The 4 best eco-friendly hotels in the Dominican Republic

La vie de bohême, version chic et écoresponsable

It’s possible to travel far away, but responsibly! Let’s head for the eco-responsible hotels of the Dominican Republic!

Put an end to preconceived ideas! Travelling to an island paradise doesn’t have to mean forgetting your values for the duration of your vacation. Quite the contrary: more and more destinations are turning to sustainable tourism, respectful of the environment and its inhabitants. This is the case in the Dominican Republic, for example, where we’d like to take you on a tour of some eco-responsible hotels.

Nature is king in the Dominican Republic. Dense jungle, unspoilt mountains, white sandy beaches: the island is a veritable concentration of the Caribbean’s most intoxicating landscapes. Aware of its riches and their fragility, the Dominican Republic is today opting for more sustainable tourism. Natural parks are flourishing, as is a range of environmentally-friendly activities and accommodation. So don’t hesitate for a second to book your next Caribbean vacation, and let’s discover together the best eco-responsible hotels in the Dominican Republic.

A wilderness lodge for a romantic getaway

Lodge ecoreponsable en Republique dominicaine

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📍 Location: Barahona

🌿 Ecological score: 8/10

Going to the Dominican Republic for two? Then you’ve found the ideal nest for a vacation that’s as romantic as it is invigorating. This eco-friendly lodge is a haven of peace in the heart of lush natural surroundings. Perched on a small mountain, it is surrounded on all sides by tall trees. The large picture windows of the suites and their terraces make for total forest immersion. Some even offer the luxury of a Jacuzzi or a small private pool for midnight dips in the trees. Tempting, isn’t it?

Entirely focused on your well-being, this elegant lodge offers unforgettable experiences. Our favorite? The massages, which are anything but ordinary since the table is set in a river. All you have to do is close your eyes and let yourself be lulled to sleep by the song of the parrots… But the site also offers more adrenalin-filled activities, always close to the forest. Climbing, zip-lining, horse-riding : you’ll discover a thousand and one ways to explore the forest. After all, nature is the real star here, a forerunner in eco-responsible travel in the Dominican Republic. For an even more stunning glimpse, you can continue the adventure by climbing the nearby pico Duarte! Find out more about this hotel

💙 We love: the terrace with private Jacuzzi in the woods

Bohemian chic and eco-responsible

La vie de bohême, version chic et écoresponsable

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📍 Location: Punta Cana

🌿 Ecological score: 7.5/10

The Dominican Republic is at its most captivating with this eco-friendly hotel! You’ll love the hippie chic ambience of this resort, where a Balinese breeze seems to have blown in. With its walkways, stilts and thatched roofs, the place evokes both the dreamy Caribbean and the Orient. And the massages, treatments and yoga classes on offer are perfectly in tune with this extraordinary ambience. There’s no doubt about it: your well-being is the priority here. The hotel doesn’t skimp on high-end services, so you don’t have to think about anything but yourself.

You’ll feel pampered and protected in this sanctuary, which has the air of a paradise oasis. Let your gaze wander over the lush vegetation or the long water path, then close your eyes… Only the sound of birdsong will disturb your siesta!

This eco-responsible hotel lives in harmony with its environment, blending perfectly into the Dominican Republic landscape. In fact, it opens onto the splendid, unspoilt beach of Uvero Alto. An enchanting setting to enjoy from sunrise to sunset! The more adventurous can even try their hand at snorkeling or diving to admire the fish and the nearby coral reef. Find out more about this hotel

💙 We love: the outdoor bar, open to the sea and covered by a thatched roof

The boutique-hotel experience in the heart of the Caribbean

L’expérience boutique-hôtel au cœur des Caraïbes

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📍 Location: Samana

🌿 Ecological rating: 8.5/10

Leaving the hustle and bustle of Punta Cana behind, we head for the sublime bay of Samana on the north coast. This rare gem is one of the Dominican Republic’s best and most romantic eco-friendly hotels. Imagine a beautiful coral-walled mansion perched on a cliffside overlooking the sea… Add a charming decor, a heavenly pool and the beach just a stone’s throw away. You’ve got a recipe for a paradise boutique-hotel like few others on the island! This adults-only jewel is THE perfect hideaway for a romantic vacation in the most beautiful part of the Dominican Republic.

To make matters worse, its sustainable development policy makes it one of the most ambitious eco-responsible hotels in the Dominican Republic.

Republic. In fact, it is one of the few to hold the Travelife Gold label. Protecting the local flora and fauna – turtles, whales, mangroves, coral – is at the heart of its actions. Incomparable charm, magnificent surroundings and irreproachable commitment: what more could you ask for? Find out more about this hotel

💙 We like: the terrace overlooking the sea, the decor

All-inclusive, responsible luxury on the island’s most beautiful beach

Le luxe all inclusive et responsable sur la plus belle plage de l’île

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📍 Location: Punta Cana

🌿 Ecological score: 8.5/10

This hotel is a veritable small town dedicated to pleasure and well-being. Established 30 years ago on the sublime Bavaro beach, it is one of the pioneers of all-inclusive vacations. Spa, golf, casino, bars, restaurants… The list is so long that you’ll need more than one stay to explore the entire estate.

Behind all this glittering splendor, this resort has a rightful place among the Dominican Republic’s best eco-responsible hotels. It has even been awarded Green Globe certification. Gold thanks to its actions in favor of environmental preservation. It’s worth noting that the hotel is located on one of the island’s most beautiful natural sites: Bavaro beach . Considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, it’s sure to be the envy of your Instagram stories! Find out more about this hotel

💙 We like: the private beach and its coral reef

So you see: thanks to its hotels, the Dominican Republic is an ideal destination for combining luxury and sustainability. We wish you all the best for your eco-responsible vacations!