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What you offer

4h

Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Photography
Take, edit and provide amazing photos.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Cooking
Choose the menu, pick ingredients and cook delicious dishes.
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What you get

3

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Support
Support
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The Experience

You only have to help with two meals a day and it's usually for groups under six. This is designed for people who don't know what they want to volunteer at but requires at least the dishes get done. The rest of your time is spent doing what you decide.

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Requirements

  • Between 18 and 40 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Stay at least
1 week
Stay up to
3 months

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7 Reviews

Host And Staff Rating

Hours And Tasks Rating

Eco Village

Learning And Fun Rating

United States

Great experience. This was our first stop on our journey and everyone was so warm and nice and very understanding. The environment is incredibly positive and if you are willing to learn you can actually learn a lot from the hosts.

The environment is actually pretty well catered to your comfort and enjoyment while completely emersed in nature and the community.

Highly recommend a stay there🙂🙂🙂

Jan/28/2020

Netherlands

I had a lot of fun on the island! There is a lot of freedom to do what you want and to explore all the opportunities. Shane was a good host and he really shared his property so as a guest you can really make it your home. The people of the community are really nice and will help you with whatever you need. And the nature is beautiful!

May/04/2017

United Kingdom

Staying on the island with Shane and Rebecca was one of my best travel experiences yet. They're super accommodating and as soon as i arrived felt at home.
As a surfer it was a dream; every day I a huge long white sand beach with A-frame breaks running as far as the eye could see with no one on it. There's also lots to do as well as surfing such as fishing, exploring the island and getting to know the locals.
Highly recommend Santos Marina and Surf Island to any traveller looking to get off the tourist route and experience something different.

Mar/15/2017

Brazil

My time there was just wonderful, it actually couldn't be any better. The hosts are just the best! They were not just hosts but became good friends. The island life and its slow pace is amazing, peaceful atmosphere. The locals are such a friendly and welcoming people that you'll just love, kids are great and have a lot of energy. It's all about community! Totally recommended. But to get the best of it, go, and be willing to take part of the beautiful dream the hosts are turning into reality. Use your gifts to contribute for improvements in the village. It's rewarding. You won't regret it!! (:

Feb/21/2017

Canada

I can't even describe what a special experience this was. The place is beautiful, Shane and Rebecca were kind, fun and very chill and they both care a lot about the community. It was a pleasure to spend time here, to help out and to get to know everyone. Thanks so much for having me!

Feb/14/2017

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