delightful touch of nostalgia that for sure will make you come back to El Palace Barcelona again.

The Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey

4375 Admiralty Way, Los Angeles, CA, United States , 90292

Romantic Family-friendly Adventure Beach City Pet-friendly Spa & Wellness Outdoor Pool

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100 USD credit towards recreation, includes your choice of bicycle rentals, tennis court rental or cabana rental
Complimentary continental breakfast daily or in-room dining for two valued at 80 USD
Early check-in and late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade at time of check-in - subject to availability
Complimentary Wi-Fi

Description


Nestled on the waterfront in Los Angeles, The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey features luxurious accommodations paired with legendary Ritz-Carlton service. Guests enjoy sweeping views of the marina. Amenities include the Sisley Spa, 24-hour Fitness Center and a heated saltwater swimming pool. Optional activities include sailing on a 42’ yacht, waterfront tennis courts, cycling The Strand along the oceanfront and dining at Cast & Plow, which features locally sourced ingredients and water views. For your travelers, we are pleased to offer Wi-Fi on a complimentary basis. Both our Fitness Center and heated waterfront swimming pool are open 24 hours a day, allowing your travelers the utmost flexibility when it comes to getting exercise on the road. Water is at the center of the experience at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey. Whether you seek an ideal setting for outdoor adventures, the opportunity to explore the city from a seaside retreat, or to simply relax and soak up the sunshine, you will discover an unparalleled Southern California experience. Cycling, sailing, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, and sports fishing are just some of the many activities to explore on our shimmering coastline        

Grand Hyatt Seattle

721 Pine Street, Seattle, WA, United States , 98101

Romantic Family-friendly City Pet-friendly Pre/Post Cruise

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50 USD spa credit at Elaia Spa at the Hyatt at Olive 8
Complimentary full breakfast for two daily in-room dining only
Late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade at time of check-in - subject to availability
Complimentary Wi-Fi

Description


You’re not just anyone. So why stay just anywhere, when you can stay at our world-renowned downtown Seattle hotel located within a stone’s throw from some of the most exhilarating hotspots in  the area. With over 450 of the most stately guest rooms and complimentary access to a 3,800 square foot state-of-the-art Health Club. Nestled conveniently in the heart of downtown's thriving retail and theatre district and adjacent to the Washington State Convention Center, Grand Hyatt Seattle redefines luxury, design and technology. Like Seattle, this cosmopolitan hotel entices the senses with commerical vitality, awe-inspiring natural beauty and truly unique Pacific Rim infusion, while sitting effortlessly at the center of the high tech revolution. Year Built: 2001.  

Rayavadee

214 Moo 2 Tambol Aonang, Krabi, Thailand , 81000

Romantic Family-friendly Adventure Beach Spa & Wellness Villa/Residence

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75-minute massage of choice for two, per room, per stay
Complimentary buffet breakfast for two daily
Early check-in and late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade at time of check-in - subject to availability
Complimentary Wi-Fi

Description


A member of Leading Hotels of The World, Rayavadee is a 5 star luxury resort surrounded by beautiful beaches, dramatic limestone cliffs, tropical landscapes and the emerald waters of the Andaman Sea at the heart of Krabi’s stunning Phranang Peninsula. Just an hour flight from Bangkok, guests can relax in the resort's tropical landscapes surrounded by three beaches and award winning architecture inspired by the atmosphere of a southern Thai village. The resort's 94 enchanting two-story pavilions and seven luxurious villas are spread over 26 acres of coconut groves, their spacious interiors and décor providing unsurpassed comfort for the property's highly discerning guests. Four restaurants, a world-class spa and activities that include island hopping by speedboat, snorkeling, Thai cookery classes, rock climbing and kayaking through a mangrove forest are all on offer as well as daily roster of’ activities for kids. Categories of pavilions also include two-bedroom units ideal for families, as well as Deluxe Pavilions, Terrace Pavilions and Pool Pavilions with private swimming pool. Exclusive resort located on the stunning tropical Phra Nang peninsula; surrounded by three beautiful beaches. Nearby attractions include Phi Phi Island which can be reached in 35 minutes by speedboat from Rayavadee. The surrounding reefs are home to a variety of tropical fish and marine life. Closer still, Poda, Chicken, Tub & Hong Islands, with their lovely beaches and strange rock formations, are perfect for half day excursions.  Year Last Renovated: 2020            

