10 OF THE BEST ECO TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

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10 OF THE BEST ECO TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

Bali Eco Village

INDONESIA  

A cosy Balinese eco lodge surrounding an impressive bamboo structure. You’ll find five private bungalows that come with incredible views into the neighbouring forest. Bali Eco Village aims to be completely self-sustainable and self-sufficient.This mountain retreat has been built with passion using only natural materials and aided by the local Bali community. Picture rolling hills, glorious greenery, cool clean mountain air, amazing views and unique bamboo bungalows, complete with their own fireplaces. 

10 OF THE BEST ECO TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

 

Birkenhead House

South Africa  

Birkenhead House sets the standard for luxury hotels in Hermanus. With its exhilarating cliff-top position overlooking the whale watching paradise of Walker Bay, Birkenhead House provides luxury accommodation for those seeking an extraordinary coastal experience. Watch surfers carving through the waves and, for several months each year, witness Southern Right and Humpback Whales breaching just metres from the shore.

 

Gohan Elephant Camp

South Africa 

This exclusive lodge recaptures the romantic mystique of authentic safaris from centuries past. Experience the breathtaking natural world of Africa merged with colonial nostalgia and modern sophistication, to deliver an unforgettably unique five-star adventure. Gorah is the only private concession and camp situated in the middle of the famous Addo Elephant National Park, home to the densest population of elephants on earth.

 

Anantara Lawana Koh Samui

Thailand

Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort offers luxurious island getaways on buzzing Chaweng Beach. Villas cluster around palm-fringed lagoon pools, reminiscent of the early Sino-Thai settlements. Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort is a tropical playground of adventure and tranquillity. Low-rise shingled buildings overlook a central lily pond and palms, and a wide stretch of golden sands fronts the resort.

10 OF THE BEST ECO TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

 

Lone Mountain Ranch Montana

USA 

10 OF THE BEST ECO TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

For over 100 years, Lone Mountain Ranch has given travelers the true experience of Yellowstone Country. Just 18 miles beyond the northwest border of the park, tucked between the Montana Rockies, rivers and grasslands, and only 40 minutes from the Bozeman Airport, this is where to find and enjoy the good things in life. Go here for horseback riding, year-round fly fishing and all-access tours of Yellowstone Park with lodge naturalists. Ski over 80 miles of world class Nordic trails or take a chance on the downhill slopes next door. Stay in a historic private cabin with all the elevated comforts of home in the West.

 

Tutka Bay Lodge, Alaska

USA 

Tutka Bay Lodge sits at the entrance to a splendidly rugged seven-mile fjord at the southern end of Kachemak Bay, near Homer, Alaska. The Tutka Bay area offers rugged coastlines, deep fjords, dramatic mountains, quiet beaches, old growth Sitka spruce forests, and amazing tidal fluctuations. Situated on an eleven-acre property, Tutka Bay Lodge offers a main lodge, six private guest accommodations, a sauna, hot tub and boat house – all connected by a boardwalk. The large deck offers seating as well as an area for helicopter landing.

 

Dera Amer Jaiper

India 

Acquiring 180-acres of largely neglected scrubland in 1981, the Singh family made a commitment to returning this stretch of land to its state of untouched natural beauty. They adopt animals like elephants, camels, cows, dogs from the city and providing them a loving home.The concept behind Dera Amer was never about profits, and despite being approached by several developers to turn the plot into something more lucrative, the Singh family remained resolute in the protection and preservation of the local environment. Over 30-years later, Dera Amer is something of a sanctuary for animals: both domestic and wild, and the perfect spot for visitors who wish to escape the city.

 

The Ahilya Fort Hotel Madhya Pradesh

India 

The Ahilya Fort Hotel has 19 rooms of character, set in six buildings of the 18th century, with modern amenities and comforts. Guests stroll through three acres of courtyards, fountains, and gardens that link areas within the Wada. It is easy to find a secluded spot to read a book, sip some tea, or just watch the butterflies flutter by.

 

Scuba Evolution Goa

India 

Come discover the waters of Goa and dive amongst the wonderful marine life endemic to the area. Slip beneath the surface to get lost the sacred silence of the ocean and discover a whole new ecosystem of existence. At Scuba Evolution they offer several courses, ranging from beginners’ to more advanced scuba diving. 

 

Ahilya By The Sea Goa

India 

Ahilya By The Sea’s nine tastefully decorated and welcoming rooms are spread across three independent villas and enjoy two beautiful swimming pools. It’s a beautiful spot to rest and relax. 


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