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10 luxury eco-resorts

By: Laura Moss on Jan. 23, 2012, 5:48 p.m.
Campi Ya Kanzi

Photo: Campi Ya Kanzi

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Campi Ya Kanzi

This private Kenyan reserve is located a mere 20 miles from Mount Kiliminjaro, and every aspect of the camp was designed to be environmentally friendly. It was built using local materials — and not a single tree was cut. Water comes from rain collection and gray water is recycled, water is heated by solar panels, and food is cooked using an eco-friendly charcoal made from coffee husks. But most importantly, Campi Ya Kanzi works in partnership with the Maasai community and donates a portion of its proceeds to local preservation programs.