Help out in Lake Arenal one of the most diverse, beautiful parts of Costa Rica, with water sports and gardening.


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    Hi my name is Daniel, I grew up in Los Angeles, Calif, and am a 58 year old retired yacht captain / 24 years as Marine coordinator/captain in film and TV industry, Creating a new life in a true paradise for past 3 years. I live and work on Lake Arenal Costa Rica. We offer Sailing and Stand Up Paddle Tours and Instruction. We have multiple properties and work locations on and around Lake Arenal. We are very much into water activities, Photography, fitness, eating well and the list goes on So much to Share..........

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    There is so much here. From Nature, Lake and surrounding mountains you always have a new adventure just around the corner. Helping with our Water Tours in itself will teach one much about tourist organizing, water safety and sailing.

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    We are seeking a Water confident Fit Person. Water Tour guide and instruction Will be taught.
    Also eco green thumb is a plus as we have properties gardens and tree plantation projects.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Private 1 Bdrm apartment on estate property in the hills above the Lake.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Lake Arenal is one of the most diverse, beautiful parts of Costa Rica. This Lake is like no other with activities all around it's 34 klm length. Bus service is Nearby. Safe small town lifestyle. Pura Vida.
    We live a very simple life here. Watch most every sunrise and sunset year round. In bed by 9pm up at 5am normally.
    We cook and eat most all our meals at home but have some favorite restaurants in the area.
    Volunteer Work would consist of 8am to 12pm 3 days a week gardening projects and then helping with water tours when necessary. There is so much here to partake in.

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    • Limited internet access

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    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 558639285212