Carefully designed to give a feel of coastal life,resort is carefully crafted like a traditional “Wadi” a traditional home in Areca and Coconut plantation surrouned with spice plantation.The stay in permium cottages makes you immersed in nature,lush green trees,varity of flowers,colorful birds and butterflies welcome you throughout the year
The entire premise is built with extreme to lay least carbon footprint,and make it true ecoresort.The self-sustaining Cottages and spacious eco friendly rooms are designed to be in hormony with surrounding and are constructed using locally available Chira stone and manglorean roof titles with traditional construction technique,which provide the foundation for this environmentally savvy resort located in beautiful meadows near Dapoli,the queen of Kokan.
Dapoli,Rustic Pathways illuminated with Bamoo lights through an array of water fountains enveloped by flowers and fruits bring nature closer to you as they link the cottages to ‘Costal Aroma’the multi cuisine restaurant serving authentic Kokani and Maharashtrian cuisine our esteemed guest to experience true ecoresort in Kokan designed for unique experience.
Extensive thought and research has gone into making Chira Meadows truly eco-friendly. Most of the wood used for construction is from secondary sources, mainly reclaimed from old demolished local houses or certified timber. The roofing is largely traditional Mangalorean clay tiles giving it a unique breathing character. Most of the walls are constructed using mud as a cementing material & plastering which is a rough texture is from certified eco-friendly green build products. High roof, spacious cottages keeps internal ambience fresh & cool.
These features, along with the orientation of buildings makes it efficient enough to never feel the need for air conditioning even in summer! Special attention is given to natural light & ventilation. Spacious verandahs with traditional swings (Jhula) and attached garden provide a typical coastal backyard experience. Plantations uses traditional coastal home garden plants like banana, coconut, areca nut, palms, pineapple and variety of exquisite aromatic flowering plants throughout the year. Cow dung & leaf litter compost and neem based fertilizer are used for the gardens and crops. Major power requirement is met with our own solar power plant.
Maximum power used in a cottage when all fittings are lit doesn’t exceed 100 W. Entire lighting is LED based for achieving good energy efficiency. The water is completely treated using UF membrane. No waste water goes out of campus and is recycled for gardens.. The walkways are made from Chira stone pavers and are lit with bamboo and LED lamps. The water pumps operate on solar power. Hot water is generated using solar powered heat pump thereby substantially reducing energy consumption. Formal gardening is very minimal and the plants in garden attract large number of birds and myriad varieties of butterflies.
The internal pathways are decorated with series of eight scintillating marble fountains giving a pleasant background sound.