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The resort itself was designed to have minimal impact on the pristine environment that surrounds it / ©Palmaïa
“As stewards of our planet, we must do what is within our power to protect this sacred bond and act as responsibly as we can when in a position of privilege,” said Palmaïa CEO and founder Alex Ferri. “We do our best to follow ethical principles where profit is not the only driving factor, we must act for the good of the environment and for future generations as well as the communities and people that surround us. We are excited to be working with Beetmann, Energyn and Solarfuel who also share similar aspects of our principles.”
The resort itself was designed to have minimal impact on the pristine environment that surrounds it. Instead of being built on top of the mangrove jungle, the property was built around it, with all green areas allowed to prosper naturally without intervention. As a result, an abundance of local wildlife continues to call the area home, with the likes of spider monkeys, iguanas, anteaters and armadillos all regularly spotted in the grounds.
Additionally, in recognition of the significant environmental impact of industrial agriculture for animal consumption, the food offering at Palmaïa follows a non-limiting ‘plant-based first’ ethos, whereby the main focus is on vegan dishes in order to showcase the diversity of meat- and dairy-free cuisine, but non-vegan dishes are still on offer for those guests who prefer.
Elsewhere in the resort, every room is labeled as cruelty-free, meaning no animal tested or derived products pass the strict quality checks, while all bathroom amenities are refillable and made with 100% biodegradable ingredients. And of course, it goes without that saying there isn’t a single-use plastic in sight anywhere in the resort.
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It goes without that saying there isn’t a single-use plastic in sight anywhere at the resort / ©Palmaïa