Come and help around our hostel and enjoy the paradise in Bastimentos Island, Panama



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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    Hi all! We are a little hostel situated in the beautiful Island of Bastimentos, in Bocas del Toro (Panamá). we are looking for a responsible people (couple of preference) that could help us with our hostel! Bastimentos Island is an awesome Caribbean island, no cars, no roads... just jungle, sloths, parrots, beautiful snorkeling and diving and a veeeery relaxed atmosphere!

    We are a small family with 1 canine, 2 felines, 2 parrots and several tiny red frogs!

    We are looking volunteers that could commit for a period of a minimum of 1 month. to help us to put some art in the hostal for a refresh atmosphere!! if you are a Spanish speaker with a bit of English language knowledge or vice-versa! German language would be very useful too!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    There is plenty of things to do! Jungle and beach walks, snorkeling, diving, kayaking, cave exploring, learn about indigenous communities, bird watching... Also, Colon Island is just 5 minutes away by boat (3$)!

    If you are not a Spanish speaker, you’ll have the opportunity to learn and practice Spanish from our local staff! Or maybe learn some Guari Guari, a dialect of Jamaican Patois similar to other Central American patois.

  • Help


    Your job would be to help us with some of the duties necessary to run the hostel, reservations, check-ins, check-outs, rooms, cleaning of common spaces, Also painters and artist to put some color in the hostel … As we are starting low season now, things are pretty chill but nonetheless, we still haking for have some art inthe hosteve some duties to take care!

    Also, we’ll love some help with our little vegetable garden. Hand to hand with our gardener, we’ve been growing several different kinds of native plants.

    Please, only contact us if you can commit to a minimum of two months!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    In exchange of 5 hours of work 5 days a week, you’ll have your own private room with shared bathroom and a fully equiped kitchen to use at your disposal. We have an awesome wifi, that you could use without limitations! Picture yourself hanging out in one of the hammocks while watching netflix surrounded by jungle, not too bad uh?

    We have three supermarkets in Bastimentos Island, and groceries are very cheap!

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 832299426142