Backpacker surf hostel in Ahangama, Sri Lanka

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  • Last activity: 23 Jul 2024



 Min stay requested: at least 1 month



  • Description


    After one surf season in south we are already highest rated hostel in Hostelworld in south of Sri Lanka. Ahangama is renown as one of the prime surf spots and we are just 100meters from the Devils Island AKA Sion surf point.

    We have two instagram accounts for the hostel and the restaurant owned by the same management.We have 6 permenent (Paid) employees and it is local family business runs by my family and cousins mostly and we want individuals who can cordinate between the permenent staff and our guests.

    We are specifically looking for individuals who would love to join our amazing team who would have energy and charisma to be the face of our amazing surf hostel, Pub crawls, organizing events, plan scooty trips, create content and update social media pages events etc. Ideally the open minded surfers/travelers all arround the world who would help other travelers and surfers to find the best experience in the hostel as well as the country. Write to me if anyone is interested.
    Are you also looking for below positions:
    1.Social media managers/Social Hosts
    2.Yoga and fitness instructors(Practise & conduct sessions at the hostel)
    3. Muscians & entertainers (Ideally someone who can play guitar and sing)
    4. English teachers(Local kids in the village of age 10-15 to teach English)

  • 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
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    In return we are happy to provide dedicated dorm bed space for the workawayer and breakfast and for free. Food and drinks will be offered on special discounts for workawayers. Loads of beer and drinks to be shared in our amazing surf hostel with wooden deck hangout area with pool table. Language is another factor we are looking forward to exchange with foreigners. Also to create good PR with the guests being more friendly to them so our guests feels like home. Special access for parties and events arround the area for our staff. We also have bikes you can use for free to travel arround the area.
    *NOTE: We only accept people who can commit a minimum of 30days(1month) and if anyone cancels before the end of the stay they have to pay for thier accomadation and food*

  • Help


    Helping hand for day to day activities at the hostel and keeping the vibe at the place.
    1. Helping with administration of hostel.
    2. Greet and meet with guests.
    3. Paintings and setup inside the Hostel.
    4. Organizing events on premises like BBQ Nights/Movie Nights and invite people to it
    5. Create, update social media content(Instagram+FB+TikTok etc)
    6. Yoga and fitness instructors.
    7. Party/Event planners(Social Host)
    8. Entertainers & Musicians
    9. English teachers.
    10. Photographers and video vloggers.

    We are just 2km from Ahangama town and 8km from Weligama. Also 100meters walk you would find 'Devils Island Surf' point which is famous among surfers all around the world. We ran a great first surf season in south and we are already the highest rates hostel in south of Sri Lanka.

    So we are looking for cool individuals who would help to help us on hostel's marketing, organizing events where guests prefer like movie nights/BBQ nights etc.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Sinhalese: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    Spanish, German, Dutch, Portugese, French, Italian

  • Accommodation


    Dedicated Dorm Bed space in one of our guest dorm sleeps 6 people.

    Breakfast for free. Food and drinks will be offered on special discounts for workawayers. Also we can arrange surf board rentals for concession rates arround the area. Special access for parties and events arround the area for our staff.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    They can rent the bikes or scooties travel around Ahangama, Weliagama, Kabalana and all main surf points. Also every day there are parties happening arround the area and we hostel crew wants to take our guests there too.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 322849599676

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