Permaculture Design Course, Autumn 2018

We are happy to announce the third FULL PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE (PDC) that will be hosted in Tinos Eco-lodge welcoming back two knowledgeable teachers from England, Dr. Rod Everett and Mill Millichap, Rod and Mill are teaching permaculture since 1990 in various parts of the world and are coming to Greece and spreading the permaculture philosophy and way of life for the past 7 years.

This PDC is fully certified by the Permaculture Association (Britain). read more

Hello People

This Blog will discuss and illustrate the evolution of the design and co-working progress of the eco-friendly tourist destination Eco-lodge Tinos (Greece).

The core subjects of the Blog will have technical character in the field of regenerative energies, recycling of resources and eco-friendly building materials. Around the core there will be discussions and ideas about ecology and a group orientated planning and design process.

The Eco-lodge team

Yin&Yang Yoga retreat with Jens Simon Petersen from Berlin

13 – 19 May 2018
We’re hosting a new retreat in May, led by Berlin-based Yogi Jens Simon. Stimulating morning Yoga sessions on our Yoga deck, sprinkled with practical inputs from Yoga philosophy and the principles of Yin and Yang, journaling, meditation in the afternoon and deeply relaxing Yin Yoga sessions at night form the backbone of this retreat. read more

Orionas Yoga Shala retreat 15-18 June

Orionas Yoga Shala invites you for a 3 day retreat at Tinos Ecolodge where we will practice Hatha and Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga as well as guided sessions of Thai massage. Cost for 3 days: 210€ in a room and 180€ in tents, price includes 3 vegetarian meals per day.
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Easter special 8th of April

Come and join us for Easter holidays and spend with us a full day of traditional Greek Easter celebrations. Special prices for both lodges will be from 60 euro the small lodge (sleeps up to 3), and 80 euro the big lodge (sleeps up to 5) for the period of 1st to 15 of April . On Easter Sunday 8 of April, we will offer our guests the whole traditional meal which includes goat on the spit, greek delicacies, wine and lots of music! read more

PDC experience 2017

The second Permaculture Design Course was realised in Tinos Ecolodge this autumn and we are convinced that this is the way to go! Another wonderful bunch of people got here to spend 12 days together, to share experiences and knowledge, to live as a caring and loving community for the people and for the earth. read more


C’est à la nuit que nous débarquons sur l’île de Tinos. Il faut attendre le lever du jour pour découvrir le merveilleux balcon naturel qui nous accueille pour une semaine de vacances et de randonnées. read more


We really enjoyed hosting our first Yoga seminar on our newly constructed deck with Eleni Toli from Tinos, centered on the 5 elements earth, water, fire, air, and aether. Between the old oak trees, the running water of the small river, the sound of the wind through the plane leaves, the singing birds around us, we had a nice journey through the asanas and meditation techniques to a deeper connection with our inner self and nature. read more

Yoga deck construction DIY

In the beginning of 2017 we started conceptualizing a wooden platform that could be used for all kind of activities like yoga seminars, dancing seminars, acrobatics, theatre and so on. Our first design steps where made at the computer visualizing the overall look and the technical necessity that the construction would demand. The goal was to provide a shaded place on the wooden surface for about 15 people with mats. We calculated that we would need an area of about 10,5x4m what comes out to 42 sqm so that every body would have a surface area of 2,8 sqm for moving and laying. read more

Autumn 2017 Permaculture Design Course

23 September – 5 October (12 days, 80 hours certificate)
Led by Andrew Jordan and Elena Symeonidou
We are excited to announce the second FULL PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE (PDC) that will be hosted in Tinos Eco-lodge with two knowledgeable teachers Andrew Jordan from Ireland and Elena Symeonidou from Greece. read more

Yoga and the 5 elements Weekend

Ελάτε να περάσουμε ένα Σαββατοκύριακο στη φύση της Τήνου, κοντά στις πηγές του Ακέρατου, με πρακτικές yoga στο καινούργιο μας deck μέσα στο δάσος με βελανιδιές, μπάνιο στα καταγάλανα νερά της Σάντα Μαργαρίτα και χορτοφαγικό φαγητό από τον βιολογικό μας κήπο. Ο Rama από την Αγγλία και η Ελένη Τόλη από την Τήνο θα μας καθοδηγήσουν σε μια πρακτική σύνδεσης με τα 5 στοιχεία της φύσης, μέσα από άσανες Hatha yoga, τεχνικές διαλογισμού Kriya yoga, βαθειά χαλάρωση Nidra yoga, και restorative yoga. read more

Eco Statistics

The Ecolodge has closed its first full season. We finally managed to gather and compose some data on the consumption of the Ecolodge. While designing our closed loop systems we had to make a lot of assumptions that where uncertain how they would play out. read more

Yoga retreat at Tinos Ecolodge, 3rd-10th June 2017

Re-charge your batteries and re-kindle your Spirit on this seven day retreat of yoga and sunshine. We will be based on the beautiful island of Tinos, Greece, staying at Tinos Ecolodge – a self-sustaining eco-friendly resort surrounded by breath-taking views and within a short hop to the local beaches. During your stay you will be guided through daily sessions of hatha yoga, meditation and deep relaxation using practices to help us discover and refine our connection with the elements. We also have time to explore the island and its riches as well as time for reflection and contemplation.
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Barrel Compost Toilets

This article aims to show how to build an outdoor compost toilet and encourage others to use this green technology which is the best solution to sustainable sewage treatment! read more

Permaculture Design Course What an amazing experience!

In the late of September we had the last busy days in preparing everything for the PDC infrastructure. The last bits and peaces had to come together at the Compost Toilets and Kitchen, no time for major mistakes. So we were running up and down the field with screwdrivers, drills and all sort of equipment with spirits up that we will make it in time. read more

Building New Compost Toilets

After a good while of research we came up with this…… a future post we will publish the design thoughts and technical plans so till then enjoy watching us build…

Outdoor kitchen and showers

This spring we put all our effort in preparing outdoor infrastructure for hosting seminars and camping in our land. We decided to make a communal space at the back by the vegetable garden for cooking and sitting, showers, sink and compost toilets. read more

espa flags

Η επιχείρηση ενισχύθηκε στο πλαίσιο του "Περιφερειακού Επιχειρησιακού Προγράμματος Ενίσχυση Μικρομεσαίων Επιχειρήσεων" που δραστηριοποιούνται στους τομείς Μεταποίησης, Τουρισμού, Εμπορίου - Υπηρεσιών. Με τη συγχρηματοδότηση της Ελλάδας και της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης