Vegetarian & vegan vacations and tours, 2014 and 2015

Sometimes vegetarians and vegans can struggle to find decent food while traveling. Well fret no more! Here’s a hand-picked selection of responsible tour operators, accommodations, and special interest courses that cater for vegetarians and vegans alike, with an open door policy for veg-friendly carnivores. Enjoy!
Virgin Islands vegan cruise vacation
Romantic vacation in the Virgin Islands for the vegan couple, from US $7182 (7 days) per accommodation
Scotland vegetarian vacation
Off the beaten tracks of Scotland - the veggie way, from US $3895 - US $4395 (12 days) ex flights
Vegetarian bed & breakfast in West Wales
Tranquil farmhouse, idyllic, peaceful location, West Wales, from £28 - £60 per person per night
Vegetarian vacations in France
Great vegetarian food, plus walking, cycling and/or relaxing, from €831 - €1017 (7 days) ex flights
Sintra Natural Park accommodation in Portugal
Guesthouse, in Sintra Natural Park, Portugal near beaches, from €65 - €110 per room per night
Yoga, kayaking & snorkelling vacations in Spain
Yoga & beach water sports in Denia, Alicante., from €625 - €695 (5 days) ex flights
Croatia family activity week
A 'relaxingly active' vacation on the Croatian island of Vis, from £800 - £920 (7 days) ex flights
Yoga retreats in Andalucia, Spain
Yoga and meditation in the magical mountains of Andalucia, from €599 - €1099 (6 days) ex flights
Croatia vacation, activity week
A 'Relaxingly Active' vacation with flexible activities, from £800 - £920 (7 days) ex flights
Vacation in Swedish Lapland, tailor made
Customised wilderness vacation in beautiful Swedish Lapland, from SKr 11450 (5 days) ex flights
Grenada
Luxury Caribbean Vegan Hideaway, from US $75 per person per night
Yoga & wellness vacations in Spain
4 night yoga vacation near Alicante, Spain, from €625 - €695 (5 days) ex flights
Boscastle bed & breakfast, Cornwall, England
Stay in a quaint Cornish B&B, from £66 per room per night
Sri Lanka eco lodge accommodation
Sri Lankan wilderness camp, bird- and wild elephant watching, from US $110 - US $140 per person per night
Algonquin Park yoga & holistic retreat, Canada
Discover Wildlife, Dine on Local Food, Stay at Log Cabin., from CA $478 - CA $650 (4 days) ex flights
Sintra Natural Park retreats & walks in Portugal
Walking/yoga/Art/R&R near beaches, forests, historic sites, from €490 - €1000 (7 days) ex flights
Greece yoga vacation & cooking for health
Yoga and Cooking for Health Retreat in Greece, from £790 (7 days) ex flights
Barbados holistic accommodation in the Caribbean
Authentic Alternative Accommodation in Barbados!, from US $100 - US $200 per accommodation per night
Vegetarian bed & breakfast near Frome, Somerset, England
Luxury B&B near Bath - a secluded,retreat in rural Somerset., from £100 - £110 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Eco farmstay accommodation near Concepcion, Paraguay
Paraguayan Adventures on a Beautiful Working Farm, from PYG100000 - PYG200000 per accommodation per night
Dordogne eco vegetarian bed & breakfast, France
Relax in hand sculpted straw bale and earthen plaster rooms, from €70 - €120 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2-4)
Berlin city centre vegetarian hotel
The vegetarian hotel in Berlin!, from €80 - €180 per accommodation per night
Speyside vegetarian bed and breakfast, Scotland
Vegetarian B&B in the heart of Speyside and Whisky Trail, from £25 - £35 per person per night
Ravenna vegan bed & breakfast, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Vegan | Raw B&B inside a former factory in the city center, from €45 - €90 per room per night
Malaga vegan bed & breakfast, Spain
A friendly, interesting, Vegan bed and breakfast in Malaga, from €30 - €40 per accommodation per night
County Cork B&B and self catering accommodation, Ireland
A traditional B&B farmhouse restored in a rustic style, from €35 per person per night
Brighton hotel accommodation, England
Green Brighton town house hotel, from £45 - £75 per person per night
Valladolid vegan bed & breakfast in Yucatan, Mexico
Raw & Vegan B&B and Retreat Centre in Valladolid, Yucatan, from US $120 - US $150 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Brittany vegetarian bed & breakfast, France
Tranquil and Peaceful in Heart of the Brittany Countryside, from £35 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Tuscany vegetarian B&B and apartments, Italy
Vegetarian B&B with apartments in Tuscany, from €75 - €95 per accommodation per night

165 reviews for Vegetarian & vegan vacations4 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Vegetarian & vegan vacations reviews are from travelers who have booked directly through responsibletravel.com. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travelers below.

