Surfing, diving and snorkelling with us at our surf school and hostel in Montanita, Ecuador



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    Our hostel is a backpacker hostel where you’ll feel at ease and with an ideal environment to party and enjoy the sea for its excellent location. We are in the new boardwalk facing the river (15 meters from the beach) with a stunning ocean view

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    beach cleaning and good ideas to help perserve the environment our ocean
    Learn to surf and increase your performance
    Practice spanish and live the essence of montanita

  • Help


    We require someone who speaks English at advanced level and Spanish (intermediate level as minimum) 24 hours per week, who are flexible during normal working hours. You would also be helping our team (they speak just Spanish) with administration, marketing, and supporting the team with some guest if there are something needed to be communicated in English.

  • 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.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Bed in a shared dorm room, private bathroom
    Free surf lesson, snorkel
    Free surfboard
    Free tours

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Visit Isla la Plata: One hour with bus and a boat drive away you find Isla la plata (part of the Machalilla national park). Here you can find birds in the wild like the once you can only see on the Galapagos; The blue-footed boobies, red-footed boobies, Nazca boobies, frigate birds, and occasionally albatrosses. Around the island you can find a coral reef which inhabits Manta-rays, tropical fish and sea turtles. You can also combine visiting the island with whale watching tours.

    Visit los Frailes: They say this is the most beautiful beach of Ecuador. It is a crescent shaped beach with rocks on both sides protecting it from the wind. The water is a beautiful shade of blue-ish green and the sand is white. It is a chill place to spend the day, where you can sunbath and go snorkeling or diving. There is also a nice hiking trail to the top of the northern cliff. The cliff has several spots where you can enjoy the view, its also a great spot to watch the whales during whale watching season. (How to get there: Take the green bus to Manta and 12 km north of Puerto Lopez you get off at Las Frailes. The bus doesn’t drive to the beach so from there it is a 2,6 km or 40 minute walk to beach).

    Visit Valdivia: The name of the town is after the people that lived here more than 3000 years ago. A lot of artifacts are found here from the ancient civilization. Rent a bike and go through the neighborhood towns on the way here, it's only 14 kilometers away, or take a green bus to Santa Elena that also stops in Valdivia.

    Yoga: A perfect way to prepare those aching muscles for another surf, prepare your mind and breath for a dive or simply draw your days to a close. Montanita can offer all.

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    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.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • 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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Host ref number: 351436652579