Help finish building our paradise hostel on the Caribbean coast of Colombia!

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  • Description

    Description

    Calling all Workawayers - come and live on the breathtakingly beautiful Caribbean coast of Colombia with us at our Hostel! We are the most exciting and gorgeous new hostel in the area, nestled into the lush Colombian jungle and surrounded by vibrant tropical plant nurseries and jaw-dropping views.

    NEED VOLUNTEERS STARTING FROM JUNE 1, 2018

    We're a couple of months away from opening and we need your help to put the finishing touches to our beautiful hostel. We require a range of different skill sets and due to the high number of applicants will be fairly thorough in our selection - we want to make our paradise home as good as it can be! Please be as detailed as you can with your applications and we can't wait to hear from you :)

    Danny, Fabienne and Nick

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Simply put, you'll have the chance to experience true paradise in a way you could never imagine! We live on a part of the coast that has some of the official most beautiful beaches in the world according to National Geographic and they are a stone's throw away from the hostel.

    A few minutes walk away is the entrance to the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Tayrona National Park" which contains kilometers of unimaginably beautiful jungle and coast.

    Minutes away from our hostel is a river that stretches for miles and offers endless adventures like waterfalls, cliff jumping, plunge pools and more.

    Finally, you'll have the chance to contribute to the opening of what is going to be a hostel that takes Colombia by storm. Run by a mother & son with years of experience in providing memorable backpacker experiences, our team will be a close family centered on fun, creativity and an appreciation of nature. You'l have plenty of time to socialise, party and most importantly discover the area.

  • Help

    Help

    We're looking for skilled workers to help finish our hostel with us. If you're either a builder/carpenter, painter or gardener then please send us a message. Work will include:

    - Basic timber construction accompanied by our team of workers
    - Cementing
    - Basic gardening such as planting flowerbeds, weeding, watering, space clearance etc
    - Mural painting and essentially adding color to the recently finished buildings such as the bar, social area and bathrooms

    We're looking for a mixture of people so if you possess any of the above skills then we'd love to hear from you!

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Spanish, French

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Beds in our brand new dormitory that will be for the guests when we eventually open the doors to the Hostel. Various have ensuite toilets or you can use the communal toilets nearby.

    Meals will be provided by our kitchen staff and consist of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options prepared with locally sourced ingredients. Volunteers will also have access to basic kitchen facilities.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Tayrona National Park
    Some of the best tropical beaches on the planet
    30 min drive from Santa Marta, one of Colombia's oldest and most beautiful cities
    30 min drive from The Lost City Trek
    Surfing
    Hiking
    Waterfalls
    Cliff jumping
    Backpacker community parties

  • 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?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    4-5 x 5 days

View from the pool featuring our nearly completed bathrooms and showers and hilltop dormitory in the distance!




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