Help on a holistic eco-project and explore Puerto viejo, Costa Rica


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    Beta life Ecoproject
    Volunteering/ Coming projects

    We are currently working on the restructuration of our center in Puerto Viejo, where we develop (for now as the situation dont permit us to run all the activities mantioned below) new activities like our aquaponic system and mushroom cultivation project that still needs some impulse and a pationate one that would like to grow this project. Situeted on the roofs of the project of Puerto Viejo tu shade the place and use all the place disponible tu fitt this urban project.
    Some natural bambu construction left and planting/maintaning the space, feed the tilapias we use to add the nutriments of our bamboo aquaponic system.

    We also have a pottery workshop where you can learn and experience some techniques such as the making of ocarinas and various objects and learn about the different technics involving clay like Adobe.

    -We work in the development of workshops for the manufacturing / transformation of natural and recycled fibers to make paper and different natural composites so as a forging workshop.

    We offer volunteering position for a minimum of 3h a day and 2 day off.
    As some workshops require more time and we work all day so if you come to learn you can do more hours.
    Food is not inclueded outside the greens starting to produce or what we get for free from the farm.

    Thanks for your interest, hope to see you around even if it is just a few days to feel the vibe!
    Any questions feel free to contact us or check the website !

    Beta Life.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Charity Work
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learn about Carribean and Bribri culture, and how sustainable developement works.
    Possibilities to visit or work on a project in the mountains of the Native tribe of Bribri and learn more about this amazing culture. You will have to spend at least a week with us in Puerto so we now you, as you need a minimum preparation and adaptation to go in these mountains.

  • Help


    Help on extending the aquaponic system with some construction and maintenance learn how it works. With the garden and the mushroom project, learn how to plant and about permaculture;the artistic worshops are optional and free for the ones motivated.
    Also as helping on random daily tasks to maintain the place in order.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Wherever you feel the best between the traditional house, or inside dorm. All of them are shared places but as every thing is calm you should be alone. Private spots on demand.No food included

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Beta Life eco-project is located in Central America, Costa Rica and is located on the Central American isthmus, bounded on the east by the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. On the coasts it oscillates between 28 °C and 37 °C
    Limón is marked by a great cultural diversity: with a predominantly Afro-descendant ethnic population and with main features of the Costa Rican indigenous culture, Afro-Caribbean, white and Chinese, each group contributes to the area a remarkable cultural value.
    It is one of the areas where more cultures converge in the country.
    It is about 163 km from San José.
    Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is a popular tourist destination. It is known in the surfing community for having the largest and most powerful wave in Costa Rica, called "Salsa Brava". It is also a site of beautiful beaches, such as Playa Chiquita, Playa Negra and Punta Uva, which are some of the most spectacular beaches in Costa Rica, which can be found between Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo.
    The project is in the center of the village, neer the beach and all acomodacions like bars restaurants, shops...

  • 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.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • 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?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 849524137786