Footprints Eco Resort
At Footprints they have two imperatives, preservation and protection of the environment and the comfort of their guests. You will find that these guide all aspects of our construction and operations. They also have maximized the use of local and recycled building materials, and the use of renewable energy. The structures have been built on columns, and wooden walkways have been installed along the seafront minimizing earthworks and preventing silt runoff.
The 62 acre property, located a 45 minute drive from Crown Point on the island's Caribbean coast, is designated a nature preserve, and is being extensively reforested with native species. They invite you to become involved by planting or adopting a tree during your stay. They also provide you with regular updates on the progress of your tree and any wildlife that may inhabit it, and hope that you will come back to visit it time and time again. There are numerous nature trails, suitable for hiking or bird watching. Additionally, they grow fresh organic herbs and vegetables on site to be self sufficient in these items.
With saltwater pools that draw water directly from Culloden Bay. The use of seawater as opposed to fresh water helps to preserve our planet's dwindling fresh water resource. It also ensures that the fish which live in the seaward pool are assured of an ideal environment, as in this pool the water is constantly refreshed and untreated. Culloden Reef itself offers excellent snorkeling just off the beach on one of Tobago's most pristine reefs.
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The Cocoa House Restaurant features a retracting thatch roof, reminiscent of Culloden's history as a former sugar and cocoa estate, and creates a magical dining experience under the stars.
The buildings are unobtrusive, designed to enhance rather than overshadow the beauty of Caribbean blue waters and rolling green hills. The buildings all blend harmoniously with the ridge tops and valleys where they nestle, hiding surprisingly luxurious and comfortable interiors with inspirational views. All woods used in construction are locally grown in Trinidad and Tobago or native to the region, in addition, much of the teak is reclaimed from waste wood, and all of the wallaba is recycled. The roofs of the building are made from the leaves of the timit palm, a durable attractive covering that was the first material ever used for roofing in Trinidad and Tobago.
For all these reasons and more, you should come explore Footprints Eco Resort - Tobago's most unique vacation experience. Truly, a solution you can be comfortable with.