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Luxury glamping in an eco-resort featuring a wealth of activities will be on offer at Mythtopia, set to open in Scotland in Spring next year.
Just 20 minutes from Edinburgh on the site of a former golf course at West Linton, Mythtopia is promising to be a carbon-negative retreat with up-to-the-minute attractions like augmented reality (AR) and NFTs (non-fungible tokens) which will serve as access tokens to the resort. But there’s more than a nod to the past as the theme is ancient Celtic mythology.
Mythtopia will offer families a chance to enjoy 200 acres of preserved green land during their adventures. It will feature 150 low-carbon impact geometric domes and lodges, along with a restaurant, clubhouse, bar, and spa. Each guest will receive access to a wealth of activities including a geofenced augmented reality playground based on ancient mythology called ‘Mythtopia Legends’.
The game allows players to explore the natural woodland environment while following a spellbinding story of mythical creatures. They can build their own AR character, interact with talking trees and dwarves, and go on mystical missions alongside the characters of their friends and family.
The eco-resort will offer open water swimming in its own lake, stargazing opportunities, horse riding, yoga classes, and silent disco parties. In addition, by visiting Mythtopia, eco-tourists and glampers can help to rewild the forest and restore the natural environment. Simply buying an NFT will support Mythtopia on its mission to plant over 120,000 trees.
All NFT holders can stay at Mythtopia for up to three nights every year to keep reliving the magic, and can take up to three other guests (four people in total) along with them. Alternatively, investors could choose to stake their NFTs to earn a percentage of the booking revenue over their allocated nights.
Customers can also purchase a cryptocurrency token called OXEGEN (OXE), which is like a ‘digital carbon credit’, where the liquidity will come from the carbon credits of trees planted. Mythtopia founder Oliver Pyle-Santini, says “We are aiming to create a Scottish getaway with a difference in this new digital landscape, as well as an amazing experience to help unite families, teenagers, and adults alike.
“Something like this has never really been done before, and by blending together eco-tourism, gaming and the cryptosphere, we’re hoping to create a new era for travel and tourism. We have been very careful to maintain the cultural heritage of the land the site sits on, by entwining Celtic stories into the experience for all ages to enjoy.”