Hi Everyone! We are a family looking for people to help us in the completion and maintenance of a cabin that is in front of the sea on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, one hour from Tayrona Park and 10 minutes from Palomino. The cabin is in an area that is part of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta park. We are using bio construction because we believe in a sustainable lifestyle and because it is required by law. Our dream is to be able to finish our family house and create a sustainable place to receive visitors and make cultural interchanges. I am a language teacher, my partner Pedro is a travel guide. The house is in the process of building, but it is already habitable. We would like to have volunteers who have a passion for natural places and can contribute their skills and time to help find ways to make our house self-sufficient in energy, and also in water.
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
The cabin is in the Sierra Nevada park you can learn about the ancestral knowledge and culture of the indigenous people of the area ( Koguis, Aruhacos, Wiwas, Arsarios), as we are in close contact with them and knowledgeable of their ways, beliefs, and history. You can also learn about permaculture and bio-construction typical of the region.
We are looking for people with natural lifestyles, and who can contribute to the aesthetics of construction and in different tasks such as beach maintenance, building clay walls, the maintenance of the fences, and bio-construction and permaculture knowledge, to carry out sustainable projects such as recycling, organic farming, the use of green technology , solar energy, desalinization of seawater, water filters, among others.
Spanish and English
We provide group accommodation in hammocks or camping. Hammocks have a beautiful view of the beach and the ocean and camping can be done near or on the beach in front.
Relaxed travelers love to stay in our place because it is natural, convenient and beautiful. There is a big beach right in front of our cabin and it is also near the highway. There are a lot of things to do with your time off, as the area is very well known for its natural attractions such as rivers, mountains, beaches, and cultural heritage. We can help you move around the area and we offer guidance and stay for the ones interested in going up the Sierra Nevada to get to know the indigenous people and villages up in the mountains. The cabin is near a town called Palomino ( 5 minutes by car) where you can find hotels, bars, restaurants, souvenirs, and crafts as well as many more travelers.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week