Join our team and enjoy the beach while helping with daily hostel chores in Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica


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 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

  • Description


    The Hostel is a laid back hostel located in Jacó Beach, Puntarenas Province.

    Jacó Beach is a very popular destination, located only one and a half hours from San José and being one of the most popular surfer destinations, Jacó is a lively destination all year round!

    Riva Jaco is located in the heart of the town, and five minutes from la playa! We are a hostel with the capacity of 20 people, and we have three lovely dogs! We are looking for two volunteers to help with day to day maintenance and well-being of the hostel and guests, and in return to stay in our hostel!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Riva Jaco is home to travellers from all over the world! From Costa Ricans, to Europeans, North Americans and everyone in between - you will meet people and can make friends from all over the world.

    Our hostel has a great, close-knit and chill atmosphere where we are all a family. By working with us you will be part of our family! If you are a surfer or beach goer, our hostel is ideally located a 5 minute walk from the beach!

  • Help


    We are looking for reliable, friendly, easygoing travellers to join our team at Riva to ensure that the day to day operations of the hostel run smoothly. We require help with:

    1) Cleaning
    2) General maintenance (yard work)
    3) Checking in and checking out guests
    4) Other odd jobs that come up!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will be staying in a staff's tent-style private room.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are daily busses to and from San José to Jacó, as well as busses to Playa Hermosa, Puntarenas, and surrounding areas. Jacó is a great, laid-back surfing town, a great place for those who like to relax, go to the beach, or find a good party. There is a mix of Tipo's and travellers/vacation-goers here, and you are sure to meet plenty of good people!

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 442623265435