Explore the heart of the Andes and learn Spanish in the Quilotoa Loop, Ecuador




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  • Description


    We are located in a magical piece of land, right in front of the beautiful Illinizas and at the beginning of the Quilotoa Loop trek. We started as a campsite, now we have a newly built house to accommodate our guests. We have been involved with the tourism industry for many years and we help tourists find transport, bicycles, guides, and the best nature spots.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can learn spanish, traditional highlands farming, ecuatorian cuisine and local customs.
    You can also explore the mountains with us, learning about basic geography of Ecuador, local products, and the ancient unexplored inca trails of our área.

  • Help


    If you like helping the community with english lessons, we are waiting for you. We teach english 5 days of the week to kids, teenagers and adults, please help us improve our lessons.
    We need someone who enjoys gardening and growing vegetables organically. We want to restart the veggie patch in our land.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Volunteers will have a private or shared room in the hostel. Our guests are welcome as part of our family and they are allowed to use everything that we have at our place. That includes our bicycles, our big outside oven, our hammocks, our tall pine tree swing, and much more.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are located about 5 minutes away from Sigchos downtown. There is an animal market and a local market that you can visit. Sigchos is located at the beggining of The Quilotoa Loop, this is a 3 day hikking activity which travellers from all over the world enjoy all year round. Close by we have the starting point to hike to the magical town of Isinlilví - Chugchilán - Quilotoa lake.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    All are more than welcome, we provide wood for the fire, wi-fi and electricity outlets.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    All sorts of pets as long as they are not aggresive.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 114368541237