The environment does so much for us; it inspires, surprises, delights, and helps us celebrate our own humanity. At Trek Travel, we know how much the planet matters, and it’s why we choose to go green. Part of our commitment to sustainability means working with partners who share our values. Over the past year, we have developed a survey to assess the eco-friendly efforts of our hotel partners.
Here are the top-ranked hotels from our sustainability survey:
Stay Here On: Classic Climbs, The Dolomites
This family-owned hotel is located in the heart of the village of Corvara. Since 2012, sustainability has been a major initiative for the property. Today, they are members of Economy for the Common Good and have a dedicated team working to continuously improve their eco-friendly efforts.
Stay Here On: Crater Lake & Oregon Cascades
Bend’s “eco-chic” boutique hotel is the pinnacle of luxury and sustainability. With a carbon offsetting program, recycling and composting options, locally sourced ingredients in their restaurant, and use of 100% renewable energy, The Oxford genuinely seeks to reduce its impact on the local environment.
Stay Here On: Boulder Self-Guided
In the heart of downtown Boulder, Basecamp is a contemporary boutique hotel focused on going green. From the products they use to the amenities they offer and even the partners they work with (like their bank), Basecamp believes in protecting and preserving our natural resources.
Stay Here On: Piedmont Self-Guided
This 18-century villa is nestled near medieval village of Monforte d’Alba. To reduce energy consumption on the property, they are changing out their lightbulbs to LEDs and offer guests the option of reusing towels and sheets for multiple days during their trip.
Stay Here On: Puglia
Built in 1500 and beautifully renovated to maintain its historic charm, this 5-star hotel is working towards removing single-use items from their property and already utilizes recycling, composting, and renewable energy.
Stay Here On: Ojai to Santa Barbara
Nestled on 220 acres of beautiful property, this impeccable resort is a positive force in protecting our planet. In 2017, they eliminated single-use plastic items from their spa and their golf course has a sophisticated watering system to maximize efficiency and reduce water waste.
Stay Here On: Provence Explorer
Nestled in the tiny town of Mazan, only a short distance from the base of Mont Ventoux, stands Château de Mazan. Amongst other eco-friendly initiatives, the property proudly provides toiletries and cosmetics from the eco-responsible brand “La Compagnie de Provence.”
Stay Here On: Alaska Multisport
The Harbor 360, located in the heart of Seward, Alaska, is a certified “Green Business” through the Adventure Green Alaska Program. To protect their stunning environment, they use biodegradable plates, cutlery, and cups during their breakfast service. They also provide support to local groups working to clean and protect Alaska’s marine ecosystem.
Stay Here On: Costa Brava
This beautiful hotel, overlooking the Sant Pol beach on the Mediterranean Sea, is contributing to going green by replacing small, single-use toiletries with larger, refillable containers and sourcing local ingredients whenever possible for their restaurant.
Stay Here On: Ride Across Italy
Situated in the heart of the Umbrian countryside, Park Hotel ai Cappuccini Park Hotel Ai Capuccini is helping to protect the planet with use of solar panels, composting, and eco-friendly cleaning products. In the past, the owners of the hotel have even donated a tree to each of their employees to plant.
Want to learn more about what Trek Travel is doing to go green?
See our sustainability initiatives