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︎CAMP is a meeting ground for communities.

Organizers will find a rustic and supportive setting to bring together gatherings, mobile communities, and intimate festivals. ...

︎CAMP is a meeting ground for communities.

Organizers will find a rustic and supportive setting to bring together gatherings, mobile communities, and intimate festivals.

Reservations for up to 100 people may have exclusive† use of CAMP and book more than 3 months in advance. At other times, personal reservations are available here

We have:
  • gathering spaces in our garden, patio, restaurant, dojo, fire circle, and beach shelter
  • two 100㎡ studios with stages—Zipolite's biggest movement/workshop spaces.
  • air-conditioned 50㎡ dojo/classroom
  • 20-person conversation/aqua-therapy pool
  • 10-person sauna, outdoor warm showers
  • air-conditioned process/massage/bodywork cabaña
  • 50 beds in dormitories and cabañas
  • 50 extra bed-spaces are available in our studios
  • sanitary facilities are shared




Pricing is determined by:
  • time of year
  • community size
  • length of stay (minimum 1 week)
  • optional services*

For meals, communities have access to the kitchen, implements, ware, and staple pantry ingredients. Complimentary coffee and tea is available, chef-prepared meals on request.

*optional services include: custom set-up, laundry, transportation, meals, off-site explorations, group experiences, etc.

†Exclusive use privileges are shared with on-site staff and residents.

︎Personal reservations are available during unfilled and holiday weeks.

So that priority is given to communities, personal reservations are not available more than 3 months in advance. ...

︎Personal reservations are available during unfilled and holiday weeks.

So that priority is given to communities, personal reservations are not available more than 3 months in advance.

Our cabañas have shared or ensuite bathrooms. For meals, guests have access to the kitchen, implements, ware, and staple pantry ingredients. Complimentary coffee and tea is available.




Cabaña availability can be explored here

︎Mexico's only nude beach, local restaurants, craft vendors, and shops, are steps away.

“Unofficially a 'playa libre' for more than 50 years, Zipolite nudity was legalized in 2016. Zipolite is considered the best place for social nudity in the country. The numerous nude sunbathers, and the long tradition, make it safer for nudity.Wikipedia ...

︎Mexico's only nude beach, local restaurants, craft vendors, and shops, are steps away.

“Unofficially a 'playa libre' for more than 50 years, Zipolite nudity was legalized in 2016. Zipolite is considered the best place for social nudity in the country. The numerous nude sunbathers, and the long tradition, make it safer for nudity.Wikipedia


︎Our team allies with the local costeño community, the natural environment, and people of any identity and self-identification.

Part of monies from program income are applied to education and well-being in our Arroyo Tres district and for purchasing carbon offsets from ...

︎Our team allies with the local costeño community, the natural environment, and people of any identity and self-identification.

Part of monies from program income are applied to education and well-being in our Arroyo Tres locale and for purchasing carbon offsets from cquestcapital.com as a way to compensate for your travel's greenhouse gas emissions, funding an equivalent CO2 savings elsewhere. It both helps to combat global climate change as well as to care for local communities around the world. Please try out the carbon footprint calculator we use to determine the offsets that CAMP purchases for retreatants based on round trip miles traveled.




Imagined into reality by co-creators Maybel and Anthony with:

  • Zipolite architect Coline Marguin,
  • master builder, Marcelino (Pedro) Almaraz,
  • and his team of local artisans.

CAMP's architecture models local vernacular construction and is built of earth, clay, stone, and fast-growing sustained-yield guanacaste timber (The Guanacaste Tree: A Role Model for Sustainable Wood Design in Mexico?). More than 10 trees were reforested in Sierra de Juárez, Oaxaca for each harvested to construct the center. CAMP is energy and water efficient, with air-source water heating, renewable energy generation, and a four-stage anaerobic digester that converts all wastewater for irrigation and indirect potable water reuse.




Co-creators Anthony, an architect-builder from NYC, and Maybel, a cross-disciplinary artist from Venezuela, are sourcing a body of knowledge to design new culture anchored in wholeness; they are co-leading and learning with creators of contemporary culture who drive social change and define new models and perspectives in response to this world. The couple also co-created two community spaces for group-intelligence practices—Residencia in New York, and La Gracia in Mexico.

︎What to know, and how to be at CAMP. ...
︎What to know, and how to be at CAMP.

Find us on Google Maps—a 60-min taxi from Huatulco airport, 90-min taxi from Puerto Escondido airport. In its entirety, Playa Zipolite is about 2km long, so there is no need for a car. Taxis and collectivos are abundant.




Arrive—anytime after 2:00pm on the day your stay begins. Bedding is provided, although you will need to make your bed upon arrival. On your departure day, we ask that you remove all belongings from your space before 11:00am. If there is no group arrival scheduled, you are welcome to remain on CAMP property until 2:00pm.

What to leave at home—shampoo, soap, and conditioner [please only use our provided bio-friendlier products]; fragrances [please refrain from using scented products like perfumes, colognes, hair products, etc.]; candles, incense, or anything flammable as the dry season fire danger is significant (observe smoking-permitted locations); pets which are not service animals; expensive valuables as we do not have safes and cannot guarantee their safety.

What to bring—lightweight, loose, cool clothing, sandals; you do not need a bathing suit at the beach nor at CAMP; sunscreen, sun protection, insect repellant, medications; reusable water bottle; toiletries that are kind to our anaerobic digester; eyeglasses, sunglasses; earplugs, sleep mask; a small towel or kerchief to be used as a sweat cloth; notepad or journal; passport; cash [the ATM in Zipolite is replenished weekly, so not always operable].

Save water—warmed water is conserved during overnight quiet hours (11:00pm - 8:00am). Waste-water is processed and repurposed for irrigation; please only use shampoo/wash, conditioner that do not contain harsh chemicals [no sulfates, silicones, parabens, dyes] and are no-tears, no-fragrance, and bio-friendlier. We provide these products free.

Stay hydrated!—there is a potable drinking water station in the kitchen. Bring your own water container to refill regularly.

Connect—there is wifi and cell reception on site. Of course, you can unplug and approach someone, appreciate them, and open to being alive together.

Guest Agreement—your behavior is your passport. Behavior needing an apology is not welcome. Practice safer interaction. Keep a respectful distance. An approving glance is acceptable, staring is discouraged. Engage when welcomed, flirt with caution. Direct your attention and conversation where it is wanted. Advise an organizer or CAMP staff of any indirectly or overtly offensive behavior. Alcohol is not sold, though you may BYOB and consume responsibly. Families or 18+. Quiet hours are 11:00pm – 8:00am.

Nudity—social nudity is humanizing, fun, healthy, and normal at CAMP, and only mandatory in the pool and sauna area.