Experience Sri Lanka - Coconut Plantation


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This listing is a Last minute host. They have let us know that they are looking for help immediately as well as at other times of the year.

 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    +Coconut Plantation
    We are a 50 Acre (20 hectare) Coconut Plantation in the Northwest Region of Sri Lanka with many other seasonal crops planted side by side such as Mango, Cashew, Tapioca, Lime along other small vege patches.

    2 hours bus/train ride from Colombo, Situated 20 KM from Chilaw town. With easy access to transport to all nearby towns by train and by bus.

    +Tea Plantation
    This is a 40acre plantation spreading over 1km stretch of hillside situated in the central highlands of Matale near Kandy. This plantation consists of Tea, Coffee, Pepper, Jackfruit and many other crops all planted side by side.

    4hours from Colombo by bus and 9km from Matale town to the estate. With access to the city by bus/tuktuk.

    We provide a good experience on the local cultural/spiritual practices and agricultural activities which we conduct in the most eco friendly and ecological manner.

    # Learn Coconut plucking, Husking, and Cooking with Coconut.
    # Planting and Harvesting Fruit trees
    # Living like the locals Experience
    # Visiting local places of interest
    # Visiting our organic Tea/Coffee Estate in the Hill country
    # Visiting the Local Community to learn Local Farming Practices
    # Learning About Animal Husbandry
    # Producing Organic Fertilizer at the estate
    # Learn to use local agricultutral tools and equipment
    # many more activities included…

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Great opportunity for volunteers to get to know the cultural aspects of Sri lanka, through experiencing local farming, food and travel opportunities.

  • Help


    We are looking for people to help with

    # Helping with Maintenance of the Plantation
    # Socialmedia promotional work.
    # Helping with Animal Husbandry
    # Helping in Building and maintaining FarmHouse
    # Sharing knowledge and Experience
    # Growing Your Own Vegetable Patches
    # Carpentry, macenry and mechanics

    Help develop and sustain the Plantation and farm house while giving a positive impact on the local community to help improve the ecofriendly farming methods and help better educate the village kids with fun loving, creative thinking crowd.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Sinhala

  • Accommodation


    We have three local style houses in the estate with water, electricity and sanitary facilities, with showers and few cool thatched huts with coconut leaf roofs for everyone to chill and relax. Healthy meals are provided for everyone consisting of local veges, and fresh seafood when available.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    # Learn Coconut Husking, and Cooking with Coconut
    #Do YOGA outdoors
    # Planting and Harvesting Fruit trees
    # Visiting our organic Tea/Coffee Estate in the Hill country
    # Visiting the Local Community to learn Local Farming Practices
    # Learning About Animal Husbandry
    # Producing Organic Fertilizer at the estate
    # Helping Local low income kids to better educate them
    # Learn to use local agricultural tools and equipment
    #Learn to cook like Sri Lankans
    #Learn "sinhala" Local Dialect
    # Learn Meditation at the local temple
    # many more activities included…

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week.

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Host ref number: 446758484373