Vacation in Swedish Lapland, tailor made
The most memorable part of the vacation was seeing northern lights, the wilderness retreat and a real log fired sauna. Mika and Maja lovely hosts. (more)Jonathan Marsh
Exhilarating...The warm friendly welcome, dog-sledding and the wonderful Wilderness Cabin were the best parts. (more)Liz Evans
Amazing! The best parts were the snow , local people, husky dogs, father Christmas , -38 !!! And the ice hotel (more)Lynne Walker
From SKr11450 excluding flights
Croatia vacation, activity week
A excellent week - Craig and Xania work extremely hard to give their guests a memorable vacation. (more)Graeme Everard
Excellent, superb, outstanding....the hospitality was outstanding, Vis is absolutely beautiful, and our hosts were wonderful. (more)Nancy Lauby
Totally relaxing yet delightfully active with superb hosts. My wife and I have never experienced any vacation quite like this one. My biggest worry was how long my afternoon nap was going to be. Food was off the chart delicious for every meal. I will recommend this vacation to all my friends. (more)Krist Thodoropoulos
From £800 - £920 excluding flights
Sintra Natural Park accommodation in Portugal
It was wonderful. We had such a relaxing time, good food, good wine...Nothing was too much trouble for James and Aasta, they made us feel so welcome. (more)Jenni Malcolm
The location is perfect for sightseeing in Sintra, cliff walking, forest trails, beach visits, day trip to Lisbon or Cascais, good and reasonable eating options...the perfect cocktail of good accommodation , helpful hosts, location, scenic walking, sightseeing and food. (more)hina chandra
We had a relaxing vacation, James & Aasta made us very welcome and gave us lots of tips, advice and information on the local area. (more)David and Pauline Truelove
From €65 - €110 per room per night
Croatia family activity week
Excellent! The best parts were actively exploring the Island of Vis, on bikes, kayaks and foot. Beautiful place, beautiful people. (more)Diane Johnson
Our kids, aged 5 and 11 had a terrific time and really loved the activities as well as mucking about in the sea, snorkelling and swimming...Great! "Fantastic, awesome, really good!" (comments from the kids). (more)Diana Lloyd
Brilliant perfect mixture of exercise and relaxation and no pressure to do anything you didn’t want to, and catered for all ages (in our case 4-31). (more)Amanda Wagg
From £800 - £920 excluding flights
Sintra Natural Park retreats & walks in Portugal
Really enjoyed staying at the guesthouse. Hospitality was amazing. James was there with good information regarding where to find plants and books and help plan days out. (more)Lynne Samuel
The most memorable parts were the lovely countryside (red-tiled roofs, etc.), the beautiful historic towns to visit (Lisbon, Sintra, Coimbra, Obidos...) and the marvellous breakfasts (really brunches) cooked up by Aasta. I also appreciated the many nice little touches (not expected in a B&B) - a bathrobe, fresh fruit and little chocolates in the room every day... (more)Joanne Deller
The whole vacation was memorable, the place itself was beautiful overlooking the sea and surrounding countryside... We met some lovely people at the accommodation and recommend it for a bed and breakfast vacation in a lovely region of Portugal. (more)Jane Freemantle
From €490 - €1000 excluding flights
Vegetarian vacations in France
The very friendly and helpful hosts were the most memorable part of the vacation...Both hiking and cycling were enjoyable activities. (more)Helga Hoffmann-Orton
The hospitality of our hosts was most memorable...Look forward to a great vacation in beautiful, secluded locations. (more)Hilary Wight
A wonderfully calming and tranquil vacation rather than an "exciting" one. Should also mention the great hospitality shown by our hosts, delicious home cooked food and generous introductions to local wines and brandies! A lovely relaxing time. (more)Mark McKenzie
From €831 - €1017 excluding flights
Vegetarian bed & breakfast in West Wales
Memorable parts? The area is offering so much - I simply couldn't walk and explore enough. After a long day, there was always time for a cup of tea and a little chat. Tips? It's a great getaway when you need a break from your daily routine and a stressful lifestyle. You'll have loads of space and a warm bed awaiting when you're coming back from wandering around or mountainbiking. Local benefits? Definitely. The area itself is very well-preserved and people are trying hard... (more)Hanna Leipold
From £28 - £60 per person per night
Nilgiri hills eco homestay accommodation in Tamil Nadu, India
Excellent! Of course being in India for the first time was one of the most exciting parts of the vacation. However the lasting impression of the kindness and hospitality of the Kumar family (more)Lynda Newman
A resounding A+++ in absolutely every respect....The totally exceptional kindness and perfect customer service of the Home Stay Family who organised everything seamlessly, who arranged little extra treats, who were a fund of information and totally dedicated to our every need. We had never experienced anything of this total dedication in all our sixty years. (more)Julia and Stuart Walkley
Staying at this homestay was like staying with our own family - and we could not have wished for anything better!...Absolutely excellent - I can honestly say that this has to be one of the best vacations I have ever been on - and I am already thinking about booking to go back! I don't think I can wait too long - I miss it already! (more)Liz Murphy
From £100 per couple per night
Sri Lanka eco lodge accommodation
I don΄t think that I've ever felt so relaxed. Staying in a simple (but clean and neat) hut in the jungle and listening to the sounds of birds and sometimes even elephants made me feel very, very, very happy and close to nature. (more)Camilla Berndtson
The whole experience of staying here was memorable, from the incredibly warm welcome through to the amazing food prepared by local staff on an open fire. (more)Rachel Morgans
