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, Californ, United States

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

ALTOUR 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 (terra-NAY-a) Resort debuted in June 2009 as the 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 -service spa and fitness center, award-winning golf course, three swimming pools, 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 care y 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, Californ, United States

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

ALTOUR SELECT Perks


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 us at our 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 our extensive wine list comprised of some of the most prestigious Californian Vineyards. Also, be sure to try BarBelle, where you can enjoy Tapas-style dishes while gazing out onto the Pacific Ocean. Ocean Spa has undergone a complete transformation and now features eco-friendly spa products that aim to reduce our impact on the environment all while providing an unrivaled spa experience. Signature massages are available but our massage therapists work closely with our guests to design a unique massage program that suits your needs.

The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey

4375 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, Los Angeles, Californ, United States

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

ALTOUR SELECT Perks


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


Enjoy the warmth of the waterfront, as a getaway at the Marina awaits you in sun-drenched Southern California. The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Marina del Rey, Ca, lies close to Venice Beach, Malibu and Santa Monica, allowing visitors easy access to the area's numerous desirable attractions and opportunities. The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey hotel offers 304 recently remodeled guest rooms and suites with marina and city skyline views; exclusive key-access-Ritz-Carlton Club level rooms; L.A.'s waterfront pool and whirlpool with an eco-friendly saline water purification system, and community-made delicacies at Cast & Plow Restaurant. Enjoy time at the Fitness Center with state-of-the-art cardio/weight studio furnished with high-tech equipment and steam rooms; more than 30,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space, and pet-friendly accommodations. Experience unrivaled waterfront dining, innovative cocktails and tantalizing appetizers. Savor the selection of local California cuisine, sustainable seafood and all-natural beef in a vibrant yet relaxed ambiance at Cast & Plow restaurant + bar. Soak up the sun at Wave, the poolside restaurant offering the finest in contemporary California cuisine (open seasonally) and enjoy classic sophistication with modern style in The Lobby Lounge.

Aguas de Ibiza

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

Family Friendly Pool & Beach Food & Wine Spa & Wellness

ALTOUR SELECT Perks


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

ALTOUR SELECT Perks


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


Located at the tip of the Phranang Peninsula, on Thailand?s Andaman coastline in Krabi Province, the Rayavadee Krabi Hotel is a luxurious oasis in an already-beautiful paradise. The hotel is nestled in between the property's abundance of trees, in order to seamlessly blend in with the lush surroundings. The hotel is also careful to reduce the negative impact on its surroundings by maintaining a focus on sustainable water and waste management as well as energy efficiency. The hotel is both environmentally minded, but also extremely ambitious in all it offers its guests. The resort's 96 two-story pavilion and 5 luxurious villas are dotted throughout tropical gardens and coconut groves. The pavilion?s unique design and award-winning architecture blends perfectly with the resort's natural surroundings, and the villas offer yet another level of luxury and space with dedicated butler service. When it comes to food, the Rayavadee serves delicious western and Asian cuisine in venues offering everything from elegant dining to casual beachside fare. The emphasis is on locally-sourced ingredients with organic, light and healthy options available alongside dishes that reflect the rich flavors of Thai and regional cooking. And when you're in need of a relaxation experience, look no further than The Rayavadee Spa, which offers extensive range of therapies that draw on ancient Thai healing traditions and a philosophy of well-being that combines body, mind and spirit. A stay at the Rayavadee Kravi hotel is a study in the union of luxury and sustainability -- and is truly in a class all its own.

Myconian Utopia Resort

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

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

ALTOUR SELECT Perks


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 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 five-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.