We are a family of 5, my wife and my 2 children (9 and 13) and my mother (77). We have a cat y 3 chickens. We strive to sow values in our children that make them good citizens of the world, therefore, we hope to interact with travelers who add to our purpose. In addition, there will be no option for alcohol consumption, smoking or any other drugs o vice because here it is not we make.
In our house you will find a lot of green, flowers and depending on the time of year, you can eat mandarins and mangoes from our own garden. As part of the family business, we offer rooms for rent for long periods to single people, with good habits and manners, who end up being part of our family.
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Eco Projects
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
You will have the opportunity to improve your Spanish and live with an authentic TICA family, learn about our customs, enjoy typical food and hobbies that we do as a family, such as: playing the piano, singing Karaoke and walking. In return, we would like you, in addition to supporting us in our English, to share with us what you love most about your culture.
We are interested in doing this exchange with native English speaking people who are willing to help us with minor tasks in the general maintenance of the house, cleaning and garden arrangement as necessary and with social skills to interact with our children.
In addition, they would be of high interest to us, if you can teach piano or give support with ideas and experiences in good practices in projects oriented to empowerment and community development, environmental protection, self-sustainable agriculture.
This host offers a language exchange
This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
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Room with shared common areas, wifi. We offer food according to tastes, you can also cook your own food
Habitación con areas en comun compartidas, wifi,
We live in a town in the province of Heredia 15 minutes by car from the Juan Santamaria airport, the main one in the country and one hour from San José.
Public transport is excellent (buses and train), so you can easily schedule your visits to tourist sites in the area, such as: Volcanoes, beaches, spas, rivers, pools, waterfalls and all the other tourist options that Costa Rica offers. because this is a small country.
In our town, flowers are everywhere, as are fruits such as guavas, mangoes and Chinese tamarind, among others, that you can pick while walking through town., servicio social, etc...
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week