Green Key awarded manors in Estonia offer guests a unique sustainability experience

Sagadi Manor and Vihula Manor Country Club & Spa are located in Lahemaa National Park in the northern part of Estonia, and both establishments have sustainability as a natural and integrated part of the offers for their guests.

 Vihula Manor Country Club & Spa, photo: Finn Bolding Thomsen

Vihula Manor Country Club & Spa, photo: Finn Bolding Thomsen

Besides accommodation, both manors offer a variety of possibilities. At Sagadi Manor there is both a hotel and a hostel, and the main building is offered as conference facility. The complex also has Estonian Forest Museum and a nature school. At Vihula Manor Country Club & Spa, there is besides the accommodation as well facilities for conferences, various leisure activities (including eco-farm) and a spa area.

Both manors have sustainability well integrated into their business. Rooms have energy efficient light bulbs, water saving devices in taps and showers, well organised recycling facilities, etc. The restaurants in the two establishments use locally produced herbs and vegetables, and they offer berries, mushrooms and meat from the local forests.  On the menu card, you can therefore order white wine made from locally produced apples and eat wild boar sustainably hunted from the forests.

The guests are offered many possibilities for experiencing the nature surrounding the manors. Vihula Manor have the possibility for families to sail on the small lakes by the manor, while Sagadi Manor offers guided night walks into the forests. From both establishments it is possible to rent bicycles to reach the nearby coastline through the national park. 

 Sagadi Manor, photo: Toomas Tuul

Sagadi Manor, photo: Toomas Tuul