Welcome to Tortuga!

An Intentional Community in Mountain View, California

Tortuga Logo

Frequently Asked Questions

Brief FAQ:

What is an Intentional Community?

From ic.org: "An inclusive term for ecovillages, cohousing communities, residential land trusts, communes, student co-ops, urban housing cooperatives, intentional living, alternative communities, cooperative living, and other projects where people strive together with a common vision." Click the site link above for more details.


What are all those things?

Ways to live with or near other people you choose, rather than by accident.


Why would I want that?

Maybe you don't, but we do! We wanted it because in the busy modern world, it's difficult sometimes to avoid being isolated, or to find community that is convenient, accessible, and compatible.


So what is it like?

Good question! Browse around the site to learn more about our particular way of doing things!

Copyright 2010 Tortuga. All rights reserved.