50 villas are luxuriously designed and furnished to ensure guest comfort and privacy, whilst maintaining environmental sensitivity. Nestled within the natural vegetation and only a few steps from the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean are 16 Park Villas and 20 Park Pool villas, with a further 14 Park Water Villas all enjoying direct access to the coral-filled waters below and breathtaking panoramic sunset views.
Shore Hotel is a brand-new oceanfront, boutique property on Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica, CA, and is only sustainable hotel in Santa Monica to be LEED Gold certified by the U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).
Shore Hotel has partnered with Seathos Foundation, a non-profit which exists to promote education and awareness of the human impact on the world’s oceans. Together they give the ocean a voice by providing a sustainable luxury experience that highlights the delicate balance between nature and humans.
In the heart of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius has preserved its natural treasures and offers an unforgettable experience at a cultural crossroads. A prime destination for scuba diving, the island is also a golfer’s paradise, with superb golf courses framed by purple mountains and overlooking the crystalline waters of the Indian Ocean. Colorful town markets are filled with traditional fabrics, marvelous works of local craftsmanship, and famous Mauritian hospitality.
On the south coast of Mauritius, Bel Ombre is a tranquil haven exemplifying the island’s natural character. Sophisticated and sincere, with brilliant green sugarcane fields, lengthy white beaches, and turquoise water offering striking panoramas.
H2Hotel, a progressively-designed hotel located just off the historic town plaza in Healdsburg, announced that it has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certification and is the first LEED Gold certified hotel in Sonoma County. The design is both minimal and complex, with a light-hearted utilitarianism that makes it an ideal choice for those seeking a stylish and ecologically progressive wine country retreat with comfortable accommodations at accessible, moderate rates.
Alila Villas Uluwatu is located on a clifftop plateau along the southern coastline on the island’s Bukit Peninsula, Alila Villas Uluwatu in Bali, Indonesia is just 30 minutes from Ngurah Rai International airport and 15 minutes from Jimbaran Bay near the renowned Uluwatu Temple. Surrounded by breathtaking coastal vistas, where the ocean stretches out as far as the eye can see, merging with the sky in a seemingly unending horizon, their luxury Uluwatu villas offer the perfect escape on this island paradise.
Alila Villas Uluwatu’s 84 pool villas are all about private space, incredible comfort and views. Gorgeous interiors blend contemporary style with accents of Bali. Merging in with the surrounding landscape, these distinctive villas by Alila incorporate an open-plan design, where unique flat lava rock roofs and bamboo ceiling allow the gentle sea breeze to flow in freely, while from the bed to the bathtub, every view is open to the outdoors.
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