Planet-Saving Stays

Whether it’s a big box store selling organic produce or a car rental company hiring out hybrids, corporations are jumping on the eco-friendly bandwagon. Nowhere is this more evident than in the hotel industry, where green certification has become a badge of honor for big chains as well as indie properties. Around the globe, luxury lodgings strive to reduce their carbon footprint, and GAYOT's list of Top 10 Eco-Resorts in the World features the sustainability movement’s standard-bearers. Beach resorts, urban oases, mountain escapes and country retreats — each choice offers a unique destination, superior amenities and a commitment to a healthier planet.