You can feel confident you’re treading a more conscious path when you book a stay at these beautiful rammed earth villas on Mayan Farm, just outside the charming Sunshine Coast Hinterland town of Kin Kin. With walls created from soil dug for a dam – and gates, doors and even the kitchen bench handcrafted from recycled railway sleepers and reclaimed timbers – the luxurious multi-pavilion home embraces passive design, arid landscaping and is fed by rainwater. Proving sustainability is most definitely sexy, a hammock, concrete tank plunge pool, fire pit and pizza oven also preside over the working farm’s rolling green hills. Pick herbs from the garden and self-cater during your stay or enjoy chef-cooked meals by co-owner and Slow Food advocate Jodie Williams (who runs the nearby Black Ant Gourmet cafe).
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