Help us build a unique traditional house to share with other travellers in Langkawi, Malaysia



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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description


    Looking to volunteer on a beautiful tropical island in Malaysia? Then look no further!

    We are a hostel based in a traditional house, located on the island of Langkawi, the jewel of Kedah. We are located in Pantai Tengah to the south of the island, just a few minutes away from the tourist hot-spot of Pantai Cenang and the beautiful beaches.

    Our hostel is still a work in progress so having any particular skills such as cleaning, artwork or construction, or just able to lift heavy things, is an added bonus.

    We have an on-site bar and restaurant, as well as a huge variety of restaurants and bars in the nearby area. There is a 24 hour minimart next door to our property. Pantai Tengah is also home to the late nightlife of Langkawi, and the late night bars are within a 100m walking radius.

    We welcome all kinds of specialties and skills so please be sure to add that into your application subject along with the month you will be here. Hope to have you on board!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Art Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We will be happy to help you explore this beautiful island of ours, visiting the local night markets, eat like a local and taking you on trips and giving you plenty of time off to also explore on your own.

  • Help


    Ongoing construction and Maintenance
    Art and Design the wall
    Helping with the guests and arranging tours/activities
    Assist with check-in and check-out
    Preparing for breakfast

    Ideally you will be expected to work 5 hours per day, however this could vary depending on the project of the day.

    We have a local manager on site to assist you and assign your tasks for the day and two general workers so you can be only be focusing on doing your task.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We are offering a dorm bed and 2 meals per day (breakfast and lunch) in exchange for work. Shared bathroom with hot water. Also help yourself to free water, tea, coffee and wifi use.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Bonus points if you are into Pokemon Go as the manager will delightedly invite you round the island to hunt these mysterious creatures and raid the gym boss!

  • 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: 614816331521