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Permaculture project Santa Marta, Colombia

22 reviews22

Aprende Bioconstrución en la Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

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This host has received 4 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with nature
8 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Connect with the locals
7 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
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.
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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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.
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
Dance classes
Take free dance classes at our place.
Holistic Therapies
You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.
Permaculture Course
Take part in our Permaculture course for free.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Buscamos voluntarios con ganas de aprender o con conocimientos en Bioconstrución y agricultura, que gusten de la vida en el campo en un sitio paradisíaco de la Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

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Additional Fee Required

Los voluntarios aportarán 5 dólares por día para la alimentación y el sostenimiento de la granja


  • Beginner English or Beginner Spanish
  • 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
15 days

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22 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks


Permaculture project


Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

8 Get in touch with nature

7 Meeting locals

7 Learning about sustainability

7 Developing environmental awareness

6 Meeting international travelers

5 Immersing in the local culture

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Juan and Zara were amazing and welcomed me well. I felt very comfortable. The hours were very chill and the food is delicious. Definitely recommend.

3 months ago



If you are looking for an experience in eco-construction and permaculture, I can only recommend Juan's family place. You will not only learn about those two area, but also local traditions, cooking with local spices and fruits, while spending good times with the host and volunteers!

4 months ago



Juan and his family made our stay an excellent experience! I thought it would be nice for knowing locals and make social impact, but it was much better than expected. I learned so much about bioconstruction and permaculture. The tasks are well diveded as well, so you don’t do just repetitive activities. It was a pleasure interacting with the family, the comunity around and knowing so many beautiful places with almost no turista at all. A great moment for reconnecting with nature and been more socially and environmentally aware.

4 months ago



A magical place to get in touch with nature with a magical family.

10 months ago



A wonderful place. Surrounded by nature, a comfortable climate. The hosts are kind, considerate and hospitable people. I felt like family I hope to return very soon.

12 months ago

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Hosted by Juan

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This host usually answers to 60% of the messages
Response Time
This host usually writes back in 2 days
1 published videos
This host has 1 published videos showing a little bit about their place

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