Volunteer at Ecological Hotel and Farm in Guatemala

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Guatemala

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  • Description

    Description

    We are an eco friendly hotel and campground located in the foothills of the Mayan mountains at an elevation of 600 Meters. We are in the northern region of GUATEMALA 5 kilometers south of the town of POPTUN in the state of PETEN in a unique setting of pine forest and jungle. We are 2 hours north of RIO DULCE and 2 hours south of FLORES. The ruins of TIKAL are just two hours away from us. We recieve travelers from all over the world as well as local visitors from Guatemala and El Salvador. We are famous for our bakery and home made meals made from scratch.
    We offer guided trips like horseback riding, different cave trips (one cave is even on our property, the others are nearby), tours to closeby natural and arqueological sites. Other activities are self guided walks and hikes, swimming, pin pong, volleyball...

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our employees are from the local village and some are mayan. This provides a great opportunity to learn about their culture and a chance to practice your spanish skills.

  • Help

    Help

    Most of the work required is in the hotel area. We do appreciate volunteers with horse care/training skills and volunteers with web page design experience. It’s a great opportunity to meet travelers from around the world and the chance to get to know the people from the local community. Volunteers get to take part in the excursions that we have to offer. We do require that you speak at least English and Spanish with a minimum stay of 6 weeks.
    We have a full wood workshop where we maintain, build and complete our furniture by hand. For this task we really need someone with passion and experience.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Spanish and German

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Our volunteers have their very own house with private rooms with a shared bathroom and a hot water shower. A cozy enviroment to relax in. We also have a natural pond for swimming on the hot days.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are in a central location with easy access to Tikal, Flores and Rio dulce. There is plenty to see in the region.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Our volunteer Josh is doing an awesome job on our chairs and tables.
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