Top 10 Eco-Friendly Hotels


Going green means traveling green, too. From water and energy-saving systems to eco-friendly products and nature protection programs, travelers are seeking places they can enjoy while helping conserve for the future. Check out these hotels offering some of the top eco-friendly accommodations.

Hotel Carlota

Benalcazar N6-26 y Mejia, Quito, Ecuador

Romantic Food & Wine

PROTRAVEL SELECT Perks


40 USD Credit at Lounge & 60 USD Food credit at Bistro
Complimentary Buffet breakfast for two daily
Property will offer early check-in upon availability, Property will offer late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade upon availability at time of check-in
High-Speed/Enhanced Wi-Fi

Description


Carlota Sustainable Design Hotel is a design hotel that offers Eco-friendly accommodations in the historical Center of Quito. Guests of the hotel can enjoy a 360-degree terrace view of the city from the lounge or taste the urban cuisine of the hotel's Bistro Restaurant. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. Each uniquely contemporary decorated room at Carlota Sustainable Design Hotel features a bed fitted with organic hypoallergenic Alpaca duvets and pillows, air conditioning, custom made chairs and closets and a private bathroom with a shower. All rooms have natural lighting and high ceilings. Carlota Sustainable Design Hotel's eco-friendly installations feature a system that cleans and reuses 70 percent of the water consumed in the property, and 30 percent of the energy used by the Hotel comes from solar power. Other facilities include a reading salon and a wine cellar where guests can schedule a wine tasting. Tea hour is held every day. Carlota Sustainable Design Hotel is 100 m from Plaza Grande and 210 m from the Metropolitan Cathedral while Basilica del Voto Nacional is 600 m away. The nearest airport, Mariscal Sucre International Airport, is 46 minutes away. Airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.

Myconian Utopia Resort

Elia Beach, Mykonos PO Box 64 Elia, Mykonos, Greece

Romantic Food & Wine Pet-friendly Swimming Pool Spa

PROTRAVEL SELECT Perks


100 USD equivalent Spa credit to be utilized during stay; 45-minute thalassotherapy treatment per person/per stay; private round-trip transf
Complimentary Buffet breakfast for two daily
Property will offer early check-in upon availability, Property will offer late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade upon availability at time of check-in
High-Speed/Enhanced Wi-Fi

Description


Overlooking the deep blue waters of the Aegean Sea from its commanding position 300 meters above famed Elia Beach in Mykonos, the Myconian Utopia Resort is the crown jewel of the Myconian Collection resorts and a proud member of Relais & Chateaux. Combining the breathtaking magnificence of unspoiled nature with the sophistication of contemporary design, Utopia stands out as the pinnacle of exclusive, tailor-made hospitality on the island of Mykonos. Besides offering spectacular sea views and world-class suite and villa accommodations, Utopia features flawless facilities, impeccable personalized services, luxurious thalassotherapy spa treatments and gourmet dining options, ensuring that all guests enjoy a unique 5-star holiday experience. Designed to have a ‘green conscience’, Myconian Utopia Resort was built utilizing environmentally friendly techniques, with each suite or villa meticulously outfitted using locally sourced and sustainable materials. Hand-cut stone, rich exotic woods and an extensive range of custom-made furnishings fuse modern opulence with traditional craftsmanship to bring you what can only be described as a sanctuary for the senses in a dream-like destination.

The Brando - Tahiti

Tetiaroa Private Island, Tahiti, French Polynesia

Romantic Adventure Pool & Beach Swimming Pool Spa

PROTRAVEL SELECT Perks


100 EUR Food & Beverage credit
Complimentary Full breakfast for two daily
Property will offer early check-in upon availability, Property will offer late check-out upon availability
All rooms are same category
Basic Wi-Fi

Description


The Brando is a unique luxury resort on French Polynesia's breathtakingly beautiful private island of Tetiaroa, 30 miles north of Tahiti. The Brando offers carefree luxury in the midst of pristine nature. With access to the island by private plane, the resort features 35 villas with own plunge pool and private white-sand beach, frequented by sea turtles and exotic birds. The all-inclusive resort offers three restaurants showcasing Polynesian, French and Japanese cuisine, as well as a beautiful Polynesian spa overlooking a lily pond. The Brando is also a pioneering model of sustainable technology with sea water air-conditioning and energy from the sun and coconut oil. Protection of the abundant tropical fish and other marine life is core to the resort's mission, and there is an eco-station for scientific research that guests can visit. With deep respect for its cultural legacy and the use of historical practices and new technologies to provide extraordinary luxury in an environmentally friendly manner, the Brando brings the past and future together into a place beyond time, invigorating the spirit and enriching and changing all who visit.

