Our yoga retreat boutique hotel in Nosara, Costa Rica. one of the few Blue Zones of the world. Organic gourmet food. Extensive yoga and spiritual practices. Music. Lots of animals (Dogs, Cats, Chickens, Horses, Birds, Butterflys and Wildlife) Top notch surfing 15min walk south. Semi private beach 3min walk west. River mouth 6min walk north. Seeking a live/work exchange (unlimited purified water, unlimited fruits, private queen bedroom, semi shared bathroom, hot water, wifi, five full breakfasts and occasional snacks weekly ) for help in developing our gardens and small building projects as of November 2020 for 1-3months to start. We require someone experienced with tropical wet/desert landscaping, carpentry, stonework, permaculture and creating a food garden (possibly with aquaponics) as well as assistance in developing an enclosed butterfly habitat, reception and labyrinth. We have two part time paid local staff and we live full time on the property.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
wholesome environment, silence, nature, space, music, beach, sun, energetic and spiritual practices, good food, yoga, surfing, animal care, business
assistance in developing our gardens on the property into a more sustainable and lush tropical garden, exploding with flowers, herbs, foods and a new butterfly sanctuary to eventually be open to public for tourism. we require an individual who loves to work in the garden! who is organized, pays close attention to details, visually oriented, resourceful, aware, very clean and who has practical existing knowledge of tropical and local plants, wet/desert landscaping, permaculture, creating a food garden (possibly with aquaponics), complementary planting, planting seeds, harvesting/relocating plant babies, carpentry, building beds, building a tropical greenhouse/star geo dome, building trellises, developing existing garden areas that have fruit/flower trees/plants, maintaining and keeping gardens clean with weed pulling and raking, sourcing plants, composting, landscaping, development of river/pond circuit, building small habitats and lightweight screen coverings for plants that host caterpillars, developing an enclosed butterfly habitat, small reception and building a small walkable labyrinth.
This host offers a language exchange
shared villa with 1 or 2 people and several pets, you will have a clean private bedroom with queen sized bed, cotton sheets and towels, overhead fan, cabinets and semi private bathroom with hot water. we have a weekly maid and gardener. there is lots of space and always an available hammock. 3min walk to the beach, 15min walk to world class surfing. five days per week home made organic when possible, vegetarian friendly meals of breakfast and occasional snacks will be included, plus unlimited purified alkalinized water and fruits. daily dinner meals and weekend breakfasts are up to you (once you learn the kitchen protocol) or may be co created with us in house, we also like to eat out once in awhile as there are many good restaurants. we have lived here for over 20 years so you will have access to the best info and details of the town and surrounding area.
this town is a world class surfing spot, with consistent surf break. yoga, trail hikes, beaches, hammock time, music, good food. very relaxed, spiritual and conscious home in a tropical environment close enough to the beach for you to hear the waves from the bedroom. we go to bed early and get up early, here there is a 12/12 light cycle. no tobacco smoking or alcohol drinking. expectations are to be considerate, conscious and spiritual, have initiative to start projects with drive and know how to finish them. work will be mostly unsupervised so you must have practical experience and good knowledge base.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
max 5 hours a day, 5 days a week, flexible schedule