Beachfront Surf Hostel - just outside Canoa, Ecuador



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  • Description


    *** PANDEMIC UPDATE: The hotel is operating at a low guest occupancy at the moment. But we are always still looking for volunteers.***
    High season (December- April/May) wet season: Sunny/humid/hot/Mostly rains at night
    Low season (May - November) Dry season: Usually overcast days. Warm in the 70s. Hot when sun breaks. Usually doesn’t rain.

    We are located right on the beach just 1.2 km south of Canoa, Ecuador. We offer free fresh fruit, discounted board rentals and surf lessons.
    We have hammocks strewn about the property and on the rooftop bar terrace. A super chill location, a real hidden gem!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Canoa, a once quaint fishing village and Surf destination. San Vicente, just 13 km away, is the nearest commercial center with a bustling local farmers market that has just about all the essential services. We are ex-pats living an alternative life on the beach, Sun worshipping, surfing, and self-development are what this playa life is all about. So if this sounds like you, come and check us out!

  • Help


    Gardening and minor groundwork in our little tropical paradise, beach clean up, hammock management, beer fridge stocking, guest relations, check-ins and outs, reception duties, and occasional wildlife rescue...turtles, birds, iguanas...

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Private room or bed in dorm room depending on amount of volunteers at the time. Food such eggs, rice, bread, beans and bananas is provided. Volunteers will be responsible for cooking their own meals.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Canoa is a must-stop on any Ecuadorian tour. Enjoy over 10 km of unspoiled beach, amazing sunsets, fresh of the day seafood, and like-minded people from all over the world. There are horse tours, kayaks, surfing, and yoga along with bike rentals. When you are ready to hit the road and explore the Ruta del Sol ( pacific coastal zone ) you can jump on the bus right out front of the hotel.

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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

  • 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?

    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: 537344732811