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Home Stay Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

5 reviews5

Language exchange. Teach English while you know Guatemala.

Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Immerse yourself in the local culture
5 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with the locals
4 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Teaching Languages
Teach a language to guests or local communities.
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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.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

I am learning to speak English, I have learned a lot of vocabulary so far, I think. I would like to practice fluent conversation with each volunteer so that they can teach me new vocabulary and the correct way to Estoy aprendiendo a hablar Ingles, he aprendido mucho vocabulario hasta ahora, creo, Me gustaría practicar conversación fluyente con cada voluntario y que puedan enseñarme nuevo vocabulario y la manera correcta de hablar su idioma.

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  • Fluent English or Fluent French
  • Between 18 and 80 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
1 week
Stay up to
2 weeks

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Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

5 Immersing in the local culture

4 Meeting locals

4 Practicing Spanish

2 Meeting international travelers

1 Get in touch with nature

1 Developing social awareness

United States


I had such a nice time during my first Worldpackers trip with Krista! She is learning English and learns best by having conversations with English speaking individuals. We have a lot in common and she is overall just a great person and a good friend. I will definitely be back to Xela to visit!! Also, Krista is in perfect physical shape and is an experienced hiker, so you might want to bring your hiking boots! She is a highly experienced host on Worldpackers and I definitely recommend her to any Worldpackers who want to have a nice experience in Guatemala.

11 days ago

Krista replied

Hi Alea! Thank you too for sharing with me during your trip to Guatemala, it really was fun. My home is your home, Come back soon!

Cayman Islands


A great volunteer experience! Krista makes you feel really welcomed! Lessons are usually in the night & fun- so you have the days to yourself which is great. Krista will offer to go around with you on her day-offs. Highly recommend!

3 months ago

Krista replied

Thanks. You really are a good girl, enthusiastic, proactive, always with a smile. I like the way you teach English, you made it easy for me. I liked my braids. thanks for leaving everything clean and tidy You're a good volunteer.

United States


I had a great time with Krista during the two weeks I stayed with her. She was very nice , friendly and fun to be with. She lives in Xela which is a nice peaceful city with a lot of places to go and see. The English lessons are relaxed and fun to do. On her days off we would go on trips to different places in Guatemala. I would recommend doing this Worldpackers experience! I had so much fun!

5 months ago

Krista replied

Thank you Alex really I was very fun with you. Alex is adapt easily to different activities. She is a lot of nice person. the English class was more interactive. I like very much the experience. I really liked.

United States


Krista is very welcoming, friendly, & excited to learn English and meet new people from other places. She was a wonderful host and made delicious breakfast in the mornings. During the day I had free time while she was at work and then in the evening we practiced English together. On the days she didn’t have work we visited places nearby making little day trips so I could see the sites near Xela. Even though Krista lives outside the city center it’s easy to take an Uber to visit the shops, bars, and restaurants during the day. Dito and Honey are very cute and will keep you entertained all day!

6 months ago

Krista replied

oh Thank you, You are a nice girl, You are very funny and friendly. We had a lot of fun visiting places in Xela. I learned a lot of English with you. I like that you love animals. My Honey y Dito loved you.



Krista es una chica encantadora que quiere aprender inglés y conectar con gente de otras partes del mundo. El día a día es muy ameno porque tienes todo el día libre y las clases suelen ser en la noche cuando ella regresa del trabajo. Por ese lado, ella tiene muchas ganas de aprender y todo lo que le propones le parece bien. Además en lo humano es una chica 10, convivir con ella es facilísimo pues es muy alegre y positiva, siempre ayudándome en mis excursiones y dándome consejos. Además en sus días libres hicimos alguna excursión juntas y pudimos conocernos mejor. ¡Me llevo una amiga de Xela!

7 months ago

Krista replied

Me encanta! Tu me describes mucho mejor de lo que yo misma . Gracias por tus palabras y si seguro aquí tienes una amiga y y también casa para cuando quieras volver, espero podamos coincidir en alguna parte del mundo, después de esta aventura que iniciaste hace algunos meses no creo que pares, lo haces muy bien. Admiro mucho tu valentía y carácter. Me encanta que tu principal objetivo sea conocer la cultura y comida de cada país y conectar con las personas.

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