One of the important aspects of ecotourism is how green or eco the accommodation is. And Bloo Lagoon is one of them.
One of the most vital aspects of your green trip is the accommodation. And there is no better option than an eco one! Bloo Lagoon Eco Village is a sustainable accommodation so you don’t have to worry about your environmental impact while you stay.
Let’s see some of those green practices for a bit of insight!
1. Water and energy conserving.
They build water reservoirs to water their in-house-grown fruits and vegetables. LED lights and 2nd generation bulbs are also utilized to save more energy. They also don’t provide TV to let you experience nature to the fullest!
2. Ecological design as a concept.
Bloo Lagoon built their lodges to have a very open design to maximize airflow and reduce energy consumption such as AC. Although, some rooms that have little to no access to natural airflow will be provided with AC, but the majority do not! So you will breathe a fresh ocean breeze 24/7!
3. Reducing chemicals.
Besides not using pesticides, Bloo Lagoon also uses ionization rather than purification to minimize chemical use to reduce water and soil pollution. Because of the less use of pesticides, the natural ecosystem thrives easily that allows animals like frogs and butterflies to live.
4. All-around empowerment
Bloo Lagoon has provided an open environment that empowers the locals alongside its guests through what they can offer, such as activities and daily operational management. It is crucial for the tourism industry to coexist with the local communities to ensure sustainability and
5. Preserve for the future
Bloo Lagoon preserves the site by reusing the stones picked while excavating the site for walls. They carefully integrated their property to be in harmony with the natural environment surrounding them.
We’ve wrapped up all the green innovations for your consideration to stay at Bloo Lagoon, which you can use as benchmarks for other accommodations you want to stay at! And to make your trip cooler and greener, don’t forget to offset your carbon footprint from your travel journey to your destination for a wholesome green experience.
Bumi Journey envisions climate-positive ecotourism by providing carbon-conscious ecotourism experiences focusing on conservation, education, and community empowerment so travelers can contribute positively to the earth’s climate. Learn more about our story here.
Writer: Virda Risyad
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