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Costa Rica


  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 7
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Due to the outbreak (COVID-19), we are actually receiving ONLY those volunteers who embrace our new health protocols. According to official information Costa Rica is opening borders from August 1st! We are happy to receive volunteers again. This ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 6
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We run an off the grid permaculture farm with a growing food forest, vegetable beds, ornamental plants, secondary and primary forest and a few farm animals near Puerto Viejo, Limón. Over 120+ acres, with 70% primary rainforest, creeks and a network ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 19
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First, this place is a PROGRAM. It has goals of instilling lessons of consideration, fitness, cleanliness, sustainability, and overall health. This place will force you to be disciplined, patient, and focused. You will need to arrange all your own ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 274
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*COVID-19 HOST UPDATE* **FOR WORKAWAYERS CURRENTLY IN COSTA RICA: We are still offering immediate placement and our standard volunteer options below if you are in search of a host in these times. **FOR WORKAWAYERS CURRENTLY OUTSIDE OF COSTA RICA: ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 1
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Hello! We're growing community of people creating a new habitat on new earth. No stress, enjoying living the present moment, connected with nature (a part of it) Minimalist simple living in the forest, near the Ballena river 2.5 km away from ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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Beta life Ecoproject Volunteering/ Coming projects We are currently working on the restructuration of our center in Puerto Viejo, where we develop (for now as the situation dont permit us to run all the activities mantioned below) new activities ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 97
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*****We are looking for a Workaway couple to help with some maintenance and upkeep on our finca and its 4 houses from November 5 (flexible) for 1-3 months. Flexible dates, as we're waiting for the go-ahead to return from the US, having been unable ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 86
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Due to Covid-19, borders of Costa Rica have been closed from mid March to August 1, 2020 for International tourists. Currently, those coming from the authorized 44 countries will be permitted entry. For the US, only select states are permitted As of ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 7
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We are a hostel and surf camp located across the street from the beach in tropical Tamarindo, Costa Rica. We have full-time local staff to perform all the daily duties. So we DO NOT need any help in reception, cleaning, bar tending or giving surf ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 3
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Hello Potential Guest! My name is Olyvia and my partner, Luke, and I are are a laid back couple who have lived in Costa Rica for the past year and have, in that time, acquired two properties to manage. Which is where you come in. The properties ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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Greetings! We can't change the tittle but is not. More playa del. COCO. We are Karen & Chris! We need help at our land near La Fortuna, San Carlos, to make it an habitable please. The property already has electricity service, and we're currently ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 35
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*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️Hello, we are currently looking for a responsible singles or couples for the months of September through February. We do like to enjoy friends and small get ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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Hi my name is William, I've lived in Costa Rica for the last 7 years. I love nature, gardening, surfing & playing music. Previously owned a bar and restaurant in Nosara. Now Iam work on our project in Rinco De La Vieja. Farming at times can be hard ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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We have a small bed & breakfast on a beautiful beach... The house is surrounded by jungle, mangrove and beach. The nearest neighbor is 1,5 km away. We are 15 minutes drive from Puerto Jimenez which offers the life of a typical village with many ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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Where to begin? I arrived to Costa Rica in 1994 from Santa Barbara, California while traveling aboard a small sailing vessel called 'Caribbee' - pleasure cruising. With no previous thought to making a home abroad, the cruise down the pacific coast ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 3
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COVID-19 UPDATE (01/09/20): The Costa Rican borders have now opened to international travellers from selected countries. Please note, if you are travelling into Costa Rica the government requires the following: 1) Travel insurance that covers ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 17
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Workaway note: Please contact this host in Spanish This is an exotic and very attractive place. I am in charge of the farm, my name is Victor, and I want to have at least three volunteers in March. The place overlooks the sea and is just 700m from ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 16
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Help inculding house sitting needed late Oct/Nov We are an English couple who have fallen in love with Costa Rica over the last few years and decided we wanted our own slice of paradise in the land of Pura Vida. We are both in our 30s and love the ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
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I started as a foster home for abused and abandoned animals but realised that I had the space to expand to help more animals by giving them temporary or even permanent homes. Right now we have 19 dogs and 17 cats and we are bursting at the seams. Up ......

  • Country: Costa Rica
  • Feedback: 1
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Hola ! We are a group of friends building up a permaculture farm in the montagnes near Cahuita. The place is surrounded by protected jungle forest, plenty animals surround us, monkeys, fullll of monkey, colibris, blue morpho... it’s true magic !! ......


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