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Regenerative Resorts

We help you find hotels with a strong commitment to regeneration and are dedicated to the highest levels of social and environmental impact.

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We connect you to immersive and authentic experiences in partnership with locals so that you can connect deeply with the destination.

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We provide Regenerative Travel exclusives to enhance your stay such as complimentary room upgrades and special excursions.

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Our hotels create special experiences that are shaped by local communities and places

Cheesemaking on the Oasy Farm

As it peeks over the mountainous horizon, rise with the sun to start your day on the farm and get your hands stuck into a “from milk to cheese” process. Afterwards, enjoy the fresh cheese of your labour with a delicious lunch.

Fish the Wild Western Caribbean Coast with Local Fishermen

The secluded western Caribbean coast of Panama is wild and undeveloped, which is exactly what makes fishing these waters so remarkable. Local fishermen in Bocas del Toro fish year-round for snapper, jacks and barracuda.

Cinnamon Island Farm Visit

Take an intimate glimpse into the generational story of Sarath and his family, expert growers of cinnamon, fruits, vegetables, and spices on their island smallholding. Cross the lake to his home in a dhoni boat and sit and drink cinnamon tea while he and his wife demonstrate how this highly sought-after spice is produced.

Taste the Fruit of a Pioneering Regenerative Farm

Finca Luna Nueva is a leading exponent of the “regenerative agriculture” revolution, and a visit to their farm will introduce you to a “beyond organic” celebration of holistic food production, including 90 species of tropical fruit trees.

Dive or Snorkel the Western Hemisphere’s longest continuous Barrier Reef

Explore the colourful underwater kingdom of the South Water Caye Marine Reserve, the largest marine reserve in Belize and part of the world’s second largest barrier reef. Teeming with rich biodiverse marine systems and wildlife, you can also expect to find beautiful coral reefs, seagrass meadows, and mangroves.

Release Baby Sea Turtles

Witness the release of baby sea turtles as they instinctively scamper into the waves toward their new lives of open-ocean roaming.

Track Wolves in the Oasy

Venture through over 2500 acres of the Oasy’s verdant nature reserve and trace the paths along which this predator stalks in search of prey, whilst not forgetting to check camera traps and learn the magnificent wolf’s habits and behaviors.

Fascinate with Legends of the Iditarod

Visit with the resident Sled Dog Team to learn the incredible stories and histories surrounding one of the world’s most challenging races, the Iditarod.

Featured Experiences

Visit our growing hotel collection of Regenerative Resorts

All of our hotel and resort partners are thoroughly vetted to the Regenerative Travel Standards, selected for their values and experience, so you can travel guilt free.

Pokhara, Nepal
Asia
Ecolodge
Isla Tierra Bomba, Colombia
South America
Beachfront
Juluchuca, Mexico
North America
Beachfront
Sao Teotonio, Portugal
Europe
Farm
San Ignacio, Belize
Central America
Ecolodge
The Great Karoo, South Africa
Africa
Luxury Amenities
Gangtey (Phobjikha) Valley
Asia
Luxury Amenities
Tuscany, Italy
Europe
Ecolodge
Santa Bárbara, Costa Rica
Central America
Farm
Hopkins, Belize
Central America
Beachfront
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
North America
Bed & Breakfast
Lake Nicaragua, Nicaragua
Central America
Ecolodge
El Cuco, El Salvador
Central America
Beachfront
Peñas Blancas, Costa Rica
Central America
Ecolodge
Bocas del Toro, Panama
Central America
Ecolodge
Gal Oya National Park, Sri Lanka
Asia
Ecolodge
Bardia National Park, Nepal
Asia
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When we first opened there was no other active tourism operator within five or six kilometers of Blue Apple. We’re located on an island that has a population of 12-15,000 people.

Portia Hart, owner of Blue Apple Beach

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Regenerative Travel 2021 Impact Awards – Winners

The inaugural Regenerative Travel Impact Awards 2021 has seen an outstanding celebration of the spirit that underpins our mission of regeneration. Throughout our global search for changemakers, trailblazers and positive impact pioneers, we’ve been spoilt for choice with truly remarkable initiatives and individuals.

Top Retreats To Experience at Regenerative Resorts in 2022

Whether you’re after a weekend of wellness, a post-lockdown adventure or a unique escape to learn a new skill, we’ve rounded up some of Regenerative Resorts’ most relaxing and innovative retreats for 2022.

