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Hostel Peniche, Portugal

7 reviews7

Night Shift, Cleaning, Reception, Bartending

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This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
High demand host
This host has received 8 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with international travelers
3 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Practice English
3 travelers recommend this host to practice English
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Night Shift
Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.
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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.
Discounts on Pubs
Get discounts at nearby pubs.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
You can use our surfboards as much as you want.
Surf lessons
Take free surf classes at the local beaches.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
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The Experience

Tem energia para nos ajudar com a administração? Aplique para a nossa vaga e aproveite Portugal!

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  • Intermediate English
  • Over 18 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
8 weeks

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7 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

3 Practicing English

3 Meeting international travelers

2 Developing environmental awareness

2 Meeting locals

2 Get in touch with nature

2 Practicing Spanish



I've had an amazing time at Aktion! The hostel is fun, vibrant and full of activities. The work is fair and the hours are flexible. Marcelo was a great host, he's always been nice and very respectful to me and the others volunteers. It's a great spot to meet new people, both travelers and locals. Also great to practice your surf, no matter your level of experience! Overall I really recommend being a part of Aktion hostel. Thank you Marcelo and the hostel staff for everything!

7 months ago



For my first volonteers experience everything was Perfect ! the place is very cool with many facilitees, you can barrow the surfboard and the bike as much you want, witch makes your days way interresting ! the staff was very welcomed, i had a very good expérience! i would defeniely recommend it to everybody!

8 months ago



I decided to come in Péniche to learn surf, and it's what I did. I really recommand this place and experience, you will have the time to surf . Because we are volounteers we can't all the time have spot in the surf class, but you can take a board at the surf school.
The tasks as volounteer are correct. You will do or the breakfast or the beds. It's a nice shoulder workout :)
The staff is really kind, the hostel is huge and convivial ! I really recommand ! Péniche is a really calm and a peace place !! I loved it

9 months ago



Everyone @Hostel AKTION is great. They gave me a warm welcome even though i was there late the 1st day. You get free surf lessons and a bike for you to use whenever you want. They really try to get to know you so its not all 100% work. Thanks to Maria, Claudia, Deb., Marcel, Victor, and Johanna (the other volunteer). You were AMAZING!!!!

over 1 year ago



Obrigada a equipe AP, por me receber de braços abertos! Pelas amizades conquistadas, pelas risadas, músicas hahahaha e filmes! Eu agradeço demais por ter passado esses últimos meses com vocês e estou indo embora, mas muito feliz por ter encontrado amigos incríveis. Obrigada de coração!

10 months ago

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Hosted by Marcelo

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