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Please plan your arrival for Sunday afternoon/evening or workdays.
I am a graduated student from Czech Republic living currently in Puerto Rico. I am part of an amazing project of building and running a holistic healing, adventure retreat.
Our main goal is change. That is why we build a complex that will work synergistically with the nature and produce everything we need for a healthy and happy life. We raise animals, grow fruits and vegetables, get energy from natural resources and recycle everything possible. In the future, we only want to eat food from our sources, use cosmetics and medicines we make ourselves. In short, we want to be sure that we do not get anything harmful to our bodies.
Where are we? In Puerto Rico. Beautiful tropical island belonging to the USA with idyllic beaches around and with rain forest in the middle. Our eco-farm is located an hour from the the capital, San Juan, in the rain forest hills. One of the most beautiful beaches of the island is 10 minutes away by car.
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
Help with Computers / internet
You can learn a lot about life in the tropics and on the farm itself. The location of the farm is very beautiful and inspiring. Its located in a nature reserve with lots of fresh air and the beaches nearby are great for relaxing, swimming or surfing. So if you like nature you will like it here as much as I do. But downtown is close, so it is easy to socialise here as well. You can learn salsa, practice English, Spanish or Czech language, you can do yoga and meditate with no distractions, you can learn how to make Mofongo and basically you can live as a local.
Depending on skills, abilities and interest, volunteers can choose to help with daily chores such as yard work, animal care, clean up, cooking, Etc. Or working on one of the many projects. The following is a list of the projects that are currently running.
1) Nutrition center/ community lounge
2) Tree house
3)Conference rooms and clinic
4) Rebuilding the spa
English, Spanish, Czech
You will stay in the heart of rainforest. We offer small rooms with bunk beds for individuals and larger rooms with queen beds for couples. If you are into camping, you are welcome to use the camping facilities. There is a shared kitchen and bathroom.
In your free time you are welcome to do anything what your heart desires. We usually spend afternoons at the beach. There are many beaches for swimming or surfing. There are also nice places for snorkelling and diving. El Yunque National Forest is part of the rainforest where the farm is located, so there are many possibilities to hike. If you prefer a city life, there are many bars and restaurants in the town and also there is a live band three times a week. Puerto Rico is not big, so if you want to explore the island, you can get anywhere you want in a short time.
More than two
Maximum 3 hours a day, 5 days a week, and we provide brunch!