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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eco retreats is in a secluded piece of forestry land, comprising a very small number of traditional tipi and yurt accommodation set amongst gorgeous countryside, surrounded by trees, streams and clean fresh air. I visited with my girlfriend and a couple we know, with them staying in the river yurt and myself in the waterfall tipi. We were welcomed and... More 

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

Thanks very much for your review. I’m very happy you enjoyed your stay so much, including the hot bath! We hope you can come again some time. More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip was bought for myself and boyfriend by his sister, I'm not usually one for camping of any sort so I was a bit apprehensive but it was the loveliest little get away. The tipi was kitted out with all the essentials and the views when we woke up were absolutely stunning. We've recommended the trip to everyone we've... More 

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

Thanks very much for your review. I’m very happy that you enjoyed your stay so much and hope you can come back some time. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the very beginning this place takes you on a surreal experience They state it is quite a way away from anything, which is usual an over exaggeration...but they really meant it. We starting by driving over a bridge and up a forestry road, the road turned into a gravel track, we drove a bit more winding up through the... More 

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

Thank you very much for your review. I’m delighted you enjoyed your stay so much and hope you can come back some time! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've just returned from a 4 night stay in the Meadow yurt with our 15 year old son. Not sure anything I can say will do our holiday justice, the welcome was friendly(thank you Heidi) and after a years of many medical problems I instantly started to feel relaxed. We loved being woken up by our very own Baaaarbershop chorus,... More 

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

Thanks very much for your review. I’m very happy you felt so relaxed and nourished by your stay and that you enjoyed the bath so much. We look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Firstly - the setting is absolutely beautiful, and clearly a lot of love has gone into the creation and upkeep. Michael was extremely friendly and welcoming and I cannot fault his passion and commitment to eco retreats. I have put off writing a review because i really feel our experience was down to personal preference and I am sure many... More 

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

Thanks very much for your review and feedback. I’m so sorry that you didn’t have the relaxing break you were hoping for. As you point out we do try to describe our site as it is; the toilet facilities are a Swedish design compost loo (Separett) and are the best we have found for our site with no mains running... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

I bought a package on Virgin Experiences to take my partner away for a weekend with no worries on our minds - this package included reiki, meditation session and a welcome hamper. Our welcome hamper was forgotten about which is why I have given this review 4 stars - because there was no signal in such a remote location we... More 

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

Thanks very much for your review. I’m very sorry indeed that we forgot to include your welcome hamper but happy that we could rectify this during your stay. You can sometimes get signal in the Forest tipi but I’m happy that you could wait until your Reiki practitioner came rather than spend your time trying to call us! I hope... More 

Birchington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

At 66 years of age we were looking for something completely different to celebrate our first wedding anniversary, and found it with our two night stay in the waterfall Tipi. We were both surprised at how easy it was to forget the rest of the world and enjoy the simple way of life there. The location was both peaceful and... More 

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

Thanks very much for your review. I’m really happy you enjoyed your stay so much and hope you can come back some time! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Never have I felt so relaxed in all of my life. Everything was so perfect. I would love to re-do the whole weekend, we both really didn't want to come home! Even if it isn't something you normally do, I definitely recommend it. You won't regret it!

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

Thanks very much for your review. I’m really happy you enjoyed your stay so much and hope you can come back some time. More 

London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We had the perfect weekend at Eco Retreats, the team couldn't have done more to make sure we had everything we needed. Lots of support to find the location even though we arrived late in the day. The meadow was just perfect and very peaceful.

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

Thanks very much for your review. I hope you can come back some time. Best wishes. More 

County Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

My partner took me to the Forrest tipi as a surprise. We were only meant to be staying 2 nights but after loving night 1 so much and not wanting it to end we requested a 3rd night which they said was no problem. The tipi was well thought out Everything you could possibly need for your stay is provided.... More 

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Additional Information about Eco Retreats

Address: Plas Einion, Furnace, Machynlleth SY20 8PG, Wales
Location: United Kingdom > Wales > Powys > Machynlleth
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Eco Retreats Machynlleth, Wales
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