Gaia Napa Valley Hotel and Spa

Napa, California

Gaia Napa Valley Hotel and Spa

Napa Valley up close and personal    Photo: Weststock

Gaia Napa Valley, the only LEED Gold–certified hotel in the U.S., has adopted the climate-change crisis as religion: Even the Gideons have to compete for drawer space with copies of An Inconvenient Truth. If that irks you, unwind with a hot-stone massage at Spa Gaia, or take a trip to the Madonna Estate winery, a fourth-generation organic vineyard just ten miles from the hotel. The pinot noir will make you forget all about global warming.

LCD screens in the lobbycalculate how much energy the 266 rooftop solar panels produce. Doubles from $160;

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