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Eco Village Costa del Sol, El Salvador

5.0
9 reviews9

Surf, Yogi, Hunt or Fish on an Island Paradise while being a general labor Volunteer


Practice Spanish
A traveler recommended this host to practice Spanish
Connect with the locals
A traveler recommended this host to have close contact with locals
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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.
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Arts
Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.
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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

This is meant for backpackers looking for a cheap place to be who are willing to do any number of volunteering chores each day. One day may be spent building the levy, another day might be spent hammering or using power tools, someday there's nothing to do at all. This is for backpackers that are ready to help manually/ physically and are looking to stay for longer than a week.

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Requirements

  • Beginner English
  • Under 40 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
8 weeks

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  • c) How much did you spend on this trip?

9 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

Eco Village

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

1 Practicing Spanish

1 Meeting locals

1 Immersing in the local culture

United States

5

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

5

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

5

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

5

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

5

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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Hosted by Shane

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This host usually answers to 50% of the messages
Response Time
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4 published videos
This host has 4 published videos showing a little bit about their place

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