Cloud forests. Cool. Misty. Verdant. Where rain forests gently merge into the sky. Bird songs and howler monkeys create the soundscape.
Arenas del Mar, Costa Rica
Drink in the view. Ecolodges and ecoresorts are often located in prime natural settings away from other developments. They seek to blend in, rather than dominate the landscape
Luxurious and simple
Luxury ecolodges like Finca Rosa Blanca creatively decorate and furnish rooms with high quality, paying homage to the local artisans.
Agritours can be part of the experience
Many ecolodges are situated on or near active farms and plantations that are growing and producing organic and sustainable foods, such as this coffee plantation.
You are not treated like a "tourist" when you visit real people with good intentions and an open heart. Ecotourism is good for both visitor and host.
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This site is all about promoting ecotravel, ecotourism, nature travel, and ecolodges. There are many articles on different tours, destinations, events and programs. There are also stories about different ecolodges, what they do and what makes them worth visiting.
Wetlands are amongst the most biodiverse and yet threatened ecological zones around the world. This video is the story of Ibera Wetlands, now a Conservation Land Trust site in Argentina. Would you like to learn more about visiting Ibera? See here Source: Rewilding the Ibera Wetlands, Argentina – The Tourworld …
I recall some of my first experiences in a cruise port city on big cruise day. I was warned “don’t buy anything on Thursdays because the prices go way up for for the cruise tourists.” And it’s not just cruises that cause problems. Whenever large influxes of tourists invade a …
Did you ever imagine that you could go to a place where saving nature is not just an abstraction?
Where you sense, with every faculty you have, that presence of what “you” really means?
Deep in the Amazon rainforest of Peru is one such place that brings you face to face with all life. And what it means to be a part of it.
If you are the type of traveller who cares less about the bragging rights of a “bucket list” destination and wants to truly experience life in Africa, Tembo Kijani Ecolodge is a fantastic place to immerse yourself. At first glance, you can be on any wild beach in the world, …
This is a wonderful tour that involves light walking in the mountains and visits to several wineries in a most beautiful part of the world. The itinerary straddles the Andean range and displays wineries and lodges in both Argentina and Chile. It stands alone as well and direct flights can …
We purchased a small piece of land in south eastern Alberta near the Cypress Hills in the 1990’s as a summer camp to experience the quiet solitude of the rolling grasslands. We loved going to Latin America and this area of Alberta is about the sunniest place in Canada so …