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Off-grid experience, co-living space, beach private Cabana Stays

carretera nueva a leon, Los Brasiles, Nicaragua

Located on the Pacific coast of Isla Los Brasiles in Nicaragua, the lodge is a beachfront Eco-resort. Following the principles of permaculture, Carpe Diem was built over the last 5 years by over 700 international volunteers from our natural building school. Over 90% of building structures were built with natural or recycled materials. We are solar-powered and use water directly from man-made wells on site. Half of the 1-hectare piece of land is forested and serves as a camping area and fruit farm, while the front is a stunning sunny area where guests can enjoy the main community space. Compost toilets and showers are scattered throughout the premises for your convenience.

COMMUNITY AND CO-LIVING

We nurture a back to the source and healthy environment where people can heal, grow and get empowered through the support of a community.

To connect people and create a vibe that is more user-friendly, we decided to create a co-living space instead of a traditional host/guest resort.

Everyone participate in daily tasks like passing the broom, filling the water filter, helping to cook, etc… It only takes a few minutes per day but it makes all the difference!

For $30 per night our beach Cabanas are beautiful, spacious and natural. The walls are made of cob (a mixture of clay, sand and straw)  and the roofs are made of  palm leaves. Because of the material we use, the temperature inside is naturally fresh (especially in Nicaraguan heat) Every room is furnished with a double bed, nightstands and a wardrobe.

Features


Diet 100% Vegetarian & Vegan
Year established2014
Property typeCabin
Unique propert typeNature lodge
Stay typePrivate room
Bed type 1 Double bed
Place facilitiesHammockBed linensExtra pillowsPeace and QuietPets in the house
PrivacyShared bathroomNo refrigerator access
LanguagesEnglishFrenchSpanish

Food & Kitchen

About the food

We do offer meal plans where you can enjoy 3 healthy plant-based communal meals per day (buffet-style breakfast made out of fruits, oats, peanuts, raisins, cacao beans, moringa, tea and coffee) lunch and dinner are taken all together.

 

About the kitchen

As we are a community-based living space, we do not offer free access to our kitchen.

Kitchen availability Limited availability
Kitchen facilities Coffee makerOvenStove
Meals BreakfastDinnerFasting supportFresh fruits and vegetablesGlutten-free optionsLactose-free optionsSnack / Juice barVegan options

Activities

About the activities

For free, every mornings on weekdays, we have access to our yoga classes. We love to encourage and empowered people so anyone is welcome to offer the own workshop, services or classes. You fix a price and we keep 30% of the profits for the project and for local community projects.

We do rent surfboards. The coast is really wild so we can not promise good waves every day.

As a part of our daily routine, we do offer free hands-on eco-building classes every morning during weekdays.

Activities BonfireConstructionHomemadeSurfingYoga
Activities facilities Reading roomMusical instrumentsYoga mats

Rules & Policies

Rules

We are a co-living/community living space, so everyone has to take part on our daily tasks to make the place enjoyable =)

NO smoking inside of the building.

Minimum guests 4
Maximum guests 4

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