An exceptional edit of the best luxury resorts doing their bit to help the planet.

Soneva Kiri – Thailand


Located on the secluded island of Koh Kood in Thailand, Soneva Kiri is committed to bringing its guests the very best of what eco-luxury has to offer. Nestled in the lush, thick rainforest of the island amongst some of the best beaches you’ll find in Thailand, this resort is ultra-exclusive comprising of 34 one to six-bedroom luxury villas. Globally all Soneva resorts have a strong commitment to sustainable practices but at Soneva Kiri in particular, the resort aims to protect the physical characteristics, geological features and native vegetation of the area, as well as committing to the reforestation of the local surroundings and as part of the Soneva Foundation, Soneva is on a mission to reintroduce Oriental pied hornbills to Koh Kood, Soneva Kiri’s home island. The species had been wiped out on the island due to over-hunting and loss of habitat. The resort also has an Eco-Den for younger guests where they can be cared for and entertained while educating them about the importance of the environment.

Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa – Dubai, UAE


Experience the true luxury of what Arabia has to offer at Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa. Set amongst a wildlife reserve in the Dubai desert, a stay at this hotel is nothing short of spectacular. Offering complete tranquillity and peace in its secluded setting, this exclusive resort offers some of the most stunning desert views of dunes and the Hajar Mountain massif. Complete with 42 suites all with private pools, the resort offers complete tranquillity and peace in the setting of the stunning desert sand dunes. Al Maha also ensures to make sustainability a top priority, using recycled water, LED lighting, eco-conscious materials and solar panels. spa-dubai/overview/

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge – New York City, USA


Sustainability is a core value of luxury group 1 Hotels. The group’s New York City luxury haven, 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, offers some of the best views of the Manhattan skyline. Not only is this hotel impressive in architecture and ambience, but every aspect of sustainability has also been thought of throughout the design process. From working with local artists for its design, to using reclaimed materials right from the heart of Brooklyn to implementing efficient energy systems, the 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is a true pioneer in eco-luxury.

Amanyara – Turks & Caicos Islands

Situated on the west side of the Turks & Caicos Providenciales Island, Amanyara is a secluded resort offering nothing short of five-star luxury. Comprising of an array of pavilions and villas – some with private pools – for guests to reside in, each individual structure offers optimum privacy for all. Amanyara, as well as Aman Group on a global scale, has a strong manifesto to support sustainability in all forms. The resort ensures the preservation of local ecosystems, commitment to using energy-efficient systems, eliminating single-use plastic, the growing of their own organic produce and much more.

Habitas – Namibia


Set amongst 50,000 hectares of nature and wildlife in Namibia, a stay at Habitas offers an un- forgettable experience. Keeping understated luxury in mind, each room is seamlessly integrated into the natural environment of the resort’s surroundings and is made only from natural materials complete with custom-made furnishings and local crafts. The resort celebrates sustainability through a number of initiatives including wildlife conservation, low-impact footprint, using local design and also giving back through education and employment to the local community.

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