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Pure harmony: the bar (c) Günter Standl

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Top 3 Eco-resorts of the month:

rocksresort, Laax (Switzerland) – sustainable to the summit

The Rocksresort (from Wallpaper awarded with the Design Award for the best new ski resort, 2010) live up at first glance to its name. Rough stone blocks forming the façade of minimalist eco-resorts, in the middle of the expected most sustainable resort in the world it provides the perfect starting point for wonderful skiing days. Beside the edgy design, sustainability is the second major theme of the visionary owner Reto Gurtner. Seasonal cuisine is in the 122-room resort (fully equipped apartments with 2-4 beds) the nuts and bolts and waste is strictly environmentally compliant separated and recycled. The entire mountain is operated here by hydropower, is heated with renewable biomass and the lifts are solar-powered. Recently the 30-year old chairlift was replaced and with the proceeds, the project “Energy without frontiers” supports a charity for victims of the earthquake in Nepal. Price: 4 nights (2 adults and 2 children) including 4 days lift pass, about 1000 CHF.

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Rocksresort Laax straight rooms

Rocksresort Laax straight rooms

Rocksresort Laax straight rooms

Rocksresort Laax straight rooms

Rocksresort Laax

Rocksresort Laax

Rocksresort Laax

Rocksresort Laax

Rocksresort Laax Bar

Rocksresort Laax Bar

Rocksresort Laax Bar

Rocksresort Laax Bar

Wooden Hotel Forsthofalm, Leogang (Austria) – experience the nature – outdoors and indoors

Wooden Hotel Forsthofalm, Leogang (Austria) – experience the nature – outdoors and indoors

Austria’s first complete wooden Hotel is surrounded by meadows and forests, or depending on the season, it is located on one of the finest ski slopes in Salzburg. In the purist 52-room hotel the fantastic nature not only outside. Instead of glue and metal moon beaten, native woods and 210,000 beech wood anchors were used in the construction of the eco-resort. Spruce, pine and pine wood, green slate, linen, jute, clay and leather are the materials, through which also the interior remains natural. More consequent isn´t possible. The aim “Nature is freedom” of the owner family is reflected in the “most sensual Alm in the world”, you also feel in the culinary area and the spa offer of the house. Already knew? Deep, relaxed and quiet sleep in wooden houses has been scientifically proven. In addition, wood provides a lovely pleasant indoor climate. Gorgeous Treatments (with hand picked herbs and regional honey), relaxing hours at the sky Spa, or the filled in with wonderfully warm Granderwater Rooftop pool provides the final relaxation after a long day of skiing or hiking in the delightful natural scenery. Price: double room from € 143 / person

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Mondholzzimmer für ruhigen Schlaf (c) Günter Standl

Mondholzzimmer für ruhigen Schlaf (c) Günter Standl

Mondholzzimmer für ruhigen Schlaf (c) Günter Standl

Mondholzzimmer für ruhigen Schlaf (c) Günter Standl

Harmonie pur: die Bar (c) Günter Standl

Harmonie pur: die Bar (c) Günter Standl

Harmonie pur: die Bar (c) Günter Standl

Harmonie pur: die Bar (c) Günter Standl

Romantikbad für Zwei (c) Günter Standl

Romantikbad für Zwei (c) Günter Standl

Romantikbad für Zwei (c) Günter Standl

Romantikbad für Zwei (c) Günter Standl

Gloria Verde Resort, Belek (Turkey) – energize with a clear conscience
Surrounded by lush pine forests but still right on the beach, is the first thalassotherapy center of Turkey, that the owner Nuri Özaltin opened already 2001. Modern spa treatments are combined with traditional thalassotherapy to a round-wellness program. Peace and harmony is capitalized in the comprehensive 300 rooms Eco-resort. Exactly what we look for in our vacation time to recharge our batteries and leave our worries behind us. The white sand beach and the XL-ridge above the sea invite you to relax the crystal clear water. The Gloria Verde gets the environmental Award “Green Star” by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism. In addition to numerous progressive ideas, such as the automatic shutdown of air conditioning when windows are opened, the resort draws its power from renewable energy sources. In addition the owners, who owns several hotels in Turkey, supports projects in education, environment, art and social engagement. Price: double room from 166 €
More green info and booking on Green Pearls: click here

Gloria Verde Resort, Belek (Turkey) – energize with a clear conscience

Surrounded by lush pine forests but still right on the beach, is the first thalassotherapy center of Turkey, that the owner Nuri Özaltin opened already 2001. Modern spa treatments are combined with traditional thalassotherapy to a round-wellness program. Peace and harmony is capitalized in the comprehensive 300 rooms Eco-resort. Exactly what we look for in our vacation time to recharge our batteries and leave our worries behind us. The white sand beach and the XL-ridge above the sea invite you to relax the crystal clear water. The Gloria Verde gets the environmental Award “Green Star” by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism. In addition to numerous progressive ideas, such as the automatic shutdown of air conditioning when windows are opened, the resort draws its power from renewable energy sources. In addition the owners, who owns several hotels in Turkey, supports projects in education, environment, art and social engagement. Price: double room from 166 €

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Asklepion Spa Suite

Asklepion Spa Suite

Asklepion Spa Suite

Asklepion Spa Suite

Herrlich entspannen in den Daybeds im türkischen Gloria Verde Resort

Herrlich entspannen in den Daybeds im türkischen Gloria Verde Resort

Herrlich entspannen in den Daybeds im türkischen Gloria Verde Resort

Herrlich entspannen in den Daybeds im türkischen Gloria Verde Resort

Presidential Villa

Presidential Villa

Presidential Villa

Presidential Villa

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