Going Green at Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun!

At Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun, we take part in various sustainable efforts that ensure our guests have fun while also being cautious and respectful of the environment! As a Rainforest Alliance Certified™ resort, Now Sapphire is committed to promoting a sustainable tourism environment by employing a variety of eco-friendly and socially responsible practices.

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At Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun, we offer sustainability focused experiences that guests enjoy while on vacation!

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Go Green with Now Jade!

Set along 2,600 feet of pure crystal white sand and nestled within a tropical paradise, Now Jade Riviera Cancun is home to many species of wildlife who call Riviera Cancun their home.

During your stay you might have the opportunity to spot one of these adorable lizards darting through the lush landscape that surrounds our resort. These friendly, but shy creatures are one of the many species we are committed to protecting, along with their natural habitat.

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You might spot one of these tiny lizards during your stay at Now Jade Riviera Cancun!

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Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun Honored by the Rainforest Alliance!

It’s #MexMonday and so we’re excited and honored to share some big news from one of our favorite spots in Mexico: Now Sapphire Riviera CancunNow Sapphire was recently recognized by the Rainforest Alliance for Sustainable Tourism!

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The stunning pool at Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun.

Set in a tropical landscape of evergreens, wheat-colored sand and sparkling sea, combining a AAA Four Diamond award designation with Unlimited-Luxury® amenities, Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun offers the perfect escape for couples, singles and families.

Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun has always been committed to promoting a sustainable tourism environment by employing a variety of eco-friendly and socially responsible practices so we’re thrilled to be recognized for our hard work! Check out the following ways that Now Sapphire is going green:

  • Amigos de Sian Ka’an: The resort is a proud member of Amigos de Sian Ka’an. The mission of Sian Ka’an is to conserve biodiversity, promote the socioeconomic development of communities, and influence the environmental culture and policies, based on science. Working towards a greener and healthier planet, we have partnered with the organization by implementing actions focused on environmental well-being programs.
  • Rainforest Alliance Verified™: Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun has achieved significant and measurable sustainability milestones and has been awarded with the Rainforest Alliance Verified™ mark. The requirements for verification are aligned with the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria. This verification assures the commitment of Now Sapphire to reduce the impact of its activities on the planet and local communities.
  • Stewardship: To further reaffirm their commitment to the local community, handmade, local products are sold in the shops and stores. Additionally, soft and hard goods are donated to local charities.

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Being Green is a Way of Life at Now Jade Riviera Cancun

At Now Jade Riviera Cancun, we are committed to created incredible guest experiences every day. We are also continually mindful of our impact on the environment around us and the need to protect it for future generations. We employ a variety of eco-friendly and socially responsible practices to promote sustainable tourism, and are proud to to say that our commitment to these values has been validated with Rainforest Alliance Verification™!

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At Now Jade Riviera Cancun, we believe beauty like this is well-worth protecting!

The Rainforest Alliance recognized Now Jade for implementing an integrated waste management program to reducerainforest-alliance-verified-mark-lg our amount of waste and safely dispose of it. This was an extensive undertaking that included an analysis of the existing conditions and education of Now Jade personnel. The hotel worked closely with professionals trained in identifying, handling and sorting hazardous chemical and solid waste. Now Jade has recovered and recycled more than 32 tons of materials that would have otherwise ended up in the municipal landfill thanks to this initiative!

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Guests at Now Jade Riviera Cancun can participate in our unforgettable sea turtle release program. It’s the experience of a lifetime!

A few more of the green philosophies at Now Jade include the use of energy-saving, motion-sensor light switches, water-efficient bathroom systems, biodegradable bathroom amenities, 100% eco-friendly cleaning products and our turtle release program, among others.

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When you stay at Now Jade Riviera Cancun, you can rest assured that you are making an environmentally responsible decision.

We look forward to continuing our commitment to reducing the impact of our resort activities on the planet and local communities, and invite our guests to embrace this mentality as well during their visit to Now Jade Riviera Cancun!