Come and join our Kitesurf & Kiteboarding School in Santa Marianita, Ecuador

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Ecuador

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  • Description

    Description

    We are the #1 Kitesurf school in Ecuador! Our school and rental shop are located in Santa Marianita, Ecuador, which is considered the best place for Kite surfing in Ecuador. We are located about 20 minutes south of Manta.

    We do kitesurf / kiteboarding, surfing, foil boarding and stand up paddle when the wind is low.

    We speak Spanish and English and are looking for volunteers who know how to Kite (or want to learn) to help out our staff in the shop and on the beach.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteers with us can spend some time learning / improving their kiteboarding & Spanish skills. 2 hours of free lessons and reduced rate for more lessons if needed. Free use of surfboards and 1 kind of SUP, plus discounted rental of kiteboarding equipment.

    Optionally, you may learn to maintain and repair kite equipment.

    We provide a great place to stay right on the beach, including access to our kitchen and hot showers.
    Private Spanish lessons available with a private teacher!

  • Help

    Help

    - Assisting students with gear.
    - Washing equipment at the end of the day
    - Providing information to people coming to the school
    - Adding some artwork to the school if you have painting skills

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Free bed in our 4-bed dorm at the school, shared bathroom with hot shower.
    2 meals per day (regular breakfast and vegetarian lunch)
    Many times we cook dinner together as well.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There are several local restaurants and bars on our beach, and Manta is only 20 minutes away. There are some excellent surfing locations nearby, as well as tours to other interesting areas on the coast.

    The easiest way to get here is by Bus. Taxis are available from the Manta bus terminal for about $12, or for the budget traveller, you can take a taxi from the bus terminal to Manta's central market, then catch a camioneta (shuttle vehicle) to Santa Marianita for $1. There is also a regional airport in Manta. Please feel free to message us for more details.

  • 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?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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