Sustainable Stays: Knoydart House, Knoydart, Scotland

Scotland boasts some of the most wonderful landscape the world has to offer. It also has some of the most remote places to visit and stay. Knoydart House is an eco haven located in a tranquil, remote part of Scotland. Overlooking Loch Nevis, this exemplar of Scottish sustainable luxury is located in the Northwest Scottish Highlands, and is only accessible via a passenger ferry. That’s just a … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: Knoydart House, Knoydart, Scotland

Sustainable Stays: The Arlmont Hotel, St Anton am Arlberg, Austria

With ski season approaching, for travellers who want to take an Alpine adventure trip and make it as green as possible, The Arlmont Hotel in Austria’s St Anton provides guests with sustainable luxury. Located next to the ski slope and the Arlberg cable car, this eco-friendly Austrian hotel adds a contemporary twist to the Tyrolean Alps village of St Anton am Arlberg. Near the Nasserein area, … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: The Arlmont Hotel, St Anton am Arlberg, Austria

Sustainable Stays: Huilo Huilo, Chile

Huilo Huilo with its quirky tree house design is an ode to the wonderful things one can create with magic and the elemental of earth, namely wood and flora in this case. Set within the lush Huilo Huilo biological reserve in Chile’s Lake District, Huilo Huilo offers a special, one-in-a-lifetime vacation where peaceful lakes, snow-topped volcanoes and the Andes Mountain range provide the backdrop to this … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: Huilo Huilo, Chile

Sustainable Stays: The Original Hut Company, Bodiam, East Sussex

The Original Hut Company has made it possible for all members of the family to enjoy a stay in nature with a bit of outdoor luxury to boot in the style of Shepherds’ huts – all built using reclaimed, recycled and locally sourced materials. The Shepherds’ huts sit in an idyllic sunny glade within the woodlands of Bodiam, East Sussex in England on a 200-acre family … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: The Original Hut Company, Bodiam, East Sussex

Sustainable Stays: Boutiquehotel Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria

Boutiquehotel Stadthalle, in the heart of Vienna, stands tall in its connection to nature and its commitment to the environment, whilst being located in the midst of the hustle-and-bustle of the city. As close as it can get to being an urban sanctuary, this “calm but central” boutique hotel is tucked away on a quiet street. It’s standout features include a lush courtyard, which with its … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: Boutiquehotel Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria

Sustainable Stays: Sahara Safari Camp, Morocco

Sahara Safari Camp, bounded by the Moroccan Sahara Desert, is a luxury tented wilderness camp where desert enthusiasts can experience varied landscapes – from palm-filled oases, vast sand dunes, fortified mud-built villages, ancient lake-beds through to star-filled dark skies. Located in the Draa Valley region, near Zagora and Tagounite in Southern Morocco, the Sahara Safari Camp offers travellers the chance to experience the Sahara in comfort and style – think tents … Continue reading Sustainable Stays: Sahara Safari Camp, Morocco

Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, Iceland

Life & Soul Magazine’s Travel Guide to Eco Spas will whet your appetite for a vacation that brings healing to holidaymakers in accommodations that work in harmony with the planet. 10. ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, Iceland ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, with its jaw-dropping views of the Icelandic landscape of lava fields and nearby hot springs, is a unique, once in a lifetime experience on many accounts. … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, Iceland

Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Six Senses Douro Valley, Portugal

Life & Soul Magazine’s Travel Guide to Eco Spas will whet your appetite for a vacation that brings healing to holidaymakers in accommodations that work in harmony with the planet. 9. Six Senses Douro Valley, Portugal Portugal’s Douro Valley, listed as a world heritage site, is renowned for its picture-perfect landscapes, steep terraced vineyards carved into mountains, and sprawling wilderness. The region is also home … Continue reading Around the World in 80 Eco Spas: Six Senses Douro Valley, Portugal

Natural water park: Termas Cacheuta, Mendoza, Argentina

Termas Cacheuta [Cacheuta Water Park] in the Mendoza province of Argentina is a beautiful natural water park, where geothermal-heated mineral water sourced from just a few metres underground give visitors a warm welcome, amidst the stunning backdrop of the surrounding Andes mountains. A delightful natural water park made from natural stone, Termas Cacheuta features hot springs, thermal pools and streams, water slides, wave pools and winding … Continue reading Natural water park: Termas Cacheuta, Mendoza, Argentina