The Uni Villa is a tiny eco-resort that can thrive anywhere

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Studio Puisto has developed a new, modular accommodation that it believes would make it easier for people to open a small, sustainable resort anywhere How many people wish they had their own little retreat?

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.

The Uni Villa is a tiny eco-resort that can thrive anywhere

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Studio Puisto has developed a new, modular accommodation that it believes would make it easier for people to open a small, sustainable resort anywhere. Uni means “dream” in Finnish; as such, Studio Puisto wants other aspiring hospitality entrepreneurs to be able to realize their dreams of running their own micro-resorts. View post: The Uni Villa is a tiny eco-resort that can thrive anywhere. How many people wish they had their own little retreat?

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.

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Rundown lodge near the Nile River is now a solar-powered eco-resort

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Now, the fully refurbished accommodation is an incredible, solar-powered eco-retreat offering guests a direct connection to the nature surrounding the property. Related: Two abandoned 1960s buildings in the middle of a desert become a chic eco-retreat Starting with the main building, the architects wanted to break open the communal spaces as much as possible. At the heart of the eco-retreat is a soothing infinity pool that looks out over the river.

Eco-resort in Finland charges guests based on their carbon emissions

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Benefiting the environment means guests can save more at Arctic Blue Resort. Set to open in 2022, Arctic Blue Resort will raise customers’ awareness of their environmental impact by encouraging guests to follow more sustainable lifestyles. Even planting a tree in the resort’s nearby forest garners another 5 percent off the hotel tab. Transportation throughout the resort’s region will be via electric vehicles to assist with the curbing of emissions. “We

This dreamy eco villa runs on solar and wind energy

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Related: Prefab eco-pods offer luxury lodging in any environment One of the most unique aspects of this eco resort’s architectural design is the color. Original post: This dreamy eco villa runs on solar and wind energy.

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.

Magical Eco-Paradise: Caneel Bay in St. John, USVI

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Caneel Bay Resort was a highlight of our trip. Set on a 170-acre peninsula amid the Virgin Islands National Park, it’s an ideal eco-destination for those who prefer a mix of nature and luxury. Although we didn’t stay at the resort, the accommodations sound lovely. Sunset at Caneel Bay Resort in St. The Resort is as rich in history as it is in nature. And, I’ve let the cat out of the bag… The post Magical Eco-Paradise: Caneel Bay in St.

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.

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The 5 Best Eco-Friendly Destinations to Visit Around the World

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Some countries like Iceland and Costa Rica are made for eco adventurers because nature is simply a prominent part of the entire nation’s being. There’s no better place than Iceland for your first eco-journey out of Covid isolation.

Low-impact geodesic dome hotel immerses guests in Patagonian nature

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Created with sustainability in mind, the eco-resort was built on a remote, 6,000-hectare site owned by the Estancia Huemules group. Related: Explore the world’s driest desert at these eco-friendly geodomes As part of the eco-resort’s commitment to sustainability, the hotel uses an advanced sewage treatment system to clean waste before it is discharged into the environment as well as an energy system that follows the region’s eternal hydrological cycle.

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).

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.

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Solar-powered hotel on Grand Cayman features turtle-friendly lighting

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Thankfully, the world is coming around to the fact that eco-friendly travel doesn’t have to mean sacrificing comfort or luxury. In addition to using a 100,000-watt solar array to generate electricity, the hotel was built with several eco-friendly materials meant to reduce its impact.

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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Sloth’s House offers a large family an escape into nature with minimal impact

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Related: Luxurious eco-resort overlooks Sri Lankan’s most famous wildlife park In order to maintain minimal site impact on the steep lot and accommodate the space needed by the client, the team built the house up in three levels. Eco Green brazil comfortable furniture homes inhabitants melds-the-needs space wildlifeGreat architectural design melds the needs of the inhabitants with the surrounding landscape.

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.

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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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Indonesian eco village features rammed earth domes and ocean views

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Located in the southeastern part of Lombok, Indonesia, the Dome Lombok eco resort enjoys stunning views of the ocean, permaculture gardens, a farm-to-table restaurant, an organic juice bar, an outdoor cinema and a swimming pool. Dome Lombok also offers sustainably minded investors to purchase a dome to use as an eco-friendly rental home that doesn’t sacrifice design, quality or comfort. See the rest here: Indonesian eco village features rammed earth domes and ocean views.

Middelkerke Casino blends into the surrounding Belgian sand dunes

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Related: Massive eco-resort with a theme park to rise on Vietnam’s beaches The primary design goal was to create visual appeal that blends into the seascape rather than standing out against it, with a focus on building placement and integration. Eco Green Recycle beach belgium enormous-amount hotels mayor project vietnamGreat architectural design provides function for indoor spaces but also considers the effect on the surrounding outdoor space.

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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Solar powered hotel opens in Indian wine-growing region

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Related: Rundown lodge near the Nile River is now a solar-powered eco-resort According to the architects, no soil was taken out of the site or brought into the site during the construction process to protect the natural topography. Eco Green architecture beautiful-hotel construction godavari-river- hotel hotel design hotels img-class landscape natural-stone post-format-gallery site site-or-brought sustainable design

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.

Fiji’s Cousteau Resort launches a new botanical program for guests

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For travelers who want to learn more about the environment they are visiting, the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort , a leading eco-luxe property in Fiji, is helping guests do just that with a recently expanded program for botanical education. Guests to the resort can take new tours, where they learn about medicinal and edible plants as well as rare palms. Edible plants like papaya, guava, taro and avocado flourish in the resort’s two-acre organic garden.

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Norwegian Air introduces SkyBreathe app to help reduce annual CO2 emissions

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Related: Eco-resort in Finland charges guests based on their carbon emissions “At Norwegian, we’re continuously working to find new tools to reduce both CO2 emissions and fuel consumption,” shares Stig Patey, Norwegian’s fuel savings manager. Eco Green a-couple-hours a-new-tab a-sleeping-box bigwin-island carbon emission reduction carbon emissions eco-tourism environment environmentally-friendly green transportation island

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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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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Luxury resort in Bali pays homage to traditional village design

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Already well-known for creating large-scale public works like eco-parks and museums, Dutch architectural practice OMA has added yet another stunning project to its impressive portfolio — a luxury resort in Seminyak, Bali. According to the architects, the inspiration behind the Desa Potato Head resort is the area’s traditional villages, and the resort’s layout recalls this through the use of traditional Balinese building techniques and reclaimed materials.

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This sustainable lodge is in the worlds oldest living desert

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Located in the surreal desert landscape of the Namib Desert, the eco-hotel, which was designed by South African–based Fox Browne Creative , is the epitome of luxurious design mixed with innovative sustainability. Related: Gorgeous Belize eco-resort will offer 100% carbon neutral villas The hotel is comprised of ten individual stone and glass suites, which were laid out to provide each suite with a stunning view.

How Everland is changing the eco-retreat scene

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Everland is designed to be a complete eco-retreat and immersive art park that everyone can enjoy. Everland is designed to be an eco-friendly retreat that’s all about connecting with and celebrating nature, something that humans forget how to do all too often.

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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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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.

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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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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 long weekend in nature at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

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Related: Truly get away from it all at this gorgeous eco-resort and yoga retreat In 1893, banker Anson Phelps Stokes built Shadowbrook, his 100-room mansion, on this land. While Kripalu’s rooms are comfortable, this is not a luxury resort. Eco Green a-quick-weekend electric truck electric-cars german health kripalu-center landscape retreat yogaTwenty-five people walk through the hemlock forest on snowshoes.

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