Eco friendly holidays

Stunning scenery, fascinating monuments, parks and wildlife. Visit some of the most beautiful places in the world, offering an unforgettable experience, while also preserving nature and benefiting local communities. Experience eco friendly holidays, filled with fun and enjoyment!

Although air travel is currently a small contributor to overall carbon emissions, it is one of the fastest growing sources of such emissions. In fact, one long haul flight can produce more carbon emissions per person that a full year of car driving! It’s important, therefore, to fly less than we do currently if we are to minimise our individual carbon footprints. There are many alternatives to flying and good sites such as Man in Seat 61 provide a range of alternative options for eco friendly holidays.

Did you know? According to One Poll the average person will go on at least three holidays every year, for a minimum of one week each time. And on every holiday they will spend over £2,000 on travel, accommodation, drinks, food and entertainment.

Tourists are rethinking their relationship with Earth

Eco tourism

“After a visit to the beach, it’s hard to believe that we live in a material world.” – Pam Shaw

eco friendly holidays

Volunteer Latin America provides free and low cost volunteer work in Central and South America. They inform international volunteers about some of the best grassroots volunteering opportunities in the environmental and humanitarian sectors.

eco friendly holidays

Original Volunteers have been providing affordable volunteer opportunities worldwide since 2006. Projects last 1 to 24 weeks and run throughout the year on flexible start dates. All ages and levels welcome. Local support teams at all locations providing airport transfers and assistance throughout the placement. Tailored placements also available. 1 – 2 projects each year can provide free accommodation.

Tel: 01603 280702

adventure yogi

Adventure Yogi is a yoga retreat holiday specialist with a planet promise to offset carbon, work towards carbon-neutral and enact their tourism climate action plan.

african impact

African Impact is the top African volunteering and internship company, pioneering responsible travel within Africa.

secret compass

Secret Compass is an adventure travel company specializing in expedition and group guide training with sustainable and responsible travel principles.

Undiscovered Destinations

Undiscovered Destinations is an award-winning adventure travel company that takes small group tours to exciting regions of the world, always following responsible, ethical, and environmental travel values.

Auchterarder House

Auchterarder House is a rentalable Scottish Manor in Perthshire with over 400 gardens and surrounding woodlands that are preserved for the public and to let the wildlife flourish keeping visiting a special time.

Black Prince

Canal boating is one of the most eco-friendly holiday options available, you can sit back and admire the stunning UK scenery as you leisurely explore the waterways.

eco friendly holidays

“Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert

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 by Karin Kunster

Thanks to the service of Volunteer Latin America I found the perfect volunteer/internship program in Peru. With the service of VLA it was very easy to find the perfect match. They create a personal guide for you with which you get a lot of information about many projects that fit your desires. So if you want to participate in more than one volunteer project, this is very helpful. The team was great and I had an amazing time there and also gained some new friends. It was one of the best things I did in my life so far, and I will continue to choose VLA for my upcoming experiences in Latin America.