Hostel Carcavelos, Portugal

6 reviews6

Thrilling Volunteer Journey at Carcavelos in Our Beach Hostel

Top Host
This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
High demand host
This host has received 13 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with international travelers
5 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Practice English
4 travelers recommend this host to practice English
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
Teaching Sports
Teaching or assisting the host, guests, or local communities in practicing sports or physical activities.
Teaching Languages
Teaching a language to the host, 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.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
You can use our surfboards as much as you want.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Discounts on Accommodation
Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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10 days

The Experience

🤝🌊 Help us, surf, and make friends! 🤝🌊 Meet fellow surf enthusiasts 🏄‍♂️🤙 and share this passion with travelers from all over the world! 🏄‍♂️🌊 Surf during your free time! 🏄‍♀️🌊 🌟 Imagine this: a splendid three days off per week, just for you, The deal? Enjoy it to the fullest! Whether you're hitting the beach, exploring the surroundings, or simply unwinding, your contagious enthusiasm is the only thing we require.

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  • Intermediate English or Beginner German
  • Between 18 and 30 years old
  • Welcomes solo volunteers, couples, and partners of volunteers

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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6 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

  • 5 Meeting international travelers
  • 4 Practicing English
  • 4 Meeting locals
  • 3 Developing social awareness
  • 2 Practicing Spanish
  • 2 Immersing in the local culture

This host contributes to Sustainable Development Goals

  • 2 8. Decent work and economic growth



My time at Carcavelos was very nice, I stayed for 2 weeks and had lots of time off, to explore Lisbon and other cities close by. Lucas was a caring host and made me feel welcome, since the hostel is very new maybe a few rules need to be better enforced like for the guests to clean there own dishes, but everything else was nice :)

25 days ago

United States


The host is outgoing and friendly. The house is a good location right by a train station to lisboa and cascais and also near the beach. There are several 8 ft foamie surfboards and a smaller board as well. There are wetsuits. Theres a tv and equipped kitchen for making food. I had a great time here!

29 days ago

United Kingdom


Had a great time, really friendly people lovely place!

3 months ago



The atmosphere in the Hostel is very nice and familiar, we felt welcome since the first day. There are many group activities like barbecue and parties so there is a nice community in the hostel. The hosts were very inclusive and tried to make the most of our stay. In addition the host was very flexible and relaxed with our check-in and check-out dates. However, the tasks were a little bit different than we expected. We just had to clean the common areas but did not have to do the other stated tasks. In addition there is only one bike and during our stay there weren't any surfboards.

2 months ago



Tivemos uma experiência muito massa no hostel! O espaço é bem a vibe de uma república/frat house, mas é bem divertido pra quem curte, sempre há companhia pra curtir, papear etc com horários de trabalho mega tranquilos. As pessoas do hostel foram fantásticas e criamos amizades para a vida toda. O time de voluntários foi uma família, sempre se ajudando. Com certeza, voltaria em algum outro momento. Uma vivência enriquecedora em todos os aspectos!

17 days ago

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Hosted by Lucas

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Response Time
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