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Eco Lodge Calima, El darien, Colombia

22 reviews22

300 Hectares of Rainforest

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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Learn about sustainability
3 travelers learned about sustainability working with this host
Connect with international travelers
3 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Animal Care
Help look after and take care of animals.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Greeting all, I am American living in Calima-Darien, I have an ecoturism place, where I manage 700 acres of beautiful rainforest. As you can imagine I have lots to do and need agriculture, tourism, adventure, culinary, bee's, marketing, social media, construction, art and painting, you let me know I probably need it. For the Summer I would love to have travelers that play music and sing. Nothing major guitar and signing in small groups.

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  • Beginner English or Beginner Spanish
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
1 week

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Eco Lodge


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How this experience will transform you

3 Learning about sustainability

3 Meeting international travelers

3 Meeting locals

2 Get in touch with nature

2 Creating true social impact

2 Immersing in the local culture



It was a nice experience, people who work there they are so kind. At the very beginning I was worried (it was my first time using Worldpackers) about the time answer because I was in Cali and they just read my messages and they didn’t answer. For the arriving would be easier if they send what to do from Darien (just an advise). The place has amazing views and fierce mosquitoes, there are many activities to help with, you just have to be open minded and do what you’re good at. I did amazing pictures and some videos. It really was good experience.
The natural pool is gorgeous.




I highly recommend this project. Jorge created not only a hostel but many activities as well and there are many different things to do as a volunteer. Everything is very structured which is rare in Colombia. The beds are comfortable, the food is really good (also for me as a vegetarian). Most importantly, the staff is lovely, even though we did not speak much Spanish they were very patient with us and we had very fun and educative evenings with Ender. The only thing we regret is that we couldn't stay longer. Thank you so much for everything, Jorge!




amazing place with amazing people, the nature around is so beautiful! highly recommend!




Muy buena experiencia, disfruté al máximo con los voluntarios que estaban, Jorge nos recibió con respeto y siempre es muy claro con las tareas, la comida deliciosa, Ender y Lis (los encargados) son un amor y siempre muy pacientes. Recomendado a todos.




La experiencia en Ecolife fue positiva y llena de aprendizajes.
Fui muy bien recibida por Ender y Lis, compartí la estadía con otr@ voluntar@ y nos poyamos constantemente.
El intercambio cultural entre los que estábamos en el hostal fue increíble, y las tareas del mismo son variadas y sencillas. El lugar es muy lindo, el paisaje y senderos son interesantes, realmente es un lugar para aprender, aportar y tomar contacto con la naturaleza.
Gracias Ecolife por esta experiencia!


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