Enjoy the perfect combination of fun and responsibility on your next vacation by staying at an environmentally friendly resort. Consider a green getaway to help preserve your favorite vacation destinations for years to come. Whether you're passionate about sustainability or just want to make a difference, you can feel better knowing that you're enjoying the best aspects of a beachfront vacation while simultaneously preserving the environment. Each of the hotels featured below go above and beyond to be as eco-friendly as possible by participating in endeavors such as beach clean-ups, wildlife preservations, recycling programs, and more. Guests can also participate by choosing to reuse towels and sheets, conserving water, and learning about innovative ways to reduce their carbon footprint. Many of the properties have also been recognized by some of the leading eco-friendly organizations such as the Rainforest Alliance and Green Globe for their outstanding initiatives. From the breathtaking shores of Cancun to the tropical rainforests of Costa Rica, there are environmentally responsible resorts in destinations throughout Mexico and the Caribbean. Positively impact the world today by booking an unforgettable vacation to one of our eco-friendly resorts.
Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun
While offering adults only Unlimited-Luxury®, Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun participates in the Sea Turtle Protection program and many other environmentally friendly initiatives. Guests also have the option of reusing towels and sheets, and the property uses treated water to irrigate the resort’s gardens and energy efficient lighting.
Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa
In the midst of Unlimited-Luxury®, Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort + Spa is Rainforest Alliance Verified and practices eco-friendly tourism projects. This property also participated in “Amigos de Sian Ka’an”, a project that assists with socioeconomic development and environmental culture.
Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa
Dreams Tulum Resort + Spa offers Unlimited-Luxury® while also being Rainforest Alliance Verified and practicing environmentally-friendly tourism projects. This property also received a Certificate of Environmentally Quality in Tourism by PROFEPA and has been recognized by MARTI for use of a successful environmental management system.
Now Jade Riviera Cancun
Now Jade Riviera Cancun is Rainforest Alliance Verified while still offering Unlimited-Luxury® to guests of all ages. This property sells locally made products in stores, donates goods to charities, and participates in projects such as the turtle release program, waste recycling program, and other energy-saving initiatives.
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort
Set aside the lush, green jungles of Riviera Maya, the Sandos Caracol Eco Resort is completely intertwined with nature. On this property, you may see wild animals such as spider monkeys, peacocks, and macaws from time to time. This resort is also implementing new and innovative ways to preserve local resources and the environment.
Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita
Experience Endless-Privileges® at the Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita, a Rainforest Alliance Verified property. This resort has reduced diesel and electricity consumption, pollutant emissions to the atmosphere, and detergent consumption. A pesticide-free greenhouse is used to grow organic plants that are available for cooking classes and local reforestation. This property also participates in flora and fauna preservation, beach clean-ups, and sea turtle protection programs.
The IBEROSTAR Cancun is Green Globe Certified and focuses on preserving the environment and natural wildlife. This property also practices ethical management and company policies, and uses products that benefit guests, employees, and the environment.
The Riu Caribe implemented a sustainability system that has been approved by Travelife and all RIU properties in Cancun and Riviera Maya have received the highest rating available from Travelife. This resort also uses biodegradable cleaning products, an energy efficient CFL downlight outdoor lighting system, and other environmentally friendly practices.
Secrets The Vine Cancun
Aside from providing adults only Unlimited-Luxury®, Secrets The Vine Cancun participates in monthly beach clean-ups and conserves water, electricity, and energy. During the months of June and September, this property also participates in sea turtle protection and release programs.
Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa
In addition to providing Unlimited-Luxury®, Dreams Punta Cana Resort + Spa is a Rainforest Alliance Verified property that participates in Clean Coasts Day and Earth Day, as well as beach clean-ups and recycling programs.
Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana
The environmentally friendly Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana offers Unlimited-Luxury® to guests of all ages. This Rainforest Alliance Verified property participates in Earth Day, Arbor Day, and Green Week. This resort also uses energy-saving light bulbs, utilizes hygienic food preparation practices, and other social responsible initiatives.
Now Larimar Punta Cana
Offering guests Unlimited-Luxury®, the Now Larimar Punta Cana participates in Earth Day initiatives, as well as beach and coasts cleanings. This property also participates in various wastes and recycling programs.
Zoëtry Agua Punta Cana
While providing Endless-Privileges® to guests, the Zoetry Agua Punta Cana offers an organic garden tour and participates in waste recycling programs. Employees at this resort also volunteer every month for beach clean-up campaigns.
Now Amber Puerto Vallarta
Offering Unlimited-Luxury® to all guests, Now Amber Puerto Vallarta is a Rainforest Alliance Verified property that holds the Distintivo “H” award for providing healthy and high-quality food options.
Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta
This property offers Unlimited-Luxury® to guests and is Rainforest Alliance Verified. Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta has also been recognized for best practices in eco-friendly tourism projects.
Grand Palladium Vallarta
The Grand Palladium Vallarta holds an EarthCheck Award and a Bronze Certification from Green Globe, for its environmentally-friendly practices.
IBEROSTAR Playa Mita
A Green Globe Certified resort, the IBEROSTAR Playa Mita has been recognized for preserving the environment and natural wildlife.
Couples Negril uses environmentally friendly cleaning products and energy efficient air conditioners. Also, 85% of the menu is prepared with products from local growers and farmers.
IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Rose Hall
The IBEROSTAR Grand Hotel Rose Hall is Green Globe Certified and participates in preserving the environment, as well as the natural wildlife. The IBEROSTAR brand also embraces ethical management and company policies that focus on preserving the environment.
Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton
The Grand Palladium Lady Hamilton holds an EarthCheck Award, as well as a Bronze Certification from Green Globe.
Secrets Aura Cozumel
Enjoy adults only Unlimited-Luxury® while being environmentally conscious! Secrets Aura Cozumel participates in a resort-wide recycling program and tracks water consumption, energy use, and solid waste generation. This resort also requires all staff to be trained on energy-saving procedures and conservations.
Barcelo Huatulco Beach Resort
The Barcelo Huatulco Beach Resort has received a Gold Certification from Green Globe for establishing a beach clean-up program and placing fencing around nesting areas of the beach to protect baby sea turtles.
Dreams Huatulco Resort & Spa
While providing Unlimited-Luxury® for guests, this resort is Rainforest Alliance Verified and holds certifications from Green Gold and Earthcheck Golf. The property has also been recognized for eco-friendly practices and environmental tourism projects.
Secrets Huatulco Resort & Spa
Experience adults only Unlimited-Luxury® while being environmentally conscious at Secrets Huatulco Resort + Spa. A Rainforest Alliance Verified property, this resort participates in landscape protection for the local beaches and Huatulco National Park, local paper recycling programs, reduced electricity and water consumption programs, and more.
Dreams Los Cabos Golf Resort & Spa
The Dreams Los Cabos Gold Resort + Spa is Rainforest Alliance Verified and offers Unlimited-Luxury® to guests of all ages. The resort also uses a desalination plant which allows the property have an independent water supply from the city, participates in turtle conservation, and recycles kitchen oil to prevent pollution.
Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa
Offering Unlimited-Luxury® for guests of all ages, Dreams La Romana is Rainforest Alliance Verified and participates in green initiatives such as Green Week, environmentally activities, beach cleaning, recycling programs, and more.
Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino
A Gold EarthCheck Benchmarked Resort, the Hyatt Regency Aruba + Casino participates in numerous energy saving initiatives, including natural ventilation in the main lobby and skylights. This property also uses biodegradable food trays and has one of the few successful roof gardens in Aruba.
Riu Palace Aruba
The Riu Palace Aruba holds a Travelife Gold Award and a coveted Sustainability Certification. This property also uses biodegradable cleaning products and strives for an active reduction in water, electricity, and chemical products.
Riu Guanacaste is certified by the National Tourism Institute of Costa Rica as a sustainable company and Blue Flag Certified for having Costa Rica’s third cleanest beach.
Riu Palace Costa Rica
The Riu Palace Costa Rica property holds a Travelife Gold Award and Sustainability Certification for its participation in environmentally-friendly practices. This resort also uses biodegradable cleaning products, and actively tries to reduce the use of water, electricity, and chemical products.
Hotel Riu Plaza Panama
The Hotel Riu Plaza Panama holds a Travelife Gold Award and a Sustainability Certification. The property also educates employees and guests with informative, eco-friendly materials and limits the use of water, electricity, and chemicals.
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa
The Westin Maui Resort + Spa participates in the “Make A Green Choice” program which allows guests to defer daily housekeeping services to conserve water and energy. This property also recycles and all guestrooms feature high efficiency lighting and water conservation fixtures.
Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa
The Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort + Spa uses 100% of its green waste for composts and sends kitchen wastes to pig farmers for feed to reduce landfill waste.
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
The Hyatt Regency Maui Resort + Spa is the only Silver LEED Certified existing building in Hawaii and only the third in the United States.
The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Resort
The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Resort uses high-efficiency transformers, LED lighting, insulated windows, INNCOM thermostats, a solar hot water heating system, and other eco-friendly amenities.