About this listing
Farmstays are rustic retreats where people can experience the permaculture lifestyle, connect with the land, and enjoy community living. Farmstay guests can explore local Costa Rican culture and the ecologically designed systems, or just relax.
Enjoy a gentle immersion into the life of tropical homesteading.
Clean air, fresh water, vital foods, and friendly hosts.
Visit us for an engaging and educational vacation getaway!
The Fruition Center for Holistic Ecology, offers expansive, experiential learning opportunities within a roots permaculture community for travelers looking for an adventure off the beaten path. Explore what it takes to establish an ecologically designed homestead in the mountains of Costa Rica and get a chance to experience a generative lifestyle focused on community living and ecological health. The Fruition Center nourishes integral, socially responsible eco-tourism through supporting the local village and giving travelers a chance to get first hands-on knowledge of rural sustainability. Guests can relax in the tranquil settling soaking up the epic views, get involved in homesteading projects with the center, explore the local area, meet neighbors, and join in on community meals.
From the garden to the kitchen, community meals are at the heart of the farmstay experience. Guests can choose to help out with cooking or relax until they hear the gong which beckons people to eat. The community farmstay experience can be as interactive or restful as a guest would like, adding to the dynamic potential of each visit.
Whether traveling with a backpack, a suitcase, or a family, the Fruition Center has a wide range of accommodations to meet the needs of visitors.
Hands-on Learning Opportunities:
The Fruition Center is a Permaculture Land Cooperative in its foundation stages, which means that daily life is filled with activities to build the community, as well as fortify and implement systems for sustainability. As a farm-stay guest, you will have the opportunity to participate in activities and projects that are taking place at the farm.
Projects and farm maintenance include:
Soil Building & Organic Fertilizers
Whole Foods Harvesting, Cooking, and Processing
Community Farmstay guests are welcome to enjoy meals with the community or make their own if they have a private kitchen, and are invited to join in meal preparation of local foods with our staff and community members.
$5 per meal.
Camping/Hammock - $10 per day (bring your own tent or hammock)
Dormitory - $14 per night
School Bus Cabin - $40 per night, ($10 /extra person)
Casa la Vista - $50 per night, ($10 /extra person)
If you would like to schedule a visit, we invite you to read our Community Living Agreements to get the most out of your stay in out dynamic and connected environment.
Check out our volunteer program for deeper immersion into the permaculture lifestyle.
~ Pura Vida ~
Local Costa Rican village with mini-supermarkets and a directory of locally grown food.
River trail and water falls in the creek.
Organic permaculture gardens.
Interaction with guests
We love interacting with guests and welcome them to get as involved in the farm life as they would like. Whether its joining us for community meals, helping out with farm projects, having a friendly conversation, or playing with the kids, we love sharing time with visitors.
Please read the Community Living Agreements, which can be found at
As well as The Fruition Center Drug Policy.
Cancel up to 24 hours before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.