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The Hive

The Hive by Nomadic Resorts: An Architectural Marvel in Sustainable Resort Design

Introduction to The Hive

“The Hive” is an innovative accommodation solution by Nomadic Resorts, designed to blend eco-friendliness with luxury. This unique pod is part of a series intended to revolutionize sustainable living spaces in various environments, from resorts to private estates.

Sustainable Design and Construction

At the heart of The Hive’s design is its commitment to sustainability. Constructed primarily from eco-friendly materials such as bamboo for flooring and recyclable fabrics, the pod exemplifies green construction practices. Its steel frame is hot dip galvanized and color-coated, offering durability and resilience against diverse weather conditions.

Flexible and Functional Layout

The Hive offers an expansive internal height of 4.70 meters, which accommodates an optional mezzanine level. This additional space can be utilized for sleeping or storage, increasing the functionality of the pod without compromising its compact footprint. Customers can choose from layouts that include a version with a terrace and mezzanine or a simpler, standard layout without the mezzanine.

Thermal Efficiency and Environmental Considerations

Emphasizing thermal performance, The Hive incorporates locally sourced insulation materials, including recycled PET, which helps maintain comfortable internal temperatures and reduces energy consumption. The pod’s outer membrane, made from Serge Ferrari Flexlight Classic, and the Soltis Touch inner liner, enhance its thermal efficiency and overall environmental sustainability.

Versatility in Application

Designed to adapt to various settings, The Hive is ideal for eco-resorts, wellness retreats, or even private backyards. It can be installed using prefabricated concrete footings or ground screws, which adapt to local soil conditions and minimize environmental disturbance. This versatility ensures that The Hive can be integrated seamlessly into any landscape, promoting a broader adoption of sustainable living solutions.

Impact on Eco-Tourism and Resort Industry

The Hive represents a shift in how resort accommodations are conceived, focusing on minimal environmental impact while enhancing guest experiences. As eco-tourism continues to grow, Nomadic Resorts’ pod offers a template for others in the industry to follow, combining luxury with sustainability in a way that appeals to environmentally conscious travelers.

Conclusion: A New Era in Eco-Resort Architecture

The Hive by Nomadic Resorts is more than just an architectural product; it is a vision of the future of resort living. It aligns with the needs of the modern traveler who seeks luxury without compromising the planet’s health. As Nomadic Resorts continues to innovate in the field of sustainable resort architecture, The Hive stands out as a prime example of what is possible when design, luxury, and sustainability converge.

The Hive

The Hive is our latest model that was added to the Pods family. It’s generous internal height of 4.70m /15′ 5″  provides space for an optional mezzanine that can comfortably fit a bed for two people to sleep.

The first prototypes is being built in Greece in fall 2023.

Internal Area
13.2 m2 / 142 sqft.
Internal Height
4.70m / 15'-5"
3.87m / 12'-8"
3.80m / 12'-5"
Roof Height from Ground
5.9m / 19'-4"
Prefabricated concrete footings or ground screws, depending on local ground conditions.
Steel frame, hot dip galvanized and colour coated. Tensile membrane cover.


The best materials have been selected to ensure the structure’s longevity and resistance against the environmental conditions, such as strong windloads. Our standard products are designed to meet European building codes – which correlates to 140 km/h wind speeds. However we can engineer products to specific conditions.

Our pods use recyclable fabrics, bamboo flooring and high quality glazing. But more importantly they have significantly better thermal performance than any of our competitors and the durability of the products is best in class so in in terms of life cycle analysis we lead the field.