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Eco lodge holidays. Tours & holidays in 2016 & 2017

Stay at our eco-guesthouse in the heart of Portugal’s Sintra Natural Park, for home from home comfort in one of the country’s most stunning locations. In the rainforest bungalows in Malaysia, you can have a massage on your crisp white sheets while overlooking the Berembun Forest Reserve. And the African style huts in Gambia’s ecolodge have en suite bathrooms and are cocoons of creative cosiness. Ecolodge holidays all have something different.
Komodo Dragon ecolodge in Flores
Small eco hotel for those wishing to visit Komodo National Park, from US $90 per double room per night
Chalalan Ecolodge in Madidi National Park
One of the most diverse parts of the world, from £487 (4 days) ex flights
Devon self catering cottage, England
Cosy self catering cottage with woodburner in rural Devon, from £205 - £595 per week (sleeps 4)
Gambia holiday accommodation
9 large African huts all with en-suite facilities, from £15 - £30 per person per night incl breakfast
Malaysia rainforest bungalows near Kuala Lumpur
A small orchard resort on the edge of the rainforest, from MYR400 - MYR1100 per accommodation per night
Borneo ecolodge accommodation
Fantastic ecolodge in the Indonesian rainforest, from US $60 - US $160 per double room per night
Fuerteventura eco lodge, Canary Islands
Retreat into nature with in a beautiful eco lodge, from €65 - €75 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Amazon eco lodge Tambopata, Peru
Charming lodge on the edge of Tambopata National Reserve, from US $402 - US $573 per room per night
Rainforest accommodation in Dominica
A small hotel set within mountain rainforest wilderness, from US $110 - US $130 per room per night
Bali eco lodge bungalows in Indonesia
Eco bungalows in the mountains of Bali, Indonesia, from US $85 - US $210 per house per night
Peru rainforest ecolodge
Comfortable lodge in Tambopata National Reserve in Peru, from US $263 per person per night
Algarve self catering eco retreat, Portugal
Great eco accommodation in an ecoreserve close to the beach, from €49 - €99 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Ecuador ecolodge, Napo Wildlife Center
A luxurious eco-lodge in wildlife rich Ecuadorean Amazon, from £1129 (4 days) ex flights
Eco lodge accommodation in Bali
Ecolodge situated in a conservation area, from US $90 per double room per night
Peru eco lodge in the Amazon rainforest
A stunning 30 room ecolodge, from US $188 - US $233 per person per night
Bardia National Park holiday, Nepal
Eco friendly wildlife lodge in Bardia National Park, from £295 (5 days) ex flights
Rural accommodation in Croatia, Vineyard Cottage
Unique stone eco cottage in vineyards of Dubrovnik Malvasija, from €59 - €99 per accommodation per night
Bolivia holiday, Madidi National Park & ecolodge
Experience Madidi National Park in the Bolivian Amazon, from US $621 (4 days) ex flights
Sri Lanka eco lodge accommodation
Wilderness camp, southeast Sri Lanka. Wild accommodation, from US $109 - US $132 per person per night
Dominica holiday accommodation
Panoramic views of the mountains and sea, from US $156 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2-4)
Kenya beach resort on Manda Island
The perfect place to come and relax for days or weeks, from £80 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Rocky Mountain vacation accommodation
Remote lodge & retreat in the Canadian Rockies wilderness, from CA $124 - CA $250
Pembrokeshire 5 star ecolodge in Wales
Pembrokeshire 5 star lodge in Wales, from £39 - £62 per person per night
Morocco ecolodge nr Agadir
Argan Biosphere Reserve Accommodation in Morocco, from €70 - €150 per accommodation per night
Tasmania eco retreat, Freycinet NP
Wild with Style - Accommodation in Freycinet, Tasmania, from AU $250 - AU $440 per accommodation per night
Atlas Mountains luxury trekking accommodation, Azzaden Valley
Luxury lodge in the beautiful Azzaden Valley,Atlas Mountains, from €200 per room per night
Carriacou beach accommodation in Grenada
Experience the genuine Caribbean, come to Carriacou Grenada, from US $85 - US $155 per accommodation per night
North Devon ecolodge, England
Uniquely quirky Devon eco lodge with fantastic views, from £750 - £1100 per week (sleeps 8)
Kapawi Eco Lodge in Ecuador
Visit the Achuar tribe at Kapawi, Ecuador Amazon rainforest, from £933 (5 days) ex flights
Costa Rica jungle accommodation
Rustic jungle accommodation, from US $135 - US $150 per person per night

156 reviews for Eco lodge holidays4.5 star overall rating

These full and frank independent Eco lodge holidays reviews are from travellers who have booked directly through Responsible Travel. They are not edited by us or any of the companies we work with. Find the real story, from real travellers below.

