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What you offer

25h
Hours per week

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

Kitchen Hand

Help serving and organizing meals.

Cleaning

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

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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.

Shared Dorm

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Breakfast

Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.

Cook your own meal

Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Parties

Party on! Get discounts and party all night long.

Discounts on Pubs

Another pint, please! Get discounts and enjoy pubs/bars.

Discounts on Drinks

Drink up! Get discounts and order a few drinks.

Discounts on Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

Free Tours

Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.

Free Parties

Party on! Get free parties and party all night long.

Free Events

Be part of something! Get free events.

Bikes at your disposal

Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.

Surfboards

Right on, dude! Free to use surfboards.

Dance classes

Rock your body! Join our dance classes.

Support
Support

Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

Verified hosts
Verified Hosts

All hosts are checked by our team & ambassadors to ensure high-quality listings.

Insurance
Worldpackers Insurance

If you are unhappy with your host, we will pay for your accommodation.

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The Experience

The Worldpackers in this position will help us to prepare and serve the best breakfast to give love and a lot of energy to our guests to start the day. We need you, your smile, passion and energy to make our service and environment even better. We wanna share culture, experiences, smiles and have a great time with you. We are one of the best hostes in Rio and we wanna do the best for our guests. We are counting on you to get even better.

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Requirements

  • Intermediate Portuguese

  • Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

May
Jun
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Sep
Oct
Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
2 months

Talk to those who have lived the experience

64 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks

Hostel

Learning & Fun

Brazil

Este Hostel está marcado para sempre na minha vida, foi um mês que passou voando, a cada café da manhã uma amizade nova nascia com alguma pessoa de qualquer parte do mundo.
Felipe anfitrião show, muito assertivo em tudo. Cris, Lizete, Joel, Venancio, Mirela, Isaías, Fátima (staff) e outros worldpackers contribuiram para esta estadia espetacular! Voltarei como hóspede nas minhas próximas aventuras pelo Rio de Janeiro.

Pura Vida, obrigado por tudo, todos os mimos, toda a atenção e pelo acolhimento de vocês que foi SENSACIONAL. Valeu!

20 days ago

Brazil

Minha primeira experiência como Worldpacker não poderia ter sido melhor, o Pura Vida Hostel é apaixonante, o ambiente é muito agradável, espaçoso, todos são como uma família! Felipe e Dalton são muito atenciosos e os outros worldpackers e funcionários são pessoas excelentes também. Todo o trabalho é muito bem explicado assim que chegamos, e as atividades como workshops, palestras e passeios que o hostel oferece são bem legais. Foi uma aprendizado foda pra minha vida. Sentirei muitas saudades dos amigos que fiz e do clima gostoso que rola no Pura Vida. Espero muito poder voltar! Obrigada!

29 days ago

Luxembourg

Pura Vida Hostel gave me the great opportunity to live in Rio and experience this city from a different perspective! The hostel is very big and has nice rooms. Enough space to do your own thing while being amongst great friends. The breakfast is very basic but the people I met here have inspired me a lot! You get a lot of advantages from working and living here (free surf and skateboards, free bycicles and situated only 5 minutes away from the beach are only some of many). I enjoyed it very much and recommend it to anyone who wants to take a break from traveling and fell in love with Rio

about 1 month ago

Brazil

Foi a minha primeira experiência como Worldpacker e foi FODA. Em 03 semanas eu aprendi coisas que demorei uma vida para aprender. Conheci pessoas maravilhosas! Conheci lugares maravilhosos e com toda certeza gente que vou levar para a vida. Um ambiente descontraído, os donos do hostel são excelentes! Tive um problema familiar e precisei voltar mais cedo, porém, estou com uma vontade enorme de voltar.

Foi incrível, sem exagerado!

about 1 month ago

Paraguay

Mi primera experiencia como Worldpackers y no pudo ser mejor. Desde el primer día fueron muy atentos, y me hicieron sentir como en casa, estuvieron en todo momento, hay un equipo de personas increíbles. Gracias dalton / Felipe por la oportunidad. Me llevo amigos de esta Gran Familia !!

about 1 month ago
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About Pura Vida Hostel

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  • Hosted by Felipe

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  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 2 days

About the host

Pura Vida Hostel is the only hostel in Rio de Janeiro with the charm of a medieval castle. We are located in the best spot of Rio, only one block from Copacabana beach, about 15 min walk to Arpoador and Ipanema beach, and a 2 min walk to the public transportation of your choosing (bus or metro). Here we do everything with Pura Vida flare and that includes our parties, always frequented by Cariocas looking for a fun time with live music, D...

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