This 2017 El Jou starts a new coliving project. We are looking for people who wants to live in a natural environment, one hour and half away from Barcelona, but connected to the world.
El Jou is a rural Hotel to the north of Barcelona, Spain, near the Pyrenees, at about 1.000 meters height above sea level. Originally designed as a center of studies for the local development, in 2003 was transformed in a 3* hotel, but preserving and adapting spaces originally intended to teaching and working.
El Jou is the name of both the state and the hotel. The state includes the hotel, 5 houses inhabited by workers and collaborators, an equestrian center, a vegetable garden… Actually, 150ha of forests, fields and meadows. El Jou is 125 km from the center of Barcelona, and about 40 km from Masella and Molina, de nearest ski resorts to Barcelona. The climate, then, is mountainous, temperate in summer, cold but dry in winter, living and always present in day to day. Snow is scarce, but usually present a couple of weeks (or days, if we are unlucky) of winter.
But then… El Jou is very big for a mountain hotel. Ocupation is very concentrated in weekends and holidays, and it’s hard to maintain all the premises when there is no ocupation. So we, staff, owners and collaborators of El Jou, will, this year 2017, start the long thought project of looking for a stable comunity living in the hotel.
There will be a transition, no less than 2 years, where some activities already scheduled will live together with the residents. Then…
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