Six Eco-Luxe Getaways To Fall In Love With

Whether you wish for a cosy staycation or aspire to venture a little further afield, a short break to celebrate Valentine’s Day is the ideal solution to fight off the winter blues. From a romantic sojourn with your significant other to a fun trip with friends, we’ve rounded up the best eco-luxe destinations for 2018.

 


Song Saa Private Island, Cambodia

Want to truly get away from it all? Song Saa Private Island is Cambodia’s first luxury private island resort and nestles in the warm sapphire waters of the Gulf of Thailand. Conservation is a key priority for Song Saa, they proactively work to improve local livelihoods as well as preserving marine life and rainforests. This is an ideal destination for those seeking a tranquil getaway safe in the knowledge that where they are staying are mindful of their impact on the environment.

Ideal for: Fans of all things aquatic

 

Thailand… and beyond

Love the idea of exploring a far-flung country but don’t have the time to organise your trip? Let Ansova Travel step in. They offer unique luxury tours to far-flung destinations like Vietnam, Laos and Thailand, offering travellers exciting and inspired tours. They even have their own foundation which aims to empower local communities through education and to provide basic social relief where possible.

Ideal for: Adventurers who like to roam

 

Montepagano, Italy

Dance yourself happy with Bold Bodies’ fitness and wellness program in the ancient Italian village of Montepagano. You’ll be empowered to retreat from your busy daily life and reinvigorate mind and body through the power of immersive dance. This beloved brand uses local produce and has even eliminated the use of plastic bottles, too.


Ideal for: Those looking to unplug from everyday life

 

Campi ya Kanzi, Kenya

Campi ya Kanzi (Camp of the Hidden Treasure) is an award-winning, boutique eco-lodge in Kenya that sets a new standard for the experience of true luxury that is also truly ecologically low-impact. It demonstrates that you can have the comfort and service of a top hotel, the fine dining of an Italian palazzo without compromising on your green credentials and are helping to support a meaningful conservation project.

Ideal for: Wild at heart, animal lovers


Casas de Coro, Portugal

The Arribes del Duero is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the Iberian Peninsula, and thanks to Rusticae, we have the opportunity to discover it. The Casas de Côro experience is much more than just a breathtaking view – you’ll enjoy the best tradition, gastronomy, and wines Portugal has to offer. Located near the border of Spain, the beautiful boutique hotel provides a private swimming pool, massages, and much, much more.

Ideal for: Couples who want a bohemian hideaway

 

Green House Hotel, Bournemouth

If you are looking at your watch more often than the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland, then why not consider a quick getaway to the ‘Best Green Hotel in the UK 2017’. The Green House Hotel is situated close to Bournemouth’s award-winning beaches and is ideal for a simple yet luxurious staycation.

The hotel’s restaurant ‘Arbor’ has an oak sculpture reconstructed as a tree and the furniture is made from sustainable materials, even the paint and wallpaper are eco-friendly. The hotel also uses a solar panel to heat water.

Ideal for: A glam-yet-green getaway

 

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LILLIPUT & FELIX
‘Barre’ Bikini in ‘Blue Gingham’

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EDEN DIODATI
Tiwa Earrings

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Palm Backgammon Board

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Reeves Velvet Tie Sandals

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Setae Dress

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Neon More Passion Bracelet x Tracey Emin

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Wellness Program in Italy

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Scier Weekender in Hunter Green

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Emma Harrison