4 Once-In-A-Lifetime Gastronomic Experiences Around The World

Some say that the art of food is life’s greatest joy. The simple pleasure of a well-cooked dish can evoke all the senses in a symphony of sensations.

5 Adventure Destinations To Put On Your Bucket List for 2022

Explore our top 5 destinations to sink your teeth into truly thrilling adventure experiences, from hiking pristine landscapes to snowshoeing and scuba diving. 

The Regenerative Travel Impact Awards 2021 — Regenerative Activist of the Year

A passionate campaigner recognized for their contributions to bring about social and environmental change.

The Regenerative Travel Impact Awards 2021 — Regenerative Travel Initiative of the Year

Initiatives in the travel and tourism sector that has drawn attention to social and environmental issues, inspiring action.

The Regenerative Travel Impact Awards 2021 — Food and Agriculture

Companies promoting healthy ecosystems and/ or restore food systems – improving land & food quality and availability, supporting farmers.

The Regenerative Travel Impact Awards 2021 — Conservation

Initiatives that restore and regenerate ecosystems, biodiversity, or critical species.

The Regenerative Travel Impact Awards 2021 — Climate

Innovative ideas that bring greenhouse gas emissions to zero (and beyond) or uplift nature’s carbon cycle.

The Regenerative Travel Impact Awards 2021 — Education

Projects that deepen or broaden education’s impact, promoting equity and understanding.

The Regenerative Travel Impact Awards 2021 — Health and Wellness

View the finalists for the Health & Wellness category featuring holistic and restorative approaches that promote well-being.

The Regenerative Travel Impact Awards 2021 — Community

View the finalists for the Community category featuring initiatives that promote equity and honor culture for vibrant, resilient communities.

The Regenerative Travel Impact Awards 2021 — Regenerative Hotel of the Year

Operations that are catalysts for change and are innovating hospitality to promote positive social and environmental impact.

Finca Rosa Blanca: Celebrating Costa Rican Heritage

Born on the outskirts of an empty motocross field, Finca Rosa Blanca Inn and Coffee Farm is a family’s lifelong dream come true. Thirty years and 30 acres of reforested land later, the fully realized Finca Rosa Blanca has now become a testament to sustainability and regeneration in Costa Rica, most notably for its organic shade-grown coffee. 

The Key COP26 Takeaways for Travel and Tourism

From the Glasgow Declaration to the Net Zero Roadmap, Regenerative Travel explores the key takeaways from COP26 for travel and tourism. Taken together, the Roadmap reveals that despite significant challenges, there are indeed many opportunities for Travel & Tourism to decarbonise. If committing to follow the four action areas laid out in the framework, real progress can certainly be made, though it is now critical that collaboration is enhanced across the secto

John Hardy On Founding The Green School To Create A Global Community Of Young Sustainability Leaders

When sustainability is discussed, it is rarely done so in conjunction with primary and secondary education. Bucking that trend is The Green School, an educational academy whose methodology is focused on just that: bettering the environment.

Lo-TEK: Designer Julia Watson on Returning To Indigenous Design and Wisdom

For architect, urban design lecturer, and landscape designer Julia Watson, the answer to building climate-resilient structures lies in looking to tribal communities for design cues.

5 Of Our Favorite Cocktails Inspired By Regenerative Resorts Around The World

Check out these cocktail recipes shared by our featured regenerative resorts: Playa Viva in Mexico, Winterlake Lodge in Alaska, Fogo Island Inn in Canada, and  Chaa Creek and Hamanasi Resort, both in Belize.

Stephen Satterfield of Netflix’s ‘High On The Hog’ On Travel and Regeneration

For food writer, producer, and media entrepreneur Stephen Satterfield, food is a means of better understanding humans and the world. In 2016, Satterfield founded Whetstone, a groundbreaking magazine and media company dedicated to food origins and culture from around the world. 

Jeremy Jauncey: How The Most Influential Traveler Uses Storytelling As A Force For Good

Since Jeremy Jauncey founded Beautiful Destinations in 2012, the travel marketing and media company’s focus on sustainability evolved with Jauncey’s exposure to the realities of responsible travel.

