8 Rainforest Eco Resorts

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One of the best ways to experience the rainforest and still have a luxurious vacation is to visit an eco-friendly resort or lodge. We scoped out the hottest earth-friendly places for visitors to stay when visiting the jungle and came up with the top 8 eco-friendly rainforest resorts perfect for getting back in touch with nature, relaxing in a sustainable atmosphere, and simply enjoying incredible flora, fauna and wildlife. #1 4 Permai Rainforest Resort in Borneo.

10 Best Coastal Eco-Resorts

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Well there is good news for all you eco-conscious beach lovers who want to spend some time baking in the sun and playing in the sand without feeling guilty about the effects to the environment. MSN put together a list of the Top 10 Best Coastal Eco-Resorts. Eco cred: Ocean breezes make using air-conditioning unnecessary, so your carbon footprint practically disappears. Eco cred: Ningaloo has the bases covered with solar power and composting toilets.

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‘The Brando’ Eco-Resort on Track for 2013 Opening

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Since 2008, I’ve been providing updates on efforts to build a world-class sustainable resort on the private island owned by the late Marlon Brando. By the end of next year, Read More The post ‘The Brando’ Eco-Resort on Track for 2013 Opening appeared first on Ecorazzi. Entertainment News Pop Culture Top News

Biel and Timberlake Honeymoon at Stunning African Eco Resort

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While not nearly as rustic as the off-grid retreat in Kenya where Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton, the honeymoon choice for newlyweds Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel is certainly Read More The post Biel and Timberlake Honeymoon at Stunning African Eco Resort appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Nader Khalili-inspired Eco Resort in Oman Wins Big Accolades at WAF

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A Nader Khalili -inspired earthen eco resort in southern Oman designed by SSH International won first prize in the Future Projects – Leisure led development category of this year’s World Architecture Festival. After a five day open house period, the contractor hired five of the locals to help build the triple vault and eco-dome structure.

6 Eco-Friendly Resorts Around the World For Travelers With a Conscience

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We’ve rounded up 6 gorgeous, environmentally responsible resorts around that world so you can begin daydreaming about your next trip. You can snap some deep discounts on a range of offers with coupons and promo codes for Target to help you plan for an adventurous eco-vacay. Chumbe Island Coral Park Eco-Bungalows. Soneva Fushi Resort. Nature lovers and those who seek a little more adventure from life, should visit Soneva Fushi Resort.

New El Mandara Eco-Haven Pops up in Fayoum, Egypt

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This new eco-resort in the Fayoum Oasis offers tourists and locals respite from Egypt’s ongoing chaos. But the folks at El Mandara eco-resort in Fayoum promise that visitors to their new facility will experience the “real” Egypt and become re-acquainted with their inner selves. We learned about Egypt’s latest eco-lodge from Urban Peek , who are friendly with the owners. Room sizes in this private resort range from 29m2 to 100m2.

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Stedsans A Frame cabin blueprint to isolate now, possibly forever?

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Architecture Nature A frame cabin coronavirus COVID-19 eco-resort forest SwedenAn idyllic isolation A Frame cabin for good times and less good times. Thank God for Sweden and Swedish forests. They can be as gnarly as Canada’s in the early summer. You need constant protection and refuge from the bugs. But if you have an adequate supply of netting and a comfortable cabin, building a small dream nest in the forest is a doable thing.

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Sharks, Mantas, and Turtles to be protected in Raja Ampat, Indonesia

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RAJA AMPAT, INDONESIA, November 16, 2010: Misool Eco Resort, www.misoolecoresort.com , and Shark Savers, www.sharksavers.org , announced today that a Shark Sanctuary has been declared for the entire 17,760 square miles of Raja Ampat, Indonesia. The Shark Sanctuary declaration is in direct response to a campaign mounted by Shark Savers, an international shark conservation organization, in partnership with Misool Eco Resort (MER).

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Dubai Sustainability City Phase 2 Awarded to Baharash Architecture

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Diamond Developers selected Baharash Architecture to plan the second of four phases of Dubai Sustainable City – a 46 hectare, 500 villa eco-development slated for construction at the junction of Al Qudra and Emirates Roads in Dubai. This zone will include a Juma Mosque, an Institute for Ecological Engineering, a museum & planetarium, a “Green” School for K-6, an Eco-Resort, Country Club and Equestrian Center.

Nader Khalili-style dome home lands in Palestine

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Related: Nader-Khalili inspired eco resort in Oman wins big accolades from WAF. So much disturbing news from Israel and Palestine in the last two weeks has left me completely exasperated, and I’m sure our readers can relate. Thankfully NPR gives us a brief respite with this great story of a Nader Khalili-styled dome home that a young Palestinian firm recently completed in Jericho.

