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 want to learn or want to get better skills.. to help out our staff in the shop and on the beach.
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help with Computers/ Internet
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 old surfboards and 1 board 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!
- Assisting students with gear.
- Social media
- 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
Free bed in our 4-bed dorm at the school, shared bathroom with hot shower.
2 meals per day (regular breakfast and dinner)
Many times we cook dinner together as well in our cafeteria
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.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Great Fiber optic WIFI and lots of tables of our cafetería to work on.
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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