Enjoy helping us on the farm learning Spanish surrounded by nature here in the Ujarras Valley, Costa Rica

  • Costa Rica
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  • Last activity: 21 Sep 2023



 Min stay requested: No minimum



  • Description


    I live in the province of Cartago, in the Ujarrás Valley, in an environmentally friendly farm surrounded by great nature and several tourist attractions. We grow sugar cane, bamboo, organic eggs among others and a small agrotourism.

    Vivo en la provincia de Cartago, en el valle de Ujarrás, en una finca amigable con el ambiente rodeado de una estupenda naturaleza y de varias atractivos turísticos. Cultivamos caña de azúcar, bambú, huevo ecológico entre otros y un pequeño agroturismo.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • 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

    Travelers will benefit by learning a different way of life from the Spanish language to gastronomic culture of our country, history and nature as well as agriculture and the commercial system.

    Los viajeros se beneficiaràn aprendiendo un modo diferente de vida desde el idioma español hasta cultura gastronòmica de nuestro paìs , historia y naturaleza como tambièn agrìcola y el sistema comercial.

  • Help


    The help provided by the volunteer will be based on help on the farm, gardening, agriculture and will be complemented by the English language, also in the kitchen, shopping, basic help in the office, giving tourist information about the area to visitors, also to create an exchange of ideas to improve our recycling and environmental protection program. The volunteer's help will be in exchange for learning Spanish, lodging and food.

    La ayuda proporcionada por el voluntario se basará en ayuda en la granja, jardinería, agricultura y se complementará con el idioma inglés, también en la cocina, compras, ayuda básica en la oficina, dando información turística de la zona a los visitantes, también a crear un intercambio de ideas para mejorar nuestro programa de reciclaje y de protección ambiental. La ayuda del voluntario será a cambio de aprender el español, hospedaje y alimentación.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    English: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    Estoy interesado en aprender inglés

  • Accommodation


    The accommodation is for one person and is equipped with a bed, a wardrobe and mirror, a small desk with light and shelves, it also has a toilet and a shared shower. inside the room there is wifi. You can also have a refrigerator, washing machine, oven and kitchen utensils.

    El alojamiento es para una persona y está equipado con una cama, un armario y espejo, un pequeño escritorio con luz y estantería, también tiene una servicio sanitario y una ducha compartida. dentro de la habitación hay wifi. También podrá disponer de refrigeradora, lavadora, horno y utensilios de cocina.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The volunteer will be able to enjoy in their free time riding by bicycle or bus both nature and its people and the tourist attractions of the area as well as agriculture in which they can find a great variety of crops
    In the city of Cartago, the Basilica of the Angels, the Ruins of the Parish Temple of Santiago Apóstol.
    You can also enjoy the Tapantí National Park, the Reventazón River Rapids, the Guayabo National Park, the Irazú Volcano, the Turrialba Volcano, and the Lankaster Garden.

    El voluntario podrá disfrutar en su tiempo libre paseando en bicicleta o autobús tanto de la naturaleza como su gente y de las atracciones turísticas de la zona como también de la agricultura en la que podrá encontrar una gran variedad de cultivos
    En la ciudad de Cartago, La Basílica de los Ángeles, las Ruinas del templo Parroquial de Santiago Apóstol.
    También podrá disfrutar del Parque Nacional Tapantí, Los Rápidos del Río Reventazón, El Parque Nacional Guayabo, El Volcán Irazú, El Volcán Turrialba, Jardín Lankaster.

  • 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

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

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 455221715518


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