Environmentally friendly and luxurious: 5x beautiful ecolodges in the Netherlands

When talking about an ecolodge, you probably think of a tiny tropical wooden hut somewhere in the middle of nowhere, where you have to generate electricity yourself and dig a hole to be able to pee every now and then. But that couldn’t be more wrong; because ecolodges can be high-end and luxurious. We’ve collected our five favorites for you. With these lodges your ecological footprint is minimal and you can completely relax, while enjoying the most beautiful accommodations with all the comfort you need and of course; outdoor life. 

But before we start the list, we hear you think “what even is an ecolodge?”. The official definition describes an ecolodge as an environmentally friendly tourist accommodation, designed and built in an ecological way. It’s an accommodation that has a minimal impact on nature, and also involves the local community in its services. This sustainable form of tourism fits this time perfectly, so here are our favorites:

Park Berkenrhode: an ecolodge on the Veluwe
For a green holiday, we can surely recommend Park Berkenrhode. This sustainable holiday park has luxury ecolodges for 2 to 6 people. The lodges are completely gas-free. They have solar panels, water-saving shower heads and taps. Each house has charging points for electric cars or bicycles. Don’t forget to book a house with a sauna or jacuzzi. If that isn’t relaxing, we don’t know what is!

Holiday resort ECO Grevelingenstrand
Holiday resort ECO Grevelingenstrand is hidden a nature reserve called ‘the Kabbelaarsbank’. The resort offers 30 self-sufficient eco-cottages, all of which are styled with natural materials on both the inside and outside. There’s a lot of space between the cottages, so you can enjoy your privacy. The more peaceful, the better! The cottages are located on the edge of a lake, which promises a beautiful view.Glamping ItDreamlân
Environmentally friendly glamping is possible in the small Dutch village of Kollumerpomp. The so-called Trek-in's are built responsibly with recycled materials and are beautifully designed inside and out. They’re fully equipped with a good bed, private sanitary facilities and of course located on a beautiful, relaxing spot. You can enjoy the real outdoor life here! The Trek-in's are located on the old Frisian mound, which offers an amazing view over the meadows.Ecolodge De 4 Eiken (the 4 oaks)
These unique ecolodges in the Dutch town of Wapserveen are surrounded by a national park and a protected nature area. During the day, you can go for a nice walk or a long bike ride, and at the end of the day you can completely unwind in your own sauna or hot tub. There’s nothing short of luxury at this holiday resort! The lodge's are stylishly decorated and equipped with everything you may need! 

Ecolodges t'Lennepserf
Ecolodges t ’Lennepserf is a small-scale, sustainable holiday park in a town called ‘Veessen’. The guests receive quality and comfort in a way that is kind to nature. When going here, you’ll stay in one of the new farm lodges or in the romantic love suite, called ‘De Bok’. Perfect for quick getaway or a long vacation with your partner or the family. 


The holiday resort opens its doors in October and is located in a quiet and green environment. It’s therefore the perfect place to relax and do nothing. Ecolodges' t Lennerpserf has 220 solar panels and a biomass system with which they can generate their own energy. The pellet stoves are not only fun and cozy, but also offer heating and comfort in a sustainable way during your stay.

Danielle Huisman-Teunis

This article is written by Danielle Huisman-Teunis, co-owner of Travel Rumors travel platform. In her twenties she traveled the world on her own and still claims she hasn’t discovered enough yet. She works, lives and travels together with her husband.

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Danielle Huisman-Teunis

This article is written by Danielle Huisman-Teunis, co-owner of Travel Rumors travel platform. In her twenties she traveled the world on her own and still claims she hasn’t discovered enough yet. She works, lives and travels together with her husband.