English couple in LOVE with São Miguel Island built “TENTS AND HUTS” to Develop Ecotourism on the Island

The tourism in the Azores has seen an increase in tourism recently.


In a bid to capitalize on this while stopping the unspoiled landscape from getting, well, spoiled, the Tourism and Agribusiness Development Company of the Azores (TADA) developed eco-resorts throughout the islands that feature solar-powered cabins.


The EcoPods are prefabricated and sit on stilts made from recycled electricity poles. The materials used include in construction include the locally-sourced pumice stone, windows made from recycled plastic bottles, and locally-grown cryptomeria japonica timber.


Source: TADA


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