Hong Kong offers easy and direct access to some of the best holiday destinations in the world. With pristine beaches and prime oceanfront views, no one wants to think about the roughly 300 million tonnes of plastic we produce each year that gets tossed into landfills … and our oceans. If you are conscious of your carbon footprint and selective about where to book your next holiday, consider a new batch of luxury, eco-friendly hotels that have banished single-use plastic from their premises, while implementing sustainable initiatives to protect the oceans and their surroundings. Here are our top five suggestions for the ultimate luxurious plastic-free holiday. The Aman Kyoto will open among 17 Unesco heritage sites akyra TAS Sukhumvit Bangkok This boutique facility, billed as Asia’s first plastic-free hotel, rebuffs any single-use plastics. Opened in May 2018, the luxury 50-room accommodation provides guests with stainless steel water bottles which can be refilled at any time. Self-service drinkable water is located on every floor. Toiletries are locally manufactured in celadon containers filled with essential oil-based products with biodegradable bin bags for rubbish. Shopping bags in the wardrobe are available to encourage guests to refuse plastic bags while out shopping. Alila Manggis Bali This secluded seaside resort in east Bali adheres to a strict zero waste policy to ensure all its waste is diverted to an integrated sustainable resource recovery facility. The resort has a full composting system for all organic waste, a permaculture organic garden to help develop sustainable and self-sufficient agricultural ecosystem on location, and converts uneconomic waste plastic into a light green crude oil to be distilled into diesel, kerosene and petrol for reuse in the hotels. Plastic-free measures are implemented across the group’s other locations with eco-friendly water bottling systems and bamboo straws for guests. What it's like to be Bill Bensley, designer of whimsical resorts Song Saa Private Island Cambodia This gorgeous environmental and socially conscious resort along the Koh Rong archipelago coastline is the first luxury eco-tourism destination in Cambodia. Built with reclaimed timber and materials from the mainland, salvaged wood from factory yards and fishing boats have been reconstructed as decks, floors and beams of the opulent facilities. Upcycled decor and repurposed furniture adorn each villa. Old oil drums are refashioned into lamps and discarded driftwood become new tables or benches. Sourcing local and seasonal culinary ingredients that can cater to guests with dietary restrictions, this award-winning retreat hosts a slew of fun water sports as well as informative ecological and cultural programmes. Six Senses Laamu Maldives Recognised as a leader in marine conservation, this facility in the southern Maldives has raised its eco credentials by pledging to go plastic-free by 2022. Having eliminated all single-use plastic water bottles, the beautiful resort filters and bottles its own drinking water in reusable glass vessels. As an island with limited recycling facilities, biodegradable paper straws are given on request, toiletries are provided in ceramic pumps and bamboo toothbrushes are provided in lieu of plastic. With a big presence in Laamu Atoll, Six Senses is involved in a series of sustainable land and underwater initiatives to promote education about reducing our environmental impact, carbon footprint and marine conservation. Inside Baros Maldives: the ‘world’s most romantic resort’ Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andaman Islands A plastic-free paradise in the Andamans has been committed to preserving the ecosystem in the Bay of Bengal for a few years now. Built over 46 acres on Radhanagar Beach at Havelock Island, the luxurious villas on stilts were constructed from sustainable plantation timber. Featuring its own on-site drinkable water bottling plant, a waste disposal biogas facility which converts wet waste to gas and compost, a reservoir for rainwater harvesting and partial solar energy, the resort is the ultimate in eco luxury. It doles out biodegradable straws and paper made from papaya and bamboo too. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram and Twitter This article originally appeared on Green Queen .