Join us in a beautiful hostel environment in the magical nature and mountains of Urubici, Brazil



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    The site is an adventure lodge and hostel located in the outskirts of Urubici city in the state of Santa Catarina. We offer you a very pleasant, cozy atmosphere, with beautiful mountainous landscapes among the main tourist attractions of the region. Our goal is to provide unique moments and unforgettable experiences. We offer ample space full of trails between a nebular forest of native Araucarias, bordering the picturesque Rio do Bispo with its clean and crystalline waters. Because we are neighbors of the National Park of Serra Geral, we offer alternative accommodations in strategic points of the forest where one can enjoy the most beautiful landscapes.
    If hotels offer 5 stars we offer constellations of them, the sky here has no light interference from the cities so the nights are usually extremely bright.
    Besides trekking amongst the pristine mountains, this is also a beautiful environment to cycle, mountain bike and experience horse riding.

    Please note that we share our home with 2 dogs (sometimes 3) and four cats :)

    We hope to see you soon!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We wish for you to live in and explore the surroundings here. To be open, and willingly connect with the essence, the Nature of the space, to learn how to live symbiotically with Nature as opposed to fearing her. Here you have the opportunity to observe and learn about the native flora and fauna, especially the Araucarias that are endemic to this area, and that also provide us with a nutritious food. We live communally and share the general tasks, so we want you to understand this sense of community. Interact with and enjoy the activities and cultural differences that are available here; enjoy different foods, drinks and exchange languages (here we speak Brasileiro, Hebrew, French as well as English).
    We are also able to offer other various skills and share knowledge; survival tactics, trekking and explanations of geographical happenings, plants and animals, bonding with as well as riding horses...
    If you are interested in learning something particular, all you need to do is ask :)

  • Help


    The exchange is 3-4 hours of work 5 days per week, as we wish to provide the time for each of you to explore the incredible surroundings as well.
    We accept a maximum of three volunteers at a time for a minimum of 1 week and a maximum of 3 months.

    Currently, (as well in the future) we will be looking for people who are skilled in:
    Carpentry (or have experience building with wood)
    Managing online content (responding to messages, making bookings, social media)
    Cooking (for volunteers and team)

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Hebrew: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Depending on how busy we are with guests, there are various forms of accommodation available.
    The first being our main hostel with many beds to choose from, next is the option of camping (please provide your own tent) and then lastly, if it is available, we also have a wooden cabin.

    We do provide Wifi connection here, but it is only available in particular areas of the property.

    We provide breakfast, lunch and supper.
    We prefer to cook and eat together, but sometimes you will need to cook for yourself.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The easiest way in which to travel to Urubici is to either fly directly to Florianopolis, or take a bus there.
    From Florianopolis you need to take a bus or a taxi to Urubici city which is about a 3 hour travel.
    We are located about 20kms from the city, so before or when you arrive in Urubici city please phone us or send a message and we will organise transport.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    Há conexão Wi-Fi, mas somente em nas áreas compartilhadas.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Campervans/Motorhomes são bem vindos, só um detalhe: não pode ultrapassar a largura de 2,10m.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3-4 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 645867833511