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Gecko VIlla

Gecko VIlla

Unusual, sustainable holidays in rural Thailand

At Gecko Villa among th rice paddies of Thailand's northeasten plateau, we have for over a decade now been offering one of a kind holidays to visitors wishing to see an authentic side of Thailand, entirely off the beaten path, where sustainable travle and resonsible tourism are key. Enjoy a private pool villa holiday, savour delicious, fresh Thai meals that are prepared for you at no xtra  cost, and discover a whole range of unusual activities.

Koh Kong Eco Community

Koh Kong Eco Community

Ten hectars owned in a Wild Life Sanctuary in the Cardamom Mountains (Koh Kong, Cambodia). No acces by road, just by boat trough the Biggest Maangroove Forest of Asia. Independent in production of Food.
Lake with fish production. Eco Agriculture, Eco Construction, Social Economy, Humanitarian Work, Education, Music, Art...

We offer food and acomodation for our volunteers.
Many different works to do.

Trika Eco Resort

Trika Eco Resort

Yoga, Permaculture, and Community Center

Trika Eco Resort is the international headquarters of Trika Method, located in the rural mountains of Northern Thailand. Trika Eco Resort is a yoga retreat center, permaculture farm, and intentional community of dharma practitioners who dedicate their lives to the dharma through Trika Method’s many spiritual and humanitarian initiatives. We invite visitors to experience our unique way of life as guests, volunteers, or retreat participants, and we always welcome new residents.

Na Terra

Na Terra

naTerra, based in Macau and East-Timor

Naterra is a non-profit association, started and run by a group of 5 young Portugueses based in Macau and East-Timor. NaTerra embraces projects in the field of education for sustainable development, a multidisciplinary organization that combines holistic education and Permaculture Design, creating and share alternative solutions, engaging directly with the local communities to work towards a sustainable development.

Wongsanit Ashram

Wongsanit Ashram

Wongsanit Ashram was founded in 1984 by social activist Sulak Sivaraksa and colleagues. It is a spiritual activist community devoted to developing and promoting an alternative lifestyle that is grounded in Buddhist Dharma, cultural diversity and environmental sustainability. It is home to educators and social activists who lead programmes in grassroots leadership, in natural construction techniques, and in empowering marginalised communities.

Wongsanit Ashram

Wongsanit Ashram

We are a group of people working and living together for social change as an alternative community and NGO. We have wide range of work; education for grassroots, nature cure, organic gardening, mud house building and ecovillage education. This year we have decided to publish a “Directory of intentional communities and ecovillages in Asia.” We hope to strengthen the existing communities and also help to found new ones, building up a network of communities and ecovillages in Asia.

Gaia Ashram

Gaia Ashram

Learning center Deep Ecology, Ecovillage Design & Permaculture

Gaia Ashram is a community based education center on Deep Ecology, Permaculture and Ecovillage Design Education and other sustainable living practices.

Gaia Ashram is the base for Gaia School Asia and one of the operational centers of NextGEN Oceania & Asia and we provide trainings/workshops/courses for children, international and Asian youth. Gaia Ashram also provides long-term volunteer and internship opportunities for Asian and international youth.

Maia Earth Village

Maia Earth Village

Maia Earth Village is an intuitive healing and spiritual community that has interests in raw food, permaculture and what is called innerdance process. The Village was founded initially by Pi Villaraza and members of the innerdance communities around the world and is now independently run by like-minded residents that act as caretakers of this sacred 7-hectare land. The community hosts the emergence convergence gatherings, which is a collaboration of various networks, primarily the Global Ecovillage Network Oceania and Asia.

Pun Pun

Pun Pun

Pun Pun is an organic farm, seed-saving operation, and sustainable living and learning center. We feel that only by living in a sustainable way ourselves, is it possible for us to create a model from which others can learn and live. Through natural cultivation on our organic farm we display ways of transitioning to, and living more sustainably. Through the living and learning center we experiment with appropriate technologies, organic farming, and natural building techniques. We discover the practices that work well for people and are practical.

