Green Travel: 10 Eco-Friendly Getaways

Travel green with these sustainable and eco-friendly homes all over the world. Starting with this beauty…

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PAN TREE TOP CABINS, GJESÅSSJØEN, NORWAY

These cabins are built using sustainable materials, including the pine flooring and walls, and feature wool textiles dyed in the colors of the forest. The abundant light also acts as an eco-friendly heating source.

ISPICA ECO HOTEL, SICILY, ITALY

This hotel is eco friendly, strives for energy self-sufficiency and reuses its waste water. The newly-constructed pool uses salt water, and seasonal products from the garden are offered to guests.

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MELODY FARMS, PELOPONNESE, GREECE

Great design is matched only by the deeply-held environmental philosophy and family traditions of this working farm. The attention to detail and the beautiful integration into nature makes this a special place to visit and learn from.

MEZTITLA MODERN, TEPOZTLAN, MEXICO

This home was created to showcase the extraordinary natural beauty of the site. It has a storm water catchment system devised to provide sustainable year-round water for the entire property including the uniquely long pool.

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VILLA SLOW, CANTABRIA, SPAIN

A home built by reusing old stone and materials from the Cantabria region. This is a passive house with all A+++ electronic devices and LED technology as well as a heat pump, high-quality insulation and windows for minimum heat loss.

 

GREEN LUXURY VILLAS, FOLEGANDROS, GREECE

Designed by an Italian developer of environmental design, this compound was built according to the latest technologies in sustainable architecture and green housing standards and is completely off-grid.

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GALICIAN MODERN, GALICIA, SPAIN

Incorporating authentic Galician character, and thoughtfully crafted with respect for the environment, this home was awarded with “Best Sustainable Architecture” by the Association of Architects of Galicia.

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ENOUGH HOUSE, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA

We love the juxtaposition of traditional with modern in this cool little home. It is eco-conscious, with sheep roaming freely, an organic vegetable garden and trout ponds, as well as solar energy.

NUTIMA HOUSE, BISKUPSTUNGUR, ICELAND

A home that stands out with its clean, sleek contemporary lines and simple eco-conscious design. It employs organic and recycled materials, inspired by the raw beauty and unique features of the land.

SLOVENIAN ECO-HOUSES, LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA

Created to connect you with nature through innovative design and the highest international environmental standards, this collection of eco-apartments puts both style and the environment first!

For more green travel destinations, browse our collection of vacation home rentals and small hotels here.

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