Help in a family hostel, enjoy nature and learn about the Otavaleña culture, Ecuador

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  • Description

    Description

    Our Hostal is a family hostel located in the center of Otavalo, an intercultural city and famous for its handicraft market and natural attractions.

    We offer lodging with three meals (breakfast, lunch and snack) for those who want to walk in the mountains, visit lagoons, waterfalls, connect with nature.

    Nuestro Hostal es un hostal familiar ubicado en el centro de Otavalo, ciudad intercultural y famosa por su mercado artesanal y sus atractivos naturales.

    Ofrecemos hospedaje con tres comidas (desayuno, almuerzo y merienda) para quienes quieran caminar en las montañas, visitar lagunas, cascadas, conectarse con la naturaleza.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The volunteers will learn about a new culture and will live with an Otavaleñan family. Thus, they will also be able to practice and / or improve their Spanish.

    Los voluntarios van a conocer una nueva cultura y convivirán con una familia otavaleña. Así, podrán también practicar y/o mejorar su español.

  • Help

    Help

    We ask the volunteers to help us with work at the reception, control the services of the hostel, prepare breakfast, organize activities (cooking and dancing classes, walks, movie night etc.) among others.

    The schedules of the volunteers will be adjusted to the activities planned and selected.

    Pedimos a los voluntarios que nos ayuden con trabajo en la recepción, controlar los servicios del hostal, preparar el desayuno, organizar actividades (cursos de cocina, paseos, baile, tarde de cine etc.) entre otros.

    Los horarios de los voluntarios se ajustarán a las actividades previstas y seleccionadas.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Spanish, English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The Hostel is located in the center of Otavalo six blocks from the Main Square and three blocks from the Plaza de los Ponchos where the artisan market is located.

    The volunteers will be given a simple or shared room, with private bathroom, sheets and towels.

    The Hostel offers several services:
    - Wifi
    - Cable TV
    - Kitchen
    - Book Exchange
    - Free use of table games
    - Free use of a computer
    - Laundry
    - Etc.

    El Hostal está ubicado en el centro de Otavalo a seis cuadras de la Plaza Principal y a tres cuadras de la Plaza de los Ponchos donde se encuentra el mercado artesanal.

    Se les entregara una habitación simple o compartida, con baño privado, sabanas y toallas.

    El Hostal ofrece varios servicios:
    - Wifi
    - TV cable
    - Cocina
    - Intercambio de libros
    - Libre uso de juegos de mesa
    - Libre uso de una computadora
    - Lavandería
    - Etc.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Otavalo is located 2 hours from Quito by bus and 2 hours from the border with Colombia.

    During their free time, volunteers will be able to walk to different places:

    - El Lechero Mirador
    - Condor Park
    - San Pablo Lagoon
    - Mojanda Lagoon
    - Cuicocha Lagoon
    - Peguche Waterfall
    - Waterfall of Taxopamba
    - Craft market (where they can sell handicrafts)
    - Imbabura Volcano
    - Cotacachi Volcano

    Otavalo se ubica a 2 horas de Quito en bus y a 2h30 de la frontera con Colombia.

    Durante su tiempo libre, los voluntarios podrán caminar hacia distintos lugares:

    - Mirador El Lechero
    - Parque del Condor
    - Laguna de San Pablo
    - Laguna de Mojanda
    - Laguna de Cuicocha
    - Cascada de Peguche
    - Cascada de Taxopamba
    - Mercado artesanal (donde pueden vender artesanías)
    - Volcán Imbabura
    - Volcán Cotacachi

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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





Host ref number: 631161472184