What’s the latest trend in luxury travel? It’s sustainable, responsible tourism. Villas that are eco friendly while remaining extremely luxurious are now available in the hottest travel destinations. These accommodations were inspired by their natural surroundings and designed to leave a smaller eco footprint. If you’re interested in a sustainable vacation check out these 4 eco friendly luxury villas.
Eco Serendib – St. John
Eco Serendib is a private villa and spa located on St. John in the US Virgin Islands. This tranquil paradise has been voted a top villa by Travel & Leisure and the Travel Channel. The villa is decked out with green features that reduce carbon emissions without sacrificing guest experience. A private spa with soaking tub, steam shower and sauna sets this villa apart from other options in St. John.
Nemi Eco Villa – Mexico
Nemi Eco Villa is the first sustainably conscious villa available to rent in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The home was designed to embrace its gorgeous surroundings and was constructed completely from repurposed and locally sourced materials. A private 40 foot natural swimming pool containing no salt or chemicals is available for guests to enjoy. Up to 12 people can sleep comfortably in this stunning home.
Whispering Waters on the Beach – Jamaica
Set on a private beach in beautiful Jamaica’s Discovery Bay is the highly anticipated Whispering Waters on the Beach. This incredible home is the sister villa to Keela Wee and sits right next door. Whispering Waters is 100% powered by solar energy and was built with natural materials. A gorgeous private beach with sugary soft sand can be reached just steps from the villa.
Eos – Costa Rica
Villa Eos is located in Guanacaste, Costa Rica’s most celebrated and ecologically beautiful locations. The villa was designed to promote environmental friendliness, spirituality, and a healthy lifestyle. Panoramic views and lush rainforest completely surround the home, offering a private atmosphere perfect for rejuvenation. An infinity pool and open air living areas create a luxuriously laid back vacation experience.