LOW CARBON LUXURY
LOW CARBON / Practices to reduce our carbon footprint. LUXURY / A state of great comfort. MEANING: Clear, honest and attainable sustainability goals for a better travel experience without compromising on luxury.
The group of Low Carbon Luxury brands represent the mission that sustainability and luxury are not at odds, in fact they are partners to a better world in which we travel. Located on the island of São Miguel in the Azores. Our mission is to champion sustainable tourism and showcase the best produce from the Azores. Everything we do has the 3 core principles of sustainability, luxury and heritage in their brand DNA.
ECO HOTEL OPENING 2023
THE SOLAR BRANCO ECO ESTATE blends sustainability, luxury, and heritage here on the island of São Miguel in the Azores. Take a moment and breathe in the clear Atlantic air as you walk through the citrus-inspired gardens, taking in the view looking majestically towards the ocean. Hideout, forage, think in peace.
Enjoy this beautiful home, built over 100 years ago, lovingly restored with a focus on sustainability Sleep in the big, dreamy beds, hike, laugh, enjoy a G&T with freshly picked herbs. Put your phone down, laugh out loud and enjoy life with those around you.
THE OCEAN AZORES FOUNDATION will look to fund ocean based research and conservation projects based on all islands of the Azores. Our mission is to improve ocean sustainability and to leave the environment in a better place than when we arrived. The foundation does not solicit funding or donations from the government of the Azores and acts as independent entity in all projects.
PORTUGAL’S SUSTAINABLE GIN
THE OCEAN GIN COMPANY is responsible for the management of brands and products created by Ali Bullock, co-owner of The Solar Branco Eco Estate and The Gin Library. The latter is Europe’s largest collection of gin. With over 20 years, 100 countries, 312 cities and thousands of Gin & Tonics made, we aim to create the best products we can for your enjoyment.
SUPPORTING THE AZORES
THE MOTHER VACA COLLECTIVE is about bringing the best business people, investors and entrepreneurs together in one place. Our aim is to invest and build businesses, both large and small that showcase the best of the Azores.
Lead by head Mother Vaca, Caroline and supported by many of the best business brains and contacts in the Azores. We help businesses build and grow.