Farm life in a rural area in Monteverde, Costa Rica


Costa Rica

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  • Description


    We are looking for a someone to stay with us in Monteverde. The idea is to have the supervision of the check ins and check outs of the vacation homes. Over the last 10 years we have been renting out vacation homes to visitors from all over the world. It has worked out very well and we have gotten great reviews from our guest staying with us. The person would be introduced to the way we work with our guests, ideal candidates would be looking to stay extended with minimum 1 + month. Our place is set on the country side, with cloud forest, streams, and views of the wonderful landscape, really relaxing to be here and blessed to be able to share our home with interested traveler that can help us. In Exchange we offer a private cabin with Private Bathroom ( hot water) and a common stocked kitchen for cooking and preparing meals.

    Pura Vida !

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Monteverde and Costa Rica is a wonderful place to learn about Culture, way of life in the tropics.

  • Help


    There is work everyday, we will have guest staying with us until April. Gardening and regular upkeep are tasks that we have daily, dog walking, projects. New arrivals with guest, greet them & meet with them upon arrival - Check ins. Going over the highlights of the area and things to do around town. Gardens need to raked and plants need to be trimmed.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    Private Cabin with Private Bath. Full size mattress. Comfy set up Wi Fi & Kitchen. Laundry facilities are offered on site. The meals provided, kitchen stocked with option to prepare meals. Cabin offers privacy, private bathroom too. We share veggies and meals ( Gallo Pinto & Picadillos) with workawayers.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    On your time off there are many things to do in Monteverde, hiking, art, Music, explore, community activities. The buses run from corner to corner in this area and it is very easy to get around with very little bus fare. People from all over the world come to our location to explore and take in this unique community that is not found anywhere else in Costa Rica. The largest private reserve in the country is here, as when you include the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, The Childrens Eternal Rain Forest, Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve, Curi Cancha and some others, it makes a large protected area of forest, over 30,000 thousand Hectares are protected, this area is very diverse, it offers lots to see and lots to learn.

    Living here is a highlight, the culure the art, the conservation efforts, the musicians, the lifestyle. There is lots to be thankful for spending time in Monteverde. The stars, the Rainbows, the People the Wildlife and we can go on and on about the location. If you love nature, art, music and want to experience a true earthy feel - here we are.

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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

    We have hi speed internet with 70 megas. We have two dogs that need to be fed and walked.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Parking on Site.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

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

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Host ref number: 767231966887