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Seeing these photos one could easily say that it is the lair of a criminal or the shelter of a castaway.
In fact it is the creation of a lover of tranquility and nature who also hosted those who had the same desire for relaxation away from the hectic pace of the city.
Moonhole is a resort built on a rocky arch, surrounded by the waters of the Caribbean.
It is a creation of Tom and Gladdie Johnston in the late 50s who decided to leave behind the intense everyday life of the city working in the field of advertising, to build a house and later a hotel in the Caribbean.
So they found a spot on a rocky area where access was possible only through a path or by boat and the modern ‘Robinson Crusoes’ made plans on how to build the shelter. After some years, around 1960 they succeeded in buying the land of almost 30 acres and there, in the volcanic rock-shelter, they built the home of their dreams that is really magical.
He even carried all the supplies on foot as there was no access by car.
Furthermore they gathered the rainwater from the roof to use it for bath and cleaning. Even the stairs of the house are built around the trees without any interference in nature.
When during the years the news of their removal became known more and more friends began to ask them for accommodation in this paradise or permission to build their own home there. Eventually the couple created a company in 1964 and transferred the ownership titles to the company. So they built other 16 houses and even created a modest hotel in the same style.
It is an ideal destination for those who of course firstly can afford such a trip and want to live the experience of staying in a shelter in nature. They still collect water from rain and everything works with solar and wind energy.
See the photos below: