The popularity of plant-based diets and lifestyles continues to rise, and the travel industry is taking notice. These six plant-powered paradises – one hotel property on every continent—are focused on serving up memorable stays every night and mouth-watering plant-based cuisine with every bite. —Claudia Laroye
Peace of Eden – South Africa – Africa: Located along the scenic Garden Route of the Western Cape, Peace of Eden is the first vegan lodge in South Africa. Guests can choose from forest ‘glamping’ tents on decks in the forest or stays in quaint self-catered cottages. This slice of heaven offers vegan breakfasts and Secret Dinners to order, fueling activities like yoga, hiking and surfing.
The Farm at San Benito – Philippines – Asia: This eco-luxe wellness resort south of Manila is nestled on 52 hectares of lush jungle, offering farm-fresh vegan and vegetarian cuisine as part of a holistic physical and mental wellness program. Accommodations include private villas and treehouse-like cabins modeled on traditional Philippine rice barns.
Ovolo Hotel The Valley, Brisbane, Australia: Ovolo Hotels’ fab and fun collection of boutique properties Down Under announced a 100% plant-based menu in their restaurants and bars back in 2022. As part of its ‘Veg Pledge,’ Ovolo’s The Valley restaurant ZA ZA TA offers a satisfying blend of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine that was voted Queensland’s Best Vegetarian Restaurant in the 2022 Delicious. 100 list.
Koukoumi Vegan Boutique Hotel – Greece – Europe: The first and only vegan hotel in Greece is situated on the idyllic island of Mykonos. The 14-room boutique property features a bright, modern design aesthetic, spa experiences using vegan beauty products and plant-based cuisine inspired by Japanese recipes and the flavors of its magnificent Mediterranean setting.
Stanford Inn, Mendocino – California – North America: Overlooking the rugged coastline of Mendocino Bay, the Stanford Inn is a haven in the verdant ecosystem of northern California. Wellness experiences begin with chef-prepared gourmet vegan cuisine and extend to activities like creative play, yoga classes and outrigger canoeing.
Willka T’ika Retreat, Peru – South America: Peru’s Sacred Valley is home to this high-altitude boutique hotel that uses the energy and power of its surroundings to complement wellness experiences and retreats. Guests can enjoy farm-to-table plant-based meals, Andean healing rituals, and tours of the property’s Seven Chakra Gardens.