The best Eco Hotels for 2014

You love traveling but you do not want to contribute to the environmental footprint left by many hotels and tourist accommodation at your destination. While you want to continue to know the world from side, but would prefer to make your trip as green as possible. We prepared a short list of the best eco hotels and accommodations for 2014 across the world.

Lapa Rios, Costa Rica

The owners of Lapa Rios decided to give this name to their ecological accommodation, thanks to the macaw herds macaws that exist in the area which created a river of red, yellow, orange, blue and green colors. The Lapa Rios overlooks the Golfo Dulce, a tropical fjord where you may have the opportunity to see whales and dolphins to ensure their young, the rich nutrient waters. The property is set within a private reserve, relatively close to the Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica. It consists of 16 bungalows, which feature romantic canopy beds, garden showers and private terraces overlooking the rainforest. It even has a beautiful swimming pool, restaurant with thatched roof, which leads to a beautiful observation platform.

Lapa Rios, Costa Rica

Lapa Rios, Costa Rica

Chole Mjini, Tanzania

The rooms Chole Mjini located amidst beautiful tree houses, and all proceeds fund ecological programs in the region. There may be no beach nearby, but one can enjoy magical moments diving.

Chole Mjini, Tanzania

Chole Mjini, Tanzania

Earthship Rentals, New Mexico, USA

At the foot of the Sangre de Cristo conditions near the town of Taos New Mexico is this small residential complex reminiscent of … Gaundi. It is the hostel Earthships, the houses of which are exclusively made from recycled materials. It works with solar energy, the water used is collected from snow and rain, and has its own greenhouse. Nevertheless, the visitors can have access to wi-fi and smart TV’s.

Earthship Rentals, New Mexico, USA

Earthship Rentals, New Mexico, USA

Nuli Sapi, Papua New Guinea

Access to the bungalows Nuli Sapi is not easy. But once you get there you understand why they have struggled a bit. The natural landscape will your breath away: a pristine area, islands covered by tropical vegetation, small traditional villages and rich aquatic life. The bungalows are simple and comfortable, made entirely from natural materials.

Nuli Sapi, Papua New Guinea

Nuli Sapi, Papua New Guinea

View more here: Hotels at the end of the world.

By Nicole P.

Eco Hotels photos: Austronesian Expeditions, m jack muranami, Anna Jonsson, Scott Bowers.

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