I am a Dutch woman (54) that has already lived 27 years in Costa Rica & Panama now. I have a Master in teaching Spanish as a second language. I have built a nice business with (small) Spanish schools & Hostels in 2 places in Costa Rica and 2 in Panama. Right now painting and pimping the hostal here in Bocas for our reopening somewhere first half this year.
DIY and building projects
Help around the house
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
By working with us you can learn Spanish and local culture.
Volunteer tasks could consist of one of / or a combination of below activities:
- help painting walls or painting some nice murals
- help maintain the hostel clean and organized.
- reception desk (check in/out of few guests if any).
- help take care of the dog.
This host offers a language exchange
I like to practise French, German and Portuguese.
A private or shared room in the hostel (depending on availability) with max 3 persons per room. We have a very well equipped large kitchen and lots of spaces to hang out (4 hammocks) and tables to study.
Our hostel is located in the center of this little Caribbean town. It is easy to get to the beaches and jungles that surround us by bike and local buses. Surfing and diving are really awesome here. We have kayaks that you use without cost. People here have much more freedom than they have in the city and even the curfew (10 pm ) is not always observed. Quite some restaurants and bars are open. Nature is extremely beautiful now that there are not so many visitors.
We also have a team of volunteers to clean beaches and villages and we meet every saturday to do this. You are very welcome to join us. Each last Sunday of the month you can do a free clean-up dive (if you are a certified diver).
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We have a quiet space with lots of spaces to be alone, we have free coffee and tea and of course; very good, reliable Wifi. I am teaching online myself so I make sure Wifi is always working; we rent out rooms by day, week or month for very reasonable prices or when you can do volunteer work, for free of course.
This host can provide space for campervans.
More than two
4 hours per day or 24 hours per week
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