Eco Beach Tent by Billiton starting at 230 USD Actual rate may vary based on seasonality and availability.

Eco Beach Tent by Billiton

Cape Kelayang

Billiton Island


“An Eco Retreat and a Journey to a closer carbon-neutral existence ” Eco Beach Tent by Billiton


Located in paradise: The Eco Beach Tent by Billiton lies on the North West Belitung Island on the East coast of Sumatra, Indonesia in the Java Sea. It covers 4,800.6 km2 with a population of around 271 thousand people and belongs to the province of Bangka-Belitung Islands.

Eight luxurious tents invite for a maximum of relaxation. The tents are designed, crafted, and built carefully from local wood and natural materials using local elements and respecting the existing environment to reduce the carbon footprint without compromising on your comfort. Local wisdom creates an unforgettable memory for your stay.

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  • Learn traditional life with the native community
  • Engage with nature, surrounded by forest, and closer experience with wildlife
  • Reserve your private island:
  • Lunch or afternoon tea on the Rock
  • Experience barefoot walk on the pure white silica sand
  • Swim, snorkel, and dive in the calm water
  • Forest-bathing, massage, and meditation.
Green Pearls® Score for Eco Beach Tent by Billiton

environmental protection

being local - authentic experiences

giving back

cultural commitment

Rooms & Amenities

Eco Beach Tent

The artisanal Eco Beach Tents are just a few steps away from the white sandy beach. Equipped with a master bedroom, ensuite bathroom and a king-size bed they offer you a cozy and natural atmosphere. The uneven logs flooring in the bathroom become a healthy therapy for your feet.

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The motto is reconnecting with nature and enjoy the unspoiled, pristine nature.

When building the resort the aim was a minimum impact on local environments and natural habitat including the protection of the vegetation. The tents were designed, crafted, and built carefully from surround wood and natural material.

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Private Island Moment

You always wanted to be the private owner of an island?

Reserve one of the small beautiful islands which are only 1,6 miles away. There are many offers like swimming, snorkeling or diving in clear turquoise calm water with its beautiful corals, doing a forest bath, a massage and meditation. Your choice!



Green Initiatives

  • Architecture
  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Waste
  • Food
  • Social Engagement
  • Management Plan 


  • Minimizing the impact on the local environment and natural habitat.
  • Minimizing vegetation clearing, excavation, and chemical use.
  • Designed, crafted, and built carefully from local wood and natural materials, whenever possible recycling techniques, as well as waste timber and stranded waste wood, was used.
  • Using local elements and respecting the existing environment to reduce the carbon footprint.
  • Local value without compromising on guest comfort.
  • The property has been checked and reviewed by an international and certified auditor for its fire, life and safety aspects.
  • Handmade tents mostly from ‘dolken’ logs with reusable tensile membrane or nipa palm roofs.
  • The architecture concept was adapted from the traditional stage house.
  • Land ownership certificates follow both national and regional government regulations following the process, traditions & local values ​​that exist before land acquisition.


  • The property is not built in reserved or protected forest areas & complies with existing local regulations, minimizing any pollution during construction and not disturbing the ecosystem’s balance.
  • All trees and green areas are protected by minimizing vegetation clearing, excavation and chemical use.
  • No local residents have been relocated from the location.
  • Own organic farm with local fruits & vegetables and local plants to create the perimeter within the properties.
  • The Eco Beach Tent has a sea-turtle conservation program on Kepayang Island. A must-visit destination where sea-turtle eggs are stored and incubated until the hatchlings are released back to the sea.
  • No fogging or chemical treatments for the bugs, use of natural olive and lemongrass oil as an effective substitute for the repellents.
  • EBT encourages guests to enjoy the authentic local activity around the resort, like swimming, kayaking, forest bath, catching crab, squid, fish with the traditional method for their wild catch food under the star dining.
  • Whenever possible biodegradable amenities.
  • Bio-degradable soap and shampoo are provided in our guest rooms. Hand towels are also placed in the rooms to reduce the use of paper towels.
  • No use of plastic straws or any single-use utensils even in the restaurants.
  • Use of stainless steel, ceramic or wooden cutlery.
  • For food packaging, Eco Beach Tent uses the local Simpur leaf which is like a trademark in Belitung .


  • Each tent is equipped with an ensuite bathroom that features a central waste-energy-hot-water system
  • Coir or coconut fiber excess from the market are collected as an alternative to gas or electricity to heat the water.
  • The ceiling fan is being installed in the rooms to encourage guests to minimize the usage of aircon.
  • The use of LED bulbs for all units and other public areas in the Eco Beach Tent.


  • Water and ice usage are well-monitored for its hygiene.
  • Eco Beach Tent regulates the usage of the pump and water.
  • The Source of water is from natural spring.
  • Healthy spring water was captured from the nearest sources, which might not be colorless, but it contains no chemical additive.
  • Use of dual flush toilets that handle solid and liquid waste differently, giving the user a choice of flushes. It is an interactive toilet design that helps conserve water.


  • Waste is sorted into different categories which can be disposed of quickly. Any waste that can be reused, such as cloths, will be sold to a secondhand shop. As for recyclables such as glass, plastics and paper will be taken to a local recycling center or left in the plastics bins for recycling pick up. Food waste will be packed properly and send to organic farms as fertilizers. The remaining waste items shall be placed into a trash bag and place into a garbage bin.
  • A split-waste stream system allows for various materials to be source-separated (onsite), removing recyclable content from general waste. This mostly involves separating materials which are made up of paper, cardboard, glass and aluminum .

Eco Beach Tent is also in the midst of planning on how to record and monitor the volume of the waste. Steps are as follows:

  1. Step 1: Conducting a waste assessment
  2. Step 2: Creating a waste reduction plan
  3. Step 3: Reducing
  4. Step 4: Reusing
  5. Step 5: Recycling
  6. Step 6: Sustainable purchasing
  7. Step 7: Energy Efficiency
  8. Step 8: Other concepts and tools


  • Local cuisine delicacy with the organic farm-to-table concept.
  • High-quality wild catch of the day for fresh seafood.
  • Salads or stir-fried vegetables from the organic garden.
  • Trying to use local organic processes to produce fruits and vegetables on their own farms.
  • Committed to providing the finest meal for guests with newly harvested ingredients from the garden.

Social Engagement

  • Most of the staff are native people: from builders and daily workers to chefs and sales executives.
  • Employee education plays a fundamental role in bringing about a much-needed shift in peoples’ behavior.

Management Plan

The core business principles were developed from a sustainable, eco-friendly and low carbon footprint approach. Standards were designed to meet the business principles and international health, safety and environmental factors are the guidelines.