Hidden dream beaches: from Bali to Sylt

Have you ever seen images of hidden, untouched beaches and longed for being there and feel the soft sand rinsing through your toes one day? Unfortunately, reality can be quite different. Popular destinations, such as Bali for instance, suffer from polluted beaches due to lacking garbage disposal. However, you can still find those untouched beaches. We will introduce you to a few destinations, which focus on environmental protection. Thus, they not only prevent pollution but also give nature something back.

Sustainable straw parasols at the beach ©Sol Beach House Benoa

Relaxation on Bali

Here, you will not find any garbage on the beach. The 5-star resort Sol Beach House Benoa treats nature and humans respectfully and sustainably. Moreover, its philosophy is based on the traditional Balinese ideology Tri Hita Karana that stands for harmony among humans, nature, and gods. The resort’s holistic view is reflected in its offers – you can fully relax here and enjoy highest environmental standards. You can take Yoga and Thai Chi classes in typical Balinese buildings, get one of their various Spa treatments, or just relax on their private beach. If you like some more action, you can also do several water sports.

View from the pool of Amaya Beach Resort & Spa over the Passikudah Bay 
View from the pool over the Passikudah Bay ©Amaya Beach Resort & Spa

Sunbathing in golden sand

Amaya Beach Resort & Spa is located in Sri Lanka’s East in Passikudah Bay. The bay is well known for its golden beaches and shallow waters. This area is determined for hiking, water sports, and trips to historic sites, such as the UNESCO World Heritage, Polonnaruwa. In the environmentally friendly resort you can enjoy ocean view from luxurious rooms and indulge yourself with regional specialties.

The beautiful beach on Koh Phi Phi
Long-tail boats at the beautiful beach on Koh Phi Phi ©Zeavola Resort

Discover the authentic Thailand on the Phi Phi Islands

For those who want to discover the native nature of Thailand: the Phi Phi Islands are southwest from Thailand, and are marked by rough rocks covered in tropical plants surrounded by shining green water. On one of the main islands, Zeavola Resort is located. This luxury resort make divers’ hearts beat faster. The resort’s goal is to save the coral reefs and was honored by the Phuket Marine Biological Centre as a Green Fin resort. Besides diving trips in the reefs, you can discover the islands by long-tail boats. If you prefer more relaxed activities, you can book a Spa treatment, take cooking classes in the resort – or just enjoy the peacefulness of the white Laem Tong beach.

Beach at Westerland, Sylt
Beach at Westerland, Sylt ©Hotel Niedersachsen

Refreshing North Sea breeze

Every year, thousands of tourists go on vacation on Sylt to enjoy the peacefulness and refreshing breeze on the long beaches. Recreation and vibrant urban atmosphere join in Sylt’s main town, Westerland. Here, you also find the family-owned Hotel Niedersachsen. The organic hotel uses geothermal heating, green energy, and supports climate neutral projects such as the project “water purification.” Due to the water purifying filters, inhabitants no longer need to boil the water and thus save CO2. During a rich breakfast of mainly regional, fair trade, and organic products you can prepare yourself for your adventures on the beach.