Rayavadee

214 Moo 2 Tambol Aonang, Krabi, Thailand

Culture Food & Wine Swimming Pool Spa

PROTRAVEL SELECT Perks


75-Min massage for 2
Complimentary Buffet breakfast for two daily
Property will offer early check-in upon availability, Property will offer late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade upon availability at time of check-in
Basic Wi-Fi

Description


Located at the tip of the Phranang Peninsula, on Thailand’s Andaman coastline in Krabi Province, the Rayavadee Krabi Hotel is a luxurious oasis in an already-beautiful paradise. The hotel is nestled in between the property's abundance of trees, in order to seamlessly blend in with the lush surroundings. The hotel is also careful to reduce the negative impact on its surroundings by maintaining a focus on sustainable water and waste management as well as energy efficiency. The hotel is both environmentally minded, but also extremely ambitious in all it offers its guests. The resort's 96 two-story pavilion and 5 luxurious villas are dotted throughout tropical gardens and coconut groves. The pavilion’s unique design and award-winning architecture blends perfectly with the resort's natural surroundings, and the villas offer yet another level of luxury and space with dedicated butler service. When it comes to food, the Rayavadee serves delicious western and Asian cuisine in venues offering everything from elegant dining to casual beachside fare. The emphasis is on locally-sourced ingredients with organic, light and healthy options available alongside dishes that reflect the rich flavors of Thai and regional cooking. And when you're in need of a relaxation experience, look no further than The Rayavadee Spa, which offers extensive range of therapies that draw on ancient Thai healing traditions and a philosophy of well-being that combines body, mind and spirit. A stay at the Rayavadee Kravi hotel is a study in the union of luxury and sustainability -- and is truly in a class all its own.

Aguas de Ibiza

Salvador Camacho 9, Santa Eulalia del Rio, Ibiza, Spain

Pet-friendly Swimming Pool Spa

PROTRAVEL SELECT Perks


100 USD Lunch or dinner credit, once per room, per stay (ex. alcoholic beverages)
Complimentary Continental breakfast for two daily
Property will offer early check-in upon availability, Property will offer late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade upon availability at time of check-in
High-Speed/Enhanced Wi-Fi

Description


Aguas de Ibiza has been recognized and honored as the luxury boutique hotel in Ibiza with the most innovative and ambitious concept of what it means to be environmentally friendly. The project is based on a significant investment in the latest technology and photovoltaic rails, using smart building automation and systems for saving water and energy. As company policy, this 5-star hotel in Santa Eulalia also advocates working with suppliers that share its philosophy. Aguas de Ibiza knows that it is possible to offer sustainable living without sacrificing the comforts of one of the luxury boutique hotels in Ibiza. Set in an idyllic location, the Aguas de Ibiza Lifestyle and Spa offers 112 guestrooms with impeccable views over Santa Eulalia bay. It combines contemporary style with natural elements to make an unforgettable experience out of your stay following the Feng Shui philosophy principles and with lots of attention to detail. Aguas de Ibiza is located within the quiet town of Santa Eulalia on the south eastern part of the island. It takes about 20 minutes to get to Ibiza Town and Dalt Vila, the airport and the popular nightclubs. It's the best spot for discovering the beaches of the northeast corner of the island. Aguas de Ibiza is home to several restaurants, including Oligio, which offers Mediterranean-style cuisine; Alabastro, with varied healthy dishes; Vi Cool Cocktail Bar, the perfect rooftop escape for a drink; and Vi Cool by Michelin-Star winning Chef Sergei Arola, which specializes in traditional tapas. Aguas de Ibiza also proudly offers Revival Spa by Clarins, a peaceful place of relaxation and wellbeing. With more than 1,500 sqm, it is a space devoted to wellness and peace, where many kinds of health and beauty treatments are available. The Revival Spa in Ibiza has a highly specialized professional team, and is one of the many dazzling features of this wonderful hotel.

