Eco community arising at a magical cenote in Tulum, Mexico



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  • Description


    Ecocommunity project at the magical cenote ixchel.

    Our vision is to create a tribal horizontal holistic community that can become a model of sustainability through our way of building, our relationships, between us and with the environment.
    At the heart of our location is a very large beautiful cenote...

    We are only looking for people with lots of energy, enthusiasm and initiative to help us with the maintenance and development of our community.

    We are open for people who have special skills to receive a full time volunteer and that will include food and accommodation.
    Alternatively we can host collaborators who will be required to work at least 3 hours a day, and will be expected to contribute their share of the food expenses.

    We receive daily a lot of requests and sometimes take time to respond, remember we prefer people with specific skills and preferably longer commitments.

    Those who have the opportunity to pass through our space will probably have a very special memorable experience, our multicultural family is very warm, sharing, fun and a bit crazy.

    Most people just stay here most of the time, we have managed to create a wonderful magnetic experience that those here forget about the world outside.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    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

    Depending on the activities at any given time, volunteers will learn from mostly how to live in a community, learn to cook for many people, and will have the opportunity to share knowledge and skills with people from all the world.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    We are looking for energetic, creative, conscious, self-motivated people who feel that have skills and willingness to contribute to the building of this community. This place is not for those who just want a break or a vacation or putting a minimum effort to get by.

    volunteer work includes:
    Group Cooking (main cheff with experience in cooking veg meals for large groups (20-40 people))
    Cooking assistant
    Cleaning (Kitchen, general areas, cenote etc)
    Carpentry (vast experience with tools and making doors, furniture, etc)
    Web design (knowledge of wordpress, indesign, photoshop)

    General construction.

    Gardening and planting veggies.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Czech: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Hebrew: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent
    Russian: 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


    We have around 5hq, so we have a lot of space, there is spaces with grass and sand around the cenote in case you have your own tent or hammock, we also have some glamping tents, as well as other spaces that may be available depending on the season and timing. We prefer longer stays, minimum two weeks. if you are just a passerby please do not apply.
    Meals will be served monday through friday, and those wanting to stay and eat during the weekend we expect help with the cooking and cleaning of the meals.

    We ask that those intending to come can be very conscious about their waste, to try to avoid plastic as much as possible, as well as not bring coca-cola or other multinational products.
    Meals are vegan and vegetarian and we ask not to bring or cook any non vegetarian products.
    and...No alcohol please.
    Please try to bring your own sleeping bag or sheets, blankets. Having a tent could be a plus. As we sometimes dont have space for people in our communal spaces.
    Soap, toothpaste, shampoo you bring needs to be biodegradable. And the containers need to be recyclable or taken with you when it’s empty.
    Arrivals are usually on monday morning and departure on friday evening or saturday morning.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our wonderful cenote is our main attraction, you can take a brake to go for a dip, snorkel or scuba dive. The area is quiet and pretty private though its also quite conveniently located. Its relatively easy to take a ride to town or take a bike there. We are surrounded by a luscious jungle and there are many paths and roads to other cenotes just a walk away.
    The town is 8km away, where you can find pretty much anything you need from a town.
    There are also ruins and many other activities that tulum offers.
    Though honestly most people just stay here most of the time, we have managed to create a wonderful magnetic experience that most people ignore the world outside.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    as long as the choirs are done everyday, we are ok with people working online on their personal projects online

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    we have enough space for personal vehicles.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week (Includes food)

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