Ecological hotels: responsible tourism option

Eco-friendly hotels

On the beach or in the mountains you can reach an eco-hotel.

The increasing increase by conservation of the environment It has produced initiatives in all areas of national activity, such as tourism. It is about ecotourism, a growing trend that has included ecological hotels in the national hotel offer.

Although they are still few, Tourists they will be able to choose this summer for traveling and reaching these places that are rural accommodation and avant-garde hotels.

This infrastructure has aroused the interest of vacationers who want to stay in places that respect their environment. Sources from the Ecologists in Action Association point out that an ecological hotel must have some particular characteristics.

  • The energy used in a green hotel comes, for the most part, from solar photovoltaic, both for electricity and hot water.
  • The orientation of the construction must comply with the principles of architecture bioclimatic to ensure minimum energy consumption (minimize the use of heating and air conditioning). In the south of the peninsula, the rooms should be oriented towards the north, the coolest facade, and the common rooms towards the south, the warmer facade.
  • Easy access in public transport to reduce the use of private cars and collaborate in reducing CO2 emissions.
  • It should not be located in sectors where the tourist infrastructure is already saturated.
  • The food offered must be agrifood with local products (preferably organic).
  • The construction of the building must be done with ecological construction materials of low toxicity.
  • You must respect the landscape, biodiversity, culture and local traditions.

Ecological hotels are options for practicing sustainable and environmentally responsible tourism.

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