San Andres

San Andres

San Andres is a relatively new addition to the area of San Jose, San Andres and Nuevo San Jose. It’s the last real village before heading up the road to the tiny jungle village of Carmelita – 75km up of dirt road – chicken bus leaves for ‘Carmela’ around Noon each day – 40Q each […]

Belen

Belen

The Maya community of Belen is where we built our very first sustainable home. Great little community and everyone is always helping with their neighbors’ needs. Mostly subsistence farmers in this tiny Maya village – and a few with larger plots of land, families with horses, cows and goats. The local county leases land to […]

Social Development

Social Development

Social development is at the heart of all that we do at Buenas Cosas. With our outreach, education and empowerment initiatives we serve Maya communities around lake Peten Itza. Buenas Cosas has been assisting with agrotourism, ecotourism and voluntourism development as a service to Maya communities in Peten Guatemala since 2011. We’ve had many failures, […]