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JOYSXEE Floating Bottle Island, Isla Mujeres
Categories: Islands, Nature & Parks
Admire the innovative use of plastic and organic waste at JOYSXEE Floating Bottle Island, created by owner Richard Sowa using more than 150,000 plastic bottles. The island floats on net bags filled with the upcycled bottles, and rests on shipping palettes. In addition to Sowa's house, the island features solar panels and a miniature garden filled with mangroves, palms, herbs, and vegetables. Admire the floating island from land or contact Sowa and take a short tour of his eccentric abode if the season is right. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to JOYSXEE Floating Bottle Island and many more Isla Mujeres attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Isla Mujeres trip builder.
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Had a tour of this place by Richard a couple of years ago. I think he's charging 50 pesos for a tour. Well worth it for the story. An interesting person.
Richart's story was so entertaining and captivating! His island and house was so much more beautiful than I expected. He is very passionate about the ecological benefits of his way of life. My husband... read more »
After several attempts, we were finally able to have a tour of this amazing island. How creative and inspired!
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