The 10 Most Sustainable Hotels in Morocco
For an Ethical and Sustainable Stay in Morocco.
A Sustainability Ranking in partnership with ETIC Hotels
You’re planning a trip to Morocco and you’re trying to be as ethical and sustainable as possible?
niood lists you the 10 most sustainable hotels in Morocco:
What makes Jnane Tamsna sustainable?
Staff reuses and recycle as much as possible and the ground’s lovely extensive gardens have an effective composting system. 98% of their staff is local and they offer long-term employees contracts with social security and benefits.
Jnane Tamsna ensures that all water is recycled. Water bottles are wisely reused as pots to grow starting vegetables for the gardens. All glass bottles are efficiently recycled as containers for olive oil, of which the hotel proudly presses 1,000 litres a year.
Self-sufficient with the organic veggies from the hotel’s thriving farm, the hotel’s restaurant focuses on healthy eating, no processed foods and a focus on Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine. A water filter system successfully reduces plastics, and the hotel has low-energy consuming water heaters on the premise. The salt water pool is outfitted with an energy-saving pump and Jnane Tamsna also uses LED lighting throughout its grounds.
What makes Les Terres D’Amanar sustainable?
The buildings were constructed in loyalty to traditional Berber architecture, using local sustainable (pressed bricks) materials.
The food at Terres D’Amanar is prepared by local Berber women from the next-door villages. 150 local families benefit from long-term employment as well as environmental awareness initiatives.
What makes Les Jardins de Skoura sustainable?
From sustainable plants growing in their large organic garden, to training staff about conserving water, lighting and electricity, this quaint haven makes an effort to combat climate change and pollution.
There is a septic tank that reuses water for the garden, which in turn is home to native Moroccan plants that can survive with little water.
What makes Kasbah du Toubkal sustainable?
Through the Kasbah’s 5% levy for The Village Association, they have
What makes Ksar Char-Bagh sustainable?
Ksar Char-Bagh ensures it supports the local community, with all bills incurring a five per cent charge that benefits Village Association community projects.
What makes Kasbah Bab Ourika sustainable?
Constructed from rammed earth (also known as pisé), the walls are thick and keep a balanced temperature over the seasons. Solar panels are used for hot water and heating, recycled water is used in the gardens, and a biodigester turns waste products into electricity, gas and compost for the garden.
What makes Ouirgane Ecolodge sustainable?
– Use of mixer taps;
– Intelligent irrigation for the garden: well water, drop by drop system
– Use of biodegradable cleaning and bathroom products (no phosphate, non toxic, non corrosive, non-chlorinated).
– Use of renewable energy technologies (most of the water heating comes from photovoltaic panels);
– Low consumption light bulbs
– Maximization of natural lighting and ventilation.
– Implementation of the 3RV rule: reduce, reuse, recycle and valorisation. Reduction of disposable objects, no individual packaging and hence less packages;
– Left over vegetables are used as animal feed;
What makes Royal Mansour sustainable?
What makes Les Jardins de la Medina sustainable?
Les Jardins de la Medina are proud to have been awarded the «GREEN KEY» label again in 2020. This label honours tourist establishments that are committed to the development of responsible tourism and the preservation of Morocco’s natural resources.
What makes Fairmont Royal Palm sustainable?
XCO2 developed the concept stage MEP design, with CHP feasability assesment, as well as a low carbon strategy with detailed climate analysis, prescriptive guidelines to the architects, the energy strategy and a detailed comparative sensitivity analysis for energy and daylight to optimise LEED credit scoring while ensuring the best environmental and financial performance for the buildings.
The buildings are expected to consume 40% less energy than similar developments.