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5 Eco-Friendly Properties to Stay at for Earth Month

by Katie Skrzek

Apr 4, 2024

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Book family travel at one of these five eco-friendly properties around the world for Earth Month.

 

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Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa

This LEED Gold certified resort in Hawai’i implements sustainable initiatives throughout the property. The resort repurposes items and untouched food to make toys, nesting materials and treats for the parrots living on property. The rooftop solar panel system has reduced the property’s energy use by more than 38 percent in the last 12 years.

 

InterContinental New York Barclay

Located in Midtown Manhattan, this eco-friendly hotel is home to a rooftop bee apiary and garden. The honey, herbs and vegetables are used in hyperlocal cocktails and dishes at the hotel’s restaurant, The Parlour.

 

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Six Senses Crans-Montana

This property in Switzerland prioritizes sustainability through design and guest experiences. The hotel utilizes special air and pool filtration systems and a carbon-neutral wood pellet heating system. The on-site Earth Lab offers guests zero-waste workshops like upcycled candle making.

 

Thompson Zihuatanejo

This Mexican resort’s restaurant sources ingredients from fishermen, farmers and vendors located within walking distance of the property. Cenzia, the on-site restaurant, rotates its menu seasonally to reflect the freshest ingredients.

 

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Vakkaru Maldives

Vakkaru Maldives is home to The Organic Farm, an on-site garden. Guests may participate in a guided garden tour and cooking class utilizing the fruit, vegetables and herbs grown there.

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