Eco Lodge Semuc Champey, Guatemala

31 reviews31

Help us at our hotel and live our jungle dream with us! =)

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Connect with nature
20 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Connect with international travelers
17 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
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Stay at least
4 weeks

The Experience

The main duty as a volunteer is to take care of our guests, give them a warm welcome and make them feel comfortable during their stay. For this we need help with at the reception, bar and restaurant (including check-ins and the usual day to day business) whilst spreading the good vibes of Utopia. We provide accommodation and 3 meals incl. 2 house drinks a day. You get discounts on all the other food drinks and tours/activities we have.

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  • Intermediate English or Beginner Spanish
  • Over 21 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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31 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks


Eco Lodge


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How this experience will transform you

  • 20 Get in touch with nature
  • 17 Meeting international travelers
  • 16 Meeting locals
  • 11 Practicing Spanish
  • 10 Immersing in the local culture
  • 6 Developing social awareness



I had a great time in the lodge. Although I sometimes found the shifts a little long, I liked the volunteer position, especially the concept of working on two days in a row and then having one day off. The tasks were easy and if you didn't know how to do something they would always help you. This volunteer job for me had the right balance between working, socializing, spending time on my own and discovering the nature around this beautiful place right in the jungle. Not to forget cuddling with the lovely dogs! I am very grateful for this experience, thanks for everything, Pia and the lodge Team 🙏

15 days ago

United Kingdom


I was made to feel very welcome as soon as I arrived at the lodge, by the hosts, managers and fellow volunteers. I worked in the kitchen as a chef, working 4 days on and 3 days off, 3PM-8:30PM, however sometimes earlier if it was quiet. I genuinely enjoyed my time working in the kitchen and I was given quite a lot of freedom with what I wanted to cook, although there are limited ingredients due to the location, but I was still able to make some tasty dishes. I made some good friends along the way too, so thank you Pia and the lodge team and all the best!x

17 days ago



The place is wonderful, very remote, very peaceful! It's not a place to use as a base to travel to many places or party! The volunteers and workers were very nice people and I think that contributed immensely in my experience! I was working as a yoga teacher and it was beautiful to teach in the middle of the jungle! The work was very interesting and hours were very fair for my position!

about 1 month ago

United States


If you're looking to disconnect from the outside world and connect with nature this is 100% the place to go. Everywhere on the property is so peaceful and you will get addicted to going to the river everyday. The work is very easy and the people are super welcoming and friendly. Thanks to everyone on the lodge team for everything, I hope to see y'all again 🦋

4 months ago



I truly felt at home at the lodge. The staff and the other volunteers were all a joy to work with and the surrounding nature is incredible. I loved spending hours at the river and falling asleep/waking up to the sounds of the jungle. The hours can seem long at first but I honestly didn't mind it, you will still have plenty of free time to relax and explore. It's easy to get into the rhythm and I always had fun while working, chatting to the team and the guests. Semuc Champey and beautiful viewpoints are all in walkable distance.

5 months ago

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