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Eco Village Santa Marta, Colombia

18 reviews18

Ayudante o Maestro Carpintero

Top Host
This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Learn about sustainability
10 travelers learned about sustainability working with this host
Connect with nature
9 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Additional Fee
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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.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
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 Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
Holistic Therapies
You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

la persona que aplique a esta posicion debe tener conocimiento de Carpinteria y manejo de herramientas. sera para organizar algunas camas y paredes del salon principal del lugar.

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Additional Fee Required

Los voluntarios aportarán US$10 al día para cubrir los gastos de comida, manutención .


  • Intermediate Spanish or Intermediate English
  • Over 18 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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Stay at least
1 week

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Hours & Tasks


Eco Village


Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

10 Learning about sustainability

9 Get in touch with nature

8 Meeting locals

8 Developing environmental awareness

4 Immersing in the local culture

4 Creating true social impact



My stay at Goloka was very relaxing. I arrived with a slightly stressed mind after bad encounters in big cities, but I left with a very peaceful mind and soul. On my stay it was only me, Leo (the host at that time) and 🐈‍⬛. Despite our big language barrier we still managed to communicate and laugh about it. I enjoyed the food and yoga a lot, the nature is incredible too with a lively river and waterfalls. I like how there was no internet, it was a good detox from social media and a great chance to really connect with nature and myself. Thank you for having me 🙏🏻

4 months ago

Goloka replied

Thank you very much for sharing this experience with us.
for us it was also a great learning and we love that you enjoyed the yoga classes and the food
,🤗 Enjoy your trip

United States


My experience at the Goloka Eco village was exactly what I needed 😊 im from the united states and it was my first time volunteering abroad. It was the right place for me . I felt very welcomed at the finca and I think I slept the best I have in a long time. The work around the finca was very educational and therapeutic. The people that work at the finca are very nice, welcoming , and cook amazing vegetarian meals . I enjoyed being surrounded by nature and talking with local Colombians. I would advise people to wear long sleeve shirts and pants due to some mosquitoes.

4 months ago

Goloka replied

Gracias Edgar por hacer parte de la familia de Goloka, nosotros también aprendimos un montón Contigo, éxitos en todos tus proyectos 🤗🤗🤗



I loved my experience at Goloka! The hosts are really welcoming and take good care of you. It’s a very magical place and there’s lots of time to discover the environment full of waterfalls. Also the best food I’ve had in my life and all prepared sustainably and locally. Just remember to bring mosquito repellent, oh and there’s (almost) no service/internet so keep that in mind and enjoy!

5 months ago

Goloka replied

Thank you very much for sharing this experience with us.
We recommend you with great affection and I wish all your projects come true, thanks for visiting us twice , haha😁🤩



The experience in Goloka was renewing, contact with nature and disconnection with the world is always necessary, Natagi and Crisnamantra taught us how to cultivate the land, how to care for and maintain crops, how to take care of nature and we even learned something about how prepare vegetarian delicacies. Natagi concina exquisite so lunchtime was quite an experienct. also to bear in mind that there is a daily fee of $10 USD, I have more advices, please ask to me.

over 1 year ago

Goloka replied

Mil. Meses después aprovecho para responder tu mensaje, seguimos. Tu comentario y ahora a todo enviamos un mensaje aclarando este detalle.
Muchas gracias eatamos siempre e constante transformación



MI estadia en Goloka no pudo ser mejor, es un lugar maravilloso donde realmente puedes conectar con la naturaleza, y aprender mucho acerca de ella , Leo fue muy amable y sus clases de Yoga fueron lo mejor, Danilo es una persona muy paciente y te enseña mucho acerca de la permacultura , es un gran maestro, nunca olvidare este hermoso lugar y lo aprendido alli !

2 months ago

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