Travelling so you and the world have a good time.
Over the last year, there’s been one overall baddie of the travel industry: the humble aeroplane. Even airlines are encouraging us to fly more responsibly. However, does this mean we have to sacrifice luxury and indulgence and don some hemp clothing while we take to uncomfortable camping?
Absolutely not! Eco-friendly hotels and travel options are springing up across the globe. As travellers become more aware of their impact, hotels are responding to the demand.However, as many of our clients are realising, some of the best eco-friendly options can be found right here on UK turf.
What’s more, there’s no compromise to luxury required. Whet your appetite for sustainable travel with these fantastic staycation options:
Hotel Café Royal
Hotel Café Royal sits proudly on Regent’s Street in Central London. They also sit proudly in terms of their sustainability credentials. Despite its city location, Hotel Café Royal takes its Corporate Social Responsibility seriously. Most notably, it collaborates with Positive Luxury,to only bring guests indulgent products which are environmentally and ethically kind.Furthermore, whilst retaining exceptional style and flair, the hotel takes numerous steps to reduce energy usage and waste. It favours local produce and purchasing, and uses eco-friendly materials and design.You can have a luxury central London stay which is eco-friendly.
London Treehouse Hotel
Step inside your imagination, at the London Treehouse Hotel. Perched above the city, with spectacular views of capital sights, you really will feel like you’re inside a treehouse. It’s been created using “found objects” and it has an incredible sustainability programme. Here you’ll find composting, recycling, and even bikes to borrow. We’re also sure that you won’t be able to resist the locally sourced treats.
The Scarlet Hotel and Spa
The Scarlet Hotel and Spa is nestled on the northern coast of Cornwall. Perched atop a cliff,the views are spectacular, if you can pull yourself away from the spa. While every comfort is considered here, so are eco-friendly options. They use grey-water harvesting to flush toilets, and the roof of the hotel is entirely constructed using Sea Thrift, a local sustainable plant.
The Green House
The Green House, with its glorious seaside location, is dubbed the ‘UK’s greenest hotel’. There are no compromises to either sustainability or luxury, and the result is an incredible feel-good blend.From the solar heated water, to EV charging points in the car park, everything here is thought about from an eco-friendly point of view. Yet, you’re a stone’s throw from golden sandy beaches. At the end of the day, book in for a relaxing massage back at the hotel.
The Glass House Retreat
Go rural, to the Glass House Retreat in Essex–the place to detox in an eco-friendly way. The goal of your stay here should be rejuvenation without sacrifice.Everything is here is considered in sustainability terms. From the local produce used for the all plant based cuisine, through to solar panels, rainwater recycling and a ground-source heat pump, nothing is left unquestioned.
Choose sustainable, choose luxury At Victoria James Concierge. We know how important it is to consider indulgence on your breaks. However, we also know that it’s possible to combine luxury and an eco-friendly and sustainable option. Let us help you arrange a no-fly UK staycation at one of the places above. Or, let us tailor-make your travel plans, to ensure the utmost care is taken for your well being and the planet.