EL HUERTO is located on the shores of Lake Catemaco, in the region of Los Tuxtlas (Veracruz). Land of Olmec past, today it serves as the guardian of the northernmost humid tropical rain forest of the American continent and is classified as a Biosphere Reserve. It is a treasure protected by volcanoes, mountains, jungles, waterfalls and rivers, lakes and lagoons, mangroves and the sea.
The ancient Toxtli was once sought after for its gold, jade, turquoise, cocoa and precious feathers, and today it is for its lush nature. At EL HUERTO, we invite you to discover it all.
TRIPS AND STAYS FOR SCHOOL GROUPS, BY CENTROS ECOCLUB
As an environmental education center since 1994, El Huerto is a pioneer in the region for receiving school groups, raising awareness about the rainforest ecosystem through various field work activities. Do you want your students to have this wonderful experience? Contact us directly at our offices in Mexico City.
EDUCATIONAL DAYTRIPS "GUARDIANS OF LOS TUXTLAS" FOR SCHOOLS IN THE REGION
El Huerto has several programs adapted to different school levels (kindergarten, elementary, junior high, high school, and professional):
ACCOMMODATION FOR FAMILY GROUPS, GROUPS OF FRIENDS, YOGA AND MEDITATION GROUPS, FILM CREWS, ORNITHOLOGY GROUPS, SPECIALIZED GROUPS
In total exclusivity you can enjoy this paradisiacal place. Nature awaits you, as do ecological sports, organic agriculture, ancient traditions and deep relaxation, all of which to guarantee you fantastic and meaningful experiences. You will be able to enjoy sailing and canoeing in the beautiful lake of Catemaco and amazing tours in the jungle, lake, lagoon, waterfalls, mangroves and the sea. But this is'n t all! We have for you temazcales, massages and herbalism for your well-being; agricultural and craft workshops; bonfires with storytelling and fun or mystical nights. And let's not forget traditional regional gastronomy that will surely surprise you with all its wonderful flavors.
EVENTS AT THE HUERTO
Celebrate a special day in total exclusivity with beautiful views of Lake Catemaco:
Do you want to learn a fascinating sport without polluting the planet? Here you can learn to sail! It is 100% ecological. Maybe this will be your first step in becoming a sailor? You will start you adventure using FLIPER and OPTIMIST (school-boat) and then move up to LASER and CATAMARAN.
At the Huerto, we deeply value what the land has to offer. So we give respect to it by only planting organically. The vegetables, herbs and fruits we grow are free of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Our free-range hens live happily without hormones and without antibiotics. The eggs they produce are 100% natural and healthy.
SHORT VISIT TO THE POOL-PALAPA AREA
6 hours in the Huerto to have fun in the pool, to tan and to relax (Maximum 8 people)
El Huerto Catemaco Telephone: (01) 294-94-30047