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Humboldt Experience Farmstay

· Carlotta, Humboldt, California
34 acres hosted by Munro B.
5 lodging sites
Munro is a Star Host
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A little haven of warmth and relaxation.
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We offer off-grid and mostly offline farmstay retreats at our self-reliant, educational, permaculture farm. We are a digital detox environment and welcome guests who are looking to unplug and recharge. A farm tour on arrival is included. Guests are invited to help with gardening, animal chores, food preservation, and other farm activities Monday thru Friday from 9-noon. Information on self-reliance, living off the grid, and farming knowledge is shared while participating in morning farm activities. A farm meal prepared from our gardens is included in the booking and served at 1PM. There are options for a variety of dietary preferences. All accommodations have been custom build by Munro. Much of the lumber comes from trees on the the land and is hand milled and planed giving each cabin the warm beauty of natural wood. All guests are invited to enjoy the wood fired sauna, meditation grove, forest hikes and swimming on Van Duzen river. The property is gated. You must text the host before arriving to confirm plans a minimum of 2 days before arriving. Munro 707-572-8200. Limited cell service in the area, communicate ahead. Host generally meets guests at Swain's Flat Outpost and Garden Center, around mile marker 20, on highway 36.
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76 ratings · 62 reviews
Hamidreza K.recommends
May 25, 2024
The Lean-To
Munro is the best host ever
We loved staying at Munro’s place. The scenery was awesome, he was very generous and kind, and at the end of our stay we became so close that we started to share meals. He is also very wise and calm. His dogs guided us to the river and we had lots of fun with them. They even took care of us when we were close to the river. And Munro also gave us fresh chicken eggs. We brought them as souvenir for our families and friends and they loved it.
Ankit B.recommends
May 3, 2024
The Lean-To
Munro's farm was beautiful! I would highly recommend people who want to learn or see homesteading first hand to visit. The host, John, was very helpful and accommodating. Definitely coming back again in summer.
Ricco S.recommends
March 30, 2024
The "Unit" Private Cabin
Rejuvenating writer’s retreat
I loved staying at Munro’s farm with my pup. I stayed for a few days to read, write, and retreat. Munro was attentive and kind, bringing me a heater for my cabin on a rainy night. It was great to roam the farm, see the goats and chickens, and meander down to the stream. I will be back!
Felicity Y.recommends
January 4, 2024
Retreat Cabin
Munro is as gracious host with a huge heart. He knows much and cares much about his land, what he has been able to build on it is impressive. His mission for teaching others and supporting learning on his land is noble -- i am excited to continue supporting him on this.
Matthew P.recommends
January 3, 2024
Dharma Tsam Meditation Cabin
I am so grateful for the time that I spent at the Dharma Tsam Meditation Cabin. It was the perfect place for me to connect to myself and nature in solitude. Munro is an exceptional host and he does a great job curating a space for people to meditate and do inner work. If you need to get away so that you can find clarity on something in your life, this is a good place to do it.
Rhett T.recommends
December 27, 2023
Retreat Cabin
Munro’s created a beautiful little world on his property. He was exceptionally warm and welcoming. We got a tour of the farm and all shared breakfast together which was very sweet. We had a wonderful winter solstice sauna and really enjoyed this unique farm stay. Highly recommended for those looking to get away and unplug.
Carlotta, Humboldt, California, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Nongatl First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Munro B.Joined in April 2022
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