DIY, Artwork, Music, cleaning and gardencare in Talara, Peru



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    My name is Rafael and i have been working hard into make my dream come true; my own small lodging facility that includes a small dryforest reforestation action. We have work hard with some volunteers now and we are close to finish the second bungalow, some DIY projects ongoing always, Plants and trees are growing, so gardencare and landscaping work is needed. I am able to recieve volunteers in these first steps and give them a good lodging facility. We are located 1.5 km away from Lobitos Town (15min walk), in front of Baterias Beach, desert lifestyle with Ocean view, perfect sunsets, uncrowded beach and waves everyday is the mayor attraction of the unique location. The ecobungalow is solar powered and we get water from a local supplier by truck (no pipelines in the desert) we have open a small bar at Lobitos town where you can hang around to meet the locals and to make your expierence more suitable NO help is required at the bar, but playing music or doing some artwork is mostly welcome. We only work with people from local town, we really want to make them get involved with tourism as an opportunity to grow in their lifes (social and economic aspects). Myself, i am a experienced hotel manager with marketing and operations expertise. I am a natural surfer that loves nature contempletion.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Local comunity is basicly a fishermen town, also some locals have become great surfers and others work in the oil companie. You could learn a lot of their way of life and also interact with them. Also is a great surf destination so you can learn to surf with us,.fishing activities and horse tours available by local operators. People around town are very friendly and want to mingle, party and have fun.

  • Help


    Mainly gardening and landscaping, carpentere and some building tasks. Hanging around
    Creating Artwork and making music at the bar is also welcomed. Help at the house with projects is For 3 hours a day, 5 days a week. Plenty of time to surf and relax.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

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    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Main house, first floor room. Two single beds for two volunteers. Or outside Wood Cabin (for couples mostly) Bathroom and kitchen inside the facility. Food is independent but we may cook together and share like a family. There is a fridge and markers so anyone can mark his personal stuff. (We are only 4 so its not that hard.) Any needs for transportation can be arranged. We can receive van mobile houses.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There area lot of things to do if you are into sports and nature. Trekking, Biking, Yoga, Fishing, Surfing, Kitesurfing and Birdwatching. Go out to small happenings in different local places also available. Surfing lessons available and other tourist activities can be coordinated.

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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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    Internet is limited. I expect to get good internet on november or december the latest. So i highly reccomend to bring your own travel modem that can be purchased in Peru.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Any van not highert than 3 meters / 9.3 feet. No water conexion or electricity conexion will be provided. We have a gasoline power generator that can be used at your own cost.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    If they dont bite and are well educated all good. I love animals.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 758793182451