All Inclusive Vacation

Craft for Community provides an all inclusive vacation experience focusing on sustainable tourism with an emphasis on service projects and adventure activities.  Below is a list of items that are included with your all inclusive pricing.

  1. Transportation: All transportation from the time you enter the country is included

    1. Airport

    2. Activities

    3. Day trips

    4. Shuttle service to and from town

  2. Lodge and Accomodations: CFC Lodge is a 3,200 beachfront lodge completed in the fall of 2017. It has basic furnishings authentic to Nicaragua, is spacious with air conditioning in all of the bedrooms, has 2 living rooms and a large kitchen.  Please see our website and instagram page for images of the lodge. All food is prepared to US standards in our large open concept kitchen.

    1. 16 dorm beds in 2 dorm rooms

    2. 3 queen private rooms

    3. 6 bathrooms

    4. 5 showers

    5. WiFi throughout the property

    6. Large second floor, ocean view living room

    7. Large first floor living room

    8. New, western style mattresses and linens

    9. Second floor yoga deck

    10. Breakfast and dinner is provided and served family style. We prepare authentic Nicaraguan cuisine that is fresh, simple and made of locally sourced ingredients.

  3. Support in Nicaragua: CFC staff works tirelessly to ensure your group has everything they need.A staff of 11 full-time employees ensure everyone is having an amazing, meaningful, and safe time.

    1. Trip Insurance provided by CFC, $1,000,000 policy per participant.

    2. 24/7 support from U.S. trained doctor located in Managua at private hospital (90 minutes)

    3. CFC Staff can be reached on their cell phones 24/7 from the United States

    4. Translators accompany the group 100% of the time

  4. Grounds: CFC is located on an acre of beachfront property. Our beach is lined with volcanic rock formations that have created gorgeous tide pools that are great for swimming, snorkeling and wading during low tide and swimming with gentle waves during high tide.

    1. Hammocks at beach front

    2. Bonfire areas

    3. Private beach access

  5. Service Activities: CFC facilitates group specific service activities that are appropriate and meaningful to our community. Example service activities are: projects and programming in our local school, mural projects, town beautification projects, trail maintenance and work in our local forest preserve, beach clean up, sea turtle conservation depending upon time of year, and other building projects within the town.

    1. 4-6 hours of service activities per day based on specific interests of each group

    2. Transportation to and from service activities

    3. Facilitation of activities with locals

    4. Translator when needed

  6. Adventure activities and other programming: CFC provides and facilitates adventure activities and other programming based on the needs of each group. Our programming allows for 1 of these activities per day. Activities may be done multiple times.

    1. Surfing lessons and board rental

    2. Swimming/tide pool hikes

    3. Horseback riding

    4. Fishing/dolphin tour excursion

    5. Hiking

    6. Cooking lesson

  7. Day Trips: CFC includes 1 day trips with our all inclusive week long packages. More may be added for an extra cost

    1. Volcano boarding:

      • 2 hour bus ride from CFC

      • Hike up Volcano Cerro Negro about 1 hour

      • Volcano Boarding 

      • Snack provided after

      • 2 hour return bus ride back to CFC

    2. Telica Volcano Sunset Hike (moderate difficulty):

      • Transport to trail head

      • Guided volcano hike

      • Return transportation to CFC

    3. Tour of Leon day trip:

      • Transport to Leon (1.5 hours)

      • Self service walking tour or guided

      • Lunch on your own at one of the many Leon restaurants

      • Return transportation to CFC

    4. Tour of Leon evening and night on the town:

      • Transport to Leon

      • Self service walking tour or guided

      • Dinner at one of the many Leon restaurants

      • Optional salsa dancing and nightlife

      • Return transportation to CFC

    5. Tour of Leon overnight (extra cost)

      • Transport to Leon

      • Self service walking tour or guided

      • Dinner at one of the many Leon restaurants

      • Optional salsa dancing and nightlife

      • Overnight accommodations at Leon hotel or hostel

      • Breakfast

      • Return transportation to CFC next morning

  8. Extras and out of pocket costs:

    1. Project Materials 

    2. Lunches ($5-10 per person/per day)

    3. Airfare

    4. Snacks and drinks not included in CFC programming

    5. Alcohol

    6. Extra surfboard rental beyond provided lessons