Ethical Holiday's Eco-Friendly Places To Celebrate Earth Day 2019
This year Earth Day falls during the Easter holidays so what better way to celebrate than to take that well earned break and reconnect with nature? Here's a few of our favourite eco-friendly places to stay that will have you packing your suitcase and running for the hills....
Snuggle up in a cosy yurt or tipi in this off grid Welsh eco retreat. Acres and acres of woodland, green valleys and organic farmland are waiting to be explored and with no mobile signal or electricity Eco Retreats offers plenty of opportunity to get back to basics and rediscover the serenity of nature.
A stay at Eco Retreats costs from £112.50 for two and includes hot drinks, firewood and kindling
Set amongst the Balinese forests, rice paddies and waterfalls these raised wooden bungalows have been designed to let the stunning natural location flow seamlessly into each bungalow with open walls, eco-friendly construction and secluded location. Wake up to exotic birdsong, find peace in the beautiful surroundings and let yourself drift away under the twinkling light of fireflies and stars, each day here will give you a deep connection with the universe and beauty of planet Earth.
A stay in Bali Eco Stay costs from £91.13 per night for two and includes breakfast, hot drinks, wifi and organic toiletries. Pst sign into EthicalHoliday.com to get a free guided Jungle Trek for every Bali Eco Stay booking
Just a stone's throw from Kanha National Park this jungle lodge offers the perfect base to explore India’s unique wildlife and plantlife with a resident naturalist on hand to give you plenty of advice and help you get the most out of your jungle walks. Spend your days out on a tiger safari, learn to cook using only solar and natural methods and explore the wonders of the universe with astronomy lessons after dark to give you a deep and meaningful appreciation of the natural world.
A stay in Kanha Jungle Lodge costs from £115 per night for two and includes all meals, free use of bikes and a range of onsite activities.
Tucked away in the wilderness with breathtaking views of the Bua River the Tongole Wilderness Lodge will give you a unique safari experience in the peaceful and relatively undiscovered Nkhotakota Reserve. Their walking safaris give you a chance to observe wild animals in their natural habitat whilst ensuring your experience has minimal impact to the environment and welfare of the animals. With the lodge being based directly within the reserve it’s not uncommon to spot a curious wild elephant beside the pool and decking areas!
A stay in Tongole Wilderness Lodge costs from £279.62 per person and includes all meals and drinks as well as safari activities. Plus sign into our site and get a free bottle of wine or welcome drink on arrival for all bookings
Perfect for wild camping lovers Clifden Eco Beach is completely carbon-neutral and is one of the few places you can actually camp on the sand dunes of the atlantic coast. Located in an area frequently visited by bottlenose dolphins, between the Wild Atlantic Way and the Twelve Bens Mountain Range there’s plenty of beach and mountain trekking opportunities nearby. There’s lots of conservation activities to get involved in too, from beach cleanups to encouraging biodiversity through planting seeds so you can give a little back to the planet this Earth Day
A pitch at Clifden Eco Beach costs from £13 and includes mobile charging points, hot drinks and free seed packets
Spend some time away from life’s distractions at this organic farm in the beautiful countryside of northern Spain. Eco Farm Asturias has a range of accommodation options from a cute caravan, snuggly yurt or cosy stone cottage all running entirely on natural and sustainable sources so you can be sure your stay is eco-friendly and considerate to the beautiful environment in which the farm is based.
A stay at Eco Farm Asturias costs from £26.73 per night for up to 4 people and includes herbs from the gardens and firewood for the stove (cottage stays only). Exclusive members offer: Book for a week or more and get at 12% discount when you book through Ethicalholiday.com
If you’re looking for a unique farmstay experience we highly recommend staying at Herb Nepal, not only is the farm completely organic, but all the buildings have been constructed from natural materials and run completely on natural sources. Herb Nepal aim to give their guests a deep connection with nature and food to maximise well-being. There’s lots of activities at the farm too, from learning traditional cooking, organic natural soap workshops or even spending some of your stay volunteering at the farm.
A stay at Farmstays at Herb Nepal costs from £57.36 per person per night and includes all meals and drinks as well as onsite activities. Exclusive members offer: 10% Discount off your 2nd night stay when you book through Ethicalholiday.com
Head into the deepest darkest depths of Peru, into the Amazon Rainforest and you will find an old field-guide station transformed into a unique place to stay. There’s no better way we can think of to celebrate Earth Day than by staying in the epicentre of the planet’s ecosystems! Trek the jungle, find out about the essential research being carried out in the area and explore wildlife habitats to experience adventure and the spirit of the Rainforest! You can even volunteer in one of their on-going projects with community environmental awareness education, research or agroforestry activities during your stay.
A 3 Day, 2 Night package at Inkaterra Guides Field Station costs from £134.57 per person and includes all meals and drinks, WiFi access, airport transfers and excursions.
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