Bali eco lodge bungalows in Indonesia
I hesitate to write this review for selfish reasons. Why? Because this holiday is so wonderful I'd rather keep it a secret! Situated on the southern slopes of Mt Batakaru in remotest Bali, this place is a pocket of paradise, far removed from the ravages of the 21st century. Having spent a week there I did not want to leave. (more)Daphne Donkin
Most memorable was walking through the rice-fields... It was just great. (more)Astrid Dello
From US $85 - US $210 per house per night
Malaysia rainforest bungalows near Kuala Lumpur
Perfect! We stayed for a full week and felt very relaxed and revived - what a treat! We would definitely come again!!! (more)Erika Dutting
My best holiday ever....The whole place was wonderful. I loved the open air nature of the hut. It felt like being outdoors yet protected at the same time. (more)Matthew Murphy
Very good...the best parts were Swimming in the pool during light rain and watching the clouds over the jungle. (more)Gisa Jaehnichen
From MYR400 - MYR1100 per accommodation per night
Devon self catering cottage, England
Truly relaxing, very peaceful - we haven't slept so well in a very long time - great to slow down and soak up the beautiful countryside. Ian made us feel very welcome and the homemade cake was delicious. (more)Sue Cross-Bourton
Maggie and Ian are genuinely committed to minimal environmental impact tourism, and it shows everywhere you look .... They are welcoming, enthusiastic, and full of ideas for great days out and activities in the local area. (more)Julia Key
Very good. Great for families and for getting away from it all. It was all lovely and relaxing. Borrowing the bikes and cycling around the countryside was great fun! (more)bronwen burgess
From £205 - £595 per week (sleeps 4)
Komodo Dragon ecolodge in Flores
So many memorable moments... the boat trips, the snorkeling (including seeing 15-20 manta rays which was unforgettable), the komodo dragons, watching the sunset and fruit bats fly from the roof of the boat... (more)Emma Coe
The boat trip that the Eco Lodge organised to Rinca and Komodo Island was really lovely. The food was amazing (how he did that magic in a boat is beyond me) and the snorkelling was easily the best I've ever done - we saw Turtles, Rays, Scorpion Fish, beautiful coral and a whole host of gorgeous sea life. (more)Jessica Southworth
From US $90 per double room per night
Rocky Mountain vacation accommodation
The centre was amazing. The people made it a great experience and we had wonderful food. The peace and tranquillity was wonderful and I appreciated being away from the crowds. (more)Sally Wright
It is so hard to pinpoint the best part; it was all a fabulous experience. This is a place where you can completely relax and refresh your mind, body and soul. (more)Sarah Smith
From CA $124 - CA $250
Costa Rica eco lodge in a private reserve
Incredible - the lodge and its views over the mountains and forest were breathtaking and we had the most relaxing time. We will definitely be staying at the lodge again if we are ever back in Costa Rica. (more)Elfie Burgess
They create all their own electricity with a small hydro-turbine... virtually ALL the work done on this coffee plantation is by the owners and locals. They have many LONG TERM employees because they treat them very well, from what I saw and understood. They are also re-foresting pasture land. Most of everything we ate was grown there except a few things they get from local farmers. (more)Korte Yeo
A fabulous situation , beautiful rooms, great service all round... We spent two weeks there and enjoyed every moment .Great thanks to the owners and their parents. (more)patrick heffron
From US $185 - US $260 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Tobago beach accommodation
There is a lot to do on the island but just relaxing and doing nothing was also lovely as the accommodation was very comfortable. (more)Penelope Robinson
Excellent, one of our best yet. (more)Lisa Williams
This is an amazing place to hang out and bond with those you love. Beautiful, relaxing and a place you will hope to return to. (more)JUDITH DOYLE
From £85 - £225 per accommodation per night
Eco lodge accommodation in Bali
