Huffington Post     First Posted: 11/14/09 05:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 02:55 PM ET

There are all sorts of ways to have a green vacation, and check out our slideshow of some of the top eco-friendly accommodations, from hostels to high-end hotels. Don't forget to vote on your favorite!

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Centro Ecologico Sian Ka'an (Tulum, Mexico)
The Centro Ecologico Sian Ka'an is an ecolover's paradise in Tulum, Mexico. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is located near Tulum's Mayan Ruins. CESiaK's lodgings (raised tent cabins and hotel rooms) uphold green building standards and situate guests along Tulum's beach coastline. Proceeds from the hotel maintain CESiaK's initiatives such as sea turtle protection, endemic plant nursery conservation, alternative energy generators and education programs.
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