Recycle, Re-purpose, Reuse – Building Update

Recycle, Re-purpose, Reuse Recycle, re-purpose and reuse. These three R’s are core values of our sustainable, eco build.  Marsa Alam Desert Retreat, is committed to these principles. There’s so much waste generated everyday, some that we can see and a lot of less obvious hidden stuff. We’re all familiar with recycling but re-purposing and up-cycling…

A Busy Building Week – Update

Building Update Continued Here’s a further update, building is moving at a very fast pace,  we aim to complete all the buildings by December. We’re making significant progress, with the test dome  completed minus a few minor details. Moreover,  we have started our first single dome chalet which is growing nicely. As well as another…

Roof Over Our Heads – Building Update

Roof Materials Are Here and  Ready For Mounting. We’re using logs and reeds for the roof. They’ll later be covered with earthen rendering. These natural materials, applied with traditional methods. Will keep the buildings cool in summer yet warm in winter. They were delivered several weeks ago. But the reeds needed time to dry out….

Saturday Afternoon Marsa Alam Style

Relax and Unwind, lazy Saturday at the Lagoon.     The temperature is 34 degrees celsius, what better way is there to spend a Saturday afternoon than relaxing in the Bedouin tent at the lagoon? – Pure peace and tranquility     *Please note the lagoon is part of the National Park Protectorate so please…