Morocco·December 26 2023 - January 9 2024
Strategic Planning & Networking for ChangemakersSOLD OUT
Escape the busy pace of daily life and immerse yourself in coastal Moroccan culture through our unique pop-up coliving experience in the seaside town of Essaouira. Nestled within the fortified walls of the historic medina, this welcoming homestay offers the perfect environment to focus your creativity, recharge your spirit, and nurture your visions for positive transformation. Over the course of 2 weeks, join a diverse group of 12 changemakers for collaborative work sessions, cultural excursions, and home-cooked family-style meals. Spend your time brainstorming new projects, building connections, working on personal initiatives - or simply relaxing surrounded by a supportive community. Immerse yourself in local rhythms - sip mint tea with neighbors, help prepare meals using time-honored recipes, and experience authentic coastal living away from tourist crowds. Reconnect with your creative spirit through daily yoga, beach walks, and artisan workshops. Before departing, finalize plans and take your ideas to the next level, supported by a network of inspiring peers. Leave feeling renewed with lasting friendships and a deeper understanding of Moroccan culture. We have only 10 spots remaining for this unique pop-up experience. Reserve your place now to strategize your visions for change amid the cozy and welcoming spirit of Essaouira. Nourish your creativity and return home energized to enact positive transformation.
Situated within the walls of the UNESCO-listed medina, stroll out the door directly into the historic heart of the city
Enjoy sweeping ocean and medina panoramas from the sunny rooftop terrace, the perfect spot to take in sunsets.
Join a friendly community of locals and travelers from around the world for cultural exchanges and collaborative projects.
Essaouira is renowned for its consistent winds - take surf lessons or go kitesurfing along the beaches, just steps away.
inesto is a social enterprise based in Italy that organizes experiential learning programs around the world. Our mission is to cultivate global citizenship through intercultural exchange and community-driven initiatives. This pop-up coliving experience in Essaouira, Morocco will be led by:
A social entrepreneur from Italy, Paola brings extensive experience in grassroots initiatives and non-profit management. Her warm, welcoming spirit makes all guests feel instantly at home.
Regenerative and community trainer, Intercultural mediator & holistic facilitator.
He has ten years of international experience exploring communities where personal, ecological, community, and artistic development were the main axes
A social entrepreneur and master facilitator will ignite your creativity with his boundless energy and wealth of startup experience. Never afraid to dream big, he encourages bold ideas and practical strategies to enact positive change.
Escape to the Heart of Essaouira's Medina
Within the fortified walls of Essaouira's UNESCO-listed medina lies our Riad retreat, the ideal starting point for travelers seeking an authentic cultural immersion. This restored three-level home features three spacious apartments, each accommodating individual guests, couples or families comfortably.
We have 3 apartments available that can each accommodate 2-4 guests. All rooms include private bedrooms, bathrooms, and a fully equipped kitchen.
All rooms include linens, towels, soap, shampoo and free WiFi. Additional amenities include daily cleaning service and use of the rooftop terrace
Breakfast is not included but you are welcome to use the fully equipped kitchens to prepare your own meals. Upon request, we can also arrange homemade dinners featuring local specialties.
We do not provide airport transfers but can assist in booking reliable drivers at reasonable rates. Within Essaouira, the medina is easily navigable by foot.
For cancellations made before December 27th, a 50% refund of the total amount will be provided, minus a non-refundable 20% service fee.
For cancellations made on or after December 27th, the payment is non-refundable due to the short planning timeframe for this pop-up experience starting January 7th.
y booking with us, you will automatically receive a 2024 membership with inesto, our nonprofit social enterprise. Benefits include tailormade discounts, events and projects.
Your participation sustains our work in communities worldwide. As a member, you become part of our vision for positive social change. We hope this membership will open doors for you to get involved and continue learning with inesto in the year ahead. Thank you for your support - it is what enables our efforts to thrive.