This was an Eco lodge, which protects the local environment and employs local people, so a definite yes to benefitting local people, reducing environmental impacts and supporting conservation. (more)Julie Bruton-Seal
Re-invigorating and inspiring...Check out all the activities and make the most of them. (more)Rosemary Livingstone
Most memorable were swimming, reading, and relaxing by the pool at the resort. Taking a little trip to the beach and having a drink over looking the ocean. (more)Kate Birbilis
From US $90 per double room per night
Sri Lanka eco lodge accommodation
I don´t think that I've ever felt so relaxed. Staying in a simple (but clean and neat) hut in the jungle and listening to the sounds of birds and sometimes even elephants made me feel very, very, very happy and close to nature. (more)Camilla Berndtson
The whole experience of staying here was memorable, from the incredibly warm welcome through to the amazing food prepared by local staff on an open fire. (more)Rachel Morgans
It was everything we hoped it would be, so far away from the hustle and bustle of the rest of Sri Lanka. The accommodation is very comfortable and really well thought out. (more)Annabel Smith
From US $109 - US $132 per person per night
Dominica ecolodge holiday
Searching for whales, being greeted by dolphins, snorkelling above seahorses leave a warm fuzzy feeling inside. I feel truly privileged to have been a part of the ecolodge and Dominican way of life, even if it was just for 2 weeks. (more)Nicola Beldham
We had a wonderful time at the eco lodge in Dominica; I can't recommend this highly enough. It's beautiful, unspoiled, and absolutely perfect for families, and is a genuine example of positive interaction with the local community and environment. (more)Lee Jenkins
The whole trip was amazing the tree house, the family dinners, the fruit, the waterfalls. (more)Rachel Donahue
From US $12 - US $70 per accommodation per night
Kenya beach resort on Manda Island
It was just incredible- I honestly, honestly mean that and I can be very hard to please! I will never forget it and have come home feeling more rested and content than I have ever been before. It was the best start to married life for us we could have possibly had. (more)Aoibheann Kelly
It was all memorable. We pretty much had the whole island to ourselves, total tranquility and relaxation. Rachael and the staff made the whole holiday unforgettable...10 out of 10. We have come back feeling completely relaxed. (more)Katherine Ford
The most memorable part was our trip to mandatoto - a full day out on a dhow... a great day full of humour, with fantastic snorkelling and brilliant food (they caught a barracuda, marinated it and cooked it over charcoal on the boat) (more)Anna Bradley
From £80 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
Ecuador ecolodge, Napo Wildlife Center
Most memorable was walking through the Amazon with one of the Sani guides (whose father happened to have established the Sani Lodge), in the rain, through the mud, finding the most incredible birds, reptiles, insects and plants. (more)Julia Saurazas
The tapir emerged from the forest and remained at the clay lick drinking water for an extended period of time. Simply remarkable. (more)Robert Roberto
We loved the Eco-lodge that we stayed at, the Napo Wildlife Center. It was beautiful, well appointed and our guides were absolutely top notch. We learned an incredible amount and got to experience a wonderful place with wonderful people. (more)Elizabeth Essner
From £1129 including domestic flights only
Gambia holiday accommodation
A most relaxing, refreshing break and a perfect destination for some winter sunshine! (more)Deborah Lake-Daltrey
The most memorable part was walking up the path and entering the lodge...the lovely flowers surrounding the gate, the relaxing seated area, the birds singing - it reduced me to tears of happiness. (more)Debbie Bradley
The most memorable part...The fabulous fresh water pool at the Lodge that attracted many amazing birds plus the wonderful dawn chorus of birds every morning. (more)Jennifer Ann Rousseau
From £15 - £30 per person per night incl breakfast
Maquipucuna cloud forest lodge, Ecuador