6 Regenerative Resorts Dedicated To Saving Our Oceans

Be an eco-savvy traveler and explore these 6 regenerative resorts that are making a difference through their ocean conservation efforts.

Kelp: Why We Should Eat More According to Fisherman, Restaurateur and Dock To Dish Co-founder Sean Barrett

Dock To Dish co-founder Sean Barrett is embarking on a new mission – to get us excited about kelp, one of the ocean’s most ingenious crops.

Top 8 Biodynamic Wineries Arould The World

From Italy to Spain to France to Chile, take a tour of the best biodynamic wine producers and vintners from around the globe.

Top 6 Foraging Experiences at Regenerative Resorts

Few experiences in nature are more rewarding than foraging. More than simply a search for local edibles, foraging is a sensory experience.

Top 5 Biodiversity Destinations To Explore Nature at Regenerative Resorts

Living classrooms await at one of our Regenerative Resorts, nestled in some of the world’s most biologically diverse pockets.

Alladale Wilderness Reserve: Rewilding Scotland One Predator At A Time

Before Paul Lister purchased 23,000 acres in the Scottish Highlands and transformed it into one of the most stunning travel destinations in Europe today, the property was intended for a very different kind of guest.

Recognizing Spiritual Commodification In Wellness And The Digital Age

How may our wellness routines be contributing to the spiritual commodification of Indigenous heritages and cultures around the world?

5 Impactful Ways Travel Can Benefit Your Mental Health

See how traveling benefits your mental health by offering a much-needed break from the worries of daily life and reinvigorating mind and spirit.

Nathalie Kelley On Changing The Way We Travel, Being An Aspiring Regenerative Human, And The Brilliance Of Fungi

“Sustainability implies maintaining the status quo and the status quo is: we’re facing mass species extinction, glaciers are melting. But at this point we’re so far gone that that’s not enough,” urges Nathalie Kelley.

Eco-Anxiety During the Climate Crisis: What It Is And How To Navigate It

Feeling blue about the future of green? Eco-anxiety, climate grief, eco-distress, climate anxiety, eco-guilt, climate rage – these are all justifiable responses to the climate emergency.

Meet Our New Regenerative Resorts In Alaska, Belize, And Scotland

We’re proud to welcome the latest additions to the Regenerative Resorts collection: Alladale Wilderness Reserve in Scotland, Chaa Creek in Belize, and Tutka Bay Lodge & Winterlake Lodge in Alaska.

8 Sustainable Liquors To Add To Your Bar Cart

The inside of your fridge has already gotten an organic makeover. Isn’t it about time your liquor cabinet got a sustainable upgrade too?

Meet Biophile: The Skincare Brand Pioneering Fermented Beauty

Since its launch in late 2019, Biophile has been revitalizing the beauty industry with its focus on bio-fermentation to create microbiome-supporting skincare.

Bringing The Outdoors Inside: The Wellness Benefits Of Biophilic Design

The desire to create spaces built for more than just efficiency has given way to the future of the industry: Biophilic design.

How Craveiral Farmhouse In Portugal is a Family Legacy

Craveiral Farmhouse owner Pedro Franca Pinto, a thoughtful natured Portugese lawyer, shares his journey with Regenerative Travel.

5 Women’s Getaway Trips To Plan For This Summer

Reunite with girlfriends from across the globe, longtime friends and closest family – it’s time to plan the women’s getaway we all deserve.

A Field Guide To Medicinal Herbs For Healing With Mary Gonzalez Of Sweet Mountaintop Farm

For centuries people have turned to herbal remedies and healing botanicals to help live cleaner, healthier lives. Carpinteria-based farm Sweet Mountaintop continues to keep that tradition alive.

How Regenerative Ranching is Revitalizing Rangelands

How regenerative ranching can help conserve biodiversity, reverse climate change, and deepen a connection between people, animals, and land.

How Forests Without Frontiers Is Regenerating The Ancient Carpathian Mountains With Art

Forests Without Frontiers is a nonprofit organization set up to reforest and rewild degraded land – with the help of music and arts.

Playa Viva Founder David Leventhal on His Ten Year Regenerative Journey

Amanda Ho interviewed her Regenerative Travel co-founder, David Leventhal, to discuss his regenerative journey at Playa Viva

How Oasy Hotel Is Regenerating Italian Woodlands with WWF Through Social Impact and Agriculture

Oasy Hotel talks with us about local conservation, the hotel’s philosophy, and the fascinating history of the land.

