Relax and enjoy the nature while helping on our farm paradise in Jardín, Colombia.

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  • Description

    Description

    We are Daniela and León and we fall in love in colorful Jardín and its beautiful nature that’s surround it. We found a peaceful place 3 km from the village where we want to offer an accommodation and a peaceful place to relax to the travelers.

    On the property are builded, next to the main house, 3 cabins and place with hammock to relax. It’s a perfect place to enjoy nature; we have our own three waterfalls accessible just from our property, cultivation of Lulo, many fruit trees and berries. Mornings and late afternoon you can observe many species of bird’s coming back to their nests, in the darkness the place fills with fireflies and during the night you will hear just the sound of the fizzing stream.

    Jardín is a beautiful small town with friendly authentic atmosphere located 4 hours from Medellin. There are many things to do; there are many hikes to waterfalls, mountains, you can visit one of the many coffee farms and coffees around town, you can go biking, horseback riding, paragliding and canyoning. We have bikes which you can use to go to the village.

    In exchange to the 5 hours’ help a day (5 days a week) we provide you accommodation and a food (sometimes Daniela cooks sometimes volunteers cook by them own, we provide basic ingredients). Volunteers are expected to help keep the house clean and tidy, help in the kitchen (for volunteers) and wash the dishes after the meals.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The place here is simply beautiful. You can relax and enjoy the nature. The town is famous for the coffee production which you can taste in plenty of nice coffee in town. You can go hiking, biking, horseback riding, paragliding, bird watching and canyoning. We have bikes which you can use to go to the village.

    You can practice languages: with each other we speak spanish. Daniela speaks english, german and czech.
    You can learn about indigenous culture and natural medicine. León is coming from Bolivian Amazonia. He has also huge knowledge of the animals and plants.

  • Help

    Help

    We are on the beginning of the project and primary we need a help with:

    - Wood work and bamboo construction
    - accommodation cleaning and maintenance
    - gardening
    - Website design, photography, content
    - preparing the ecological path

    There is many space for creativity, you are also welcome if you have skills such as:
    - painting
    - crafts
    - permaculture

    Also if you have knowledge and experience with electricity connection or bathroom construction you are warmly welcome.

    Due to the León speak just a little bit English we are looking for somebody who speak at least basic Spanish. We ask volunteers to help with all kinds of tasks that are needed; these can vary and may be spontaneous. We will try to give you different tasks that the work remain interesting for you. We are quite flexible with volunteer hours and hope that in return volunteers can be flexible too. Volunteers with positive vibe which are passionate to help us with our project are warmly welcome. If you feel you have something to bring to our project then please get in touch! Couples are welcome too. Minimum stay is 1 week.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Spanish, English, German, Czech

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We offer accommodation in a 4 beds dormitory or in the private room with double bed, depending on the occupancy. The shower with hot water, access to the kitchen, common area, hammocks.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    please no drinking, drugs, smoking, partypeople...

  • 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?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week



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