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La Joya Del Sol (Jewel of the Sun)

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Gorgeous rainbow over lush forests at La Joya del Sol

La Joya del Sol (Spanish for “Jewel of the Sun”) is a newly forming, living-foods based permaculture community in the south Pacific mountains, 45 minutes from pristine sea turtle beaches. It’s 170 acres of rainforest, buena vistas, fresh air and clean spring water. A starter off-grid hydro generating electricity from a river on the land, stands ready to power a handful of  Spaces of Love settler’s domains. Or just come to relax, cleanse, be healthier, learn a skill, write a book, paint a picture, study wildlife, be inspired by the inspiring.  Year-round springs in the rainforest provide pure water for drinking and irrigation. Over 1200 fruit trees including durian, mangosteen, coconuts, and hearts of palm were planted permaculture-style since 2005, with large gardens created for super-nutritious veggies.

Discover the biological advantages of feeling awestruck, of nothing less than a forceful reckoning with nature and your true self. Breathtaking natural waterfalls and pools to bathe, massage and rejuvenate in. Healthy gourmet or simple raw and wild foods every day. Food forests fast becoming abundant, the gift of seedlings for every settler.

“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better”- A. Einstein

“Those who dwell into the mysteries and beauties of the earth are never alone or weary of life” – Rachel Carson

A place where “Ask and it is given” becomes your daily reality  – Chef Eric Rivkin