Best Sustainable Summer Destinations

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Our planet is going through a constant change process, and a lot of those changes are man-made. The carbon footprint we leave behind impacts most of our day-to-day decisions.

These often tend to have an adverse effect on our planet. Luckily, there is a growing movement of people who care about the environment and are choosing greener options.

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Striving towards organic and Eco-friendly lifestyle has been a priority to many people all over the world in recent years. Awareness movements fuelled by enthusiasts in the field of sustainability have had a massive impact on this shift towards Eco-friendly options.

Life lead by this axiom means a better future for the generations to come and a green and flourishing world for them to live into.

Driven by this goal, many countries around the world chose to shift to more sustainable options in every sphere of life. Resorts and whole communities alike try to attract tourists by offering them Eco-friendly options, while making the entire experience an unforgettable one.

Now as we shift to the warmer period of the year, it makes perfect sense to start exploring such destinations and enjoy the summer to come in all of its glory. If you would like to opt for a sustainable summer holiday – then here are our top picks for the season!

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  1. Exploring the rainforest in Peru

Peru is recognised worldwide by Machu Picchu and the Inka trail, but not that many people know that Peru has the most extensive protected rainforest area in the world.

After it was nearly exterminated by illegal farming, the Peruvian government has stepped in and helped in the conservation of the Amazon rainforest. Today, many tourists select to visit the sustainable resorts located in the area, making for a great holiday.

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  1. Hiking through the breathtaking Julian Alps in Slovenia

Slovenia is known to be one of the most sustainable countries on a global level, recognising the need to shift to sustainability much earlier than the rest of the world. This shift to greener options made the country magnet for tourists, and this is entirely understandable.

The country’s unsung beauty and the captivating northwestern part of the country stay in the heart of every traveller for the rest of their lives.

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  1. Organic, zero-waste holiday by the endless turquoise ocean in the Maldives

If you are the type of person who enjoys never-ending summer days sun tanning and swimming in the crystal-clear waters of the Indian sea, then the Maldives might be the right option for you.

The island’s country government is working hard to protect the coral reef and the islands natural beauty, making it a good choice for those who want exotic and eco-friendly holidays.

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  1. Visit the geothermal wonder of Iceland

If you want to learn about sustainability at its finest, then Iceland is the place where you can spend your summer holiday. Apart from the utterly renewable energy, the country’s landscape is indeed a magnificent work of art.

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  1. Exploring the wilds of Kenya

Kenya’s beautiful and varied landscape and biodiversity are finally getting the attention needed to survive. Thanks to the hard efforts by the government, different NGO’s and Kenyan people, the country has seen a shift to sustainability, making it an excellent place to visit and learn how to conserve the nature.

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Simone Ribeiro
I'm a Brazilian journalist based in West Midlands. In Brazil, I have worked with International Trade and Logistics publications.

Now in the UK, I keep writing and I dedicate myself to a new project : Midlands Trade - a blog focused on business in Europe and Brazil. It's also supporting small businesses throughout the #MeetTheBusiness.

I'm a Brazilian journalist based in West Midlands. In Brazil, I have worked with International Trade and Logistics publications. Now in the UK, I keep writing and I dedicate myself to a new project : Midlands Trade - a blog focused on business in Europe and Brazil. It's also supporting small businesses throughout the #MeetTheBusiness.

2 Comments

  1. The Maldives are top of my list to visit, then Iceland. You’ve picked some great places. We all really need to think about our carbon footprint a lot more.

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