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Sustainable holiday spots, from saltwater pools to eco-friendly building materials, these special spots showcase the fact that staying sustainable doesn’t mean sacrificing style or beauty.
Made up of two historic kilns, which were carefully restored using eco-friendly materials and with respects to traditional Cycladic architecture, Villa Zoia is a delight for both history lovers and eco-warriors alike. The largest kiln is now enjoying a second life as a bright and airy kitchen, whilst the smaller kiln is a beautiful ensuite bathroom.
Hacienda Chekul is an extraordinary beachfront villa inside the Biosphere Reserve of Sian Kaan. The rooftop presents a lovely terrace with its own lush green garden and a sparkling infinity swimming pool. This eco paradise is completely self sufficient through the use of solar and wind power systems.
Situated right on the waterfront, this magnificent four-storey villa stretches across the sand. Boasting seven bedrooms and 8,000 sq. ft of living space, there’s plenty of room here for all the gang. But that’s not all... Our Cayman Cottage also hosts a whole range of exemplary eco-features, including solar water heating and an electricity-producing windmill to boot.
An outstanding holiday hideaway carefully crafted to work in harmony with the surrounding environment; when it comes to eco villas, Eco Serendib is truly one of the finest you’ll find. Featuring an endless list of eco-innovations, including an organic ‘seed to plate’ garden, reusing old roof tiles for the outside terraces, a natural saltwater pool and sustainable textiles in the bedrooms, this is eco-paradise found.
Casa Bautista is a private jungle paradise, powered by solar and wind energy. Your stay contributes to the Pueblo del Sol project, which is committed to supporting and empowering indigenous communities while respecting the local environment.
Perched on the top of a hill and thus commanding staggering views across the local landscape, Villa Mas is cocooned in a canopy of verdant foliage. As well as boasting all the latest tech and mod cons, all the water here is heated by the strong Caribbean sun - meaning you can enjoy a hot shower while helping to keep the planet cool.
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