Located about 90 km from Mumbai, this eco-friendly retreat offers a range of wellness programs, yoga courses, ayurvedic treatments, organic farming, animal care, rural development and cultural activities. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway, a spiritual journey or a learning adventure, Govardhan Ecovillage has something for everyone.
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What sets Govardhan Ecovillage apart from other resorts is its holistic approach to sustainability and community. Inspired by the ancient Vedic wisdom of simple living and high thinking, the ecovillage strives to create a model of symbiotic development that benefits both humans and nature. Here, you can witness how traditional practices such as cow protection, rainwater harvesting, earth construction and biogas production can coexist with modern amenities such as solar power, green buildings and eco-friendly transportation. You can also participate in various initiatives that empower the local tribal communities through education, health care, organic farming and women empowerment.
Govardhan Ecovillage is nestled in the beautiful mountain ranges of the Sahyadris, surrounded by lush greenery and scenic views. The ecovillage spans over 100 acres of land, with 80% of it dedicated to natural conservation. The ecovillage houses a biodiversity park that replicates the holy land of Vrindavan, where you can find water bodies, plants, birds and butterflies that evoke a sense of divine connection. The ecovillage also has a farm that grows organic fruits, vegetables and grains that are used for cooking and offering to the deities.
Govardhan Ecovillage has a rustic yet elegant style that blends with the natural environment. The ecovillage has 120 well-furnished guest rooms that are built with locally made compressed stabilized earth blocks (CSEB) that keep them cool and comfortable. The rooms are decorated with traditional motifs and paintings that reflect the rich culture and heritage of India. The rooms are equipped with modern facilities such as air conditioning, Wi-Fi, TV and attached bathrooms. The ecovillage also has a conference hall, a yoga hall, an ayurveda center, a swimming pool and a restaurant that cater to the needs of the guests.