Holistic Center Quito, Ecuador

(16 reviews)16

Let's build together a magical community in the Ecuadorian Andes.

Help a sustainable project
This host contributes to building a better and more sustainable future for all!
Connect with nature
9 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Learn about sustainability
7 travelers learned about sustainability working with this host
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.
Building & Repairing
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.

Additional fee required

This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of Worldpackers’ annual plans.


US$ 20

Per week

Fee pays for

  • Benefits for travelers


Volunteers contribute $20 per week to cover expenses for food. (only breakfast and lunch).

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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.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
Holistic Therapies
You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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Stay at least
15 days

The Experience

- Structure building and woodwork: as repair or build from scratch. - Gardening: help with weeding, trimming the trees, mowing the lawn among other things. Planting organic orchards and medicinal-herb greenhouses to empower sustainability - Art projects: we believe in art as the engine to create harmony. We’ll provide the space for artists to create murals, events and workshops open to the community.

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  • Beginner English or Beginner Spanish
  • Under 45 years old
  • Welcomes solo volunteers, couples, and partners of volunteers

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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16 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks


Holistic Center


Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

  • 9 Get in touch with nature
  • 7 Learning about sustainability
  • 7 Developing environmental awareness
  • 4 Developing social awareness
  • 4 Meeting international travelers
  • 4 Meeting locals

This host contributes to Sustainable Development Goals

  • 1 6. Clean water and sanitation

United States


The Center was not as much of a learning experience as I had anticipated. Diego was quite reserved with us and did not seem interested in the work we were doing; directing us then retreating immediately to his quarters. I did not get a sense of leadership, vision or enthusiasm about his property; I spent 15+ hours picking overgrown grass out from between shrubbery (mainly cactuses). There was no yoga/ activities.

about 1 year ago

United States


The experience wasn't as educational as I had hoped. The descriptions and reviews suggested that Diego was trying to create a community on his land by building and growing food and herbs while teaching volunteers how to work with the natural land. Two days in we were the only volunteers there (volunteered with my boyfriend) and it was just us weeding plant beds that seemed left alone for months. While there isn't anything wrong with this- it just wasn't what was advertised and the only other person there was Diego, who kept to himself most of the time, so it was quite lonely. Peaceful though.

about 1 year ago



Diego is a really kind and true person. I liked the way he was creating a group with all the volunteers, we shared great experiences and emotions together. I truly connected with nature in the Center, it's a wonderful place and a space where to enter deeper in touch with your soul. I really liked the vegan food, the baths, the chants together, the Pambamesa and the cerimonies. Thank you Diego for opening your sacred space to us, for sharing your true self and permit us to do the same.

over 1 year ago



Wonderful experience! Diego made us feeling at home, giving us the opportunity to express ourselves. It was not only work, but sharing time and experiences together, focusing on the connection with nature. We spent great days with him and the other volunteers and the place is really a place of peace. Gracias Diego!

over 1 year ago

United States


I am SO grateful that I experienced the Center. Diego has created such a beautiful space that fosters a connection with nature, others, and above all, yourself. I ended up staying an extra week because I loved it so much. He is an AMAZING vegan cook, and shared his medicinal plants and spiritual ceremonies with us. I learned so much and he helped me meet locals and plan my future travels. It was magical.

almost 2 years ago

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Hosted by DIEGO

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