Hostel Penha, Brazil

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Help our holistic hostel to take care of our guests in Penha/SC! =)

Connect with nature
7 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Immerse yourself in the local culture
4 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
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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.
Building & Repairing
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.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
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.
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.
Verified Host
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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
3 weeks

The Experience

We're 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 the hostel, as in 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 partners)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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25 Reviews


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Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

  • 7 Get in touch with nature
  • 4 Immersing in the local culture
  • 4 Practicing Spanish
  • 4 Developing environmental awareness
  • 3 Meeting locals
  • 3 Creating true social impact

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The hostel 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

over 6 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



It's unfair if I say that I have "lost" a month of my summer vacation on the 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 the hostel will be guarded in a special place inside me (my first experience in Worldpackers!) Go and meet this incredible place!

about 7 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 !



Hey !! I came at the 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 !

almost 7 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 !



Muy agradecida por la experiencia y la oportunidad que me dieron en el hostel el anfitrion Luiz y Heber fueron muy amorosos, pacientes y se tomaron todo el tiempo para explicarme las tareas y recomendarme lugares para visitar. Fue mi primer voluntariado, me senti muy comoda y bienvenida. Las tareas que tenía que realizar eran muy faciles y los pude realizar sin problemas, flexibles con los horarios de tareas y descanso. Esta experiencia fue de mucho aprendizaje personal, ya que el espacio en la naturaleza ayuda a encontrarse con uno mismo. Muy agradecia y lo recomiendo sin dudar.

about 2 months ago



Foi muito legal ter passado esse tempo em Penha, uma cidade com uma vibe bem interior com litoral junto , uma lindeza. Fui muito bem recebido pelos meninos e pela Ritinha que foi uma querida ❤️ Foi muito gostoso ter passado esses dias

2 months ago

Luiz Gustavo replied

Gratidão pela sua presença e toda ajuda aqui txai ! Sabes que és bem vindo nesse humilde lar cósmico. Somos todos uno.
Abraços desde cá.
Namastê ! :D

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