San Marcos la Laguna Guatemala
Sacha, a Kichwa word meaning ‘jungle’, is a property born from the medicine work of One Light Tribe, a community founded by Isabel in 2013. The property was purchased in late 2017 and building began in 2018. Some 4 years later it is now ready to share with the greater community to host sacred space, trainings, medicine works, yoga, meditation retreats and spiritual events.
The property is in Barrio 3, a short walk on a foot path from the village, in the valley. It is contained with a high wall all around, with our home, a guest house with kitchen and bath, ceremony/workshop space, block of 4 guest rooms, additional guest room, 2 palaces, full retreat kitchen, temezcal (wood sauna), shared showers and compost toilets.
The property can sleep up to 16 comfortably, depending on your group.
Separate shared showers and compost toilets
4 Single beds
2 Single beds
4 Single beds
With full bed
2 Single sleeping pads
Option to include Casa Tierra, our full guest house with queen bed, full bath and kitchen and Casa Blanca with king bed, full bath and kitchen, our house for extra flat fee per day. These houses are on the property but private from the space, perfect space for facilitators.
These houses can also be book separate on AirBnb, please click on the links to reserve:
Full open plan kitchen, vegetarian cooking only.
6 Burner gas stove, large refrigerator, vitamix, stainless cookware, storage space. Whole property has UV water filtration, plus additional Ecofiltros. We can provide a cook and meals for your retreat, to be catered for specific diets, to be included in the fees per person.
Our sauna is made of adobe and stone, wood fired and can fit 6-7 people comfortably at a time on stone bench. It stays hot for a long time and people can take turns. Water can be poured on the rocks inside once hot, we will also provide some aromatic herbs. There is a cold shower out the door on the side. This is an extra flat fee per use, we can schedule the days you might like to have this included in your retreat and we will prepare it for you.
Shared bathhouse with two showers and two sinks, UV filtered hot water on all taps. Towels provided. One compost toilet and 2 additional compost toilets next to ceremony space.
Ceremony Temple / WorkshopSpace
Our ceremony space was designed for our medicine ceremonies, but is versatile to be used for different events. 9m (29′) diameter with high palma ceilings, wood floors, mud walls and portal skylight. Space can comfortably fit 20 with mats at the wall. Side door leads to attached storage and small food prep/serving area. We provide long cushions, pillows, bolsters, yoga mats, yoga straps and some yoga blocks, along with UV double filtered drinking water. There are 2 compost toilets directly outside the space and a hand washing sink.
Pricing to rent the property will depend on various things: type of event or retreat, how many days you will be there, which spaces needed, and number of people in your group. Extra fees for sauna and guest house, massage on-site can also be arranged.
As a general rule for accommodation and full use of the property fees are $55-80 (depending on if meals will be included) per person per day, with a minimum of 10. Extra fees for sauna and guest house, or other services that can be arranged such as body work and energy healing sessions, mayan fire ceremony or astrology readings. Daytime only workshops are priced depending on the event, number of attendees and time of day/week.