Conscientious travel is trending and with Earth Day on April 22nd, there’s no better time to pencil in that sustainable trip you’ve been wanting to explore. From eco-glamping in the Andes of Peru and coastal preservation in South Carolina’s low country, to vegan living in Mexico and marine life conservation in Florida, here you’ll find a round-up of environmentally conscious hotels, destinations, and experiences perfect for the eco-conscious traveler.
This year, the sustainable resort announced DEPTH, experiences for guests that directly benefit the surrounding Mayan community and organic agriculture projects that Palmaïa helped fund to boost the local economy and protect their ecosystems. DEPTH includes visiting a beekeeper, organic farmer, and a jam producer. The journey culminates with a Jungle to Table plant-based Mayan meal in community leader, Don Manuel’s traditional home with seasonal produce prepared by his wife, Doña Guadalupe in their traditional home. Palmaïa actively participates in a ‘gifting culture’ and all guests enjoy complimentary access to 24-hour room service, holistic Architects of Life programming led by Palmaia’s healers and visiting guides, unrestricted access to food and beverages, pool and beachside service, bike share, nightly turndowns, and a personal butler – or Nomadic Guide – to attend to guests’ needs during their stay.