The objective of Mandala Eco-Village is to create an ecologically conscious, sustainable community that values the planet as much as its people. Through rewilded nature, reusable energy, rainwater collection, and a zero-waste goal, Mandala Eco-Village engages together citizens worldwide the site to get back to nature.
An ecovillage is an intentional community committed to becoming more sustainable. In practice, this means that the resource inputs for the necessities of living come from local sources and are by and are by and large derived directly from nature in a way that allows nature to perpetually replenish itself and continually supply the needed materials. Ecovillages are also designed using whole systems design principles, to maximize overall quality of life for humans.
Earth is only our temporary home, but it is also an incredible planet that should be shared and cared for rather than capitalized upon and drained of life. Through rewilded nature, reusable energy, rainwater collection, and a zero-waste goal, Mandala Eco-Village encompasses 5 fundamental pillars: permaculture, sustainable building and infrastructure, education, health and well-being, and waste management, to engage citizens worldwide. Creating an international living community allows us to get back to nature, start fresh, and live sustainably.
The objective of Mandala Eco-Village is to create an ecologically conscious, sustainable living community that values the planet as much as its people. Bringing together citizens from around the world, the site is located on the southern coast of a naturally beautiful island that bathes in year-round sunshine and provides a utopian escape from the rat race of big city living.
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Mandala is a modern eco-village located on the southern coast of Lombok Island, a popular tourism destination and a naturally beautiful island that bathes in year-round sunshine and provides a luxury escape from the city.
The location of Mandala Eco-Village encompasses the best of both worlds. Situated amidst emerald rice fields it overlooks breathtaking ocean-views, plus views of the majestic Mount Rinjani to the North, and Indian Ocean views to the South. In addition, this area is close to well-known accessible places, such as, Lombok International Airport, Lembar port, Gili Mas port, Kuta Mandalika, Sade Village.
Lombok is part of the Lesser Sunda Islands and is in the West Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia. Located close to the popular tourist location Bali, Lombok is home to the Sasak people who are the dominant ethnic group of the island. It consists of 5 regions including North Lombok, Central Lombok, East Lombok, West Lombok, and Mataram City as a capital of West Nusa Tenggara.
There are a number of smaller islands that surround Lombok known as Gili. The area has a high tropical climate, luscious jungles, exceptional beaches, and endless rice fields.
Also known as Zainuddin Abdul Madjid International airport, this airport is the only fully operational airport on the island of Lombok. The airport, initiated by the Government of Indonesia and regional NTB stakeholders, was a huge a milestone for tourism in Lombok and has created a gateway to paradise. The distance from Lombok International Airport to Mandala Eco-Village is only 45 minutes with stunning sights to see on the way.
Kuta Mandalika Beach is located in Central Lombok and is designated as a special economic zone which stretches over 1,035.67 hectares of the southern coast of the Lombok Island. At only 30 minutes from Mandala Eco-Village, it is situated near other popular spots including Seger Beach, Tanjung Aan Beach, Merese Hill, and the Mandalika International Street Circuit. It is one of Lombok’s most exceptional beaches that offers an uncrowded and relaxing experience.
Just 30 minutes from the soon-to-be bustling area of Kuta-Mandalika, Torok Bay offers tropical tranquility and panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Less than an hour to Lombok International Airport and never more than 2km on foot to a beach, this location is perfect for those looking for relaxation but to also be close to local activities.
Mount Rinjani is the second highest volcano in the whole of Indonesia, standing at 3,726 meters. It is located in the North of Lombok and is currently an active volcano. Surrounding the slopes of Rinjani there are lush forests with stunning waterfalls and amazing views.
Within the volcano, there is a crescent shaped lake, the breathtaking Segara Anak which is about 6 km across at its widest point. This lake of sulfur is located 600 meters below the crater rim. Rising from the waters of this lake is a new volcano, Mt. Baru, which is result of a series of eruptions during the 1990’s. It’s a tough hike but worth it for the rewards.
