Sweden treehouse holiday, Grano Beckasin

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Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: Sweden treehouse holiday, Grano Beckasin

Environment

The supplier has been awarded with the Swedish Eco-Tourism Society label Nature's Best, which has the objective to give travellers more and better opportunities to book environmentally safe, quality labelled ecotours. The hosts define their own standard as eco-premium which is reflected in everything they do.

Quality and great care for the environment are some lead words for Granö Beckasin.This is reflected in all activities, from construction to food in the restaurant. Even in the construction process, the provider has taken the utmost account of the nature. All materials used to build the hotel can be recycled. The insulation is made of spruce and there is no plastic in the walls. The heat source for the hotel is ground heat.

Organic is a lead word in their cooking and both the café and restaurant serve food that is produced by local and organic raw materials. The activities cause minimal impact on nature and are designed to give the visitors a thorough insight into surrounding nature and wildlife - whether it is moose watching or learning about the herbs that grow in the nearby marshlands.

Several important successes have already been achieved, including a nomination for the Swedish Grand Tourism Award and a growing number of international visitors who book timber rafting, bike tours and various guided experiences - all of which are low carbon ways of exploring the local environment.

Community

This holiday really has the local community at its heart (and behind its very creation). The brilliant idea of the Bird's Nest hotel came about through the threat of a local primary school closing down. The community needed more jobs to attract families to settle down and bring more life to the village.

One man's love of beautiful birds inspired a local family to create a unique taste of Southern Lappish nature for travellers. Of course the resort needed activities so when they met a young woman who wanted to start her own husky farm after several years of working at a large resort mushing huskies, a husky farm was established at the resort.

During berry picking and mushroom seasons locals offer tours to come and forage on the resort's own bulletin board. Guests can join tours spontaneosly with locals and learn more about local life and foraging in the nature. This is a fantastic way to meet locals and learn about their life. The resort also works closely with local forest research and offer guests a unique insight into the surrounding wilderness.

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