Meet Incredible People While Helping Us In Costa Rica

The Exchange

Help us with the Ayudante Shift: Check in with cleaning crew, receptionist and kitchen to help with general cleaning, run food, rake, compost, trash pick up, help with laundry, crates, clean common areas and guest kitchen, from 6:30-11:30am. We'll be happy to have you!

What you offer

25 hours of help per week

Cleaning: Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

Housekeeping: Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.

Bartending: Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

What you get

2 days off per week

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Restaurants: Get discounts at nearby restaurants.

Discounts on Drinks: Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Discounts on Accommodation: Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Get free drinks or beverages.: Drink up! Get free and tasty drinks for yourself.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Bikes at your disposal: You can use our bikes any time you want.

Surfboards: You can use our surfboards as much as you want.

Yoga classes: Take free yoga classes at our place.

Surf lessons: Take free surf classes at the local beaches.

Language lessons: Take free language classes at our place.

Holistic Therapies: You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.

Permaculture Course: Take part in our Permaculture course for free.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Intermediate English or Intermediate Spanish

Over 20 years old

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

5 days a week, 5 hours a day, one free meal and drink per shift.
Crew Dorm includes kitchen, bathroom, shower, beds , sheets, towels, laundry services
Free rentals (bike, surf, boogie, snorkel)
Discounts on our bar and restaurant.
Higher Priority will be given to work exchange persons staying 6 weeks or longer.

Activities & Shift

We have a 30min-1 hr mandatory staff meeting every Monday, as well as a 30min-1hr beach clean which is also mandatory


We expect hard work from our crew, we wish you to treat this like any other full time job anywhere else.
No outside guests in the crew dorm
No outside guests in hostel between 22:00-7:00