Join our eco sustainable homestead in baja, right on the sea of Cortez, Mexico



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  • Description


    We are Mauro, Patty and Giuseppe, living in a magnificent part of baja right on the sea of Cortez. our projects are an eco sustainable homestead and also a cozy hostel.
    We have been here for 28 years now and our dream is to be as self sufficient as possible. We grow our own vegetables in our greenhouse, use composting toilets, keep chickens, and recycle as much water and waste as possible.
    We are a small hard working, relaxed family looking for some help on our future projects.
    (Please note we do have several dogs and cats, more info can be given upon request)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Bahia is an incredibly serene place, and our house is situated right on top of the hill overlooking the town and the sea or Cortez. We also offer teaching to work with natural materials, building walls made from clay, or such things as hay, glass bottles and recycling.
    We have a strong Italian background and are always in the kitchen making authentic Italian meals, and we love to share our recipes!

  • Help


    The main kind of help we need is people who can work well with their hands. We create our structures from a clay and water mixture, but these skills can be taught.
    Other help required:
    Painting (walls, filling in cracks)
    Carpentry (working with drills, screwdrivers etc)
    Structure building
    General maintenance. (Building, fixing, sprucing up)

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Hostel rooms available to sleep in (see pictures)
    Shared bathroom with compost toilet, sink and shower.
    3 meals a day provided.
    We do require hard workers but we have a laid back atmosphere. Work mon-fri but hours vary (e.g. in summer it's best to work in mornings and evenings) and any extra help at the weekends is appreciated.
    All we ask is that you are dedicated to the work you do, as our eco-homestead is very important to us.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 232789841998