Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica


  • Country: Costa Rica
Hello my name is Miguel, I am from Costa Rica, for the last 20 years we have been developing a family project in Horquetas de Sarapiqui Heredia. It is a place surrounded by nature with large green areas and large gardens. I am a civil engineer now ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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Together with my partner Ceci (and son Kai) we recently took over the administration of a hotel in the small town of Cabuya. After starting with the renovation we are now running it and could use some help! The location can´t be beaten, it has an ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Host offers payment
We are an expat family living in Playa Negra, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. We live on a beautiful and peaceful 10 acre property that was once operated as a nature and surf lodge just a 10 minute walk from the world class surf spot, playa negra And 3kms ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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I am a Canadian and Costa Rican citizen living full time in costa rica for about 10 years now. I live with my partner and our son and we run a small spiritual retreat center on our property. we live in a beautiful area surrounded by rainforest and ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
It is a family project that seeks sustainable production in balance with nature. We have a small lodging where we receive guests from all over the world. We are located in the rainforest in the Tigra de San Carlos one hour from the fortuna and the ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
I'm an active 86 years American old yoga teacher who loves to dance and chant living in Costa Rica for 20 years now. I live on my own in little house in Tinamastes. In my free time I like listening to music, watching Netflix and having an ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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My wife Emily, our dog Sulli, and I have a house located in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica, in secluded beach town called Playa Zancudo. It is about 60 yards from the beach. From our porch, you can see the Gulfo Dulce and the Osa Peninsula. The ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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After travelling the world extensively for many years. We made Costa Rica our home. looking for help to market a website we built. What you need to know • Basic HTML & CSS skills • Basic online marketing skills • Social Media skills • SEO ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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Our eco cabins are situated just steps from the beautiful beaches of Marino Ballena National Park, a lush oasis on the pacific coast of Costa Rica. With five beautiful open-air A-frame cabins, 4 air-conditioned cabins, and a swimming pool. You will ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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[workaway note: please contact this host in Spanish] My name is Mar, I give workshops to children in Cahuita, Costa Rica, I live in an area of one hectare and a half, in which I try to respect the natural environment for the habitat of native ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 1
  • Host offers payment
A beautiful eco-lodge in Playa Avellanas, Guanacaste, Costa Rica is looking for a trained chef to take on the challenge of upskilling local staff to cook healthier meals. The lodge opened in October 2018 and has been hosting very happy guests for ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
We are a surfer family managed hostel in beautiful playa negra beach, one of the best surf spots in the country, is perfect for fishing and diving or just look at the stunning sunset every afternoon and kick back, with many pristine beaches around ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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We are a unique hostel with cafe and restaurant created to provide an affordable alternative to nationals and independent travelers wishing to experience the Osa Peninsula, while simultaneously benefiting the families and wildlife in the region ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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We are a group of international Biologists and interested people . In Costa Rica we operate at the Biological Station. Located in Talamanca . Here we have some projects , the reproduction of amphibians, reptiles and plants. We operate here ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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We are a family-owned and operated business since 1990. Most of our family lives at the outdoor center, so when you stay with us, you'll experience what it's really like to live like a Costa Rican. We offer rafting and kayaking tours on the ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 64
ATTENTION: WE ARE IN NEED OF 2 VOLUNTEERS IMMEDIATELY ASAP! ( With YOGA skills) We are a hostel in the heart of San Jose and we need your help! We are looking for energetic volunteers to help bring our hostel to life, bring new ideas, and ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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The Finca is a local family owned farm of about 135 acres located in La Ribera near San Isidro del General. We are a Costa Rican family of six (Guillermo and Luz and 4 children (23,22, 21 and 15 years old) To generate income to keep the farm going ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
Hi! I haven't been on here for a while - that's why my reply rate is so low but don't be afraid anymore, we need help starting May 1st! We are a family owned small rental property business. Our property was entirely hand built by my dad over the ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
I am german, living 6 months a year in Costa Rica, carribean part at Cahuita. Living back to the roots, no internet, no TV only the animals and me on a 1ha dschungel lodge. A simple life in my own national park :) To the beach a short walk of 20 ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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We are a very easy going couple that love to surf, stay fit & enjoy the Pura Vida while building our business. We have Cabinas & a Restaurant in which we employ 8 staff, waiters, waitresses, chefs & cleaners. We are looking for energetic, ......


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