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Hostel Leticia, Colombia

4.5
16 reviews16

Tours, naturaleza, piscina y buen ambiente en Casa de las Palmas!

Top Host
This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Immerse yourself in the local culture
10 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with nature
10 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

25h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Tour Guide
Organize and lead tours around the city.
Night Shift
Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.
Reception
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Support
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The Experience

Acá buscamos viajeros amigables responsables y proactivos que le guste la naturaleza. Tareas de recepción, traducciones en tours y ayuda con los eventos son algunas de las tareas a realizar con nosotros. También podrás disfrutar de la piscina y de nuestros espacios para relajarte, conocerás lugares increíbles de la amazonas y su fantástica fauna ademas de compartir con la gente local sus tradiciones y comidas.

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Requirements

  • Intermediate Spanish and Intermediate English
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
Stay at least
3 weeks

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16 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Hostel

4.5

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

10 Immersing in the local culture

10 Get in touch with nature

10 Meeting locals

10 Practicing English

9 Meeting international travelers

7 Developing environmental awareness

United States

5

Jota was a great host, such a human person, attentive and knowledgeable about Leticia.

9 days ago

Germany

4

Volunteering at Casa de las Palmas Hostel is a great but also challenging experience. The hostel and the other volunteers are great, there is a swimming pool and exercise area, only the volunteer's room is a bit small and messy. Sometimes volunteers have to sleep in hammocks if there are more volunteers than beds, and also you won't keep the same bed during your stay. I really liked translating in the jungle tours but it would have been great to get the two agreed free days in a row afterwards. More coordination of the volunteer's working schedule would have been helpful.

about 2 months ago

Morocco

5

Both Jota and Jose are wonderful hosts which will make you feel home from the first second. They are also always happy to help and very flexible with everything. I was able to choose exactly ther dates I wanted, extend my stay, go for some days away in between... The hostal is a really nice place, great to meet people and working in reception is relatively easy. If you are able to speak both english and spanish you will also have the chance to work as a translator on the tours their agency offers, which is a great experience!
Recommend 100 per cent volunteering here!

8 months ago

Italy

5

Casa las Palmas was a great experience. Being a translator in the Amazon was somenthing amazing and the tasks in the hostel (mostly reception) were very easy. The owners Jose and Jota are just great; They are super easygoing, flexibale with working days and always available, they make you feel at home. The hostel has great vibes and this volunteering was a great opportunity to learn about the Amazonas, to meet locals and learn about the indigena community.
Highly reccomanded.

9 months ago

Spain

5

Mi experiencia en Casa las Palmas ha sido increíble! Jota y Jose son super amables y muy buena gente, el ambiente con los otros voluntarios y voluntarias es genial y se siente como una gran familia.
He aprendido un montón de la experiencia, en recepción, con los tours...y muchas cosas sobre la vida y cultura en el Amazonas.
Un lugar único al que merece la pena volver!
Gracias por todo!!

13 days ago

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About the host

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Hosted by Jose Carlo

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