Enjoy the local experience and be part of a creative project in San Andres, Colombia



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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    Hello!! I am Carolina, and together with my family we are transforming a hostel into an ECO lodge, seeking to reduce our carbon footprint through simple changes. We need all the help we can receive from people with environmental awareness and who like to enjoy helping to make a positive change for the planet. We also do diving with purpose and coral restoration !! We hope you enjoy participating in the project and visiting the island as much as we do.

    Hola!! Soy Carolina, y junto con mi familia estamos transformando un hostal en un ECO lodge, buscando reducir nuestra huella de carbono a través de cambios simples. Necesitamos toda la ayuda que podamos recibir de personas con conciencia ambiental y que les guste disfrutar de ayudar a hacer un cambio positivo por el planeta. Hacemos ademas buceo con proposito y restauracion coralina!! Esperamos que disfruten participando del proyecto y visitando la isla tanto como nosotros.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Language practice
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our visitors will interact with locals and visitors with environmental awareness and diving enthusiasts. For several years we are linked to tourism on the island and also with the wonderful diving experience. We work hand in hand with local foundations that seek to protect and carry out actions to restore our coral reefs and also through the ecolodge we seek to compensate our carbon footprint and provide reconnection experiences with nature while resting and enjoying the tranquility of the sea Seven colors of San Andres. With your help you will live the local experience and be part of the creation project of the first ECOLODGE specialized in ecological and scientific diving in San Andres, with possibilities to learn in addition to culture about nature and diving.

    Nuestros visitantes van a relacionarse con locales y visitantes con conciencia ambiental y amantes del buceo. Desde hace varios años estamos vinculados con el turismo de la isla y ademas con la maravillosa experiencia de buceo. Trabajamos de la mano con fundaciones locales que buscan proteger y realizar acciones para restaurar nuestros arrecifes de coral y asi mismo a traves del ecolodge buscamos compensar nuestra huella de carbono y brindar experiencias de reconexion con la naturaleza mientras se descansa y disfruta de la tranquilidad del mar de siete colores de san andres. Con su ayuda viviran la experiencia local y formaran parte del proyecto de creacion del primer ECOLODGE especializado en buceo ecologico y cientifico de San Andres, con posibilidades de aprender ademas de cultura sobre naturaleza y buceo.

  • Help


    We require help for property maintenance, gardening, construction, orchard construction, composting, reception of guests, use of recycled or reusable materials, implementation of ecological projects, room cleaning, cleaning, among others.

    Requerimos ayuda para mantenimiento de la propiedad, jardineria, construccion, construccion de huertos, compostaje, recepcion de huespedes, uso de materiales reciclados o reutilizables, implementacion de proyectos ecologicos, limpieza de habitaciones, camareria, entre otros.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Our accommodation is a small inn with camping area, swimming pool, bathrooms and kitchen available, located a few meters from the beaches of San Luis. You can enjoy a pleasant stay in camping, with inflatable beds, internet, kitchen, swimming pool. We do not offer food, however we have bread fruit, banana, noni, papaya, coconut and others in the place. You can prepare your food in the local cuisine or visit the local, native, vegan restaurants among others and enjoy the local cuisine. The food and personal expenses of travelers run on their own.

    Nuestro alojamiento es una pequeña posada con zona de camping, piscina, baños y cocina disponible, ubicada a pocos metros de las playas de san luis. Podrán disfrutar de una agradable estadia en camping, con camas inflables, internet, cocina, piscina. No ofrecemos alimentación, sin embargo contamos con bread fruit, platano, noni, papaya, coco y otros en el lugar. Pueden preparar sus alimentos en la cocina del lugar o visitar los restaurantes locales, nativos, veganos entre otros y disfrutar de la gastronomia local. Los alimentos y gastos personales de los viajeros corren por su cuenta.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    En san andres isla contamos con distintas actividades maravillosas para disfrutar, desde ir a la playa, tomar caminatas observando el mar, visitar las islas de johnny cay y acuario, hacer paseo ecologico en kayas transparentes por los manglares, hacer snorkel, bucear, entre otras. Por nuestra parte hacemos todo lo posible por darles los mejores consejos y sugerencias de paseos, o cursos de buceo con nuestro centro de buceo, ademas de conseguir descuentos para que puedan extender su presupuesto!!

    In San Andres Island we have different wonderful activities to enjoy, from going to the beach, taking walks observing the sea, visiting the islands of Johnny Cay and aquarium, taking an ecological tour in transparent kayas through the mangroves, snorkeling, diving, among others . For our part we do our best to give you the best tips and suggestions for walks, or diving courses with our dive center, in addition to getting discounts so you can extend your budget !!

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 143829494482