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Hostel Penha, Brazil

13 reviews13

We are looking for people to make our guests HAPPY and GratefuL!

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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Immerse yourself in the local culture
A traveler recommended this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with nature
A traveler recommended this experience for reconnecting with nature
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
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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.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Holistic Therapies
You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Aho AymuraY is an Alternative Hostel, magical place in tune with the universe. The energy of your contribution is the good faith, positive energy, honesty and kindness, I seek people willing to share, teach, learn and add values! Please anyone interested in learning to undertake a sustainable way will help in the overall routine of AymuraY Hostel, you learn from reception, management, maintenance, painting and cleaning. All welcome ! Namaste!

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  • Over 18 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
3 weeks

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13 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

1 Immersing in the local culture

1 Get in touch with nature

1 Creating true social impact

United Kingdom


AymuraY is a very tranquil place with a great energy. My host Luis Gustavo was incredibly welcoming and knows a huge amount about the area, showing me all over the place from Piçarras to Florianopolis - and all the beaches in between! Thank you so much Luiz and best of luck for the future :D

almost 4 years ago

Luiz Gustavo replied

Jack was a pleasure to have you here as a volunteer, thank you for everything brother and your allsome company in all trips ! We made a very good times here on AymuraY Magic Hostel ! Take care and have a nice travel arround Brasil ! ;D



Hey !!

I came at the aymuray hostel for a month, that was an awesome experience !
Of course this is a very good way to learn portuguese the right and fun way, but that was also interesting to see another part of brazil, far from Sao Paulo big cities or touristic places. As it is located very close to the beach its very good to have a sim right after a bit of work, or just chillout sometimes !
for more adventure there is a huge attraction park the beto carrero world at 5 min walk, dont miss it !!!
Luiz the host is very nice and will help you for anything you need
just go there !

over 4 years ago

Luiz Gustavo replied

Gratitude is the correct word to describe Tancred, thank you, my friend, you and your warmheart family are allways welcome here. See ya brother !



It's unfair if I say that I have "lost" a month of my summer vacation on Aymuray Hostel. During the time I was over there, I saw the host doing the impossible to make me feel part of the family. I met people from everywhere (from Brazil, mainly) and had experiences which would not have been possible if I were a simple tourist. For those interested in knowing Santa Catarina and make a few friends, I recommend it. My memories of Aymuray will be guarded in a special place inside me (my first experience in Worldpackers!) Go and meet this incredible place!

over 4 years ago

Luiz Gustavo replied

My new brother Zé! I just have to day thank you for coming to AymuraY! Thanks for your contagious humor and all friend dedication! You're always welcome !



Minha experiência no Aymuray foi absolutamente incrível. Foi minha primeira com a Worldpackers e eu não poderia ter escolhido melhor.

Os horários são flexíveis e as tarefas bem estabelecidas, estive conciliando o trabalho remoto com a experiência e após nossas combinações tudo fluiu perfeitamente.

Luiz é um grande mestre, paciencioso, flexível e sempre disposto a compartilhar sua sabedoria. Heber é extremamente amoroso, talentoso e acolhedor. A experiência com os dois é capaz de nos transformar profundamente.

Gratidão família! Vida longa ao Aymuray!

29 days ago



Meus dias no Aymuray hostel foram inesquecíveis. A hospitalidade do Luiz e do Ber me fizeram sentir como se estivesse em casa e em família. O laço de amizade que criamos, as experiências, conhecimentos e histórias que trocamos ganhou um espaço especial em minhas memórias. Além do local ser lindo, agradável e repleto de natureza, as tarefas foram tranquilas e justas. E ainda pude me aprofundar em vivências espirituais lindas. E também, Luiz com seus conhecimentos de tarot e Ber com o teclado, me ensinaram tanto! Gratidão demais por esse dias ✨💛🙏🏻 obs: os 3 gatos são uns amores!!

about 1 month ago

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