Crete is the 5th biggest Mediterranean island located in the southern frontier of Europe and is one of the most popular Greek tourism destinations. Due to its strategic geographical position, the island not only boasts an abundance of wildlife, but it combines the new alongside with the old and ancient with contemporary history.
If you are looking for a way to contribute the local community while enjoying a unique holiday, then look no further.
Elevate Destinations is a US-based tour operator specialising in sustainable and philanthropic luxury travel. All their tours are custom-made, designed with the greatest attention to detail and sustainability in mind and some have been awarded the prestigious title of “Tour of a Lifetime” by National Geographic.
While not always easy to find, the US offers an incredible range of eco-lodges, truly innovative green hotels, and dives in nature without harming the environment. So whether you are searching for a green hotel for your summer vacation, an eco-friendly resort of a corporate retreat, inspirational or romantic escape, or a learning adventure, explore these 10 top eco-lodges.
Located near the city of Osoyoos in British Columbia, Canada's Spotted Lake is a must for ecotravellers and draws thousands and thousands of visitors from around the world to come and see this beautiful and natural phenomenon. When the water level is low, the calcium, sodium and magnesium sulphate, silver and titanium filled lake dissolves and separates into more than 365 separate pools, forming strange circular swirling patters that you walk in and amongst and around.
Spring is knocking at the door and it is time to start thinking about planning your summer vacations. If you are bored with your usual travelling style, this year you can choose a different way to spend your vacations. Try ecotourism. And the perfect country to visit is Greece. I have selected for you the best 5 ecolodges in Greece. You will choose the one that satisfies all your travelling needs.
First established as a national park in 1934 Iguazu national park is probably the most stunning of all of Argentina's parks. A haven for the eco-tourist this park is home to many beautiful sites and a range of stunning landscape, the most notable of which is the world famous Iguazu waterfalls.
Located on the border between Argentina and Brazil, the Iguazu waterfall is something to behold. At 80 meters high and with a diameter of nearly 3km the only way to really appreciate the waterfalls are to see them in the flesh.
With a rich history and culture as well as plethora of natural resources, Turkey became the third most popular destination in the world last year. In 2013 alone, the country was visited by 39.7 million travelers from Europe and foreign nations, which was predicted to increase last year and in 2015 as reported by the Daily Sabah. If you’re visiting Turkey anytime soon, here are some of its hotspots to include in your list of must-see places.
Not to be confused with Denmark in Europe, William Bay National Park lies on the south west coast of Australia and is a real sight for any green traveller looking for a taste of heaven. Established in 1971 this park is one of Australia's most established parts due to its unspoiled scenery and warm climate.
Sanibel Island is an island located on the Gulf coast of Florida. With the city of Sanibel incorporating the entire island and with a population of just over 6,000, it is the perfect sunshine hideaway for any ecotourist looking to relax and soak up some rays. Most of the city proper is concentrated on the east side of the island, leaving the rest mostly free fof traffic - human or otherwise.
The Republic of Seychelles comprises 115 islands occupying a land area of 455 km? and an Exclusive Economic Zone of 1.4 km? in the western Indian Ocean. It represents an archipelago of legendary beauty that extends from between 4 and 10 degrees south of the equator and which lies between 480km and 1,600km from the east coast of Africa.