How Regeneration, Environmental, and Social Equality Are Connected

Travel industry players can no longer afford to be bystanders of environmental and social inequality problems facing communities across the globe.

Go Lightly: How To Travel Without Hurting The Planet According To Travel Writer Nina Karnikowski

Travel writer, Nina Karnikowski is now on her greatest adventure yet: making her and her readers’ travels more conscious, and less harmful for the planet.

Unpacking Media Bias with Travel Writers Shivani Ashoka and Meera Dattani: How We Can Make Travel More Inclusive

Meet Shivani and Meera, advocates for social justice and unconscious media bias and systemic racism across all the travel industry.

Why You Should Visit Palau: The Most Sustainable Island Of The Year

As a Pacific island nation, Palau is vulnerable to sea-level rise. In response to this growing threat, the archipelago is spearheading some of the most innovative and progressive conservation efforts in the world.

18 Climate Activists You Should Follow To Get Inspired To Save Our Planet

Climate activism is fast becoming a full-time occupation, especially for determined youth activists disrupting the often exclusionary climate narrative.

How The Universal Realization of Gender Equality Will Help Us Tackle Climate Change

Gender equality for women across our globe is not only vital to achieving the United Nations SQG for 2030, but is also a key solution to reverse climate change.

Why We Must Empower Today’s Youth Leaders To Develop Ocean Solutions with Daniela V. Fernandez of Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA)

Meet Daniela V. Fernandez, the founder of the Sustainable Oceans Alliance (SOA), a global organization that empowers millennials to become leaders in ocean solutions.

LS:N Global: It’s Time For A Regenerative Travel Revolution

LS:N Global, an insights platform that documents new consumer behaviour and key industry trends under Future Laboratory writes that “Conscious tourism is no longer enough.”

The Antarctica Expedition That Inspired Activist Fraser Morton To Save the Last Great Wilderness

2041 Foundation embarked on an Antarctica expedition with documentary filmmaker, Fraser Morton, who made his first voyage to the vast wilderness.

How Chef Anthony Myint of Zero Foodprint Is Helping Restaurants Fight Climate Change

Renowned chef, author, and food consultant, whose accolades, among many, include a James Beard Award, Anthony Myint is more than your typical restaurateur.

Suitcase Secrets: How To Pack for a Purpose To Make Your Travels Meaningful

The simple idea behind nonprofit Pack for a Purpose harbors inspiring potential to transform how we view our impact as travelers, and how we interact with a host community through our travel decisions.

Top 5 Wellness Spa Destinations To Renew and Regenerate Your Soul

Honour yourself and embrace inner peace, an abundance of energy, health and connection with a Regenerative Resort wellness spa destination.

Soil to Skin Textiles: Why Climate Beneficial Wool Fibers Matter

We overhaul our closet contents, reinvent styles depending on the season of weather or fashion, and redesign home interiors for a fresh look. It’s time textiles reinvented itself too.

Condé Nast Traveller: Can These Farmers Save The Planet?

Juliet Kinsman, investigates the agricultural schemes offering more nutritious travel experiences with hosts inviting visitors to engage with regenerative farming

The Ultimate Horse Ranch Immersion at Ranchlands in Colorado

Duke Phillips, a renowned third-generation cattle rancher shares his vision for conservation at his Colorado horse ranch, Ranchlands.

Meet Our New Regenerative Resorts in Canada, Costa Rica, Italy, and the USA

We are excited to welcome five new luxury hotels, including the first ever Italian property as the Regenerative Resorts collection continues to expand.

5 Zen Retreats To Reconnect With Yourself and Nature

Amidst stunning natural landscapes, explore our top 5 zen retreats to begin your journey to self-discovery.

6 Ways To Achieve Total Wellness of Mind & Body In 2021

The pandemic has taught us that we should never take our health for granted — here are 6 ways to achieve total wellness of the mind and body.

A Guide To Practice Ananda for Spiritual Healing and Happiness

The practice of Ananda is one of the simplest, yet effective ways to embark on spiritual healing to achieve inner peace.

Top 5 Adventure Tours for Your Bucket List

Discover our top 5 adventure tours and embark on the bucket list trip of a lifetime with Regenerative Resorts.

