There are 0 properties currently listed in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo. At this time there are 1 "Green" lodging properties listed of which this is the only lodging property that has completed the iStayGreen Audit. Playa Viva has been awarded a 3 Green Eco-Leaf Rating.
To qualify for the Green Eco-Leaf Rating Playa Viva completed an audit of their property's compliance with over 70 unique eco-initiatives. Environmentally friendly measures that are reviewed include energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, enviromentally safe cleaning, reduction of waste, ongoing maintenance, purchasing habits, plus many other factors. In it's efforts to create a more sustainable travel future and reduce their impact on our environment, Playa Viva employs 36 eco-initiatives.
For detailed information regarding environmental measures currently employed by Playa Viva please contact the property directly or email iStayGreen.org.
Playa Viva is located on 200 acres of land but only 15% is set aside for development. 85% of property is being restored and regenerated including coastal forest reforestation project, mangrove restoration project, 3 acre organic garden, archeological site restoration with terraced orchards, wetland restoration and more.
Project is powered by 100% off grid solar with some LP gas used for stove and refrigeration. All grey water is separated and used to water gardens. Black water is processed on site with green filtration system so that water is cleaned and placed back into the water table.
Only local materials are used from renewable woods to design elements from local craftsmen. Attention is placed to every detail to provide a sustainable guest experience. Much of our work goes into community support including working with local schools on beach and river clean up projects.