World's Best Green Hotels

Leave a footprint as small as your carry-on at a luxurious eco-hotel
By Sophie Goldstein,  Newser User
Posted Nov 5, 2007 10:15 AM CST

(Newser) – Solar-heated pools, energy-conserving lights, composted food scraps . . . hotels aren't all bastions of consumption and waste. Travel+Leisure teamed up with Conservation International to assemble a list of 20 eco-friendly hotels:

  1. Spice Island Beach Resort, Grenada
  2. Soneva Fushi Resort & Six Senses Spa, Maldives
  3. Heritance Kandalama, Sri Lanka

  1. Voyages Longitude 131, Australia
  2. Tiamo, Bahamas
  3. Whitepod, Switzerland
  4. Devil's Thumb Ranch, Colo.
  5. El Nido Resorts, Philippines
  6. Chumbe Island Coral Park, Zanzibar, Tanzania
  7. Adrère Amellal, Egypt
To see the full list, follow the link below.