Farm Hostal Yamboró. Help at our country hostel in Pitalito, Colombia

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  • Last activity: 5 Feb 2024



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    We are a rural hostel. We are located in the South of Colombia, in the country side of the city of Pitalito - Huila (about just 4 km away), and near about 1 hour of the famous town of San Agustín. Pitalito is one of the main cities of the southern part of Colombia and the biggest producer of coffee of all the country, and located in the vertex between the the Central and Eastern Andina Cordilleras, and have a very privileged tropical weather. We receive volunteers from all countries around the world, and they may have great chances to learn Spanish and work for the improvement and sustainability of the natural environment. We expect all the volunteers will enjoy in different ways their housing in our Finca Hostal.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteers will get special benefits from the exchange of cultural contact with the kind and creative Colombian people and enjoyment of our Colombian natural tropical environment. Volunteers may learn Spanish fast and share their own culture with us. We expect you will want to return again.
    In summary, volunteers may be able to:
    1. Learn Spanish.
    2. Learn the local culture.
    3. Learn about the food and costumes of local people.
    4. Learn about the Colombian farm related to agriculture and livestock.
    5. Learn about stages of production of one of the
    best coffee of the world: the Colombian coffee.
    6. Share their own culture, language, knowledge and experience with our local people.
    7. Feel as being at home :)

  • Help


    We are a big country hostel and there are many things to learn, do an make.
    We expect volunteers will help us in ecological and self-sustainable farming tasks, related with agriculture, coffee growing, gardening, vegetable garden, livestock, and perhaps in customer service, according to their own decision.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

    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


    Country Hostal. Volunteers will stay in a shared room including private bathroom, toilet and washbasin. The room is very spacious, and have a smart TV (with digital TV and Netflix), a chiffonier, ceramic floor, wifi and bunk beds.
    Our own workers clean the room weekly. However, we expect the volunteers will try to keep the room clean.
    The Hostal has various social areas with hammocks, chairs and tables.
    We have a social room, a vegetable garden, a milking room, two kitchens, a washer machines room, a coffee shop, a ping pong table, etc. Volunteers will be able to learn, cook, and taste our own local food and share about their own food too. Our local people enjoy much about the foreign food dishes.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are many sites to visit including enjoying of the beauty and resources of the Central and Eastern Cordilleras. We are 1 hour away from the Archeological Park of the San Agustín. You can practice speaking Spanish with local people. There are many natural and touristic locations to visit.

  • A little more information

    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

    High speed wifi internet

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have a big space for parking.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    We are in a rural zone where there is a natural and special spaces for people and animals.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 437424775636



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