Seeking Surf Camp Volunteers in Tamarindo, Costa Rica


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    Our Surf Camp in Costa Rica is a mystical surf camp located in the jungles of Tamarindo, Costa Rica, and a short ride to Playa Tamrindo beach -- We provide a unique opportunity to experience the authentic Costa Rican way of life -- Through daily surfing, camping, yoga, remote beach and waterfall excursions, among countless other activities, our surf camp serves as a foundation to connect with yourself, other adventurous travelers, and Costa Rica's vast and extraordinary offerings of nature and wildlife.

    The idea is to create a fun, energetic atmosphere full of adventures and unforgettable memories, while simultaneously being in harmony with the environment and culture of Costa Rica. To create this atmosphere, we are looking for open-minded volunteers who will be a constant positive and valuable contribution to our operational team.

    We were recently recognized by Workaway, among their 25,000 hosts, as "Host of the Month" in June 2016! You can read the interview they did with us about our volunteer program on Workaway's "Host of the Month" section of their website's Blog, by clicking the badge on our profile, or by Googling the title. It is titled: "Living In a Surf Camp In Costa Rica"!

    Pura Vida!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Art project

  • Help


    We offer two tiers of volunteer options:

    A) Qualified Volunteer: In exchange for accommodations and food, two meals a day (breakfast & dinner), you will provide a specific professionally-skilled trade. While we are open-minded to accepting other skilled trades, we are looking for volunteers with the following skills set : Surf Instructor, Yoga Instructor, Professional Photographer, Professional Videographer, Experienced Social Media experts, and experienced Writers/Bloggers.

    Your inquiry into this volunteer option will be carefully reviewed, and if accepted, you will potentially be asked to Skype so we can discuss the expected contributions further.

    While we do all we can to determine a Volunteer's qualifications prior to arrival, once accepted as a Qualified Volunteer, you will be required to undergo a one week trial period (meals included) your first week in camp, in which you simply exhibit your skill set and enthusiasm, to confirm your suggested capabilities.

    A Qualified Volunteer can expect to be a large part of our day-to-day operations, and ultimately the entire camp's development!

    B) General Volunteer: While this volunteer program is more leisurely and less involved than a Qualified Volunteer, your contributions to the team are as essential to the camp's atmosphere, togetherness, and prosperity. In exchange for accommodations (not food), you will help with general, day-to-day tasks. These general tasks can include: cleaning general areas, helping in the kitchen, art projects, construction team, gardening, surf equipment maintenance, washing dishes, and miscellaneous tasks that help see the camp flourish at its optimal capacity. While you will never work more than 15 hours a week, these tasks will typically take up just 8-12 hours of your week. Because of our location in the jungle of Costa Rica, the nearest food options are around a 30-35 minute walk (or 5 minute shuttle/cab) or there is the option of a meal plan within the camp.

    -- Please let us know which option you are interested in, and we will promptly respond back with our availability, camp FAQ's, and any further necessary information. --

    Pura Vida!

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Spanish, English

  • Accommodation


    Accommodation in a camping tent or dorm (depending on availability), with wi-fi, beds, and sheets provided.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    2 to 3 per day (max 15 hours/week)-option 2

My Photo Album

Sunset yoga on the lookout with the crew! Ocean views and Namaste = NOT BAD
Some of the crew relaxing on one of our weekly excursions to a local national park and waterfall!
We went to the Rodeo and ran with the bulls! What a night!
Trash pickup day on the beach with an incredible volunteer crew!
The crew building a brand new eco-friendly dorm for future volunteers! Come join our team!
Collecting moments, not things...

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