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Pousada Paraty, Brazil

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Have an adveture taking care of our hostel in the middle of the Atlantic Rain Forest

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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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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.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
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

Work, learn, enjoy, share good time with the owners - a male couple - and our guests in our guest house that looks like a friends' house, located 11 kms far from the center. The help we need is gardening, cleaning, doing the dishes, looking after our pets (dogs and cats), sometimes serving the guests and once-in-a-while with small constructions. During the free days, visit the beautifull surrounds like beaches, waterfalls, the old center etc.

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  • Over 25 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
3 weeks
Stay up to
6 weeks

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9 Reviews


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Learning & Fun




Vila Volta is an unique place surrounded by nature and quietness.
André and Dus are adorable people with an open mind and thought me a lot during my stay.
It was a great experience and I strongly recommend people to enjoy it.




It was an amazing experience! I've been working for a month at the hostel where I learned a lot, made several contacts and also shared lots of ideas and knowledge. I can not imagine there was a better place for my first trip as a worldpacker. In fact I made friends with Andre and Dus and I will come back again to work and visit. The place is wonderful, the energy is unique and magical. Felt at home. The work is heavy, but in due time, and everything is talked about and combined beforehand.




It wouldn't be better. Vila Volta is definetelly a great place with incredible people. André e Gert have created a friendly place, in contact with the nature inpirated in the principles of cooperation, creativity and love. Every little detail delight the visitors. It's a place to relearn how to live in comunity without the urban and modern influences. I had a great experience, sharing and learning with all people who were around. I hope that every one would eventualy visit Vila Volta, at least once in life. It was such a pleasure to became part of the Vila Volta family and I'm looking forward




Amazing experience I had at Vila Volta. Andre and Dus are two amazing guys, they make you feel very confortable just like you are at your home. The place has incredible views and landscapes, prepare to be in touch with nature including a spring of water right in the place, and differents species of birds performing beautiful flights. Dus is an excelent Chef, his food is delicious. The place is a little bit far from the center of paraty, but for those who are looking for a beautiful place to stay, you may find it there.




Vila Volta is a hidden gem in the middle of the nature, surrounded by trees, animals and peace. The volunteers have their own house but I was always integrated with the main building, the owners, others volunteers and guests. It was like a place with friends. Dus and Andre are very friendly and welcoming hosts and give you all the support you may need. I have an amazing experience and for sure I would recommend Vila Volta!


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