Grand Hyatt Seattle

721 Pine Street, Seattle, D.C., United States

Romantic Family Friendly Pet-friendly Spa Pre/Post Cruise

PROTRAVEL SELECT Perks


50 USD credit for Spa at Elaia
Complimentary American breakfast through room service
Property will offer early check-in upon availability, Property will offer late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade upon availability at time of check-in
Basic Wi-Fi

Description


The Grand Hyatt Seattle is all about top-notch luxury in the Emerald City. Discriminating guests who are used to unobtrusive but attentive service and luxury appointments will find them here. Pacific Rim details dress up the contemporary styling, giving it a look and feel that’s unique to Seattle. Grand Hyatt Seattle is a quintessential urban hotel. It incorporates a downtown vibe while also helping visitors to unwind. The 457 guestrooms are luxe retreats with original artwork, wood furniture and onyx accents. Most also feature deep soaking tubs. The hotel maintains Seattle-standard environmental principles. Elaia is a certified LEED spa, using sustainable, eco-friendly resources to minimize its environmental impact. Naturally, it also uses only organic products sourced from regional growers. The fitness center includes classes, equipment and facilities like a 65-foot saline lap pool, and the conference-ready amphitheater is a high-tech gem. The Grand Hyatt Seattle is where elegance meets eco-friendly, and where excellent service and contemporary luxury are the standard.

The Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey

4375 Admiralty Way, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Family Friendly Pool & Beach Culture Food & Wine Swimming Pool Spa Nightlife

PROTRAVEL SELECT Perks


Choice of bike rental for two or two hours of tennis rentals, once per stay
Complimentary Continental breakfast for two daily
Property will offer early check-in upon availability, Property will offer late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade upon availability at time of check-in
Basic Wi-Fi

Description


Enjoy the warmth of the waterfront, as a getaway at the Marina awaits you in sun-drenched Southern California. The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Marina del Rey, Ca, lies close to Venice Beach, Malibu and Santa Monica, allowing visitors easy access to the area's numerous desirable attractions and opportunities. The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey hotel offers 304 recently remodeled guest rooms and suites with marina and city skyline views; exclusive key-access-Ritz-Carlton Club level rooms; L.A.'s waterfront pool and whirlpool with an eco-friendly saline water purification system, and community-made delicacies at Cast & Plow Restaurant. Enjoy time at the Fitness Center with state-of-the-art cardio/weight studio furnished with high-tech equipment and steam rooms; more than 30,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space, and pet-friendly accommodations. Experience unrivaled waterfront dining, innovative cocktails and tantalizing appetizers. Savor the selection of local California cuisine, sustainable seafood and all-natural beef in a vibrant yet relaxed ambiance at Cast & Plow restaurant + bar. Soak up the sun at Wave, the poolside restaurant offering the finest in contemporary California cuisine (open seasonally) and enjoy classic sophistication with modern style in The Lobby Lounge.

El Palace Barcelona

Gran Via de Les Corts Catalanes 668, Barcelona, Spain

Romantic Family Friendly Golf Food & Wine Swimming Pool Spa

PROTRAVEL SELECT Perks


100 USD Food & Beverage credit
Complimentary Buffet breakfast for two daily
Property will offer early check-in upon availability, Property will offer late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade upon availability at time of check-in
Wi-Fi is already included in Resort fee (for properties with a resort fee only)

