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Looking to reduce your carbon footprint? Check out some of the best sustainable luxury hotels that Small Luxury Hotels of The World has partnered with for your next responsible getaway

Over the years, the movement towards sustainable and eco-friendly travel has taken off with more people attempting to reduce their environmental footprint as well as looking for hotels that attempt to do the same. Enter Small Luxury Hotels of The World (SLH), an online booking service which recently launched its new Stay Small, Stay Considerate campaign in an attempt to make conscious, luxury travel easy for everyone. 

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SLH is a community that boasts travellers and hotels who simply want to make luxury travel sustainable. Its team has personally visited every single one of its 520 hotels in over 90 counties to ensure that all its properties are able to offer secluded, discrete options with the highest standards of luxury and guest wellbeing 

This month, SLH is taking its services to the next level with the launch of its Stay Small, Stay Considerate campaign. The campaign aims to ensure that hotels are community-minded, environmentally conscious, cultural custodians and innovative when it comes to sustainability. 

Out of its 520 carefully selected hotels, SLH has shortlisted 24 hotels that fit its criteria from countries such as Thailand, France, Italy, Sri Lanka and more. 

With its bespoke booking services and exclusive members club that entitles you to room upgrades, late check-outs and other perks, there are plenty of reasons to book your next responsible getaway with SLH. 

With borders opening up around the world as more people get vaccinated, find out what our favourite hotels are from SLH’s Stay Small, Stay Considerate campaign as we prepare for our next trip abroad.

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1. Thailand: Keemala

In July this year, Phuket opened its borders to welcome vaccinated tourists after having its borders shut for over a year due to Covid-19. Under its Phuket Sandbox programme, all you need is a negative Covid-19 test and proof that you have been fully vaccinated before you can roam Phuket freely and without having to serve a quarantine. 

If you are looking for a quiet and beautiful place away from the crowds to spend some downtime, try Keemala, a luxurious rainforest retreat that seamlessly weaves itself into its surroundings with waterfalls, tree houses that seem to be suspended from the canopy itself and jungle walkways.

Find out more here. 

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2. Italy: Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda

It does not get more luxurious than a tranquil resort overlooking the serene Lake Garda and Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda certainly delivers. With its commitment to eco-sustainability, its oasis is surrounded by natural terraces, woods and olive groves to ensure that you feel completely isolated and at peace. 

The entire resort is also designed to blend seamlessly into nature with its 93 suites boasting a tasteful mix of warm olive wood, stylish oak furniture and bathrooms in Italian marble. 

If you are thinking of making a trip to the beautiful Italian countryside, take note that you will have to serve a 14-day SHN at a dedicated facility when you return to Singapore as it is a category III country according to Singapore’s border categorisations. 

Find out more here.

3. Netherlands: The Dylan

With its stylish sophistication and elegant personality, The Dylan in Amsterdam is arguably one of the most beautiful hotels in town.

Located along Keizersgracht, one of Amsterdam’s main canals, The Dylan boasts charming rooms that are a mix of glamour and simplicity, a lush courtyard garden and a Michelin-starred restaurant.

It’s the perfect place if you are looking for a romantic getaway that isn’t too far away from regular life. 

Find out more here.

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4. France: Domaine de Manville

Located right in the heart of Les Baux, one of the prettiest hilltop medieval villages in France is Domaine de Manville which was once a working farm. It has since been turned into a stylish hotel that is surrounded by olive trees, wild herbs and lush green fields that stretch as far as the eye can see. 

With a scenic 18-hole golf course, gourmet restaurants and nine luxury villas, you are sure to be completely immersed in the culture of the Alpilles region

Find out more here.

5. Thailand: The Racha

If you are dying to get away from the crowds of vaccinated travellers who are back in Phuket, why not escape to The Racha which is an eco-friendly luxury beach resort located on a small tropical island near Phuket. 

Each of its villas on the island features private terraces, open-air rain showers and outdoor daybeds as well as a gorgeous ozonated infinity-edge or plunge pool that has incredible views of nature. 

It’s the perfect place for a safe and eco-friendly getaway. 

Find out more here.

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