Help out at a backpackers for surfers in Lobitos, Peru




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  • Description


    We are a backpacker type accommodation designed for surfers . It is located in front of Piscinas beach, part of the chain of beaches in Lobitos. It's a great surf location, Piscinas has waves almost all year round and is one of the most visited beaches by local and international surfers . Also, because currently we are the only ones that offer accommodation and food service at that beach . We want to share some recipes with you!
    It has capacity to accommodate a total of 28 guests ( in a first step ) in both shared and private rooms , also with a restaurant , bar and terrace, car camping and campfires .
    Our mission is to provide quality service , comfortable rooms and all the tools for the surfer can focus on surfing and having fun in the process without sacrificing healthy lifestyle and awareness that this usually takes. Volunteers will have the opportunity to get some waves and learn about the surfing culture of Peru.
    Lobitos is a fisherman's village, located in the desert and the hostel was a military base. This creates a special atmosphere that attracts artists, surfers and people who likes nature and adventure from all over the world, but it still has a quiet vibe.
    We try to reduce, reuse and recycle as much as we can and we try to take care of the beach too. We hope we can learn more together.

    Somos un alojamiento de tipo mochilero pensado para tablistas. Se encuentra ubicado frente al mar en la Playa Piscinas, parte de la cadena de playas que constituye Lobitos. Su ubicación es estratégica, ya que Piscinas es una de las playas más visitadas por tablistas nacionales e internacionales. Así mismo, porque en la actualidad somos los únicos que ofrecemos alojamiento y servicio de alimentación en dicha playa. Nos encantaría poder compartir recetas contigo.
    El hostel cuenta con capacidad para albergar a un total de 28 huéspedes (en una primera etapa) tanto en habitaciones compartidas como en privadas, también con un restaurante, bar y terraza, zona de campamento y fogatas.
    Nuestra misión es ofrecer un servicio de calidad, habitaciones cómodas y todas las herramientas para que el tablista pueda concentrarse en correr y divertirse en el proceso sin sacrificar el estilo de vida saludable y consciente que este suele llevar.
    Los voluntarios también contarán con la oportunidad de surfear y conocer el estilo de vida de la costa norte del país.
    Lobitos es un pueblo de pescadores situado en el desierto. El hostel está construido en las ruinas de lo que fue una base militar y a pesar que el pueblito es visitado por artistas, surfistas, y gente de todo el mundo que busca la naturaleza, sigue manteniendo una atmósfera muy tranquila.
    Intentamos reducir, reciclar, y reutilizar tanto como sea posible y los invitamos a compartir conocimientos al respecto.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can learn how is it to leave in a deserted place, where there's not much around and still enjoy life.
    You can practice spanish with the local workers.
    You can learn about composting, about some local plants, and fauna.
    We can go out and see whales with the local fisherman's boats from July until September. The rest of the year we can go out fishing and preparing a ceviche right in the boat.

  • Help


    We look for committed and responsible travelers with sociable attitudes. Support according to the business need and their own abilities. Mainly seek support: reception, cleaning rooms, construction, landscaping or ecological projects for the hotel. We want you to feel comfortable and have fun while they are with us!

    Buscamos viajeros comprometidos y responsables, con actitud y sociables. Que apoyen de acuerdo a la necesidad del negocio y a sus propias habilidades. Principalmente buscamos apoyo en: recepción, construcción, jardinería o en proyectos ecológicos para el hotel. Queremos que se sientan cómodos y que se diviertan mientras están con nosotros!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Intermediate

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    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
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  • Accommodation


    We offer accomodation in a shared room. Volunteers can use the kitchen to prepare their meals, and one communal lunch will be provided for volunteers.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Drinking water and laundry are also provided.

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    • 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.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 days a week/ 5 hours a day

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Host ref number: 852153314498