We're pioneering the "slow tourism" movement one day at a
How can you
is right for you?
you're on a tropical vacation, do you leave your all-inclusive
"cocoon" to do some exploring? Are you okay with not knowing what
your 800 Facebook friends are up to for a few days? Do you believe
that kids should climb trees once in a while?
Well, so do we.
important that you get the right "fit" for your
vacation destination, so if you're looking for the same old, same
old, then we're probably not the place for you. If you want to have a
refreshing and unique experience, then we could be the fit you've been looking
"green" long before it was trendy. At Oiseau Bay, we tread lightly.
Our cottages are all off-grid, which means that we use energy-saving
alternatives to provide all of the conveniences and luxuries you're
used to. You'd be surprised by how easy—and
is to live lightly!
Rule #1 Take
what you need
solar energy, traditional refrigeration methods (using ice blocks
cut in winter and stored underground throughout the summer), and
energy conservation to reduce our carbon footprint.
We conserve energy and water where possible to ensure that we
maintain a balance that will work into the future.
Rule #2 Give back
the price of your stay will go towards our own carbon offset program
to help you ensure that your family's vacation footprint will be
acres are 100% pristine. We spend a lot of time and energy making
sure that no human traces are left behind. Our guests respect our No
Littering policy, and the wildlife appreciates our efforts.
#4 Try to eat what
organic vegetable gardens and fruit trees so that our guests can
enjoy the season's bounty. We believe that we can't forget the
strong connection between ourselves and our food. We advocate a
"weed and feed" policy--so don't be afraid to get your hands dirty!