Memorable parts? The dugout canoe ride to the lodge was quite memorable. We saw abundant wildlife along the way including various birds, monkeys, and butterflies. Tips? Don't forget your insect repellent and binoculars. Local benefits? Yes (more)Preet Mahal
From £225 excluding flights
Chalalan Ecolodge in Madidi National Park
Memorable parts? The number of different animals we saw or heard was amazing, from being woken up by howler monkeys just outside our lodge; to seeing Capuchin monkeys eating berries by the lake. From floating past a huge black Caiman in the dead of night to seeing a black Tarantula running from our torch lights; it was amazing. Tips? Make sure you book at least 3 nights there; you then don't have to hurry your stay and can appreciate everything there is to see at a slower pace and... (more)Harriet Holloway
From £487 excluding flights
Udon Thani accommodation in Thailand
The trip was memorable because it was so relaxing and we were thoroughly taken care of in the most serene surroundings. The villa itself was beautiful; the beds comfortable; the ac very effective and the food and drink plentiful and delicious. (more)Terry Forbes-Mitchell
My husband and I absolutely loved the villa and have nothing but praise for the wonderful setting, the people - Ten, Euwang and the ladies who cooked fabulous food for us and made us feel really welcome. (more)Geraldine O
Pick up at the airport as promised and whisked through the darkness to a fantastic, isolated villa, with the sounds of crickets and insects only for nightlife. Not a neon light or disco within many tens of miles. A stunning horizon pool beautifully surrounded by the villa and acres of grounds to explore. (more)David Easton
From Baht6800 - Baht8900 per villa per night (sleeps 6)
Ecuador ecolodge accommodation
The most exciting part of the holiday would have to be the hike back from the Quilotoa Crater. Outstanding. (more)Jennifer Farrell
The inn was amazing and we took home a lot of ideas about how we would like to rework our house to emulate some of the environmentally responsible technology there. (more)Alice Noble
It is a hiker's paradise and the staff arrange for guides for hikers and those choosing to go by horseback. The facilities are gorgeous and home-cooked dinners are wonderful. (more)Sally Vogl
From US $35 - US $100 per person per night
Kanha Tiger Reserve lodge, India
Memorable parts? Picture the scene, you are sat on the back of an elephant looking down into the long grass where a stunning tiger views you with mild suspicion. Your elephant steps a couple of feet too close and... whilst it was merely a warning and we were obviously in no danger, I will never forget the noise the tiger made! Our tiger sightings (5 in 3 days at Kanha) were amazing. Peering through the edge of the forest to see a tiger looking back at you only a few metres away is something... (more)Mark Lineham
From £75 - £100 per person per night
Chambal safari lodge near Agra, India
Memorable parts? The camel safari - wonderful romantic scenery and Fort Ater, great fun for the children. Tips? Take all your money as British pounds in cash and change at Delhi airport. ATMs allow only limited withdrawal of cash in India, British banks stop your card if used so you cannot use another day unless you inform them. Do not drink the "drinking water" at Delhi airport - make sure you have enough rupees left to buy drinking water when awaiting the outward flight. Local... (more)Nicola Newman
From Rupee5000 - Rupee9000 per room per night
Costa Rica jungle accommodation
Memorable parts? Being away from it all. The solitude is incredible as is the flora and fauna. Tips? Take a really bright flashlight if you are staying in the tents so you can see any snakes and such on the track when you walk back in the dark. Leave your goretex hiking boots at home and pick up some comfortable boots that you don't mind getting covered in thick mud. Oh, and take snacks that you don't want to live without - like chocolate. Go scuba diving at Isla del Cano to see sharks... (more)Tracey Reed
From US $135 - US $150 per person per night

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really

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