~ Our policy is to have an as small as possible ecological footprint as possible. From before products and purchases arrive at our place to after guests have stayed with us. We already have, since opening, practices in place and continue to find appropriate solutions and increase our actions to further minimize our ecological impact. This strive is continued daily.
~ All guestrooms are equipped with both low energy consuming LED light bulbs and LED televisions. Bulbs are ecological low energy consuming.
~ Key card system for guests so that lights and AC turn off automatically.
~ Towel and bed linen program allow guests to participate in saving natural resources and avoiding unnecessary consumption
~ The restaurant and office are designed with a natural air flow, so there’s no unnecessary consumption of air-conditioners.
~ Laptops and devices go into sleep mode when not used and stop charging when fully charged
~ Collection of rainwater for the garden.
~ Towel and bed linen program to allow guests to participate in saving natural resources and avoiding unnecessary consumption
~ food waste is given to the pig farm
~ plastic bottles and cans are recycled
~ glass bottles and jars are re-used
~ Staff goes plastic bag free shopping
~ Reusable straws are used
~Attendants make use of bio-degradable carrier and garbage bags
~ Refill stations with drinking water for the bottles arranged in the guestrooms and for visitors.
~ No fridges in the room to avoid over-consumption of materials and breakage, they are provided in the central spaces
~ Use of re-usable laundry bags, so there’s no plastic used in the guestrooms
~ Refill container for shampoo
~ Softcopy office – print only when necessary
~ We support the Small Art School, www.smallartschool.org. They provide free art education for underprivileged children. Our support is by referring our guests and display of the artwork where proceedings go to school who focus on giving at least 50% to the artist.
~ Shampoo, soap, lotion and mosquito repellant are all locally produced and are both chemical and petrol free
~ We purchased an ecological mosquito trap to trap mosquitoes and take them out of circulation. This is much better for us and the environment than fumigation. We catch them by the thousands.