Green Travel grows to Mexico, Caribbean, Hawaii and Costa Rica

Green Travel grows to Mexico, Caribbean, Hawaii and Costa Rica
Apple Vacations is recognising several environmentally friendly hotels & resorts in Mexico, the Caribbean, Hawaii and Costa Rica in honor of Earth Day on Sun. April 22. Apple Vacations' Go Green hotel partners have implemented a variety of eco-conscious initiatives in the day-to-day operations of their resorts.

For example, Sandos Caracol Eco-Resort and Spa in Cancun's Riviera Maya was awarded the prestigious GOLD "TRAVELIFE AWARD" for environmental commitment. Sandos Caracol Eco-Resort and Spa's environmental efforts include:

  • 96 ecological rooms that reduce CO2 emission by 75%
  • Solar water heating
  • Ultra-efficient air conditioning systems with low electrical consumption
  • Furniture made from certified wood
  • Guided Eco Tour exploring the Mayan jungle including 16 natural cenotes, indigenous animals and exotic plants.
  • Recycling and separating the trash
  • Use of biodegradable bottles throughout the resort
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Using recycled paper for all printed material

In all, Apple Vacations is recognizing 27 Go Green hotels, and brands include Apple Vacations customer favorites like Secrets Resorts & Spas, Dreams Resorts & Spas, Iberostar Resorts and Hyatt Resorts of Hawaii.

Traveling green is easy and affordable with Apple Vacations. Seven all-inclusive nights in May and June at Sandos Caracol Eco-Resort and Spa start from an incredible $740 per person, including roundtrip, nonstop air from Dallas, hotel transfers and all meals and drinks. (+$270 from Baltimore, +$530 from Los Angeles, other gateways also available.)

*Prices per person based on double occupancy including round-trip charter airfare from Baltimore, Dallas, and Los Angeles via Air Tran, Sun Country, and Frontier Airlines or other US certified air carriers, round-trip airport/hotel transfers, hotel taxes and baggage handling, fuel surcharges, all pre-collected U.S. and foreign taxes and fees including September 11th Security Fee. Restrictions/blackout dates may apply.