Description


El Palace Barcelona stands in the most central and renowned neighborhood of Barcelona. Built in 1919 and celebrating its first centenary in 2019, El Palace has fascinated both locals and visitors ever since its inauguration. El Palace has always distinguished itself from the modern and postmodern hotel proposals that have emerged in Barcelona. The hotel boasts 120 rooms that are decorated in an elegant style of classic luxury. All our rooms are soundproof and equipped with latest technologies, which guests will find discreetly integrated in the decoration and period furniture. El Palace has Six Signature Art Suites, all of which are themed around one of the six classic arts, that pay tribute to the hotel’s most renowned guests. With an elegant decor and a large space of 150 sqm, the suites feature Roman baths and a large living room. All these Suites are completely new. The Winter Garden is a unique restaurant located on the rooftop terrace. An ideal setting to taste the most creative Mediterranean cuisine, while enjoying spectacular views of the city. L’Éclair restaurant, offers dynamic and suggestive Mediterranean dishes. Designed like a French bistro, L'Éclair has a menu of light bites, and at the same time offers more substantial dishes and a delicious afternoon tea with live piano music. This enchanting ensemble also includes Bluesman Cocktail Bar, which lives up to its long and legendary history. A unique place in the city that’s perfect for savoring one of our cocktails while appreciating quality jazz and blues. It was originally the hotel’s coal bunker. To finish, it has been recently inaugurated in 2016 the Jardín Diana at the hotel rooftop terrace including a totally ecological swimming-pool treated with a saline solution. More than 55 autochthone vegetal species configure the garden inspired in the ones that were made on 1920’s as the hotel is, full of pergolas with different kind of flowers that will make client enjoy a sensorial experience. Moreover it offers a select range of signature tapas, light starters and sandwiches, all of them accompanied by cocktails and premium spirits.

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

1700 Ocean Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Family Friendly Pool & Beach Culture Food & Wine Pet-friendly Swimming Pool Spa Nightlife

PROTRAVEL SELECT Perks


100 USD Hotel credit
Complimentary breakfast for two daily
Property will offer early check-in upon availability, Property will offer late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade upon availability at time of check-in
Basic Wi-Fi

Description


Enjoy laid-back luxury and contemporary comfort at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. Southern California provides the sunny beachfront setting and sensational ocean views; Loews provides the signature service and gracious hospitality. You’ll savor every moment you spend with us at our Santa Monica luxury hotel. Take a seat at Ocean & Vine restaurant featuring Californian style farm-to-table cooking. Enjoy the ocean views while sampling from our extensive wine list comprised of some of the most prestigious Californian Vineyards. Also, be sure to try BarBelle, where you can enjoy Tapas-style dishes while gazing out onto the Pacific Ocean. Ocean Spa has undergone a complete transformation and now features eco-friendly spa products that aim to reduce our impact on the environment all while providing an unrivaled spa experience. Signature massages are available but our massage therapists work closely with our guests to design a unique massage program that suits your needs.

Terranea Resort

100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, United States

Romantic Pool & Beach Golf Food & Wine Pet-friendly Swimming Pool Spa

PROTRAVEL SELECT Perks


100 USD Resort credit; welcome amenity
Complimentary breakfast for two daily (Up to 60 USD)
Property will offer early check-in upon availability, Property will offer late check-out upon availability
Property will offer upgrade upon availability at time of check-in
Basic Wi-Fi

Description


Poised above coastal bluffs with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, Terranea (terra-NAY-a) Resort debuted in June 2009 as the luxury resort destination on the Los Angeles coast. Guests enjoy a sophisticated, yet relaxed ambiance at this Mediterranean-inspired retreat surrounded by a glistening, panoramic seascape. Celebrated for its natural beauty, the 102-acre estate features 582 guestrooms and suites, including spacious bungalows, casitas and villas. Luxurious amenities spotlight eight unique dining experiences, a -service spa and fitness center, award-winning golf course, three swimming pools, kids' club, ecological enrichment programs and 135,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor wedding and event space. Terranea is located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, one of Southern California's most scenic and coveted coastlines overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. Guests enjoy a tranquil escape in this natural haven, with convenient access from both Los Angeles International and Long Beach airports and situated just 20 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles. Terranea Resort has been meticulously designed to heighten and preserve the natural beauty of its oceanfront backdrop, showcasing a coastal Mediterranean aesthetic with design elements sensitive to the native environment. Each of the resort's 582 spacious guest retreats exude a warm, residential feel with luxurious, yet comfortable furnishings and private balconies that overlook elegant gardens and breathtaking ocean vistas. Catering to an international palate, Terranea's eight exceptional dining venues range from gourmet cuisine to casual fare - all set against the Pacific Ocean. All of the accommodations and amenities at Terranea have been care y conceived to reflect what is expected of an internationally renowned resort. But most importantly, all of this - the stunning natural environment, the world-class management and facilities, the design of the buildings and grounds - aims to inspire and renew those who experience Terranea.