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The Chillhouse – surf hostel in Bali

Why do we like them?

The Chillhouse is an awesome surf hostel in Bali, run by Alex and Sabina. Chilled out spaces, a friendly vibe, good food and great surf. What more do you need? The guys are making great strides to bring green ethics into everything they do, and have a close relationship with the local community, so you will get to feel a real part of the special Bali scene.

Snowfox Holidays – Ski hotel in La Plagne

Why do we like them?

The Rhododendrons has recently come under new ownership with Camilla and her popular host family who have big plans for this large, comfortable and friendly hotel.They have a wealth of experience in La Plagne 1800 ensuring that visitors get the most out of their stay in the heart of one of the best ski locations in the world. With fantastic food and stunning pistes its no wonder that guests keep going back.

Visit Strandja – Walking and beach holidays in Bulgaria

Why do we like them?

If you are heading to Bulgaria, then check out this small, friendly set up in Strandja National Park, one of the least discovered regions of Europe.Anja and the team set up recently to help you explore the mountains, coasts, timeless villages and natural beauty. They work closely with local organisations to make sure your visit helps to preserve the natural resources of this biodiverse and little visited region.

Sunshine Himalayan Adventures – Trekking and mountaineering in Great Himalyas National Park

Why do we like them?

Want to explore the stunning Great Himalayas National Park? Uninhabited and largely unexplored, this is India’s newest. Sunshine Adventures have worked closely with local communities, authorities and NGO’s to open opportunites for trekking and mountaineering. Local expertise, connections and strategic partners make them perfectly equipped to help you plan mountaineering and trekking expeditions into the park. These guys also offer great opportunities to meet and stay with the communities surrounding the uninhabited national park,and learn more about the unique, sensitive environment which they hope can be protected through eco tourism like this. Get your boots on!

Solneige – Ski chalet in Vaujany, France

Why do we like them?

We were very pleased to welcome Solneige into the muchbetter family. With ten years of experience, Jan and Mirjam are as accommodating and friendly as they come, as well as serving the best cuisine Vaujany has to offer according to those who have had the pleasure.Solneige is the perfect place to stay if your interested in relaxing whilst immersed in stunning scenery or getting involved in the eclectic range of adventure sports Vaujany has to offer.Jan and Mirjam are as committed to making sure you have an awesome time as they are to advancing their sustainability which is why we are delighted to have them on board.

Rancho Chilamate Adventures – Horseriding in Nicaragua

Why do we like them?

Jamie and Blue have got a beautiful set up on the Nicaraguan coastline. If you ever fancied galloping across a white sand beach or exploring the Nicaraguan jungle, then this is the place to do it. With excellent local knowledge, happy horses, a friendly team of locals and great food, this is truly an authentic adventure in off the beaten track Nicaragua. Their commitment to the local community and environment is there for all to see, making it a muchbetter trip indeed.

Under The Thatch – unique holiday accommodation in UK and Europe

Why do we like them?

Unique, memorable holiday accommodation around the UK and increasingly around Europe. Under the Thatch can set you up with a wide variety of different holiday homes in stunning rural locations, and the profits from their work go straight back in to conservation or restoration work. A model social enterprise, with many awards and accolades under their belt – muchbetter indeed.

Loft Hostel – budget ski accommodation near Les Arc and La Plagne

Why do we like them?

Charley set up the Loft Hostel in the Tarentaise to bring a laid back vibe and low cost accommodation for skiers and boarders to Les Arc, La Plagne and around. Summer or winter in the Alps, if you are looking for a sociable, comfy place to hang out and whip up some food after a day on the mountain, then you should definitely get in touch!

Eco Bondi Beach – self catered accommodation on Bondi Beach

Why do we like them?

Comfortable, well equipped and chic, this apartment at Bondi Beach is the ideal base for enjoying life on one of Australia’s most famous beaches. Liz takes her environmental responsibilities seriously, which only adds to the earty comfort of the apartment, and might even open your eye to a few green tricks too.

Adios Base Camp Peru Trekking and travel operators

Why do we like them?

Born and bred in Cusco, you won’t ever hope to find someone with more local expertise or connections than Vidal. If you are planning a trip to explore the Peruvian mountains, Inca Trail, Machu Pichu and other less visited areas, then you know you are in friendly, dedicated and highly ethical hands. The excellent reputation he and his team have earned over the years has recently allowed their field of vision to expand into Ecuador and Bolivia.

Peter Sommer Travels – Sailing and cultural tours of Italy, Greece and Turkey

Why do we like them?

Since walking 2000 miles across Turkey 16 years ago, Peter has been fascinated with the region, and has been organising sailing tours and gulet cruises to Greece and Turkey almost ever since. A specialist in local archaeology and culture, but not averse to splashing about in a kayak or snorkel either, if you are looking for a truly memorable encounter with Greece, Italy or Turkey, great food, luxurious accommodation and expert, personal attention, then look no further.

Brazil Pousada MarujoFlorianopolis accommodation

Why do we like them?

Florianopolis is high on the list for anyone travelling to Brazil, and Pousada Mar
ujo, run by Ida and her family is building a great reputation for friendly service and comfortable, good value accommodation. Ideally placed for surfing the various Florianopolis beaches, and enjoying the many other highlights of the area.

Tesfa Tours – community trekking in Ethiopia

Why do we like them?

If you want to discover life in Ethiopia, trekking with local guides in the Ethiopian highlands around Lalibela and staying in tukuls in their communities should be high on your list.Mark and the team at Tesfa have worked tirelessely with the local community to bring this together, and the results seem to stay long in the minds of visitors. If you are travelling to Ethiopia, opportunities like this really shouldn’t be missed.

We continue to scour the globe for muchbetter adventures, and when we find them we get straight in touch.Who are we looking for?

If you can suggest someone or somewhere you have stayed recently, then please do! If we agree, we offer them a free place on the site so more people like you can find them. It’s all about rewarding the people that deserve it…