Monday, 30 June 2008

eco-friendly hostel in Barcelona

Our latest addition to the ecobookers site is vibrant eco-friendly hostel Barcelona Urbany. Set in a central location in Barcelona, the hostel is within easy reach of the main tourist attractions of this popular city.

Located in a modern, eco-friendly building, the hostel boasts facilities you would expect in a hotel including free internet access in the lobby, WiFi in the rooms, free use of the hostel's partner fitness club facilities (with swimming pool), a bar restaurant and a terrace.

Beds in dorms of four to eight are available, in addition to single and twin rooms.

Saturday, 21 June 2008

eco lodges in India

Today sees the addition of 2 sister hotels to the ecobookers, both located in India.

The first, Elephant Valley Eco Farm hotel, is located in an area of the Western Ghats which one of the 25 bio-diversity hotspots of the planet, making this a great place to spot elephants, bison, leopards and a host of other wildlife. You can also enjoy the river and its natural pools which lead to spectacular waterfalls.

Accommodation consists of tent houses, offering homely comfort in the midst of the wilderness, and cottages, equipped with colonial and art deco furniture and each with its own garden overlooking the Gangavaar River and the coffee plantation.

Sister hotel, Dune Eco Beach Hotel, is located 15kms from the heart of Pondicherry. At this eco-friendly village you will find individually decorated houses and bungalows discreetly hidden over 30 acres and 700m of beach front.

From here you can explore Pondicherry (15km), an ex-French colony with quaint colonial houses and numerous restaurants, Auroville (8km), an experimental township sustaining a unique community and Gingee, an ancient fort set amongst a landscape of granite chaos.

Monday, 9 June 2008

Surf ecolodge in Nicaragua!

Today sees the addition of a fab new ecolodge in Nicaragua, which, as the name suggests, is great for surfing, but which is also great for families and anyone else who wants to relax and explore in great surroundings! Los Cardones Surf Lodge, on the Pacific Coast, has 6 beachside bungalows spread out along with coast, each with a bathroom, terrace, hammock and lounge chairs. A spacious beach restaurant offers delicious food and plenty of hammocks for relaxing under typical ranchos!

Friday, 6 June 2008

eco-friendly hotel in Italy

Today we have added another eco-friendly hotel in Europe to the ecobookers range - the Elda Eco Ambient Hotel in the Ledro Valley.

Situated in a green and peaceful oasis, this is the ideal place to spend your holiday far from the stress of the daily life and immersed in total relaxation. The Ledro Valley is stunning with its crystalline lake set against a panoramic backdrop of mountains. Many people visit here for beautiful mountain bike excursions and evocative beaches with sailing, fishing and walking.

Rooms are elegant and equipped with modern comforts, the wine bar is stocked with choice wines and there is a Beauty Centre where you can relax and regenerate.