In the language of the native people of the Canary Islands our name means “place of light”. We live on a 4 acre estate (”finca” in Spanish), adjacent to a secluded bay on the Atlantic Ocean.
A new video about the community life at Finca Argayall
As you can clearly see in the video, we are still cut off from the outside world by the landslide of November 2020.
But we found a way to continue living and working here together. We accepted the challenge and know how to help ourselves.
Meanwhile we keep operating our private small ocean shuttle to bring in and out all the people and all our supplies.
Many friends and guests still find their way to come and help us. Our guesthouse reopens in April.
We are grateful and want to let you know: We will keep going !
We will keep this project alive and start something new. For and with you.
And if you want to support us financially with our next steps out of the crisis into the bright light of our rebirth, you are welcome to:
Project Argayall was founded in 1986 with the intention to create an alternative, experimental and experiential community.
The desire for sustainable living in community in this beautiful and unique setting forms the basis of our vision here on the Finca. This year we continue to expand our vision to the future generation and offer the second edition of “Argayall Experience”, a work study program for young people.
At any given time, approximately 20 people live and work here. Our ability to share this magical and powerful place with our guests enables us to keep this experiment alive and healthy.
Visitors, both overnight guests and workshop participants, discover in this community a sense of personal transformation and freedom which impacts their lives during and after the time they spend here. The magical power of nature on Argayall draws many to return.
How We Organize Ourselves
Argayall is overseen by a group of shareholders who invest their time, hearts and money in its sustenance and continued growth. A management team directs the general operations of the community and the business.
Departments, including Guests, Kitchen, Garden and Technical, are lead by one person working together with a team. The permanent crew consists of about 15 people who commit on a long-term basis. To give many people the chance to experience community life, we have a number of positions for shorter terms.
We have no fixed ideological beliefs nor do we, as a group, follow any particular teacher or master. We support and respect each individual’s path.
Community activities include Meditation, group process, Satsang, doing nothing, having fun, and dancing. Qualities we value are respect, self-responsibility, authenticity, integrity and creativity.
We are grateful to be here, and we hope that those who either are our guests or join us in working in community will feel the same.