Hi! We are Laura and Ronald, mother and son living in a cozy house infront of the Golfo de México in the beautiful coastal area of Costa Esmeralda in the state of Veracruz. We are looking for some volunteers willing to discover this mini-paradise in exchange for some help to maintain and decorate our house that currently works as B&B accommodation.
DIY and building projects
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
We are a Mexican family willing to show and share our way to live and to show to the volunteers a little bit of what’s to live in an urbane coastal area surrounded of nature.
We will provide you an always different homemade meal per day so you can taste many different flavours of the delicious mexican kitchen.
Also we can provide you transportation, tours around the region and spanish classes in case that you are looking to learn.
Volunteers daily tasks are going to be classified in three groups:
1.Development of new projects of the B&B, this include:
Help in the design and building small eco-cabins for guests based in diferents materias such as tarps, wood and bamboo. They will also help in the inside and outside decoration of those and other already made buildings, this include: furniture instalation and cleaning.
2. Experinces for guests:
Volunteers will help preparing and developing previously reserved experiences for the guests, this include: Decoration of romantic dinners in the beach, decoration and assembly of camping tends on the beach, make wood fires in the beach, slippery tarp installation, accompaniment in tours around the area in natural areas.
3. Helping in general maintaince of the house, this include:
Paint, Gardening (planting, grass cutting, plants cutting), Walls celaning, remodeling.
Number 4 could be: ANY IDEA OF YOU THAT COULD HAVE A POSITIVE IMPACT, WE LISTEN TO OPINIONS :)
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-Accommodation in a big, well venti lates shared room with two-three beds (pillows, sheets and bedspreads Included), shelves, fans, wifi, common table and towels. Just couple steps away from the beach.
-Common kitchen and common bathdroom (with accesories).
-Transportation to the local market to buy groceries.
-Guidance and information on activities and places to go around the region (free transportation and tours are provided when possible).
-All the resources of the hostal (beach kit, coolers, surfboards, laundry, garden, etc.)
In the area you will find several things to do, most of them are easily accesible by public transport or local taxi's and not more than 1 hour away from the house. Here is a list of some a the things you can do:
1.Mangrove ride tour inside in the estuary guided by a local who will explain you all the flora and fauna of the region. (15 minutes away walking from the house)
2. Visit the archeological ruins "El Tajín" in the town Papantla. (1-2 hours away in public transport from the house)
3. Take some drinks in the most popular bars of the 15 minutes away town San Rafael.
4. Rafting in the whitewaters of the river Filobobos and swim in its crystal clear pools under a big waterfall in the middle of the mountain (2 hours away in public transport from the house).
5. Do a roadtrip all along the coastal line finding amazing virgin beaches.
Sometimes we will provide you transportation to some tours or even invite you to them. As much as availability allows.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We provide wifi and a working area in case you need to work online or to take classes. You will have time every day.
If you come with your camper/van/motorcycle or something similar, we have a place for you.
More than two
Maximum 3 hours a day, 5 days a week
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