Help us at our Coconut Plantation to learn Coconut plucking, Husking, and Cooking in Chilaw, Sri Lanka


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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 2 weeks

  • 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.

    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 and helping alongside our local staff.
    + 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

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    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 first hand travel spots and advice about the Beautiful Island.

  • Help


    We are looking for people to help us with-

    + Helping with Maintenance of the Plantation, Machinary/Buildings and other Operations.
    + Socialmedia Promotional help.
    + Helping with Animal Husbandry
    + Helping in Building and Maintaining Coconut Hostel.
    + Sharing knowledge and Experience
    + Growing and Maintenance of our Vegetable Patches

    + Carpentry, Macenry, Mechanics, Agriculture and Tourism.

    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 with fun loving, creative thinking crowd.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Sinhala

  • Accommodation


    We have 3 Colonial Era Local Style Houses in the Plantation with Water Supply, Electricity and Sanitary Facilities, an Outdoor Shower and few cool thatched huts with Weaved Coconut Leaf Roofs for everyone to chill and relax during their free time.

    Healthy Local Styled Meals are provided for everyone consisting of local veges, and fresh seafood when available.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    + Learn how to harvest Coconuts, Coconut Husking, Cooking with Coconut, Producing Coconut oil and King Coconut Wine.
    + Do YOGA outdoors in the shade of the Coconut Trees.
    + Planting and Harvesting Fruit trees during season.
    + Visiting our organic Tea/Coffee and Spices Estate in the Hill country Near Kandy.
    + Visiting the Local Community to learn about the local livelyhood and Farming Practices.
    + Learn about Animal Husbandry.
    + Producing Organic Fertilizer at the estate and using them in the Gardens.
    + Helping Local low income kids by better educate them in English language.
    + Learn Meditation at the local temple with a monk.
    + 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/day, 5 days

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Host ref number: 446758484373