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

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

Romantic Family Friendly Golf Food & Wine Pet-friendly Spa & Wellness Pre/Post Cruise Adults only

TL UK SELECT Perks


100 USD resort credit
Complimentary 60 USD full breakfast credit per day, per room
Property will offer early check-in and late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade at time of check-in, subject to availability
Wi-Fi is already included in Resort fee (for properties with a resort fee only)

Description


Poised above coastal bluffs with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, Terranea Resort debuted in June 2009 as the only luxury resort destination on the Los Angeles coast. Guests enjoy a sophisticated yet relaxed ambiance at this Mediterranean-inspired retreat surrounded by a glistening, panoramic seascape. Celebrated for its natural beauty, the 102-acre estate features 582 guestrooms and suites, including spacious bungalows, casitas and villas. Luxurious amenities spotlight eight unique dining experiences, a full-service spa and fitness center, an award-winning golf course, three swimming pools, a kids’ club, ecological enrichment programs and 135,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor wedding and event space.  Terranea is located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, one of Southern California’s most scenic and coveted coastlines overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. Guests enjoy a tranquil escape in this natural haven, with convenient access from both Los Angeles International and Long Beach airports and situated just 20 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles.  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. Each of the resort’s 582 spacious guest retreats exude a warm, residential feel with luxurious yet comfortable furnishings and private balconies that overlook elegant gardens and breathtaking ocean vistas. Catering to an international palate, Terranea’s eight exceptional dining venues range from gourmet cuisine to casual fare - all set against the Pacific Ocean.  All of the accommodations and amenities at Terranea have been carefully conceived to reflect what is expected of an internationally renowned resort. But 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, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States

Romantic Family Friendly Adventure Pool & Beach Culture Food & Wine Pet-friendly

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100 USD Food & Beverage credit
Complimentary Complimentary full breakfast for two daily
Property will offer early check-in and late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade at time of check-in, subject to availability
Wi-Fi is already included in Resort fee (for properties with a resort fee only)

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,, Barcelona, Spain

Romantic Family Friendly Culture Food & Wine Pre/Post Cruise

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100 USD Food & Beverage credit per room, once per stay; 50 USD credit per room on 50' Packs and Rituals from Mayan Luxury spa, once per stay
Complimentary Complimentary buffet breakfast for two daily served in restaurant
Property will offer early check-in and late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade at time of check-in, subject to availability
High-Speed/Enhanced 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 terraces in the city with a 360-degree 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 fireplace, 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, where you can travel from the rhythm and blues to the Cuban notes on Friday's, 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, Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles, California, United States

Romantic Family Friendly Adventure Pool & Beach Culture Pet-friendly Spa & Wellness

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100 USD credit toward recreation per stay (Includes your choice of bicycle, tennis court or cabana rental)
Complimentary Complimentary continental breakfast for two daily at Cast & Plow or in-room dining (Max 80 USD per room)
Property will offer early check-in and late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade at time of check-in, subject to availability
High-Speed/Enhanced 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. Both the Fitness Center and heated waterfront swimming pool are open 24 hours a day, allowing 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 the shimmering coastline        

Aguas de Ibiza

Salvador Camacho 9, Ibiza Island, Santa Eulalia del Rio, Ibiza, Spain

Family Friendly Pool & Beach Food & Wine Spa & Wellness

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100 USD Food & Beverage credit
Complimentary Complimentary full breakfast for two daily
Property will offer early check-in and late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade at time of check-in, subject to availability
Wi-Fi is already included in Resort fee (for properties with a resort fee only)

Description


Aguas de Ibiza has been recognised and honoured as the luxury boutique hotel in Ibiza with the most innovative and ambitious concept of what it means to be environmentally friendly. The project is based on a significant investment in the latest technology and photovoltaic rails, using smart building automation and systems for saving water and energy. As company policy, this five-star GL hotel in Santa Eulalia also advocates working with suppliers that share its philosophy. The hotel is convinced that it is possible to offer sustainable living without sacrificing the comforts of one of the luxury boutique hotels in Ibiza. Set in an idyllic location, the Aguas de Ibiza Grand Luxe Hotel offers 145 guestrooms with impeccable views over Santa Eulalia bay. It combines contemporary style with natural elements, to make an unforgettable experience out of your stay following the Feng Shui philosophy principles and with lots of attention to detail. Aguas de Ibiza is located within the quiet town of Santa Eulalia on the south eastern part of the island. It takes about 20 minutes to get to Ibiza Town and Dalt Vila, the airport and the popular nightclubs. It’s the best spot for discovering the beaches of the north east corner of the island. Oligo features impeccable Mediterranean style cuisine, offering a help-yourself breakfast buffet. Alabastro is open all day, offering a varied menu, with healthy dishes made with ingredients from the island. At night, it has a more elaborated menu with delicious Ibizan- Mediterranean-inspired dishes from the chef, Aitor Monteagud. Maymanta Pisco Bar is located on the hotel’s rooftop and is open daily until 2am. The new Peruvian restaurant on the rooftop is a renewed gastronomy led by Omar Malpartida´s chef. Revival Spa by Clarins Revival is an oasis in Ibiza, a peaceful place of relaxation and wellbeing. With more than 1,500 square meters, it is a space devoted to wellness and peace and where all kinds of health and beauty treatments are on offer, plus the Revival Spa in Ibiza has a highly specialised professional team.  

Rayavadee

214 Moo 2 Tambol Aonang, Amphur Muang, city, Krabi, Thailand

Romantic Pool & Beach

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

Description


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.            

Myconian Utopia Resort

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

Romantic Pool & Beach Food & Wine Pet-friendly Spa & Wellness

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100 USD spa credit; Private roundtrip airport transfers for two
Complimentary Complimentary buffet breakfast for two daily
Property will offer early check-in and late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade at time of check-in, subject to availability
Wi-Fi is already included in Resort fee (for properties with a resort fee only)

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. 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.