Help and eat great food at a family-run hostel in Castro, Chiloé, Chile



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    We are a family from Chiloé, Chile, running this new friendly and Home-like hostel. We have happy to have a place like this and to share wit people from all over the world. We love to travel too and we hope we can learn from you as much as you can learn from us. The house is very warm, all made of wood, quiet and friendly place. We have very good breakfast, everyone together. We are trying to improve in many aspects, so if you help us becoming a better place, we will be very thankful.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our house is a family house, so the family live here. The traveler will benefit from sharing with a local family in Chiloé, Chile. He/She can have the opportunity to have interesting conversation and get to know how a local family live and share. The house is located in the main city of Chiloé Island and a block and a half from the city plaza. Everywhere in Chiloé can be visited from this perfect location. The volunteer can learn so many by live with us a period of time.

  • Help


    In our first experience hosting we would like to have volunteers helping in one or more than one of the following tasks:
    - Design (logos, brochures, etc),
    - Hosting and preparing the hotel activities like asados, ceviches to share;
    - helping us with promotion of our hostel in platforms of their country of origin (comercial tasks),
    -helping us improve little details of the house, baking and/or helping as receptionist.
    - Finally some skills like architecture, digital marketing, computer programing can be useful.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We are offering in the beginning a bed in a triple bed female room. The room is in the first floor of the house with shared bathroom only occupied by the people using that room. Based on availability and season we can set as available a private room with shared bathroom. The house will offer all meals to the volunteer: full breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are so much to see in Chiloé it will only depend on how much he/she want to explore. This place is known by the warmth and generosity of the people. The island and our house is quiet and calm. The island have some very interest things such as: 1 big national park, 1 big private park, many islands since it is an archipelago, fishing, deep forest, unique products from the land such as the apples, elephant garlic, maqui, calafate, among others. The seafood is a privilege here since Chiloé is one of the main producers of salmon and other seafood in the world. Asados, good for can be enjoyed. There are a lot of tradition in this place such as the churches, which are world heritage by Unesco. The palafitos are very interesting in terms of architecture and history.

  • 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

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

Host ref number: 577332314921