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Best 10 Eco Resorts Around the World

Where luxury meets eco-friendly initiatives. These 12 eco-resorts prove that it is possible to enjoy a consciously sustainable life without compromising on high-class comfort

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1. Mashipi Lodge, Ecuador

1. Mashipi Lodge, Ecuador

Mashpi Lodge is a rainforest hotel in the clouds. This luxurious rainforest lodge is located in the Mashpi Reserve redefining the forest experience with its magically raw surroundings that is made up of 70% lush and rich greenery. Explore the astounding biodiversity, experience the incredible flora and fauna, and encounter 400 different species of trees, birds, and frogs that can be found nowhere else in the world.

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2. Mahali Mzuri, Kenya

2. Mahali Mzuri, Kenya

Founded by Sir Richard Branson, this 12-tented luxury safari camp is situated in the private Olare Motorogi Conservancy in the wider Maasai Mara Ecosystem, giving you a front-row seat to the annual Great Migration and to the animals that roam around freely – imagine lions, wildebeest, elephants, giraffes, and cheetahs right before your eyes. Mahali Mzuri also works to conserve and protect the wider Maasai Mara Ecosystem.

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3. Three Camel Lodge, The Gobi, Mongolia

3. Three Camel Lodge, The Gobi, Mongolia

Three Camel Lodge is a luxurious eco-lodge set in the Gobi Desert. Characterized by rugged terrain, vastly different ecosystems, and exotic wildlife, there is much to explore in this wondrous part of the world. Three Camel Lodge’s carefully designed luxurious “gers” feature traditional details of Mongolian living, offering guests an authentic yet sustainable experience they'll never forget.

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4. Whitepod, Switzerland

4. Whitepod, Switzerland

Situated in the heart of the Swiss Alps, Whitepod features 18 luxurious “pods” and 9 suite-chalets. Their cozy pods feature an innovative geodesic structure along with numerous other energy-efficient features that have a low impact on nature. With limited transportation, walking through the enchantingly peaceful forest with its breathtakingly pure landscape is all part of the Whitepod experience. Here, nature is luxury.

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5. Svart, Norway

5. Svart, Norway

As the first self-sustainable resort in the world, Svart aims to teach guests about the importance of global environmental issues. With a unique architecture that is both futuristic in design yet traditional in concept, this off-grid destination is truly a wonder to behold and be in. The breathtaking surroundings and the committed environment-focused vision certainly make an experience at Svart a memorable and transformative one.

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6. Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain, China

6. Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain, China

Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain is where ancient and modern meet. Located in Dujiangyan, this resort takes the guest experience to new heights. Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain makes it a priority to embody eco-friendly values. Its goal is to prove that enhancing the guest experience and at the same time showing respect to nature can definitely go hand in hand. For this resort, sustainability is primary.

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7. Ulaman Eco Retreat, Bali, Indonesia

7. Ulaman Eco Retreat, Bali, Indonesia

Ulaman Eco Retreat is the place to be for travelers who are seeking to live more consciously without sacrificing comfort and luxury. Tucked away in a secluded and lush part of Bali, this retreat provides an exotic tropical resort experience for every guest. At this tranquil eco resort, you can relax, recharge, and unwind, all while leaving only the smallest ecological footprint possible.

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8. Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Mexico

8. Banyan Tree Mayakoba, Mexico

Banyan Tree Mayakoba perfectly blends Asian hospitality with Mexican passion and five-star resort services and facilities. This luxury eco-resort proudly shows off untouched nature, abundant wildlife, and the familiar Riviera Maya warmth and charm. Banyan Tree is plastic-free and practices proper resource conservation, supporting the local community, and providing protection to endangered marine turtles.

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9. Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia

9. Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia

Set on a clifftop plateau, Alila Villas Uluwatu boasts breathtaking views. For this luxury resort, sustainability is the new luxury. It is the first resort in Indonesia to receive the highest level of certification from EarthCheck as a Best Practice Building Planning and Design (BPDS) development. Situated on the southern coastline on Bali’s Bukit Peninsula, Alila Villas Uluwatu is only 15 minutes away from the renowned Uluwatu Temple.

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Shinta Mani Wild, Cambodia

Shinta Mani Wild, Cambodia

Shinta Mani Wild fuses world-class design, all-inclusive hospitality, and conservation. With some of the world’s most endangered species living in these mountains, Shinta Mani Wild’s major goal is the conservancy of the surrounding evergreen forest and its beautiful wildlife. Shinta Mani Wild won Hotel Design of the Year at the Destination Deluxe Awards 2020.