We are all equally responsible towards the environment that we are living in. And the world today has started realizing and accepting the importance of sustainable environment practices. In line with this trend, many hotels and resorts have come up with the concept of eco-tourism, whereby they provide the luxuries and comfort in the most natural way, such that the impact on environment is negligible.
Given Below Is The List Of 6 Best Eco-friendly Resorts In India:
Coconut Lagoon (Kerala)
Coconut Lagoon, located in the backwaters of Kumarakom, is one of the most popular eco-friendly resorts in India. Spread across 30 acres, this resort is a chemical-free zone, undertakes organic farming, uses human waste and vermi-compost method for its fuel requirement, and all its boats and cruises run on solar power. All the furniture in this resort is procured from local artists in the nearby village. One may cherish the peace and tranquility of this resort through its lush gardens, surrounding canals, magnificent sunsets, chirping of water birds, and boat rides.
Barefoot at Havelock (Andaman)
Barefoot at Havelock is a picturesque beach resort located in the Andaman Islands, enclosed by Mahua forests, banana farms and paddy fields on its all sides. All its 25 cottages or tents are made from indigenous materials which are completely environment friendly. The resort has an Environmental Education Centre to create awareness about the biodiversity in Andaman and conducts beach clean-up programs. To conserve water, the resort encourages visitors to drink R.O water over mineral water and undertakes rainwater harvesting. Visitors here can relish activities such as fishing, Ayurvedic spa, nature walks and scuba diving.
Dune Eco Village & Spa (Pondicherry)
Dune Eco Village & Spa, located near Pondicherry, is a vast resort of 35 acres with 30 villas and 20 rooms. All these buildings have a unique theme and use solar heated water. The resort also has a waste water treatment plant and undertakes organic farming using compost. Guests can enjoy the refreshing sea breeze at this resort with enriching Vedic Spa.
Mountain Trail (Uttarakhand)
Mountain Trail is a chemical free resort with 10 cottages, located at an one hour drive from Nainital, Uttarakhand. The resort portrays its 100% commitment to energy conversation and sources only natural water and recycles waste through organic gardening. Dense forests and orchards around the resort will make your experience of bird-watching, jungle walks, sunset views and bonfires, one in a lifetime.
Banasura Hill Resort (Kerala)
Banasura Hill Resort, located in the Wayanad district in Kerala, has earned the reputation of being known as the Asia’s largest “Earth” resort. The resort is spread across 35 acres and has about 31 cottages or bungalows. All these small houses are built using a specific type of mud known as rammed earth and recycled wood. These houses are constructed in such a manner that maximizes the exposure to natural light, thus decreasing energy consumption. The resort also produces fuel through their biogas plant. Tourists can enjoy the nature here through waterfalls, caves and revitalizing Ayurvedic spa.
Wildernest Nature Resort (Goa)
Spread across a sprawling area of 450 acres, Wildernest Nature Resort in Goa will give you one of the most peaceful stay close to nature. All the 16 cottages here are constructed from eco-friendly materials and wood panels. The resort has a no-plastic usage policy and also organizes various energy conservation programs. Tourists can make the most of their stay here through nature walks, folk dances and village excursions.
These eco-friendly resorts indeed exhibit the concept of Go Green very seriously.