lovetostay.co.za is a functional and detailed web-based eco-friendly accommodation directory featuring extraordinary holiday and business accommodation throughout the abundant travel destinations of South Africa.
With a conscious focus on beautiful places and sacred spaces, our principals are those of nature conservation; green environmental initiatives and the upliftment and fair treatment of local folk; as such we aim to actively promote establishments with aligning practices.
Our website and supporting social media platforms also serve to raise awareness and action for the good of the global eco-movement and mankind. We aspire to inspire, to motivate, educate and assist with regards to green thinking and proactive problem solving to create positive change.
WHAT IS ECO-FRIENDLY ACCOMMODATION?
Eco-friendly accommodation is defined as a lodging establishment with structural features that minimize the impact and footprint on the environment; as well as those that follow green living, sustainability and eco-friendly practices.
WHAT ARE GREEN HEARTS?
Look out for the Green Hearts Seal of each establishment. We are proud to showcase all of our members and love to highlight their specific efforts to protect and conserve the environment. Seals display between 1-5 Green Hearts as awarded to them for their positive Green Acts.
To highlight each establishment`s unique eco-efforts and commend their contribution to sustainable tourism – and so that they may serve as inspiration to others. Green Hearts are earned by implementing the following key practices:
– Recycling & Composting
– Local & Organic
– Green Cleaning
– Responsible Body Products
– Water Wise Practices
– Sustainable Energy Acumen
– Eco Architecture
– Land Rehabilitation
– Community Upliftment
– Fair Trade Tourism Practices