Experience living in an Authentic Ecolodge in Ubatuba, Brazil

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Brazil

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    07/05/2021

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  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

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  • Description

    Description

    Come and experience living in an authentic ecolodge, producing your own food and helping us to offer our guests an experience of contact with nature and sustainable practices.
    We are a company with 8 employees, most working in the kitchen. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner for our guests. We also have staff who take care of cleaning and tidying the rooms (there are 10 in total), in addition to the receptionist. Ecolodge has a manager who coordinates all staff, including volunteers.
    There are many beautfull beaches and waterfall in the nearby, easilly reached by bycicle (we provide one). Volunteers can also do a lot of cultural activities, such as visiting the indigenous tribes, quilombolas and the local fisher community. Ubatuba is the paradise for birdwatchers and nature lovers, as we are located in one of the last fragments of the Atlantic Forest, one of the most biodiverse biomas on planet.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    Farmstay help
    Hospitality/Tourism
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We can offer an exchange with the Brazilian culture, culinary and other things related with the traditional culture of the surrounds (caiçaras, quilombolas and indigenous). It’s also a great opportunitie to get to know one of the most beautful coast zones of Brazil, as we are located only a few minutes in a bicycle from the beaches in the north coast of Ubatuba.

  • Help

    Help

    We need help in our agroforestry, from planting to harvesting, and also helping with the food procession. We plant banana, palm heart, cocoa and native fruits. The day by day tasks includes managing the agroforestry systems.
    We have one person (João) that is our local paid worker, and he is in charge for the tasks, so the volunteers will be helping and interacting with him most of the time.
    We also needs help in the kitchen, whether harvesting and preparing pancs salads, or serving guests at the restaurant and pool bar.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

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

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The workawayres will stay at a mezzanine with beds and mosquito nets. The place is build with bamboo, and there are no walls. Its pretty comfortable, very ventilated and integrated with nature. There are a private bathroom for volunteers.
    Volunteers will be eating together with other members/team from our lodge. We serve 3 meals/day, manly vegetarian food.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Outside the Ecolodge, volunteers can take part in many independent activities. There is a specialist outdoor company offering mountain biking, stand-up paddle boarding (SUP), surfing, ocean kayaking, Hawaiian canoe, hiking in the Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar. There are also several social-cultural activities that allow unique interaction with the rural communities, Indians and quilombolas. Paraty historical center is only 45min by car.

  • 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

    We have optical fiber internet, it works pretty well, but sometimes it can fail.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week


Host ref number: 872239667793