Keep Life Simple

Welcome to Carmelita Gardens, a community for

self-sufficient living in the heart of Belize

We are Carmelita Gardens, a sustainable community practicing the art of living well in the Cayo District of Belize, Central America.


Who We Are

Carmelita Gardens is a building community in a whole new way. Through artisan entrepreneurship, energy independence, responsible agriculture, art and diversity we are working to create a place where people can thrive.

How We Live

Discover simple living within the rich tropical landscape of Belize through environmental sustainability, diverse community, and cultural celebration.

Find A Home

There’s something for everyone at Carmelita Gardens, from petite country cottages on a shared micro-grid to independent, fully-sustaining custom homes.

Stay Awhile

Stay a week, stay a year. Plan your next trip to Carmelita Gardens or explore our volunteer, intern, and creative opportunities. Visitors, vacationers, and vagabonds welcome.

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Questions? Contact Us

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