We are a community run beach hostel on Playa Almejal in El Valle, Choco, 18km from Bahia Solano. We have a Bar and Restaurant, Rent Surf boards and offer Classes, our organic garden supplies us with fresh fruit and herbs, tucked between the Choco Jungle and the Pacific Ocean, this is a great spot to experience the beauty of the region with unparalleled Nature and Culture. We are the first hostel on the Pacific Coast and do our best to make a positive impact in the community, while providing good vibes as a backpackers hostel.
Come and live an amazing and epic experience Pacific Style!
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
Helping with Tourists
The culture of the people here in Choco is both diverse and unique. The village is 95% Afro-Colombian in a historically isolated region of the world, they are warm hospitable people who are deeply connected to the Sea and the Jungle they are surrounded by.
Travelers here can learn about Fishing, Gardening and Farming in the tropics, Surf, delicious local cooking recipes, the dense jungle and its mega-diverse plants and animals, and just soak up the energy of the region.
We are a rustic Jungle/Beach hostel with Organic Garden, Wooden Bungalows, Surf Shack, , and Compost/Recycliung, and we need a bit of help depending on what your best at!
We need help with customer service, greeting guests on arrival and giving the introduction, Electricians are always appreciated, Teaching English to the Staff, Help with recycling/reusing of solid waste, Painting, Building, General Maintenance... :)
~To get here you must first reach Bahia Solano, there are direct flights daily from Medellin and Quibdo, or you can boat up from Buenaventura! From Bahia Solano its a 45 minute TukTuk ride to the Hostel!
*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️Requirements: you need to speak spanish and english and be ready to go rustic;)
Dorm Bed! All volunteers will have a dorm bed with shared bathroom, and we provide 3 meals a day~
Right on the beach with waterfall minutes walk away, access to all the wonderful tours we offer to Nat'l Park, Jungle, Rivers, Beaches, etc. Hardcore Jungle and Beach location so must be up for off the grid type living~
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
5 hours a day, 5 days a week