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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get


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.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

It could be with some painting, fixing, repairing or creating new furniture! And enjoy our lovely town, near the best beach of the area! A great place to cook, relax and have some drinks or local mate with people from around the world! You will have a bed in the staff dorm (are six beds).

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  • Beginner Spanish or Beginner English
  • Between 20 and 50 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
3 months

5 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


Costa Rica


Definitely one of my best experiences in all my trip for south america!!! If you wanna be in a nice hostal, with amazing staff and owners and amazing place, you have to choise Hostal de la Viuda. I can not wait to return one day.

about 4 years ago



Seba and guada have a wonderful place, they will help you with everything they can, the city is very calm and beautiful it's a good place to relax and learn

over 4 years ago



Minha experiência na Posada de la Viuda foi ótima! Guada e Sebabastian são muito atenciosos e nis ajudaram com tudo que necessitamos. A posada é muito bonita e organizada, com a cozinha mais equipada que já vi :)
Muchas gracias por todo!

over 2 years ago



En este paraiso tuve mi primera experiencia trabajando de voluntario y fue increible. Lo demuestra perfectamente el hecho de que en un principio iba para un par de semanas y terminé quedandome 7! Los dueños del hostal son personas super amables y divertidas y hacen todo lo posible para que te sientas como en casa. Personalmente trabajé mucho con Sebas, del que aprendí muchas cosas y con el que pasé buenos momentos. !El hostel es increible¡ Tiene todo lo que se puede pedir. Si volviera a Uruguay estoy seguro de que volveria!

over 3 years ago



Mi experiencia aqui fue genial. Conocí personas maravillosas, amigos de todas partes del mundo. Es un hostel lindo , el lugar perfecto para relajarse, hacer amigos, pasarla bien y aprender nuevas cosas. Sebas y Guada, gracias por haberme dado la oportunidad de ser parte de su equipo y gracias por contribuir positivamente en mi viaje. Hasta pronto!

over 4 years ago

About the host

Hosted by Sebastian

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Response Time
This host usually writes back in 6 days

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