Children's Village School

Children's Village School

Moo Baan Dek is a living alternative education and a community. Its environment is arranged to help poor children from even the most difficult backgrounds to learn to love themselves and society. The children learn from nature and their immediate environment. They grow up in a warm and loving atmosphere in which they find understanding and freedom plentiful. Their learning can take place at any corner of this natural school, 70% of which is covered with cultivable land and forest, and is not confined to small classrooms. The school's underlying philosophy is very close to that of A.S.

Beluga School for Life

Beluga School for Life

The Beluga School for Life, is a learning village-community with about 240 inhabitants in the south of Thailand, in the province of Phang-Nga. Within the framework of the Thai Law, it provides shelter and education to 150 Thai children at risk, such as victims of the tsunami from 26th of December 2004, children with poor family backgrounds or abused children. The Beluga School for Life concept empowers these children to become successful socio- and eco- entrepreneurs in the future.

Green Valley EcoVillage

Green Valley EcoVillage

We are promoting various schemes under the Eco-Village concept, namely Eco-Farm, Eco-Landscape, E-Business, Farmstay & Cottage Development.

Our Vision is to realize a community living in a setting that is very much Pro-Environment, sustainable to our future generation. The vision shall be realized via design and planning of Nutrimental planting schemes.

We stresses on educating our visitors and staff in creating ecologically sustainable living spaces. In short, we work, play and stay harmoniously with nature!

Back-to-Nature Ecovillage, Trang, T

Back-to-Nature Ecovillage, Trang, T

Back-to-Nature Ecovillage, Trang, Thailand

Back-to-Nature EcoVillage is an aspiring ecovillage founded in 2005 by two retired university lecturers and researchers (husband & wife team)on 100 acres palm oil and rubber plantation in a beach resort town of Trang, south of Krabi and Phuket, Thailand. We value sustainable ecological systems, permaculture design, simple living, creative lifestyle and healthy social relations. We intend to become an international village community of at least 150.

Taman Petanu Eco Neighborhood

Taman Petanu Eco Neighborhood

The Taman Petanu Eco Neighborhood is a beautiful 1.3 Hectare property just 15 minutes south of Ubud located in Banjar Sumampan, Desa Kemenuh, Sukawati, Bali - Indonesia.

The Taman Petanu Eco Neighborhood community of like-minded people began to form in 2009. The Neighborhood is currently in construction phase.

The basis of Taman Petanu is a deep commitment to preserve and enhance Bali’s environmental, social, cultural and economic sustainability.

Ashoka Ecovillage - Cambodia

Ashoka Ecovillage - Cambodia

We are setting up a small ecovillage in rural Cambodia for up to 10 - 12 dwellings, all completely off grid, eco friendly and permaculture farm with training.

A small farm school and education facility is planned for the local community.

Initially the main dwelling and primary structures will be earth bag construction with renewable timbers, bamboo, palm & grass thatch. The extensive use of recycled materials will be show cased i.e. building with tyres, cans, bottles and recycle construction materials.

Tuwa The Laughing Fish

Tuwa The Laughing Fish

Our community celebrates nature intertwined with art and is rooted in graceful simplicity, diversity, and a balanced, healthy life. Our mission is to create an ecological community committed to a holistic lifestyle – filled with creativity, joy, individual growth, wellness, group harmony, neighborliness, continuous learning and self-sufficiency.

Vida Bekasi

Vida Bekasi

VIDA Bekasi comes in response to the needs of an emerging set of urban people that is seeking for a better quality of life. This new generation appreciates our approach of merging green living with local art and culture. Upon its completion, VIDA Bekasi will introduce a brand new lifestyle concept.

Lanjut EcoVillage

Lanjut EcoVillage

Our proposed EcoVillage will be located at Lanjut, Pahang on the East coast of Malaysia.

The project is being planned with an EcoVillage concept, consisting of beach villa units of various sizes and complete with communal and recreational facilities, such as Restaurant, swimming pool and ponds and landscaped playgrounds. Various eco-friendly activities like boating, fishing, farming and forest tracking will be available for residents and visitors.

Project expected to be launched by year end 2008.

