Help us at our ecological hostal in the beautiful mountains of Matagalpa, Nicaragua

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  • Description


    Our hostel is located in the outskirts of the city of Matagalpa – in Las Marias district – at the 133 km mark on the road that take you to San Ramon & La Dalia (this road passes by us, taking you to many of the things you’ve come to this area to see!). We’re just 8 minutes from downtown Matagalpa.

    We are a family-owned & run business conceived to have a low impact in the environment using local resources & recycled materials.

    Our Hostel design integrates a former metal warehouse with pine wood walls, which together with the green areas provide a fresh & cozy ambiance to the guests.

    We have 4 Private Rooms with Private Bathrooms & 4 Dorm Rooms with a Shared Bathroom. Our rooms can sleep up to 30 in total.

    We have a Solar Energy System that feeds electricity to our hostel areas.

    We also have a Restaurant with a variety of options on the menu including vegetarian dishes, breakfast, lunch & dinner (you can even have breakfast in the afternoon if it’s your desire!).

    Also we have WiFi internet in the rooms & common spaces, hot water (not suicide showers), private parking, night security, movies, a vegetable garden, table games, shared spaces, & all kind of assistance to help you discover the amazing north of Nicaragua.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project

  • Help


    The volunteer work that we offer is to work in the general maintenance of the place, it will depend on the skills you have the activities that you may develop, one of the most important duties to perform is to take care the hostal decorative garden areas and edible garden, that requires skills with gardening and organic or permaculture techniques of food growing. There are other secondary duties like electrical or plumbing works that may be required to develop.

    We love to have art in our walls and garden, if you can help us decorate the place with new ideas and projects feel welcome to share.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english, spanish, french (basic)

  • Accommodation


    We have a single bed in a dorm and shared bathrooms services, we have a kitchen for you to prepare your meals and offer nicaraguan traditional plates. Work hours are negotiable depending on the arrangement with volunteers.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Matagalpa is a beautiful place, surrounded by natural and attractive spots to visit. We are located 10 minutes away from Matagalpa downtown on the road to San Ramon, near by there are nice places to hike or watch sunset. This is a coffee grow area, you can visit coffee plantation and lear about the process.

    You can enjoy the fruits of our trees and eat vegetables from our garden, and help us to develop new ecological solutions to water, energy and food needs.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

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

The hostal

Host ref number: 161727835264