Additional Information

Meals and Accomodations

You will be accommodated in the volunteers’ quarters called “La Casona”. La Casona is one of the first houses of Santuario Macaw. La Casona is Macaw’s property but is a 30 min walk from Macaw Lodge and 2 minutes walk from Las Delicias. Las Delicias is a small village with a church, a school, 1 small shop, a football field and a bar. Most workers of Macaw Lodge come from Las Delicias. Thirty minutes away, by car, is Bijagual, a town slightly larger, with a police station, a few small stores, a school, a big football field. And 30 min from Bijagual is the highway with the closest town Quebrada Ganado  with big stores, pharmacy etc.

In La Casona you’ll share with other volunteers. In this house you will have everything you need. The house has 2 bedrooms and 1 dorm 1 Shared kitchen, 2 bathrooms.
You will have access to WiFi but there are not computers available. Depending on the number of volunteers you will have to share the room.

Regarding the meals, you will cook your own food. We’ll provide you with food that is coming from La Finca or shopping in the city. Your meals will typically consist on (rice, beans, plantain, eggs, fruits, pasta, tea, coffee, vegetables, grains)
We can make for you personal purchases or others, but they will not be included in the program rates.

There is no washing machine, you will have a designated place to wash your clothes by hand.

Volunteers will have to keep La Casona clean.

As the program is very recent, you are welcome to be creative and improve the house and surroundings. You have a lot of space around La Casona to start planting vegetables, flowers, to build a volleyball court. You have a source of water near…. HAVE FUN!

 You will live next to Las Delicias, enjoy this incredible experience!

Free Time

Your daily schedule will be assigned after you agree on the activities with the coordinator.  Depending on the project you will have your days off in the week or at the end of the month so you can go out and enjoy Costa Rica.

You are at one hour from Jaco, 3 hours from Manuel Antonio, 1 hour and a half from San Jose.