Help out at a hostel and surf school in Tamarindo, Costa Rica


Costa Rica

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  • Description


    We are a hostel and surf camp located across the street from the beach in tropical Tamarindo, Costa Rica.

    We work with volunteers for specific projects only. We have full-time local staff to perform all the daily duties. So we DO NOT need any help in reception, cleaning, bar tending or giving surf lessons. So please do NOT apply unless your skills and interests match the description(s) below:

    - Photographer - Videographer to build op our image library for use in online marketing and social media

    - Handy(wo)man to help us with annual maintenance of the hostel (painting, small repairs and upgrades)

    - Excel guru to help us built a tracking and mailing tool

    When responding, please tell us about the experience you have in those areas, if you do not have experience in any of those areas, please do not write to us.

    As we can only accommodate 1 volunteer at a time, please DO NOT apply when you are with 2 people

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Since we are the leading award winning hostel in town, you will have a great time interacting with fellow guests and our local staff. The surf and beach is just across the street, so this will be virtually your office space. Tamarindo is a popular destination with plenty of activities and night life and offers a lot of opportunities a great way to get to know the local culture and to learn or improve your Spanish.

  • Help


    Please check our calendar for availability and our profile for the types of projects we have available.

    We work with volunteers on specific projects where we try to match the skills and interests of volunteers. We do not need any help in daily duties such as reception, cleaning, bar tending or giving surflessons. Please only apply if you are interested / have the skills for the projects. We can only accommodate only 1 volunteer at any one time.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Spanish, English, French, Dutch, Serbian

  • Accommodation


    Shared dorm - max 6 people, ac, hot shower, lockers, free wifi, kitchen facilities

  • 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 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 244326217518