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.

GREEN-O-METER: 4.5
LCD screens in the lobbycalculate how much energy the 266 rooftop solar panels produce. Doubles from $160; gaianapavalleyhotel.com

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