The Gili Islands are an archipelago of three small islands: Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air, just off the northwest coast of Lombok, Indonesia. Each island features several minimalist resorts, with a collection of huts for tourists, a small pool, and restaurant.
These islands are popular for their white sandy beaches, tropical coral reefs, and warm inviting waters. Cars and motorized traffic are prohibited on the islands, so people get around by foot, bicycle, or the horse-drawn carriage called a cidomo. A popular activity on these islands is scuba diving and free diving, due to the abundance of marine life and coral formations. The most famous diving spots are Shark point, Manta point and Simon’s reef.
The Mandala Foundation strongly prioritizes education, welfare, health, and the environment. With these 4 main pillars, the Mandala Foundation has a vision, namely, to actively improve the environment, engage in positive social change, and increase prosperity through education. An equally important mission is to help residents realize their dreams through education, social development, healthcare, and sustainable agriculture.
Our mission is to actively engage in human resource and social business development through education, health and well-being, permaculture, and waste management. The programs are carefully designed to achieve the SDGs to elevate the quality of people’s life by caring for the community and the surrounding environment, having a global perspective and upholding the cultural values and local wisdom
Indra has close to 20 years’ experience working on capacity building, community development, and eco-tourism projects with multinational organizations, including the federal-backed German International Cooperation (GIZ). A graduate in Sustainable Tourism for Economic Growth and recipient of a grant from the Australian Embassy in Jakarta for the Development of Community-Based Tourism in Lombok, Indra has also been invited to speak at international seminars such as “Waste to Wealth” and “Island Tourism Forum”.
Born & raised in Milan with a Moroccan background, Anas has been a versatile part of Invest Islands since its inception in 2016. He studied ancient Latin and Greek before getting hands-on experience in the world of sales and PR in Milan’s most famous nightlife spots. A degree in International Sales and Marketing at the University College of Northern Denmark in Aalborg, along with a Masters in International Business Management from SeoulTech National University in Seoul, South Korea, armed him with the toolkit to head up Invest Islands’ marketing team.
Dea is originally from Sulawesi – Toraja, and grew up in the Senggigi area.Dea joined Invest Islands back in 2016 as the manager of a restaurant located in Gili Trawangan – Tapaz bar, then start helping with real estate business. She began helping the Invest Islands Due Diligence team on communication and assisting Kevin with the team. After living in Gili Trawangan for 6 years, Dea finally moved to the Invest Islands Kuta office to help within the marketing department.
Putu graduated in Information Technology with a concentration on Business Intelligence Systems from the University of ITB STIKOM Bali in his native Bali. Before joining Invest Islands in January 2020, he worked in the engineering department of the Intercontinental Hotels Group. Administrating databases related to asset management, his efficiency with evolving technologies makes him a vital member of the team in Lombok. Putu is determined to help drive business in the global markets through digital transformation and the use of the latest comprehensive technology.
Dinda has a Bachelor’s of English studies obtained at the University of Mataram. She has gained experience working in several organizations, one of which was STP(Sekolah Tinggi Pariwisata) Mataram as a Coordinator in their Language Center. Currently, Dinda works as a General Administrator at Mandala Eco-Village in Lombok. She is an integral part of the Mandala team and brings a vast amount of experience to her role.
Julien has been involved in the field of renewable energy since 2009. With a Master’s in Energy and Sustainable Engineering to complement his Bachelor’s in mechanical and production engineering, his projects have spanned across France, Indonesia, and Malaysia, mainly focusing on Solar PV. Collaborating with local and international players on both small- and large-scale projects, since 2014, he has also been involved in a range of eco-friendly tourism initiatives in Indonesia.
