Finishing a Dream Project in the Paradise that is the Caribe Sur - Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Limon

  • Costa Rica
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  • Last activity: 20 Sep 2023



 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks



  • Description


    My name is Manuel and I'm from Italy. I have two children, two dogs and a cat. I've been living in Cocles for the last 15 years and I work as a contractor in the Caribe Sur.
    My passion is construction work, that's why I've built two Jungle lofts and still have two more projects to work on; my own house and another loft. My properties are located in the Jungle, so you can see sloths, monkeys, coatis and many more animals around here and even the beach is very close to where I live. I tried to finish the work by myself but there are many things that have to be finished and I urgently need help.

    Personal skills:
    - at least 25 years old
    - an outgoing person
    - communicative
    - eager to work
    - pet-loving
    - spontaneous
    - able to work in a team

    Please send an application at least seven days before your arrival.

    I'm looking forward to work with you and realizing my hostel project on the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica.

    Pura vida,


  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    Volunteers skills:
    - working experience is very good but also unskilled people are more than welcome
    - open for every kind of work that has to be done (tiling, painting, wood framing construction, mosaics, gardening, etc.)
    - looking for volunteers that stay at least two week
    - work twenty hours a week.
    - two days off (you choose the days)

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    What I offer:
    - free accommodation with shared dorm, bathroom and kitchen
    - Volunteers will have to provide for their own meals and they share and mostly cook together

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Puerto Viejo de Talamanca offers sea related activities like surfing, snorkeling, SUP paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing, boat tours, diving tours and several diving certification centers.

    There is the world famous, Playa Cocles 200m from the hostel and local shops are easily accessible by foot or bike. There is a well stocked super market within walking distance from the property. And numerous cafes, sodas, restaurants, food stands and fruit vendors only meters away.

    People who come help me will benefit from a pleasant and laid back environment, they will see a project shape up, learn new techniques, the Spanish language, and enjoy the pasta I cook.

  • 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?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    15 hours. 3 hours a day for 5 days. (no food only 15 hours)

Host ref number: 991442723822

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