AHL FUTURE FORWARD

AHL’s Favorite Future Forward Hotels

Our picks from all around the world and for every pocket

By Tansy Kaschak on 09.21.21

At A Hotel Life we celebrate the coolest hotels in the world and the people behind them. We love creative, thoughtful hospitality that not only comforts, amazes and entertains but also inspires and helps us to do good. It means we are always on the lookout for ideas and initiatives that bring us closer to our communities and to our planet. We offer solutions to businesses and we want to guide travelers to make better choices, which will ultimately drive the industry in the same direction. This is what we call Future Forward travel.

We’ve been traveling the world for the past 8 years and have been lucky to see lots of great hotels doing it right, especially in recent times. Here is a round up of some favorites from our archives with a quick hint on why we love them so much, click through their reviews to learn more!

Batukaru Coffee Estate in Bali, Indonesia. A completely sustainable farm and b&b where even the manure for soil enrichment is made there. Their e serves only vegan dishes made with produce grown on the property.
Batukaru Coffee Estate in Bali, Indonesia. A completely sustainable farm and b&b where even the manure for soil enrichment is made there. Their e serves only vegan dishes made with produce grown on the property.
Six Senses Shaharut in Israel. The architecture blends into the environment, using materials found on-site, zero plastic on property and in-house water purification
Six Senses Shaharut in Israel. The architecture blends into the environment, using materials found on-site, zero plastic on property and in-house water purification
Sussurro in Mozambique runs on solar energy, uses no single-use plastics, features a garden-to-table cuisine, and leads a local mangrove reforestation project
Sussurro in Mozambique runs on solar energy, uses no single-use plastics, features a garden-to-table cuisine, and leads a local mangrove reforestation project
Eaton Hotel in Washington, DC, a property that has care for people and planet in their DNA
Eaton Hotel in Washington, DC, a property that has care for people and planet in their DNA
Casa Etérea in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, runs on solar energy, collects rainwater, and uses a patterned ultraviolet coating on the mirror making it visible to birds while remaining reflective to the human eye
Casa Etérea in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, runs on solar energy, collects rainwater, and uses a patterned ultraviolet coating on the mirror making it visible to birds while remaining reflective to the human eye
The Sunseeker Byron Bay in Australia has furnishings built with recycled concrete found in landfills, flooring made with salvaged tiles from old rooms, 82 solar panels and 27kWh system powering the hotel, uses hem to insulate the bungalows and so much more
The Sunseeker Byron Bay in Australia has furnishings built with recycled concrete found in landfills, flooring made with salvaged tiles from old rooms, 82 solar panels and 27kWh system powering the hotel, uses hem to insulate the bungalows and so much more
Punta Caliza in Holbox, Mexico, was built using responsibly sourced materials, serves authentic Mexican cuisine using only local ingredients, has a community center and showcases young Mexican artists and designers
Punta Caliza in Holbox, Mexico, was built using responsibly sourced materials, serves authentic Mexican cuisine using only local ingredients, has a community center and showcases young Mexican artists and designers
Gitana del Mar in Colombia uses organic waste for composting for their food forest and gardens, organizes beach clean ups, and have their own non-profit foundation to promote social and cultural initiatives in their area
Gitana del Mar in Colombia uses organic waste for composting for their food forest and gardens, organizes beach clean ups, and have their own non-profit foundation to promote social and cultural initiatives in their area
The Bodrum EDITION in Turkey. EDITION Hotels are known for their efforts to replace single-use plastics not only at their properties but across the hospitality industry, spearheading the global campaign Stay Plastic Free
The Bodrum EDITION in Turkey. EDITION Hotels are known for their efforts to replace single-use plastics not only at their properties but across the hospitality industry, spearheading the global campaign Stay Plastic Free

Check also our round up of 10 New Hotels for the Future Forward Traveler, which have opened this year or are about to open, here.

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