Practitioner and consultant in the field of development and humanitarian aid for more than 15 years, Andy Wahyu Widayat has experience working with numerous international NGOs. He has gained solid experience in the areas of community development, disaster management ranging from pre, present, and post disaster, and sustainable village-tourism development. He has gained knowledge and skills across various project designs, including developing a series of handbooks and modules related to tourism and disaster risk reduction.
The success of Mandala Eco-Village is intertwined with our trusted partners who bring added value to the project.
Invest Islands is a leading Lombok real estate investment company that brings a sense of style and sustainability to its premium projects. Founded by Kevin Deisser and Jack Brown in 2015, the company’s vision is to find undervalued plots of land across the Indonesian archipelago and work with award-winning architects and designers to create breath-taking developments that raise the profile of their destination.
Islamic Relief Indonesia helps families to regain their livelihoods and work to rebuild local economies and industries. They provide comprehensive disaster risk reduction training to schools, religious buildings, and communities. Their MoU with the Ministry of Home Affairs allows them to engage and support communities in socio-economic development, water and sanitation, education, orphan, disaster preparedness, and emergency response.
Bambook Sustainable Architecture & Design is a studio and consultancy based in Lombok, Indonesia. They serve their clients by merging designers’ dreams with the needs of the planet. Providing solutions that not only achieve high-quality design, but contribute to a low carbon future. Notable projects of Bambook studio include Villa Serena, the first Net Zero Luxury Villa in Lombok and first to sell carbon free power to the National Grid.
Pablo Luna studio focuses on the design, development, and production of art, jewerly, and architecture with bamboo and other natural materials. It was founded with the purpose to further the study of this architectural movement. Now, the studio innovates dynamic and sustainable architecture practices with project across South East Asia, Costa Rica, Mexico, and Chile.
HWCD consulting are Health, Wellness and Community Development specialists. Romy Hidayat, team leader of HWCD, has been involved in public health for more than a decade, specializing in the general healthcare of mothers and children. An expert in using data to establish public health policy for provincial governments, Romy was tasked in 2020 with coordinating the National Action Plan Taskforce.
Widhi Nugroho is the founder and chief architect of Studio WNA, an architecture consultancy firm in Bali. A firm that focuses not only on architectural design, but also in product and interior design. Specialists in the constructional use of bamboo, Studio WNA’s designs can be found across Indonesia, as well as in Malaysia, Thailand, India, and China.
Bio Arc was founded by Juan Schlosser and is a social enterprise design firm specialized in the emerging discipline of bio-architecture. They focus on creating natural living environments with a strong focus on using bamboo dome structures, designed to possess unique energetic qualities and stimulate the higher faculties within people. Bio Arc encourages collaboration between designers, developers, and bio-architects.
A Lombok based education consultancy founded by Ahmad Junaidi, Educathink Tank advises schools, learning centres, government agencies and other entities on curriculum development and learning program policies. They provide everything from literacy syllabus design to material development, scholarship preparation, and english proficiency development.
Wise Steps was the first integrated sustainable tourism consultancy in Indonesia. Founded by Nalendra Mochamad, Wise Steps is a solution provider for destination management organizations. Be it local governments, private sector, or tourist villages, they help to provide new perspectives on sustainable developments and technology in an effort to manage risk. Their team of experts specialize in rural destination development, sustainable tourism, marketing, and more.
MJB Hoteliers was established In 2012 by Michael Burchett. They specialize in hospitality management and consulting services. In addition to new-build and existing projects, MJB Hoteliers was contracted to set-up and manage the Mantra Group Australia in Indonesia. The company remains actively involved in supporting Wyndham Destinations across Asia Pacific.
Bakti Boemi, established in 2019, is a Lombok based company led by Fauziana, an indigenous Sasak woman. Their focus programs support permaculture, biodiversity, homesteading, and ecological education. Their work focuses on the resort landscape and maintenance, respecting the ecological and sustainable aspects. They are responsible for creating the standard Operational Procedures, delivering workshops, and setting up the report systems for the staff to follow and management to control the work progress