We need a hand in reception on a tropical island, Isla Colon, Panama




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    On the main Island of the archipelago Bocas del Toro, named Isla Colon, you'll find us. We are situated on a small property near the water, surrounded by lots of lush, green tropical plants in a quiet neighborhood with that perfect tropical vibe. The sea is around the corner and the beach is only 5 min walking. You are just ten minutes bike ride from downtown.

    You are surrounded by the local people and witness their normal daily life. At the same time enjoying the numerous visits of hummingbirds to the tropical garden surrounding the cabanas. From out of your hammock and with a freshly blended fruit juice within reach, you find out what life is like in paradise.

    We manage a small rental business. Cabins, apartments, houses and lots of guests that come and go. Easy place, not a hostel, not a party place.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Helping with Tourists
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Working and interacting with Panamanians and other international people who live here, allow you to learn about cultures from a local perspective. It is the chance to make new friends for a lifetime, both inside and outside the work place. Whether you are working side-by-side or meeting a new friend while exploring the Island.

    We have 2 permanent staff in reception, three fix cleaning staff plus two administrative staff. Also a lot of other workers come and go according needs.

    This is not a hostel... if you're looking for party or meet/hang out with guests, this is not your place. Then please avoid sending copy/paste messages as when we read "your hostel" your chances are almost gone. In the other hand, if you're looking to make new local friends, learn about this business, and enjoy a good time in Bocas and its beaches, please write us.

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    We are ideally looking for solo travelers, two friends or a couple, who speaks SPANISH and have experience in reception preferably, to assists the staff in some shifts.

    The work is easy to learn and is not demanding but requires someone responsible to welcome, give support and checkout guests, maintain communication with the staff, be alert of new reservations and administrative tasks.

    The minimum stay is one month with the possibility of extending as much as you want if you are the indicated person. Ideal for those who want to spend time on the island.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ We DO NOT need help with cleaning, gardening, cooking, marketing, internet, website help *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️
    *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ NO necesitamos ayuda con limpieza, jardín, cocina, marketing, internet website *️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️

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    Buscamos viajeros solos, dos amigos o pareja, que hable INGLES y con experiencia en recepción preferentemente, para asistir y cubrir al personal en diferentes turnos.

    El trabajo es fácil de aprender y no es exigente pero requiere de alguien dispuesto, responsable y ordenado para atender, recibir y despedir huéspedes, mantener comunicación con el staff, estar atentos a nuevas reservas y tareas administrativas.

    La estancia mínima es un mes con posibilidad de extender tanto como quiera si es la persona indicada. Ideal para quienes quieran pasar un tiempo en la isla.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Spanish

  • Accommodation


    We can offer you a private room, with shared bathroom and kitchen, in a small two-room cabin in the Saigon district. Free laundry once a week and, where possible, bicycles to enjoy the island. We do not provide ingredients for cooking or food. There is a supermarket 100 meters away and you can cook your own food.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Time off can be spent locally in Bocas town and other islands. There are several activities, beachcombing, surfing, hiking, horseback riding, zipline, snorkeling, scuba diving or go to the gym. You can exploring the local islands and beaches nearby.

    We are looking for respectable people wanting to spend some time at a beautiful location. No drugs or heavy drinking at all, non-smokers preferable.

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      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

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