Hotels Around the World
From jungle bungalows, cheap hotels to cosmopolitan suites, “green” vacation accommodations are popping up everywhere! Now conscientious world travelers no longer have to settle for just any hotel Berlin or Prague offers – instead choose fun, eco-friendly hotels and promote sustainability!
You can find more eco properties on the Hostelbookers website with pictures and reviews to help you make a good choice.
Using only solar power and fresh water from the nearby jungle-clad mountain, the Palmlea Farms Lodge & Bures on Vanua Levu is a perfect place to appreciate nature’s beauty. Stay in private Fijian style bures (villas) with big veranda porches and ceiling fans. Enjoy breakfast at their licensed organic restaurant, relax by the pool or explore the nearby ocean’s extensive barrier reef system.
Most hotels and resorts of the islands are trying their best to protect the eco-system in order to preserve its beauty. If you are looking for relaxing holidays and paradisiac landscape, Fiji is the best vacation idea. You will definitely be amaze by the turquoise water and white sandy beaches contrasting with the vibrant green jungle.
Heal your body, mind and soul at Il Cantico della Natura nestled in the beautiful Italian region of Umbria. The renovated stone house promotes sustainability in a romantic atmosphere that focuses on relaxation using their Jacuzzi, Turkish bath, fitness center and sauna. Enjoy the panoramic view of Lake Trasimeno, take a bicycle to the seaside village of San Savino and return for a candlelit dinner at their restaurant serving traditional Umbria fare.
Using 100% renewable power sources and low water consumption appliances,
St. Christopher’s at the Mosaic House nonetheless keeps a high-energy atmosphere flowing. Use free Wi-Fi in the cozy dorm and private rooms, but the action is at the Theater Bar dancing to Djs, watching sports on the big-screen or sipping drinks in the Terrace Garden. Walk through Old Town Square, the Jewish Quarter and stroll across the Charles Bridge with quick access to the rest of Prague via the Metro/tram system.
Stay in the middle of Berlin but get back to nature at the Jetpack Eco Lodge by the pristine Grunewald Forest that’s laced with walking trails. Spotless dorm rooms with Internet hookups are powered by solar panels and high speed Wi-Fi is available in the free breakfast room. The outdoor recreation area has BBQ grills, table tennis, basketball and volleyball. Walk to the Brücke Museum, hire a bicycle or catch the train into Berlin’s city center.
The CEL – (Centre Ecologic Ilemena) Hostel urges you to relax for a few days and soak up their inspiring environment where you can hike, swim in the natural pool and participate in permaculture practices. Sustainable elegance is the theme — from the low-flow shower to the organic-only shop to the healthy cuisine served for lunch and dinner. Sign up for a free tour of Girona’s attractions at the travel desk.
Although it’s in a historical building in the heart of Edinburgh, the High Street Hostel embraces sustainable travelers. Spacious dorm rooms are complimented by a huge kitchen and facility-wide Wi-Fi. Sign up for the free Edinburgh City Tours and Pub Crawls or stay in and meet fellow travelers at Burger Night Friday or the Sunday Pool Tournament. This carbon neutral hostel is near Holyrood Park, home of Arthur’s Seat, and the picturesque neighborhood has great dining and sightseeing opportunities.
Port Douglas, in far north Queensland, is famous for its long sandy beaches, Great Barrier Reef and peaceful accommodations. The city was once the home of high profile entrepreneurs and australian entertainment stars, which have gave it this luxurious, still tranquil, atmosphere. Today, many Australian tourists are choosing Expedia to find a place to stay in Port Douglas for their vacation, in order to relax, enjoy the peaceful ocean side landscape and escape their daily activities.
The city has been able to maintain a lay back atmosphere that’s echoed at the Port O’Call Eco Lodge, for example, where sustainable practices include creature comforts like air-conditioning and laundry facilities. Enjoy free Wi-Fi while you hang out around the lounge and swimming pool or make meals in the self-catering kitchen. Walk to Four-mile Beach, stroll to the Port Douglas marina or arrange a hiking expedition to nearby Mount Molloy.
Recycle, reuse and remodel are the three “R’s” at the Hedonisia Hawaii Eco-Hostel in Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. Though the conditions are a bit primitive, the open-air setting makes the adventure of jungle living come to life. Fix organic meals in the outdoor kitchen and enjoy the free Wi-Fi from your bungalow hammock or renovated school bus. Search the nearby wild jungle for tropical delights and waterfall pools or ride a bicycle into Pahoa to sample delicious local delicacies.