Sustainable hotels are crucial in the future of conscious, eco-friendly travel. Sustainable hotels reduce the environmental impacts through green practices by mitigating waste and saving energy wherever possible. We've picked six hotels from Sydney, Bali, Fiji to Singapore and more that are doing their part to stay plastic-free. They also collaborate with local businesses and providers to support their food and beverage services. Without further ado...
1. Paramount House Hotel, Sydney
The heritage building of Paramount Picture Studios in Sydney was recently rebuilt and redesigned to Paramount House Hotel by Breathe Architecture. The hotel is located in the suburb of Surry Hills. The exciting neighborhood is full of good restaurants, boutiques, and cultural events, which provides more fun for the guests. The paramount coffee project offers great coffee and breakfast every day.
Address: 80 Commonwealth St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia
Find out more here.
2. Bambu Indah, Bali
In one of the world's most popular destination, Bali, Bambu Indah is an eco-friendly luxe hotel curated by John and Cynthia Hardy. The hotel embraces its natural environment and is surrounded by the serene untouched lands. Guests can enjoy the vibe of the tropical island and the fresh air created by the jungle.
Address: Jl. Baung, Sayan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
3. Laucala Island, Fiji
Laucala Island is a private island in Fiji running a self-sustained hotel. The island spans around 12 square kilometers and owns 25 villas and farmland. The hotel has homegrown fruits and vegetables onsite. The food offered in the hotel is mainly from its own farmland. The materials used to build the hotel are sourced from local rain trees. With high self-sustainability, Laucala Island provides a perfect choice for green travel.
Address: Laucala Island, Fiji
Find out more here.
4. Sherwood Queenstown, New Zealand
The Sherwood Queenstown is located next to Lake Wakatipu. The hotel business is strongly based on the local natural environment and its wonderful landscape. With the zero-waste principle, more than 60% of wine bottles and 100% kitchen organic waste are composted and returned to their own hotel garden. Most of the food is sourced from its own onsite garden. The hotel also owns the largest solar energy install to produce power supply for the business.
Address: 554 Frankton Road, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Check out more here.
5. Siloso Beach Resort, Singapore
Siloso Beach Resort is a sustainable luxury hotel on the island of Sentosa in Singapore. The hotel’s environment is fully surrounded by trees. During the construction, more than 200 locally grown trees were protected. Also, over 1000 fruit trees, flowering plants, and herbs were carefully planted around the hotel, which helps to build a green environment and community.
Address: 51 Imbiah Walk, Singapore
6. Whitepod, Switzerland
As an eco-luxury hotel, Whitepod focuses on minimalism, trying its best to reduce the impact of the hotel on the environment. Guests stay in the designated pods that are designed in a unique construction to minimize the usage of materials. The LED bulbs and the wooden stoves of each pod minimize the impacts of lighting and heating system. Guests can also enjoy the local spring water sourced from the Swiss mountains.
Address: Les Giettes, Des Cerniers, 1871 Monthey, Switzerland