ECO HOTEL HE­ROES

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FOGO IS­LAND INN, NEW­FOUND­LAND This re­mote 29-suite inn was cre­ated by a reg­is­tered char­ity and op­er­ates as a so­cial busi­ness, with a cin­ema and art gallery. fo­go­is­landinn.ca. Dou­bles from £1,041, full board

UXUA CASA HOTEL & SPA, BAHIA, BRAZIL

With a beach club in reach, the casas off Tran­coso’s grassy, car-free square are set in orig­i­nal fish­er­man’s houses – most dat­ing back 500 years. uxua.com. Suites from £440, B&B

PAPAYA PLAYA PROJECT, TULUM, MEX­ICO

These palapa huts and tree­houses are set in pris­tine jun­gle fringed by white sand and the Caribbean Sea’s bar­rier reef. Its goal is to be to­tally sus­tain­able and of true ben­e­fit to the com­mu­nity. pa­payaplayapro­ject.com. Dou­bles from £133, B&B

THE SCAR­LET, CORN­WALL

Lux­u­ri­ous but laid-back, this adults-only hotel in Maw­gan Porth is as eco-friendly as it is chic. Ev­ery room comes with its own sea-view bal­cony or out­door ‘pod’, and green mea­sures in­clude so­lar pan­els and biomass boil­ers. scar­letho­tel.co.uk. Dou­bles from £240, B&B

ARISTI MOUN­TAIN RE­SORT, GREECE

This 24-room re­treat is built in com­plete har­mony with its Pin­dus Moun­tains back­drop. It uses LED lights, a high-tech waste-wa­ter clean­ing sys­tem and was built with lo­cal ma­te­ri­als. aristi.eu. Dou­bles from £105, B&B

THE ZETTER TOWN­HOUSE, LON­DON

This bou­tique hotel and co-work­ing space is one of the green­est op­tions in the cap­i­tal, thanks to its en­ergy-sav­ing tech­nol­ogy and eco-friendly ma­te­ri­als. thezetter­town­house.com. Dou­bles from £232, room only

BAMBU INDAH,

UBUD, BALI

This river­side eco re­sort’s fantasy bam­boo suites and or­ganic grown-in-the­gar­den meals tune you into the jun­gle set­ting with­out tam­per­ing with it. bam­buin­dah.com. Dou­bles from £112, B&B

1 HO­TELS, BROOK­LYN BRIDGE, CEN­TRAL PARK AND SOUTH BEACH, USA These hi-tech ur­ban bunk-ups re­con­nect you with na­ture through the plant-rich in­te­ri­ors and liv­ing walls.

1ho­tels.com. Dou­bles from

£273, room only

KASBAH DU TOUBKAL, AT­LAS MOUN­TAINS, MOROCCO

All staff come from the area and the hotel sup­ports ed­u­ca­tion and med­i­cal care for lo­cal com­mu­ni­ties. kas­bah­dutoubkal.com. Dou­bles from £156, B&B

SONG SAA, KOH

RONG, CAM­BO­DIA A trail­blaz­ing lux­ury hotel in a re­mote par­adise, the Song Saa Foun­da­tion helps con­serve Cam­bo­dia’s ocean habi­tats. In 2016, they dis­trib­uted iron sup­ple­ments to is­land fam­i­lies and worked with au­thor­i­ties to pro­tect na­tive sea tur­tles. songsaa.com. Dou­bles from £694, B&B GROOTBOS,

SOUTH AFRICA

This lux­ury eco na­ture re­serve near a wild beach has a plant-a-tree pro­gramme, bans sin­gle-use plas­tic bot­tles, sup­ports lo­cal sup­pli­ers and runs a com­mu­nity farm. grootbos.com. Dou­bles from £500, full board plus ex­cur­sions

KATAMAMA,

SEMINYAK, BALI

In this 59-suite bou­tique hotel, al­most ev­ery­thing is lo­cally sourced, in­clud­ing the hand-dyed tex­tiles and hand-pressed bricks. They use no plas­tic and light­ing dims when no one is in the room. katamama.com. Dou­bles from around £300, room only

TOM’S ECO LODGE,

ISLE OF WIGHT

You’ll find eco pods, tents, cab­ins and self-cater­ing cot­tages on this rus­tic farm. So­lar pan­els and sewage-treat­ment fa­cil­i­ties make them as self-suf­fi­cient as pos­si­ble, and guests are en­cour­aged to pick from the fruit trees and use the herbs out­side their tents in their cook­ing. tom­se­c­olodge.com. Dou­bles from £90, room only

BAMBU INDAH

SONG SAA

UXUA CASA HOTEL & SPA

BAMBU INDAH

PAPAYA PLAYA

PROJECT

BAMBU INDAH

UXUA CASA HOTEL & SPA

FOGO IS­LAND INN

TOM’S ECO LODGE

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