Hundreds of acres of land? Check. On-staff naturalists? Check. Seaside wildlife hikes? Check. Some of our favorite luxury hotels are getting on board with the lastest travel trend: ecotourism. Take advantage of their earth-loving programs and amenities that give you the chance to learn about nature while exploring stunning surroundings. Go to Forbes.com to check out three swanky retreats that offer educational outings—from a California coastal adventure with environmentalist Jean-Michel Cousteau to a Hilton Head wine and cheese cruise that features alligator spotting.
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