Craft for Community invites individuals and groups to experience Nicaragua through authentic projects that interact with our community. We aim to empower our community through projects that share visitors' interests in order to empower our neighbors with the growing skills and abilities to be successful in their daily lives.  


What We Do

Craft for Community facilitates meaningful trips for individuals and groups to experience village life in Nicaragua while making a lasting impact for change by interacting with community members in empowering ways. We handle every planning aspect of each trip and support each group and individual every moment of the way.


What We Offer

While each trip is uniquely crafted to meet the needs of trip members and community members, below is just a sample of the types of trips Craft for Community offers:


  • Facilitated volunteer projects 

  • Art and Cultural exchanges

  • Family and friend gatherings

  • Retreats

  • Spanish language immersion 



All guests and participants of Craft for Community programs stay in our modern 3,300 square foot beach side lodge in El Tránsito, Nicaragua. The lodge has a capacity to comfortably sleep 20 people in private room and dorm options.

Lodge Amenities:

  • Western style beds and mattresses

  • 2 dorm rooms

  • 3 private bedrooms 

  • Free wifi

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Air Conditioning and fans in all bedrooms

  • Prepared meals

  • 24 hour security

  • Beach and tide pool access from property

Who Can Participate

Any person, any age is welcome to participate in one of our programs. 


We have hosted:

  • Teachers leading trips of their students

  • Artist workshops

  • Corporate retreats

  • Families

  • Yoga retreats

  • Small group vacations

  • Individuals and couples

  • Any group up to 20 people


What Makes Craft for Community Unique

Craft for Community offers participants an authentic experience where travel becomes more than just a vacation. Through our unique projects and community partnerships, participants have the opportunity to engage with the community and environment to broaden their understanding of the Nicaraguan culture. All the while, guests stay at our comfortable, newly-built, Western-style beach lodge which assures comfort and relaxation in paradise.

El Transito, Nicaragua town Sunset
El Transito Nicaragua sea turtle