Category: LIFE AT THE LODGES

english swans
Cygnet siblings relax on the back of their mother.

English Swans: The Queen’s Birds

Strolling along waterways and meres in England’s cities and parks one is bound to see the easily recognizable “Mute Swan”; the adults is full-fledged white and has an orange-red bill with black base. This usually quiet white bird likeness has being depicted in everything from graceful Russian ballets (most notably Swan Lake, which tell the […]

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Florida Keys. Little Palm Island. Courtesy of Little Palm Island Resort & Spa

Florida Keys Private Islands: Little Palm Island and Melody Key

Little Palm Island Located in the lower Florida Keys and accessible by seaplane, ferry or boat, Forbes refer to Little Palm Island as “The Ultimate Private Island Destination For Romance.” This islet entails 5.5 acres, with 30 bungalows. Here, the focus is on peaceful, restful holiday. Nature and hospitality luxury. The minimum age allowance for […]

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anse chastanet chocolate

Chocolate Tourism at Anse Chastanet (Resort), St. Lucia

As it relates to nature adventures, trekking, zip-lining, snorkeling and diving are among the most frequently engaged in activities for tourists in St. Lucia. It can make all the difference where you stay and who your guide is. That said, how often does one want to do the same activities on a trip? Once, twice, […]

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Whiffen Spit, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Whiffen Spit, Sooke BC by Jason van der Valk

Whiffen Spit, one of Sooke’s special treasures

(Exploring this rugged and beautiful coastline). Whiffen Spit: this quiet waterfront community in Sooke, South-west Vancouver Island, is noted for its coastal ambiance, picturesque scenery, and bird watching activities. Length-wise, Whiffen Spit extends almost one mile and is a narrow tract of terra firma. It reaches into Sooke Harbor and the Pacific Ocean. Since one […]

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Treetop Haven Sheila Arsenault

TreePODS accommodations (geodesic domes up in the trees) coming to Prince Edward Island

The project, which is slated to be completed by the first quarter of 2017 will feature five, fully functioning tree pod accommodations, collectively named Treetop Haven. The resort is being marketed as an all year-round wellness and adventure destination. As well, it is being depicted as a premier venue for forest bathing and weddings. Named […]

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Mustang Monument Nevada
Mustang Monument, Nevada. An eco-resort and wild horse preserve.

Mustang Monument: A Foundation for the preservation and protection of America’s wild horses

“America has been blessed to have wild horses. We have wild mustang. A hundred years ago, there were two million of them roaming the plains and today we are down to the last twenty-five thousand,” says Madeleine Pickens, owner of Mustang Monument— an eco-resort and wild horse preserve in northeast Nevada/western United States. Mustang Monument […]

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tofino storm watching
WINTER STORM WATCHING AT WICKANINNISH INN, FOFINO, CANADA

Stormy Holiday in Tofino, Vancouver Island

The locals say it rarely snow in Tofino. But it can happen. Instead, the region is known for its storms. So much so that “Tofino Storm” watching and chasing is sought after by both vacationers and residents. The areas comprising Tofino and Ucluelet (West Coast, Vancouver Island, Canada) attract people who want to experience the […]

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elves and hidden people
Scene from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Icelandic Elves. “Hidden people among us”, says Icelanders

“She’s an educated woman, a scientist at that and here she is telling me that she believes in Elves“, joked the gentle man conducting the interview. “Oh, I do”, she replied laughing. “And a family of Elves live in this rock?”, she continued, pointing to the boulder behind them. This was my first time hearing […]

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Bahamas Shark Sanctuary

Bahamas Shark Sanctuary: Safeguarding Marine Life Since 2011

Commercial fishing is forbidden in the stated designated Bahamas ocean area ever since the 243, 244 square miles was converted into a haven for the sharks. Sharks and some other marine species are being over-fished and disappearing at an alarming rate from the world’s reef. But, “It’s Better in the Bahamas Shark Sanctuary” says marine researchers. Global […]

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Natural Hot Springs Culture in Iceland
Natural Hot Spring Culture in Iceland. Image Credit: Guide to Iceland

Natural Hot Spring Culture in Iceland

No other people on earth celebrates the traditional of geothermal pools as much as the Icelanders do. In response to L’ EcoResorts interview question about Iceland’s swimming and hot spring culture, one Icelander puts it this way “our hot springs are the source of geothermal energy, which power our lives, naturally heat our homes, public […]

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