SUP Paddle Board on the Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

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Guatemala

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  • Description

    Description

    We have been operating a family owned business on the beautiful Lake Atitlan in Guatemala for more than 30 years. Five years ago we became the ambassador for SUP tours in Guatemala and now currently an affiliate of PIF (paddle into fitness). This is where we introduce and teach locals and International travellers alike the benefits of health and wellness through paddling . We offer tours which are available to individuals and groups of up to 40 participants. Currently located in the heart of Panajachel we partner with various hotels and retreats around the lake. Like most businesses in our area we are dedicated to sustaining and preserving the health of the lake as well as supporting the local Mayan communities. But we also actively collaborate with labor inclusion programs for people with disabilities.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Offering workaway guides to experience not only one Mayan village, but to work in several locations, with an opportunity to learn Spanish, and gain a thorough understanding of Mayan culture.

    Participating with local and International NGO's to participate in lake cleanup efforts. Collaborating with Mayan co-workers and disabled co-workers.

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for SUP guides, SUP yoga instructors. You need to be comfortable in the water, a strong swimmer, and speak English fluently with the willingness to learn Spanish and simple Caqchiquel (native dialect). Our guides need to be able to carry 35 pounds in order to load boards. Ability to drive a stick shift is a plus. You will be required to help and stay in our location throughout the week.

    We are also interested in people with business skills, marketing and social media skills, and video/photography skills including editing.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Spanish, ASL

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Shared accommodations with other guides, free wifi, drinking water, breakfast supplies, kitchen, refrigerator, stove, microwave, bikes, paddling.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are is in the center of the busiest village at the Lake Atitlan, also the hub for visitors arriving to the area with a multitude of restaurants, bars, and shopping.

    The area offers a wide variety of activities, such as zip-lining, paragliding, hiking, biking, trike-drifting, visiting Mayan villages, local weaving coops, nature preserves, volcanoes, coffee plantations and so much more.

  • 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

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

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