Workaway in Ecuador: Explore beautiful Nature at German Campground ⛺️🇪🇨

Are you interested in moving and working abroad in South America? Do you want to explore the natural wonders of this continent while gaining valuable work experience? Workaway may be the platform you need to achieve these goals. 



What is Workaway?


Workaway is a cultural exchange platform that connects travelers with hosts worldwide in exchange for room and board. It’s popular among budget-conscious travelers, promoting cultural exchange. Tasks vary, and volunteers gain new experiences while contributing to their host’s projects.



Workaway is for anyone over the age of 18 who is willing to work a few hours a day in exchange for accommodation and food. The platform is ideal for people who want to travel on a budget, gain new skills, and have an authentic cultural experience. It is also a great way to make new friends from all over the world and build long-lasting relationships.



The platform has a wide range of opportunities, including animal care, gardening, farming, IT, household chores, and gastronomy. One perfect destination for Workaway is Ecuador.



Ecuador: Natural Beauty and Excellent Infrastructure


Ecuador, in northwestern South America, boasts stunning natural beauty, vibrant culture, and superb infrastructure. The country has varied ecosystems, like the Andes Mountains, Amazon Rainforest, and Pacific Coast. Ecuador is the birthplace of the Galapagos Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that’s home to diverse and unique species.



Workaway in Ecuador?


One of the reasons why Ecuador is the perfect destination for Workaway is the excellent infrastructure in the country. The country has a reliable transportation system, which makes it easy to travel around the country. The country also has excellent healthcare facilities, making it a safe destination for volunteers. Depending on the location you will find affordable cost of living, which makes it an excellent choice for people who are looking for an affordable way to travel and work abroad.


Immersing Yourself in Ecuador’s Culture


Another reason why Ecuador is the perfect destination for Workaway is the vibrant culture of the country. Ecuador has a rich history, and its culture is a mix of indigenous, Spanish, and African influences. The country is known for its colorful festivals, delicious cuisine, and friendly people. Volunteering in Ecuador will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the country’s culture and learn more about its people.


Hans’s Finca Sommerwind – A Unique Workaway Experience


If you are looking for a unique Workaway experience, you will be excited to learn about the internationally known German Finca Sommerwind.



It is located in the northern region of the country and is popular amongst tourists and locals alike. 



More info about Finca Sommerwind


For English-speaking volunteers seeking a unique experience, Finca Sommerwind may be the perfect destination. Located in the middle of nature near the town of Ibarra, Finca Sommerwind is owned by Hans, a German restaurant and campground owner. 




Hans is looking for volunteers who are interested in working in a beautiful natural environment and helping him run his restaurant and campground. The policy is to stay with him for at least a month, working 25-30 hours per week in exchange for free board and lodging. 




Volunteers have half the week off to explore the surrounding area and immerse themselves in the local culture. With its breathtaking natural beauty and friendly atmosphere, Finca Sommerwind is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to gain valuable work experience while experiencing a unique adventure.




Hans believes that Workaway is an excellent opportunity for people who want to experience life in another country while gaining valuable work experience. According to him, “Workaway is a fantastic platform that connects people from different countries and cultures. It’s a great way to learn new skills, make new friends, and explore the world.”

Final thoughts on Workaway in Ecuador


In conclusion, if you are looking for a unique Workaway experience in South America, Ecuador may be the perfect destination for you. With its incredible natural beauty, vibrant culture, and excellent infrastructure, Ecuador offers a unique experience for volunteers. If you are interested in working for Hans and helping him run his restaurant and campground, you can contact him through the Workaway platform. (More info below!)


Learn more about Finca Sommerwind and its people here:



Volunteering in Ecuador is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable work experience, immerse yourself in a new culture, and explore the natural wonders of this incredible country.

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  1. Essam lamei sadek on May 14, 2023 at 4:34 am

    I want to volunteer in the camp. I love volunteering and participation. I love nature and I love helping others. I am Egyptian and I dream of volunteering.

    • Alexandra Allover on May 14, 2023 at 2:43 pm

      Hello! In case you are interested in Workaway in Ecuador, you can use the contact links at the bottom of the blog post!

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