also picked up the story). This article focuses on high-end resorts
with an eco angle, from environmental conservation to light-on-the-land
building techniques to the embracing of local culture.
Going green is not a new concept in the world of travel. For decades,
resorts like Maho Bay in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Turtle Island in
Fiji have demonstrated that eco-awareness and sustainability can
coexist with tourism. But in the past five years, the “eco” buzz has
been amplified within the travel industry—and throughout popular
culture as well.
If you’re going to spend the cash for a lux getaway, you might as
well do it with some conscious. This Top 10 list includes resorts with
thatch-roofed huts on a beach to cabins afloat on raft foundations in
fjords. Their structures are influenced by sources as diverse as
Robinson Caruso and Renzo Piano.
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