Beach retreat work exchange in Costa Rica
Shaka Beach Retreat is located on the west coast on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica. It’s surrounded by lush Costa Rican jungle a few minutes walk to Playa Hermosa, a wide golden beach framed by warm rolling waves and towering palm trees. This charming beachside hideaway is a perfect place to enjoy the unspoiled nature, learn how to surf or practice yoga while enjoying a real friendly communitiy atmosphere.
About the work exchange program
Shaka Beach Retreat offers work exchange / volunteer opportunities all year round. Learn how to surf, practice your Spanish, and do yoga all while gaining experience working in the international tourism field. In exchange for room and board, you’ll help out around the place.
Your tasks would include
- Coordinating the daily schedule,
- assisting at meal times
- scheduling adventures and activities
- packing surfboards away at the end of the day
- blogging to the website, and more.
Many of previous volunteers have learned to surf during their stay and greatly improved their ability!
How to apply
You’re required to give a $300 deposit, which will be returned at the end of your stay. First time volunteers may stay for up to 12 weeks. The minimum stay is 8 weeks — longer is ideal.
When contacting the host, make sure to include the dates you are available (2 month minimum), what country you are from, your previous travel experience, and languages spoken. If you have any special talents or skills such as photography, video editing, or website design, also let them know.
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