Renewable Energy Ecotourism of Ponc

Renewable Energy Ecotourism of Ponc

Renewable Energy Ecotourism of Poncosari (REEP) village in Indonesia

Renewable Energy Ecotourism of Poncosari (REEP) village in Indonesia is an ecovillage which is established by youth community of Poncosari village cooperate with PHKI Gadjah Mada University in 2011. REEP ecovillage has a purpose to develop an edu and ecotourism of renewable energy. This ecovillage will be the pioneer for Renewable Energy Ecotourism with citizen basis. The programs which are going to be developed is windmill, solar cell, biogas, and new beach tourism called Kuwaru and Pandansimo beach.

The Panya Project

The Panya Project

The Panya Project is an open potential community that is working to be a thriving example of sustainable living in northern Thailand. At this point, we host workshops and internships on Permaculture, and Natural Building, as well as host schools from around Thailand, for outdoor sustainable living education. Our community is excited to be working toward self-sufficiency, recently installing a series of water harvesting swales, as well as and extensive food forest.

Energy Ecotourism of Poncosari in I

Energy Ecotourism of Poncosari in I

Energy Ecotourism of Poncosari in Indonesia (EEP-Indonesia)

Energy Ecotourism of Poncosari Indonesia (EEP-Indonesia) is an eco-village which is established by youth community of Poncosari village cooperate with PHKI Gadjah Mada University in 2011. EEP ecovillage has a purpose to develop an edu and ecotourism of renewable energy. This ecovillage will be the pioneer for Renewable Energy Ecotourism based on collective people management for sustainable development. The programs which are going to be developed is windmill, solar cell, biogas, and new beach tourism called Kuwaru and Pandansimo beach.

Miracle Springs

Miracle Springs

Miracle Springs is a sanctuary dedicated to your spiritual wellbeing; a place where you can lose track of time, reconnect with your heart, with nature, and with your creative spirit.
Situated on the site of a legendary spring where generations of people have traveled long distance for the pure “spirit” water, this oasis has been preserved as a rare remnant of the ancient forests that once carpeted the Mekong River basin. Surrounding Miracle Springs is a Buddhist temple and the small traditional Thai village of Kum San Suke (Golden Happiness).

Hariharalaya

Hariharalaya

Hariharalaya Permaculture & EcoVillage Development

Starting May 2012, the Hariharalaya Retreat Center community is coming together to bring abundance to life through the practice of permaculture.

baliecovillage

baliecovillage

5 bungalows each with 1 double bed and 2 single beds- fireplace and terrace- main building with restaurant- bar and lounge- 400 sq mt terrace with sun beds and fire place lounge
river steam sauna and horse riding
organic vegetable and fruit garden
tracking and excursions to main island attractions
suitable for yoga and meditation retreat

Dolok Zior Village

Dolok Zior Village

This village is very suitable to be developed as an ecotourism

The Metta Experiment

The Metta Experiment

The purpose of the Metta Experiment is caring for the environment which is a natural part of the Buddhist path. The Buddha encouraged us to understand more deeply the underlying unity and interconnectedness of life. Values such as simplicity of lifestyle, sharing with others, taking responsibility for one’s actions, and compassion for all living things have always been at the heart of the tradition.

Tanjung Ringgit Eco Region

Tanjung Ringgit Eco Region

On the island of Lombok, just a short hop from Bali, lies Tanjung Ringgit Eco Region – a place of tranquillity and unique natural beauty where passionate eco-minded people are gathering to create Asia’s largest Eco Region – a place like no other!

The Tanjung Ringgit Eco Region is governed and protected by a special set of sustainable rules and regulations, created in cooperation with locals, Regional and National government and 50 of the world’s leading experts in sustainability.

Outdated and incomplete projects

Type Evolution Region Posted Last updated
Na Terra Association Established Timor-Leste, Macao 16.04.2014 2 years 5 months ago
Ashoka Ecovillage - Cambodia Ecovillage Under construction Cambodia 20.06.2013 2 years 5 months ago
Miracle Springs Ecovillage Under construction Thailand 20.04.2012 4 years 5 months ago
Vida Bekasi Ecovillage Under construction Indonesia 26.07.2014 2 years 2 months ago