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What you offer

3h

Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Teaching Languages
Teach a language to guests or local communities.
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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!
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The Experience

English speakers who want to see the community and influence it positively, this is the volunteering stop for you. Come see what feels like an island stopped in time and enjoy giving children the chance to learn new English phrases or practice already learned skills.

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English or Beginner Spanish
  • Between 18 and 80 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Apr
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Stay at least
4 days
Stay up to
2 months

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9 Reviews

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Hours And Tasks Rating

Eco Village

Learning And Fun Rating

United States

I had an amazing experience; Shane and Rebecca were wonderful hosts and I couldn't have asked for more. As a volunteer you have the ability to really get to know the locals and be immersed in the culture. The community is overall very kind and welcoming and people are almost always willing to help you out.

Mar/01/2020

United Kingdom

We had an awesome time with Shane and Rebecca. They were fantastic hosts and gave you the freedom to choose how you wanted to help around the property or the community. La Colorada is a wonderful place with a very welcoming community and it’s easy to feel involved quickly. Staying here was like having an honest look into how the people of the community live and it was very enjoyable. I would definitely recommend visiting here as there is a lot you can get involved with and it’s also a fun place to hang out. Thanks for everything Guys xxx

Feb/26/2020

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

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