Come and enjoy Caribbean Beach Experience in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica


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    Currently I need at least one male to help out 15-20 hours a week for a clean, spacious place to stay. A couple would be welcome as well.
    I need someone who has a bit of strength. Spanish speaking would be nice but not required. The main tasks would be gardening, house maintenance and cleaning.

    Other random but less important needs - I need a car mechanic who is willing to help locate an electric problem in a 1990 Toyota 4 Runner!
    Also, I can use someone with online marketing and writing skills.
    Apply if you are interested in any of these!

    Experience what it's like to live as an ex-pat here in Puerto Viejo. My family owns a one acre farm in the lush tropical rain forest only half a mile from the gorgeous Caribbean Ocean. We live in the funky little community of Puerto Viejo which is an eclectic mix of Costa Ricans, Jamaicans and ex pats from all over the world. My husband and I retired early, bought this land, built 2 homes, planted hundreds of trees, set up rain catchment system and have settled ourselves deeply into the community.

    The beaches here are stunningly raw, you can explore cove after cove sometimes being the only person around. Most people get around on bikes and you can get to shopping, yoga, surfing, and dozens of restaurants easily. There are plenty of extracurricular activities to get involved in, opportunities to explore breath work, Cocoa Ceremonies, and much more. It truly is a lovely community where making friends and getting plugged in is easy.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will learn what it's like to live in a eclectic town with people from all over the world. We truly get a long, enjoy each other and work together. It's a special place.

    Opportunities to surf, learn Spanish and participate in yoga and other healing modalities abound here.

    There are opportunities to get involved with the indigenous Bri Bri Indians, learn Spanish and learn about the amazing process of growing cocoa and making it into Chocolate.

  • Help


    I'm looking for someone with marketing experience for the month of September. Things like email automation, website development and social media. Also interested in photography and video skills as well, but not necessary.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    You would have your own totally enclosed bedroom and bathroom in a brand new Cabina that we just built on our property. The Cabina has an out door kitchen and sitting area and it has a land line Internet (which is pretty special in these parts). It's crisp and clean and quite private.
    As far as food goes, we will provide some family meals. Except for designated family meals the traveler will prepare food of their choice at their leisure at their cabina. I will provide an allowance that should cover groceries for the week.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We usually have other workaways on the property for you to socialize with.
    There are plenty of activities going on around town to get involved in. Yoga, beach volleyball, etc.
    Transportation here is usually bike, however we do have a car. There is an excellent bus system, people hitch hike safely and of course one can always walk.
    Again, there is so much to get involved in!

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    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

    25 hours a week

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