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DYFI Valley, Machynlleth SY20 8PG, Wales
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were truly impressed with everything about our camping experience at Eco Retreat. We stayed in the Forest Tipi set up the hill surrounded by the most beautiful countryside. The tipi's and yurts are well spaced apart so you really feel that you have the space to yourselves. The Tipi was spotless when we arrived with everything we needed ,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first glamping trip! DH wasn't too sure, the children had never done anything like it, so it was quite a wild card for us. We had typical British summer weather of sunny spells and showers, in quick succession, which shaped our stay at Eco Retreats, in carpe diem/this too shall pass kind of way. Even with the rain we... More

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ChaNan B, Manager at Eco Retreats, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your feedback. We're very happy you enjoyed your stay in the yurt and hope you can come back some time! More

Surrey, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I simply cannot rate this holiday experience highly enough. We had the most wonderful, relaxing yet energising break away from the stresses of normal life. The simplest, natural things really are the best things in life and Eco Retreats allows you to embrace these whole heartedly. We took plenty of food and drink, cards and books but the weather was... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you're visiting attractions in the region, exploring the area on foot or just looking for somewhere relaxing for a few days, Eco-retreats is about as peaceful as you could imagine. We stayed in the 'mountain' tipi, which is a short but steep walk from the parking area, and completely isolated from the rest of the tipis. Sensible shoes or... More

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ChaNan B, Manager at Eco Retreats, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review. We hope you can come again some time! More

Cardiff, UK
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time staying in a tipi and we're already planning our next visit. We stayed in the remote forest tipi which, although quite a hike to get to originally, was actually blissfully peaceful and undisturbed - apart from the odd sheep and lots of owls. Despite pretty awful weather we were lovely and cosy and dry. Our... More

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ChaNan B, Manager at Eco Retreats, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We’re very happy you all enjoyed your stay in the Forest tipi. It is a fairly steep walk to get there but we agree it’s well worth it! More

Poole, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first foray into 'Glamping' and I think we have been spoiled from the offset. Following the directions, you are a good four miles away from the nearest main road, all done a forestry commission track - you end up in the most stunning piece of Welsh countryside. We stayed in the Easy Tipi, which was just 100... More

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ChaNan B, Manager at Eco Retreats, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your kind words! We're really happy you enjoyed your stay with us. More

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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Wow, I have just come back from four days of absolute bliss. It was everything I hoped for and more. It’s so beautiful there I really got back in touch with nature and myself. There is everything you could possibly need in the Tipi; I stayed in the easy Tipi, they really have thought of everything, I never moved from... More

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ChaNan B, Manager at Eco Retreats, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your feedback, and especially for your wonderful photos! We're very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

One of the best experiences of my life to date . We stayed in the waterfall tipi , which was perfect! View from the tipi is just as stunning outside as it is inside. Would highly recommend Eco retreats to anyone looking for a little escape !

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ChaNan B, Manager at Eco Retreats, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review - we’re very happy you enjoyed your stay in the Waterfall tipi and hope you can come back some time. More

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We stumbled across eco retreats on the internet and sharing a love of tipi's were intrigued. The reviews read well and so we took the plunge, usually staying in hotels or b&b's we were a little nervous to say the least. Booking was easy and communication was great. We received confirmation, useful tips and an easy to follow map for... More

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ChaNan B, Manager at Eco Retreats, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review and feedback. We’re very happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Following your comments about the hamper we’ve tried to make it clearer on our website just what’s in the hamper (organic wine, biscuits, pasta and pasta sauce). We don’t make much on this; part of the reason we’ve included these things is so... More

Holyhead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

So, we booked a 'Remote Tipi' in the hope of getting away from everyone and everything for a couple of nights. Made the booking online, then contacted Eco Retreats via telephone to confirm and arrange payment. All way quick and easy. We were e-mailed confirmation and receipt of payment, along with useful information for your stay and a basic map... More

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ChaNan B, Manager at Eco Retreats, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review. We’re glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes, our two Remote tipis are a bit of a trek up a steep hill so please do go for an Easy tipi if you’d prefer an easier walk! Sorry about the animal life - we aim to ensure that the tipi is properly cleaned before... More

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Address: DYFI Valley, Machynlleth SY20 8PG, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Machynlleth
Also Known As:
Eco Retreats Machynlleth, Wales

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