The Brando - Tahiti

Tetiaroa Private Island, Tahiti, French Polynesia

Romantic Family-friendly Beach Pre/Post Cruise All-Inclusive Private Island Spa & Wellness Villa/Residence

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100 EUR hotel credit (Not valid at Hinerava Pearl Shop, The Boutique, or Varua Te Ora Polynesian spa)
Complimentary full breakfast for two daily
Early check-in and late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade at time of check-in - subject to availability
Complimentary Wi-Fi

Description


The Brando is a unique luxury resort on French Polynesia’s breathtakingly beautiful private island of Tetiaroa, 30 miles north of Tahiti. The Brando offers carefree luxury in the midst of pristine nature; with access to the island by private plane, the resort features 35 villas and one residence, each with their own plunge pool and private, white-sand beach, frequented by sea turtles and exotic birds. This all-inclusive resort offers three restaurants showcasing Polynesian, French and Japanese cuisine, as well as a beautiful Polynesian spa overlooking a lily pond. The Brando is a pioneering model of sustainable technology with sea water air-conditioning; it utilizes energy from the sun and coconut oil to provide modern comforts throughout the resort. Protection of the abundant tropical fish and other marine life is core to the resort’s mission, and there is an eco-station for scientific research that guests can visit. With deep respect for its cultural legacy and the use of historical practices and new technologies to provide extraordinary luxury in an environmentally friendly manner, The Brando brings the past and future together into a place beyond time, invigorating the spirit and enriching and changing all who visit. The all-inclusive resort offers three restaurants showcasing Polynesian, French and Japanese cuisine, as well as a beautiful Polynesian spa overlooking a lily pond. The Brando is also a pioneering model of sustainable technology with sea water air-conditioning and energy from the sun and coconut oil. Protection of the abundant tropical fish and other marine life is core to the resort's mission, and there is an eco-station for scientific research that guests can visit. With deep respect for its cultural legacy and the use of historical practices and new technologies to provide extraordinary luxury in an environmentally friendly manner, the Brando brings the past and future together into a place beyond time, invigorating the spirit and enriching and changing all who visit.

Myconian Utopia Resort

Elia Beach, Mykonos PO Box 64, Mykonos, Greece , 84600

Romantic Beach Pet-friendly Spa & Wellness Outdoor Pool

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100 USD spa credit, and a 45-minute Thalasso Therapy treatment for two
Complimentary buffet breakfast for two daily
Early check-in and late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade at time of check-in - subject to availability
Complimentary Wi-Fi

Description


Overlooking the deep blue waters of the Aegean Sea from its commanding position 300 meters above famed Elia Beach in Mykonos, the Myconian Utopia Resort is the crown jewel of the Myconian Collection resorts and a proud member of Relais & Chateaux. Combining the breathtaking magnificence of unspoiled nature with the sophistication of contemporary design, Utopia stands out as the pinnacle of exclusive, tailor-made hospitality on the island of Mykonos. Besides offering spectacular sea views and world-class suite and villa accommodations,Utopia features flawless facilities, impeccable personalized services, luxurious thalassotherapy spa treatments and gourmet dining options, ensuring that all guests enjoy a unique 5 star holiday experience. Designed to have a ‘green conscience’, Myconian Utopia Resort was built utilizing environmentally friendly techniques, with each suite or villa meticulously outfitted using locally sourced and sustainable materials. Hand-cut stone, rich exotic woods and an extensive range of custom-made furnishings fuse modern opulence with traditional craftsmanship to bring you what can only be described as a sanctuary for the senses in a dream-like destination.