Cultural exchange and help around our family home in Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Country

Costa Rica

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    Last activity

    06/04/2021

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 Min stay requested: 1 week or less

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  • Description

    Description

    My husband Taylor, our dog Sulli, and I have a house located in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica, in the secluded beach town of Playa Zancudo. It is about 60 yards from the beach. From our porch, you can see the Gulfo Dulce and the Osa Peninsula. The house is on just over an acre, full of different fruits, flowers, and wildlife.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Help around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism
    General Maintenance

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Playa Zancudo is a small local, one road town, where you will be fully immersed in Costa Rican culture. You can experience local cuisine, language, and the “Pura Vida” way of life. You will see wildlife, plants, and some fruits only found here in Costa Rica. Also, some of the best surfing, and fishing around is found in the Gulfo Dulce, our backyard.

  • Help

    Help

    When staying at our house you will mostly be responsible for feeding, walking and caring for our 60 lb, baby of a dog, named Sulli. We will also need help with mowing the grass, watering plants and/or pulling weeds (if necessary at the time of your stay). Also, electrical knowledge would be nice, as there are a few light switches that could use rewiring.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    You will have your own private bedroom and bathroom with access to full kitchen, rest of house and property. You will be responsible for purchasing and preparing your own food.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are many activities to do in and around Playa Zancudo. Our large veranda is perfect for yoga and creative projects with the peaceful sounds of nature. Many adventure activities and tours are available; such as, fishing, surfing, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding. In terms of transportion, there is one guy in town who runs a taxi. If you don’t plan on leaving town, you can get anywhere you need to go on 2 bicycles that we can provide for you. Additional bikes can be rented, if needed.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Max 15 hours a week, with 2 days off - no food






Host ref number: 819826233976