Meena Bagh Ratnari And 5 Other Options For Those Seeking Sustainable Travel Experiences


If city life is getting to you (who are you if it isnt’) , and you’re craving a green getaway nestled in mountains where you can feel the crispness of the air, there’s plenty of options to look at. Meena Bagh Ratnari  is an eco friendly and pet friendly home situated in Himachal Pradesh’s Ratnari village surrounded by apple orchards and farms.

Airbnb is offering sustainable travellers a chance to experience eco-friendly living and luxurious indulgence at Meena Bagh Ratnari. From picturesque scenery to cozy vibes at the bungalow, this visit might be just the nudge you need to pack your bags and move to the mountains.

The interiors look like they belong to a pinterest mood board with the decor is adorned with reclaimed wood, the commitment to sustainability runs through the property. The interiors tastefully incorporate  Himalayan elements, the artistry aglow under the soft lights.

The bungalow has an observatory, perfect to view stars and moons on a clear night. India’s largest privately owned telescope can be found in the observatory making the experience way more fun.

Surrounded by permaculture farms, apple orchards, icy mountain tops and more, photography enthusiasts and bird watchers are in for a treat. The views from the property can only be described as heavenly, transforming into a winter wonderland once it snows.

The house is eco-friendly, the rainwater is harvested and recycled, the geysers are solar powered, outer walls are insulated with XPS insulants and the house furnished with wooden waste.

Your furry friends are welcome to enjoy the getaway as well, as the Meena Bagh Ratnari has been made keeping pets comfort in mind as well.

The guests are encouraged to inhabit the bungalow as a local, maintaining the tranquility by keeping the environment noise free. The guests are welcome to the observe the lifestyles of villagers, and widen their horizons by learning about the local cultures and traditions.

This is also an opportunity for the guests to learn about sustainable living and learn about simple steps to making your own living spaces sustainable by the owner of the home, Mr.Sanjay Austa, who is passionate about eco friendly living.

If you are looking to travel sustainably, Airbnb has got you covered. From the northern terrains to the valleys of south,  Airbnb provides multiple options to the travellers.

Dhajji House at Naggar, Himachal Pradesh

A cabin placed in the Deodore forests is an escape form the bustling city life. The house made of mud, stones, slates and glass awakens your inner cottage core persona.

Stone Cottage in Vagamon, Kerala

A sustainable paradise, stone cottage is equipped with 100% generation of renewable energy, has organic farming, local sourcing, avoidance of single use plastic and urges the guests to respect the local flora and fauna.

Mohraan in Shahapur, Maharashtra

Surrounded by mangroves, this single bedroom cottage is enveloped in the soothing sounds of the wilderness. Only a 2 hours drive from the city of Mumbai, Mohraan deserves to be added to your weekend visits.

Chhotaram’s Home in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Embrace the authentic Rajasthani way of living at Chottaram’s home in the hot deserts of Rajasthan. Live at the boutique houses and get a first hand taste of the village life.

Mudhouse Marayoor in Munnar, Kerala

Crafted from sustainable materials such as mud and coconut leaves, this stay provides the guests with a unique living experience amidst the picturesque Marayoor Valley.

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