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The Lagoons – Another Enormous Waterfront Development for Dubai

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Apart from eco-resorts, which we all know are never really eco in the first place, and water features and lush landscaped spaces that are not necessarily ecologically-sensible in the desert, the project does have at least one green attribute: it will be designed as a pedestrian-friendly mixed-use development linked to both the red and green metro lines.

Five Star Eco Touring in Cool, But Hot Mid East Locations

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Jordan’s Six Senses Evason Hot Springs Eco Resort. Eco touring in the Middle East has been written about previously in Green Prophet: climbing “God’s Mountain&# for Eco Tourism in Egypt for one, and eco touring at the desert oasis of Siwa and along the the Red Sea coast in the Sinai. Eco luxury: nature with all the frills. In Abu Dhabi, the resort is set within the Sir Bani Yas island nature reserve in Abu Dhabi’s western region, .

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The Kala on Samui Sets Eco Standards for Thai Islands

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Nestled in a seaside grove of coconut trees planted by her husband’s father, and a deep commitment to planting roots Nuan Re-Ki built The Kala , eco-resort on the tropical paradise of Koh Samui in Thailand. This is the basis of sustainable eco-tourism, and The Kala is a great escape for anyone looking to dip into some traditional Asian aesthetics in Thailand. . Most of Thai beach resorts aren’t little kid friendly, so keep that in mind.

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Lake Atitlan, Guatemala: eco-wow Laguna Lodge

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Lake Atitlan, Guatemala: eco-wow Laguna Lodge 21 February 11 · 0 comments | Lakeside Green Style | T he first word that springs to mind is drama. Then there is Laguna Lodge Eco-Resort & Nature Reserve. Lots of chill expats and Lonely Planet backpackers, easy place to get a great massage or smoothie, and you see the word “eco&# splashed here and there.

India’s Banjaar Tola: Bengal tiger-spotting in eco-luxury

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In the face of such demand, a nascent eco-tourism industry has emerged that attempts to match the public’s growing enthusiasm with a broader environmental consciousness. It’s a joint venture between &Beyond (one of Africa ’s leading safari operators and a pioneer in ecotourism) and Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces (India’s premier luxury hospitality group and participant in the internationally recognized Green Globe benchmarking and certification system).

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7 Embracing Eco-Caribbean Summer Destinations

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For some eco-friendly time in the sun , here are 7 great Caribbean destinations. Bonaire is an eco-conscious island, gaining half its power through wind-farms and the other half with bio-diesel fuels. The waters of Bonaire are known as one of the best scuba locations in the world, and the island is proud of the work it does to preserve its marine eco-system. The post 7 Embracing Eco-Caribbean Summer Destinations appeared first on Eco-Chick.

All-Inclusive Bucket List Eco Holidays in the Middle East

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You can visit travel websites for all-inclusive holidays where you can find week-long or two-week sun holidays in Sharm, Sinai; You can also find loads of ways to hang out in Agadir, Morocco at exclusive resorts; but not every all-inclusive option can give you the right eco spirit you are aiming for. Just by visiting the Middle East in these troubled times helps boost the local economies, especially if you visit eco resorts and hotels that are owned by the locals.

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Eco Chick Escapes To: Still Waters Pond and Yoga Retreat in Connecticut

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It is always amazing to me that in the closets of so many eco-resorts, health spas, yoga ashrams and health food establishments are still the toxic standbys of Clorox, Windex, Ajax, Tide, heavily fragranced soaps and various pesticides…Didn’t they get the memo? The post Eco Chick Escapes To: Still Waters Pond and Yoga Retreat in Connecticut appeared first on Eco-Chick.

A much needed Trip

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It’s winter time here in New England so what better time to escape the cold and go on a nice relaxing vacation and why not make it an eco friendly trip. John an eco resort and that has changed my perspective on vacations. John for the friendly familiar faces and excellent beaches there are so many other places that are offering eco tourism. . Not your typical five star resort but with the view it offers it might as well be.

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Making Cobras Swoon Is Not So Charming

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So far, the Green Prophet Moroccan experience has included Karin’s rocking two nights at the Kasbah du Toubkal , a stunning eco-resort in the Atlas Mountains, and my ungraceful summit of the highest point in North Africa. Rocking the “Eco&# Kasbah du Toubkal in Morocco. Morocco, Egypt Eye Eco-Tourism Markets. Although I care about the snakes, I hoped to goodness, when my face was within mere inches of the cobra, that its fangs had been removed.

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Avon’s New Eco Initiative: Saving the Rainforest

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While Avon has been building eco friendly buildings for years, in 2011 they launched the Green Building Promise. 8 Rainforest Eco Resorts. This post is brought to you by Hello Green Tomorrow , the Avon Product Inc. campaign to plant a future and help end deforestation. A lot of companies claim to be good corporate citizens, but only a few back up all the talk with a good ethical walk.

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