Explore the jungle and ocean at Costa Rica- Puntarenas

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Costa Rica

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    28/03/2020

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  2020 

 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    It is the ultimate immersive adventure destination for individuals, families and groups alike who are looking to go on an adventure to connect with nature. Located in the Piedras Blancas National Park, 30 minutes by boat outside of Golfito, we offer a glimpse of all the region has to offer, from rainforest to ocean. We offer lodging, meals and activities to accommodate all interests.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Elderly Companion
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    As a family run business for the past 30 years and having grown up on this beach, we are completely immersed in the way of life that here. By living off the land in a sustainable manner, we try to encourage a livestile witch has a positive impact on the planet and his people. Plus, being located 30 minutes by boat or a 6 hour hike through the rain forest, we live off the grid. Producing all of our electricity from solar and getting as much food as we can from the ocean and land, we believe in independent living and immersing oneself in nature. You will get the chance to learn how to fish, spearfish, harvest foods(coconut milk, moringa, noni, tumeric, katuk, pineapples, etc...), cook, drive a boat, speak Spanish and much much more.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for travelers who want to help out with the lodge aspect of things and with the landscaping/gardening of the property. Depending on what experience you have or what interests you most, you would likely be furthering permaculture projects, flora and fauna studies, editing footage, social media management, hosting guests, fishing, taking people on tours, general land maintenance and much more. If you have any sort of experience in body work/healing or herbal remedies/medice please let us know. We like to give people specific roles when we can, but a lot of times it just helping out with everything that going on.

    That being said, we are looking for a few specific roles. Please contact us immediately if you can fill on of them, if this is the case we will figure out special conditions for you:

    -Elderly Care (In the range of care level 1) Special focus on:
    -overview of nutritional intake
    -Help deliver a heart healthy diet
    -motivate, guide and assist with daily stretching, yoga and/or exercise

    -Permaculture/Gardening Expert

    •Offseason: A strong, grounded, experienced person/family that would be interested in taking care of the property during the months of August, September, October, November. Must come a month in advance to get situated.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and Spanish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will be staying the the Casa Grande / Bunk House. This serves as our hostel style accommodation, sleeping up to 13 people. It has its own bathroom and hopefully will soon have its own kitchen. If the kitchen is not set up you will have access to the main kitchen. Please refer to our website for pictures of the house.

    There will always be food provided for our volunteers. Sometimes we will not be able to prepare it for them, but there will always be food provided so they can eat properly. Furthermore, we will provide them with the knowledge to harvest from out own gardens or fish in our kayaks. We expect you to be eager about harvesting your own food and learning about all the food that comes form the land.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Given our geographic location we are perfectly located to explore the jungle and ocean. Either take the horses/hike up to the waterfall or take a kayak out to catch fish for dinner and explore the untouched coastline. There is also a beautiful botanical garden along the beach to explore and discover. Futhermore, there is a soccer field that is used frequently by guests or the staff.

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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