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We have found one little solution to going green on your honeymoon. Offset your carbon footprint by staying in an eco-destination or stick closer to home and burn eco wood chips.
Clayquot Wilderness Resort, British Columbia, Canada
An ultra luxurious, four-star eco destination, the Clayquot Wilderness Resort is a collection of luxury canvas tents located in the fragile Clayoquot Sound Biosphere reserve, near the seaside village of Tofino. Investing $3 million, over the next five years, into research, conservation and enhancement, the resort invites guest participation at any level, and is funded solely by resort revenues.
Its Eco Adventure package includes Vancouver-Outpost return floatplane fare, horsedrawn wagon shuttle, deluxe Outpost accommodations, all gourmet meals, snacks, alcohol, unguided activities (kayaking, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, fishing), and guided activities (horseback riding, ocean and/or fresh water fishing, whale and bear watching, trekking, skeet, fly tying clinics, kayaking and canoeing, and mountain bike riding). Guests can also enjoy complimentary use of the massage tent and unlimited use of Outpost saunas and hot tubs.
For information go to Preferredboutique.com.
Dromoland Castle, Newmarket-On-Fergus, County Clare, Ireland
One of the most famous baronial castles in Ireland, Dromoland is located on 365 acres of its own estate. A 16th century castle with 21st Century values, it is taking key steps to reduce its carbon footprint. Electricity is sourced from a supplier that has an environmental impact of 488.10g of CO2 emissions per kWh, this is 12% lower than the average for Ireland of 549.1g per kWh. Energy efficient lighting is used throughout the castle, equating to a saving of 44 tonnes of CO2 emissions. The hotel is replacing all of its refrigeration units in the main castle kitchen with highly insulated units. And a wood chip burner has been installed to reduce the amount of oil used for heating and hot water. The use of carbon neutral woodchip instead of oil will reduce their carbon footprint by approximately 500 tones per annum.
Enjoy two nights accommodation in a Deluxe Bedroom with full Irish breakfast on both mornings including dinner for two on one evening of your choice in the Earl of Thomond Restaurant.
To find out more or make a booking log onto Preferredhotels.com.
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