Make A Difference and Go Green: Best Eco Vacation Spots
It seems that everyone, everywhere is “thinking green” these days, and that new mindset has created a new industry -- eco travel. If you’d like to reduce your footprint a bit, get closer to nature and enjoy the many pleasures of eco retreats, then consider an eco vacation, where sustainability and ecological responsibility are an important part of each day’s itinerary, and where there are countless opportunities to experience incredible natural beauty and unique bio-diversity.
A "photographic" safari is the ultimate in eco-tourist activities, and there’s no better place to launch an adventure than in South Africa, which is the third most biodiverse country in the world. From incredible vistas to shots of animals you've only seen in zoos, you’ll appreciate nature in a new way after a visit here.See vacation rentals near South Africa
The eco-choices are endless in this lush land, from visits to organic coffee-growing plantations, environmentally sustainable snake fruit farms or coastal seaweed farms. More active choices include zero-impact dive excursions, which strive to protect the local coral reefs.See vacation rentals near Bali, Indonesia
“100% Pure New Zealand” is the motto of the eco-tourist trend here, and you’ll find that the country offers wide, open spaces rugged landscapes, gorgeous beaches and incredibly diverse animal and plant life. It’s a natural environment that makes for the perfect eco-vacation.See vacation rentals near New Zealand
This is the country that invented eco-tourism, and it’s been refining the concept since. Whether you want to explore the rain-forest canopy from a zip line that’s a thousand feet in the air, encounter enormous turtles that seem positively prehistoric or simply relax on quiet, untouched beaches, Costa Rica offers it all.See vacation rentals near Costa Rica
A haven to diverse ecosystems, the island offers rainforests, mountains and the captivating Pacific coastline.See vacation rentals near Vancouver Island, Canada
This “province of a thousand islands” offers many eco-options, including elephant riding and cave exploration.See vacation rentals near Surat Thani Province, Thailand