Help us with planting and gardening while exploring beautiful Yucatan peninsula in Mexico



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  • Description


    We have a farm with orchard and some gardens on a big 3 hectares property off grid 12km in the jungle away from any other neighbors.
    We are still in the process to open up, so right now we are building 2 new cabins.
    We are in the jungle, off the grid, close to the village of Francisco Uh May.
    There is lots of fruit trees, chickens and cabins to receive guests. There is also a community kitchen that serve as restaurant.
    Locally, there is hiking, bicycle rides, local Mayan village with local are to see and also a few restaurants. There is a monkey reservation, Mayan ruins and beach at Tulum.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    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

    By staying with us, the workawayers with be immerse in Spanish language, learn to build palapas like the locals, learn how to take care of chickens, plant fruit trees, keep the yard clean, learn some Mexican recipe.
    We are also of the grid fully powered on solar energy, so there is alot to learn on how this work.
    Masonry and carpentry are also skills you will learn.

  • Help


    The help the workawayers are expected to give is varied.
    Cleaning the jungle with machetes is one
    Right now in the next few months, we are building 2 more palapas(cabins) and hoping to plant decorative plants, work on the pool area, maintain a garden and plant some new trees.
    We plan to have the workawayers cook there own food with the food supplied, and we are planning to share some meals together.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: 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


    Workawayers will have their tent or Mayan cabin with mattress and all the bedding.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The Yucatan peninsula has hundreds of natural sinkhole pools for swimming, there are Mayan archeological sites, Riviera Maya beaches, monkey sanctuary, tipical Mayan village with restaurants and Mayan art shops.

  • 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

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    25 hours a week flexible schedule

Host ref number: 671281522147