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The most sustainable luxury hotels in The Bahamas

  • Travel 101
  • By Kiri Gordon
  • Published 28 February 2023
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Looking for an eco-resort in The Bahamas is becoming a more popular request than ever these days. Of course, people still want the luxury that places like The Bahamas offer but is more conscious about how they are trying to preserve its beauty, people and culture.

The stunning Bahamas has attracted guests for years and would like to continue to do so for many years to come, which is why most hotels have made significant efforts to put sustainability programmes in place. 

The best thing is that the majority of attractions and trips are incredibly eco-friendly, such as nature parks, waterfalls and pristine beaches. It’s like stepping into your own paradise. But here are some hotels that provide that perfect mix of luxury and sustainable practices. 

Discover an eco-friendly luxury holiday in The Bahamas today.

Eco-friendly initiatives at Rosewood Baha Mar

Rosewood Baha Mar is one of Bahama's most luxury eco-resorts. Its strong sustainability initiative embraces circular hospitality and protects the environment for future generations.

Its committed to safeguarding natural resources and biodiversity, such as the coral reefs that surround the island. It has also introduced many initiatives to offset its carbon footprint within the resort. 

Here are some of the eco-friendly initiatives it has: 

  • Partnering with BREEF (The Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation) to help preserve the coral reefs as well as provide Citizen Science Programmes
  • Partnering with CHOOOSE to support carbon offset programmes 
  • Certified by the Rainforest Alliance for our sustainable practices and experiences
  • The Rosewood Raise Relief Fund was created to help those facing hardship, particularly related to COVID-19
  • Continuous monitoring of initiatives 
  • Engaging with the local community and contributing to its development
  • Monitoring and reducing energy consumption and waste 
  • Implementing waste management systems 

Rosewood Baha Mar

Rosewood Baha Mar

The Cove At Atlantis

The Cove At Atlantis is committed to preserving, improving and protecting the natural world surrounding it. That’s on land and in the sea too. It focuses on sustainable tourism, ecosystem conservation, wild protection, education, and awareness. Every decision it makes, it ensures the environment is impacted positively. 

The Blue Project Foundation is an Atlantis initiative that helps to sustain and support marine life and their habitats in the waters that surround the resort. This foundation supports scientific research, conservation programmes and community outreach. 

Here are some more ways that Atlantis has created a more sustainable environment: 

  • It has collected and recycled more than 15,000 pallets of materials since 2019
  • Eliminating plastic straws and styrofoam containers 
  • Food composting and recycling initiatives onsite 
  • Part of the AZA Species Survival Plan to protect animals like the hammerhead shark, smalltooth sawfish and green sea turtles
  • There are over 5,0000 marine creatures in the resorts habitat; they have rescued, rehabilitated and reintroduced 160 animals back into their natural habitats
  • It has restored many local mangrove forests and wetlands 
  • Partnered with the Bahamas National Trust and The Nature Conservancy to replenish and protect the reef areas
  • The cooking oil is recycled into biodiesel for the local waste-hauling company trucks 
  • Water and energy-efficient conservation programme is in place 

The Cove At Atlantis

The Cove At Atlantis
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A Four Seasons Resort, The Ocean Club, Bahamas

Sustainability is at the heart of all operations at A Four Seasons Resort, The Ocean Club, Bahamas. It is committed to preserving and regenerating the environment as well as leaving a positive impact on the local community. 

Here are some of the eco-friendly initiatives it provides:

  • Bikes are available for guests 
  • An extensive vegan and vegetarian menu is available 
  • Less frequent linen and towel replacement to reduce waste 
  • Energy-saving guests room controls 
  • There are water conservation measures set up
  • No single-use plastics are to be used on site 
  • All ingredients at the restaurants are locally sourced and sustainable 
  • All seafood is sourced responsibly 
  • 100% cage-free eggs 
  • There is a food waste reduction program in place 
  • A local biodiversity support programme is in place, which includes quarterly beach clean-ups 
  • It donates to organisations such as the Bahamas National Trust to help conserve and protect the Bahamian environment 
  • Guests enjoy educational tours of the local, natural, cultural and historical heritage sites to learn the history 
  • It features local artists and artisans throughout the resort
  • Employees volunteer at local schools and support many local initiatives like canned goods donations and clothing

A Four Seasons Resort, The Ocean Club, Bahamas

A Four Seasons Resort, The Ocean Club, Bahamas

FAQs

Why is sustainability in The Bahamas so important?
The Bahamas has been a champion for eco-friendly travel for many years. They have been dedicated to preserving, improving and conserving the ecosystems, beauty and marine life and will continue to do so. 

What is the most sustainable resort in the Bahamas? 
One of the most eco-friendly resorts in the Bahamas is the Rosewood Baha Mar, thanks to its many sustainability initiatives on offer. 

Sustainable travel to The Bahamas doesn’t have to compromise on luxury. So let Winged Boots help you discover this paradise destination and live your ultimate luxe life in the most eco-conscious way. 

See our amazing Bahamas' top luxury eco hotels and book your conscious stay in paradise today. 

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