Costa Rica (Euros)

The total cost of volunteering is divided into two parts: the registration fee paid to book your placement, which is 210€ and and the program fee paid afterward.

Volunteer Programs in San Ramón

635€ 2 weeks
235€ Additional week

Ecological Planting and Turtles Program
615€ 2 weeks
225€ Additional week in Caribbean
225€ Additional week in Pacific

Wild Animal Rescue Program
615€ 2 weeks
225€ Additional week

If your currency is not specified in the list you can convert the costs here.

What does it include?

  • Administration costs
  • Support from Cooperating Volunteers staff at all times
  • Airport pick-up and transport to your accommodation
  • 2 days orientation
  • Introduction to Costa Rican culture
  • City Tour
  • Accommodation
  • 2 meals per day, 7 days a week (Breakfast and Dinner) in the San Ramon programs
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) for the ecological plantation and turtle program and the animal rescue program.
  • Regular evaluation meetings during your program
  • Support from local staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Volunteering certificate (upon request).

What additional costs will volunteers incur?

Visa, flights, travel insurance (compulsory), vaccinations, transfer back to the airport, lunch costs, other expenses.
(*** volunteers in Costa Rica usually find that 40 € (US$ 50, approx) is enough for basic weekly expenses) Weekends usually have about 170 € (US$ 200, approx) of expenses due to extra tourist activities.