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For Your Next Getaway, Consider a Prefab Pod in Antarctica’s Lunar-Esque Landscape

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Echo is a space-age eco-retreat that will beckon the adventurous and affluent to experience the iciest region on the planet.

Pods for lounging, dining, and showering are placed at the center of the camp.

If you’ve ever had dreams of exploring and spending the night in the frozen expanse of Antarctica, here’s your chance to make them come true. In November, luxe travel company White Desert plans to launch Echo, its latest eco-retreat that grants visitors access to the rarely seen interiors of the southernmost continent.

Echo, a luxury eco-camp experience in Antarctica by White Desert, will launch in November 2022 and will feature six pod accommodations made from composite fiberglass.

In November 2022, travel company White Desert plans to launch Echo, a luxury eco-camp in Antarctica with space-age inspired accommodations.

Rendering courtesy of White Desert

“There is no more dramatic landscape to wake up to than this lunar landscape,” attests Mindy Roberts, White Desert’s chief marketing officer.

The camp’s six accommodations are bubble-like prefab designs by Skulpod that take inspiration from space modules. They’re lightweight, climate resistant, and include floor-to-ceiling windows that provide vistas over Antarctica’s snow, ice, and craggy rock formations. Far from civilization, the atmosphere is alarmingly quiet.

The two-person heated pods are prefabricated, modular, lightweight, and climate-resistant.

The two-person pods are prefabricated, modular units that are lightweight and resilient against the sub-zero climate.

Photo by Andrew Ling

The camp allows travelers to explore the seldomly traversed interior region of Antarctica.

The camp allows travelers to explore the seldomly traversed interior region of Antarctica.

Rendering courtesy of White Desert

See the full story on Dwell.com: For Your Next Getaway, Consider a Prefab Pod in Antarctica’s Lunar-Esque Landscape