10 The official top ten
Eco Retreats

With changing attitudes and ever-growing environmental awareness, an increasing number of travellers are opting to minimise their carbon footprint and like to know that they are staying in properties that take their social and environmental responsibilities seriously. Our Top Ten properties manage to combine luxury experiences with sensible sustainability.

This peaceful Burmese-owned resort is the perfect base for exploring Inle Lake. Jutting over the eastern shores of the lake, the resort was built by local craftsmen, using timber and...


Galapita Eco Lodge, Buttala, Sri Lanka

  Galapita Eco Lodge is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Eco Retreats. If you have ever dreamed of sleeping under the stars but in style, this is the place for you....


Misool Eco Resort, Raja Ampat Island, Indonesia

  Misool Eco Resort is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Eco Retreats. A stunning eco resort on a remote private island in the scuba diving paradise of Raja Ampat. This chic...


Samode Safari Lodge, Bandhavgarh National Park, North India

  Samode Safari Lodge is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Safari Lodges and our Top 10 Eco Retreats. Committed to eco-tourism, the Samode Safari Lodge uses natural materials and elements of regional...


Soneva Kiri, Koh Kood, Thailand

  Soneva Kiri is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Eco Retreats. Opened in 2009, Soneva Kiri offers 42 pool villas set along the beach front in the lush vegetation of the...


The Mudhouse, Anamaduwa, Sri Lanka

  The Mudhouse is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Eco Retreats. The Mudhouse is nestled far away from the beaten track in sixty acres of ancient forests. Surrounded by lakes, natural...


Kingfisher Eco Lodge, Xe Pian National Park, Laos

  Kingfisher Eco Lodge is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Eco Retreats. This rustic family run eco lodge is situated in the wetlands of the Xi Pian National Park. The comfortable...