March 26th at 8:30pm, lights around the globe will go out to celebrate Earth Hour, a 60 minute reminder of conservation. Many vacationers are growing their awareness of how their travel impacts the planet and more importantly, their health. Fortunately, the vacation home rental market has responded with great Eco Luxury rental homes like this gem in San Francisco.
Keeping a rental home in impeccable condition requires constant cleaning. For average homes, that means harsh chemicals. But this apartment is clean floor to ceiling with green cleaners, protecting the indoor air quality and making it ideal for families traveling with children. The laundry room is even stocked with eco-friendly laundry detergent that is hypoallergenic.
Ideally, you get a lot of rest on vacation. This home is equipped with organic bedding. Well, 600 thread count organic Egyptian cotton to be exact. This is the respect your body deserves on vacation! Need a good soak? The tub has elegant Euorpean fixtures and powerful jacuzzi jets to create a spa environment right in your vacation home. Add in the EO Organics spa products for a more luxurious experience. These organic touches are not just about the pampering the planet- it’s about pampering you, the guest.
Smart eco-moves like energy star high efficiency appliances, eco-conscious carpeting, and renewable energy sourcing round out the green structural amenities. The garden is drip irrigated for minimizing water use and maximum plant health. To protect you, the guest, no herbicides or pesticides are used. The rock garden and pond are an eco-smart Zen feature, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the California weather.
The kitchen is a highlight of this eco-fabulous vacation home. Gourmet touches like quality Henkel knives and artful serving sets for 8 will help you make healthy meals to remember. It comes fully equipped with certified organic spices, organic olive oil, fair-trade teas and coffee, and natural sea salt. Just take the trolley to one of the nearby gourmet grocers or farmer’s markets for fresh caught fish, local produce, and California wine. If you prefer, ask about the private chef and have delicious organic meals made for you.
Go carless and keep your carbon footprint low. With easy access to public transit and over 300 eateries within a mile, this location is perfect for pedestrians. However, secure garage parking is available. The Castro subway station is one block away.