Pretty guesthouse needs help from friends from all over the world in San Juanillo, Costa Rica


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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description


    Pretty small guesthouse in a tropical garden with a pool, five minutes walk from quiet and beautifull natural beaches.
    10 minutes walk, by the beach, from the center of the village of San Juanillo.
    San Juanillo in Guanacaste is a peacefull fishermen village situated on the Pacific Oean.

    Natural, wild place with congos (monkeys), polecats, armadillos, iguanas, many birds, neighbour finca with cows and horses, and so and so are all around.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You may practice english, spanish and french in the guesthouse, spanish with the locals.

  • Help


    Help needed is gardening (60 %), general maintenance (15%) and cleaning (25%). Litlle help with computer.
    Gardening would be maintenance and cleaning of the existing, new planting, creating bamboo decoration...

    New project is a concrete block fence (repairing existing and creating extension).
    House sitting and dog/cat sitting.

    Help : 4 hours every morning, five days a week. Free time week ends and afternoons.

    couple welcomed , even retired couple or single.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    english, spanish and french

  • Accommodation


    In exchange of your time, you will get a private garden level apartment (studio) with bedroom (double bed), bathroom (with hot showers) and a kichnet' with all cooking and dining ustensils. Shared laundry.
    Sheets, towels toilet paper and soap furnished with some basic food as coffee, sugar, ...
    Nice private terrasse with dining table, hamaco, closed to the pool.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    All around, pure and unspoilts beaches, awasome nature. A few nice restaurants in the village.
    Ostional at 2 kms is world welknown for the turtles egg-layings.
    Samara, Nosara to the south, Tamarindo to the north are touristic places for many activities, surfing, restaurants, dancing, ...

    Transport by bus is available from San Jose to Santa Cruz.
    You can come from San Jose or Liberia airports.
    A bus line several times a day from Santa Cruz to Samara, going through San Juanillo.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 862559544169