How You Can Help Save The Ocean at Kokomo Private Island Fiji

Waking up in Fijian paradise is a dream for many, but for one of Kokomo Private Island’s resident marine biologists Cliona O’Flaherty, it’s reality.

Pioneering The Ethical Elephant Safari In Nepal with Tiger Tops

Along with managing everyday resort operations, Jack Edwards oversees his father’s continued legacy of connecting their guests to ethical animal encounters.

The Best Dude Ranch Experience In Wyoming to Horseback Ride, Flyfish, and Hike

The best dude ranch in Wyoming for seclusion and serenity is at Flat Creek Ranch — experience a world enhanced by nature, not encumbered by it.

Sustainability versus Regeneration

“Sustainability requires regeneration. You cannot be sustainable without regenerating our relationships with life,” says Bill Reed, a Principal of Regenesis Group.

TTG Media: The Industry Needs To Focus On Regenerative Travel + Future of Wellness Trends 2021

Elaine Glusac reports on The Year of the Travel Reset in The Future of Wellness Trends Report for 2021 for the Global Wellness Summit.

How Portia Hart of Blue Apple Beach House Started A Regenerative Movement in Cartagena

Meet British-Trinidadian Londoner, Portia Hart, the founder of Blue Apple Beach and the Green Apple Foundation in Colombia.

Join the TED Countdown with TEDxSUMAS: January 23, 2021

With a mission to educate sustainable development leaders, students from the Sustainability Management School (SUMAS) in Switzerland are curating a free TEDxSUMAS seminar on Saturday, 23rd January.

Our 2021 Reading List: Books on Climate Change and Regeneration

As we excitedly turn the page for a new year, Regenerative Travel rounds up our favorite reads highlighting regeneration and climate change.

What Is Your Carbon Footprint? 7 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Impact

The first step in understanding your impact on the planet begins with one simple question: What is your carbon footprint?

Top 5 Regenerative Farm-To-Table Hotel Experiences

Discover our top five Regenerative Resorts to experience farm-to-table dining, the most natural and invigorating way for us to eat.

Why Café Gratitude is a Microcosm of Regenerative Agriculture

L.A.-based restaurant Café Gratitude, living a balanced lifestyle is about much more than taking a full lunch break. It’s a way of life.

A Guide To The Best Restaurants In Bogota Leading The Farm-to-Table Movement

What if you could not only experience, but give back to, the most remote regions of a country through your dining choices?

5 of the World’s Most Inventive Vegan-Friendly Restaurants

Gone are the days when the word vegan evokes visions of generous portions of uninspiring beans and rice served up in an eccentric, hole-in-the-wall restaurant.

The Essential Travel Forecast Report for 2021 in Forbes

Journalist Angelina Villa-Clarke writes about Regenerative Travel in her latest story for Forbes: “Regenerative Travel’ which covers the increase in companies having an eco-aware ethos and ‘give-back’ mentality has been growing in momentum even before Covid hit.”

How We Will Travel Post-Pandemic In 2021

The way we travel after the roll out of vaccines and the opening up of a post-pandemic world is set to be shaped by an increasingly conscious and regenerative traveler, serviced by a tourism industry striving to educate and inspire it’s consumers.

Top Honeymoon Destinations for 2021

There’s no greater gesture of love, unity and promise than celebrating your life partnership with an eco-luxe honeymoon at an idyllic Regenerative Resort at one of our top honeymoon destinations for 2021.

Taking Regenerative Tourism to Scale – Everyone has a Role to Play

​​​​Brian T. Mullis, a destination management, development and marketing specialist who is passionate about community-led conservation and regenerative tourism, shares how everyone has a role to play in taking regenerative tourism to scale.

Protecting Our Oceans From Plastic with Dr. Dune Ives, CEO of Lonely Whale

Less than 10% of the plastic consumed in the United States is recycled. Much of that ends up in landfills, is incinerated and over 11 million tons ends up in the marine ecosystem.

The Intersection of Regenerative Agriculture and Travel

“One teaspoon of healthy soil has more living things than people on the planet,” stated Diana Martin, Communications Director at the Rodale Institute, kicking off our new monthly webinar series called “The Regenerative Shift” focused on regenerative agriculture practices and climate change solutions.

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