Our little paradise needs a helping hand in Koh Kong Province, Cambodia

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  • Description

    Description

    A little lost paradise in south Cambodia needs your help!

    We are situated on Pak Klang beach in Koh Kong province, just 8 km away from the border with Thailand.
    From March 2020 my husband and I made our dream come true by opening a small guesthouse with a few beach huts and a bar / restaurant on the beach itself. And you as part of the tribe will be sleeping in one of those huts, with the sound of the waves crushing and you'll wake up with a fascinating sea view from your bed for an absolute tropical vibe. Our goal is to make our guests feel like home, and since we live on the land as well we like to make everyone feel as part of the family. We try to be innovative and always bring new ideas to the project, and we are very open to new ideas from a different perspective such as yours!

    The neighborhood is peaceful; you will be surrounded by mostly small restaurants owned by very lovely locals.
    There is a local fisherman village and market just 10 min bike ride away from us. We are 10km away from the city and it is reachable by scooter that you can easily rent from somebody for cheap.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    Hospitality/Tourism
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Take this chance to get to learn more about the Khmer culture by living among the locals. There is a lot to learn from their history and their life philosophy. Personally, that changed the way we see life. The Khmer are the warmest people I have met. Here you will get to meet a lot of travelers too; all having a unique story to share, and an opportunity for a lot of friendships to be made. We love learning languages too, we speak English, French, Macedonian, Croatian, Bulgarian and a bit of Spanish so if you speak or wish to learn any of these languages it would be a pleasure to exchange knowledge. In addition to that we like to do DIY projects to create anything from decorative objects to chairs and tables, so if you are feeling crafty it would be lot of fun. By helping us you would learn about business management as well. We would love to find a way to help the community as much as possible therefor any help will be greatly appreciated by the locals too.

  • Help

    Help

    We will start renovating the place from mid September to mid October and we are hoping to open again in November for the high season. As we will have a new look we need help to show it to the world through website, social media etc. This is where we need your helping hand! We are looking for someone who can take good photos of the place, design our website is a huge plus, help with marketing on social media , we will be preparing events so we will need help with organizing all of that . If everything works out well, we might have a position for you for the future too, if interested of course.
    We are asking for 5h of help in exchange accommodation in our beautiful bungalows and 3 meals + drinks.
    We are looking for someone that can stay from 15th of October until 5th of November (dates are flexible as we do not know how long the construction will take). This dates we will be concentrating on the reopening as mentioned above. If you are someone that doesn't mind getting his hands dirty, likes construction with natural material - bamboo, wood, thatch etc, and likes DIY projects - you can apply for helping during the construction too!


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  • Languages spoken

    Bulgarian: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Croatian: Fluent
    Macedonian: Fluent
    Serbian: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will be accommodated in one of our beach huts, equipped with good matres , table and some shelves to place your things. We provide shared bathroom that include toilets and showers (hot water!)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Since we are located on the beach itself there is nothing better than a relaxing beach time for your time off. If you are more of a sportive person the Cardamom mountains offer you trekking in the jungle. You can explore the waterfall, do a boat trip in the mangroves, go for a day in Koh Kong island . You can socialize with the guests and we can all hangout together. We will most likely host parties so expect that it will get wild sometimes. After all the place is called “Young wild and free ’’ ;)

  • 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.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week


Host ref number: 413876814789