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Eco Lodge Calima, Colombia

55 reviews55

Disfruta de este espectacular espacio ecológico en Calima- Darien

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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with nature
19 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Immerse yourself in the local culture
13 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
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.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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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.
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.
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!
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The Experience

Este es un lugar de ecoturismo, donde tenemos 700 acres de hermosa selva tropical. Como se pueden imaginar hay mucho que hacer y las tareas variadas: agricultura, cuidado de animales, turismo, aventura, culinaria, apicultura, mercadeo, redes sociales, construcción, arte y pintura,. Para el verano me encantaría tener viajeros que toquen música y canten. Nada mayor guitarra y firma en grupos pequeños.

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  • Beginner Spanish or Beginner English
  • Between 20 and 35 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
2 weeks

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55 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks


Eco Lodge


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How this experience will transform you

19 Get in touch with nature

13 Immersing in the local culture

13 Meeting locals

11 Meeting international travelers

9 Developing environmental awareness

7 Learning about sustainability

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This place felt like home. I wasn’t ready to leave at the end of my trip. Thanks for everything.

3 days ago



Mrs Luisa makes good food🍜🍝🍛👩‍🍳 and enough to feel satisfied, maybe needs to include more veggies🥑🥕🥒. She also knows how to sing feeling the song, like the llaneros do!
Soraya and her husband knows a lot about handyman, gardening, cooking, and so on; listen her advise and enjoy her group ideas, like cook together a good hamburger 🍔😋🥤.
Miss Lulú is so funny, she has an strong personality, give her ideas and she'll probably help make them happen.
If you like soccer, canopy and extreme experiences⚽ ask Gustavo, he's like the old fashioned farmers🐄🤠 but with a lil bit of youthfulness.

3 months ago



I definitely DONT recommend to any tra veler to voluntary in Ecolife Calima. Why?
I would like to inform you that i am terminating my voluntary stay in Calima Ecolodge after two days of hard work. Because:
1. They dont respect agreed terms and try to change and make you work MUCH more
2. work is hard / heavy weights.
3. Food is very low quality (bananas & rice)
4. Host registered on WP platform is not on place for months and place's run by Venezuelan kids
5. They have nothing Eco. Not even separate garbage and have pets tied all day.
6. Dorm provided is softly saying unacceptable!

5 months ago



Great place for hiking, you get an awesome view over the lake area.
The staff is very friendly and helpful and the dogs are just adorable.
But when the hostel was full we exceeded our working hours quite a bit.

over 2 years ago



It was a nice experience, people who work there they are so kind. At the very beginning I was worried (it was my first time using Worldpackers) about the time answer because I was in Cali and they just read my messages and they didn’t answer. For the arriving would be easier if they send what to do from Darien (just an advise). The place has amazing views and fierce mosquitoes, there are many activities to help with, you just have to be open minded and do what you’re good at. I did amazing pictures and some videos. It really was good experience.
The natural pool is gorgeous.

over 2 years ago

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Hosted by jorge

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