It was everything we hoped it would be, so far away from the hustle and bustle of the rest of Sri Lanka. The accommodation is very comfortable and really well thought out. (more)Annabel Smith
From US $110 - US $140 per person per night
Bali Mountain Eco Lodge
Magical. The accommodation is wonderful, the food and hospitality excellent and the location unique. (more)Adrian Helen
The view from my little house was breathtaking. I could see nothing but lush forest. The sounds of the wilderness at night were very peaceful. The food and community atmosphere in the dining area was great and very refreshing too. (more)Kate Birbilis
Every part of our week long stay at the lodge was memorable. We had the best week of our lives! (more)Ruth Hanson
From US $130 - US $220 per accommodation per night
Boscastle bed & breakfast, Cornwall, England
The breakfasts were first class, we particularly enjoyed the lovely fresh locally smoked fish and the freshly squeezes orange juice, not to mention the marmalade made by Geoff, all cheerfully served by Shelley. Our room was nicely decorated and spotlessly clean, with a very comfortable bed...Excellent. (more)Christine Durow
The B&B was fantastic from the wonderfully comfy and stylish rooms to the individual breakfasts cooked to order. Our hosts were extremely helpful and had loads of local information and knowledge. (more)Vanessa Akers
10/10...My stay as a whole was completely memorable. The room was wonderful, the whole place spotless and the attention to detail was like nothing I had seen before. The owners were 2 of the nicest people I have met and went out of there way to be as helpful as possible. (more)Nicola Shanks
From £66 per room per night
Yoga, kayaking & snorkelling vacations in Spain
Memorable parts? The fantastic hotel we stayed at and the lovely small touches provided by the girls running the vacation Tips? Its a lovely hotel so booking an extra day or 2 is a great idea. The yoga is not very challenging so if you're very serious about you're yoga practice you may find it frustrating. Local benefits? Yes- it was a locally run small hotel which employed local people. The girls also tried to reduce environmental impact by recycling water bottles. Overall... (more)Tania Constable
From €625 - €695 excluding flights
Cabrerets vegetarian/vegan bed & breakfast, France
Memorable parts? A days canoeing down the Cele river. The Padirac Caves. Tips? Don"t follow a sat nav for last last 30 k of the route to Le Jardin de Cabrerets on small local rds! High potential of getting hopelessly lost. Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? A very relaxing chilled vacation- just what we needed. (more)Ruth Bond
From €21.42 - €52 per person per night all inclusive
Kerala homestay in India
There are so many wonderful memories that I will hold dear in my heart, it is hard to choose one. I remember the peaceful quiet of morning sitting in the kitchen drinking fresh chai. (more)Lindsey Miller
The warmth and personal interest of the family and the time taken to share their day-to-day activities and enlighten me about their culture. The house is beautiful and the food was absolutely delicious. (more)Barbara Lamplugh
The beauty of the actual property was enchanting, an 800 year old home with dark shady corners and tiled floors. It was peaceful and thrilling to be there. (more)Aj Ryan
From £20 - £60 per person per night
Kerala accommodation, India
One of my most memorable experiences was our frequent walks to the local river where we swam and talked with local people, many washing themselves and their clothes in the idyllic setting of the river. (more)Felicity Fincham
The most memorable parts were enjoying cooking lessons with a bat flying over head. Scrubbing baby elephants clean with a coconut shell. Eating the most amazing food in a cosy family atmosphere. (more)Jo Osborn
The most memorable part of my vacation would have to be spending the morning in the river with 6 beautiful elephants - just washing them and watching them - it was amazing. (more)Joy Skipper
From Rupee13500 per double room per night
Herefordshire self catering accommodation, England
The Hermitage is a wonderful location for a vacation, the accommodation is extremely comfortable and there are lots of little touches that make it special. It is the kind of place you can visit at any time of year. (more)Bridget Ashley
We would like to go back in the summer and make use of increased daylight. The children loved it. They could romp in the woods safely - as the crow flies they were very close to the house, yet they felt as though they were in the wilds. (more)Alyson Telfer
The accommodation was superb with great views and lovely countryside right on your doorstep to explore. (more)Kirstin Goodwin
From £295 - £645 per cottage per week (sleeps 2-6)
County Cork B&B and self catering accommodation, Ireland
Most memorable were the rejuvenating and refreshing treatments and the company of fellow-vacation makers; we all sat around a big table at mealtimes and shared a bottle of wine. (more)Maura O'Donoghue
The accommodation was very basic. The atmosphere very laid-back. The owners very obliging. The food very wholesome. (Organic - much of it grown on site). (more)Peter Kornhauser
From €35 per person per night
Kerala ayurveda & yoga accommodation, India
The pick up from the airport was very welcome, although the two hour drive a little scary at times but that is India for you. (more)Lisa Chothia
The most enjoyable part of my vacation was the ayurvedic treatments that I had. The staff at the resort were also so nice, they couldn't do enough for you and always had a smile on their faces. (more)Kirandeep Rihal
I do feel it benefited local people as all of the staff were local and they didn't seem to impact on the environment in any detrimental way. (more)Kelly Newell
From £25 - £45 per room per night

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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