Looking for help in Uvita, south Pacific coast, Costa Rica! (:


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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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    Hello! Our place is located where the mountains meet the sea! It's a 13 room hostel in the center of Uvita, a little coastal town in the pacific coast.

    What we are looking for right now is:
    - Front desk receptionists with English AND Spanish (you can practice and improve your Spanish here, but basic communication and vocabulary is mandatory).
    - Maintenance help: limited to simple daily maintenance stuff, handcrafts, renovations and restyling, garden, electrical stuff.
    -Our Staff is formed by locals (receptionists and cleaners) that are happy to improve their English interacting with the volunteers and happy to help the volunteers to improve their Spanish!!

    We love people that traveled, that have different backgrounds and experiences and a lot of love for people, smiling and committed (living in a hostel is not for everyone!). New ideas and energies (plans for next whales season flyers, ideas, tours corner, themed nights, parties) are always very welcome. Also people with cooking passion or skills are very often appreciated.

    Due to the one week training period we prefer those who can stay at least a month. Feel free to contact if you want to experience the true vibe of Costa Rica, a peaceful and welcome land!

    Pura Vida

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The hostel is one of the best spots in Uvita, a great area where the forest and the ocean meet surrounding the spectacular whale's tail. The Hostel has hammocks, instruments, games, a bar and the restaurant for the perfect relax. We usually host from 2 to 3 volunteers.

    We provide free accommodation. We do not provide free food, but we have a community kitchen that can be used, there are several Supermarkets in the village, Wednesdays and Saturdays the local markets sell good quality food at low prices! Come and share this wonderful corner of the world with us! Basic rules: a lot of enthusiasm, smiles, commitment and Pura Vida! :)

  • Help


    Receptionists with spanish and english language skills
    General maintenance people
    Both with experience in a similar position or loving hospitality jobs and hostel life

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Private dorm shared with other volunteers.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Uvita offers averything you can think of in nature: a marine park, waterfalls and bamboo forests, trekking, spectacular views and whales (and a lot more) watching. You can learn to surf, birdwatching, enjoying the nature in all its aspects and the tours to the unique National Park of Corcovado also starts from here!

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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