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What you offer

5h

Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Cleaning
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Administration
Help with booking systems and payments.
Bartending
Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.
Reception
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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What you get

2

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.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
Breakfast
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Discounts on Pubs
Get discounts at nearby pubs.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Discounts on Accommodation
Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Surfboards
You can use our surfboards as much as you want.
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
Surf lessons
Take free surf classes at the local beaches.
Certificate
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Support
Support
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Insurance
Worldpackers Insurance
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The Experience

25 horas de ayuda por semana Limpieza: Ayuda a limpiar el bar la cocina y las áreas comunes. Bar: Servir y mantener los suministros y el inventario de bebidas. Recepción: Ayuda con los registros de entrada y salida y atención a los invitados.

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Requirements

  • Fluent Spanish and Fluent English
  • Between 21 and 35 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Jan
Feb
Stay at least
4 weeks

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8 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.5

Hostel

5.0

Learning & Fun

4.5

Argentina

2

It could be worst than it was. But still the time I paid there it wasn’t worth.
Unfortunately the room for the volunteers was nasty. And besides that the colleagues were quit rude. Basically it was more uncomfortable than welcoming.

Nov/19/2019


SURF HOSTEL replied

The basis of coexistence is in oneself and not to blame others or space.
0 commitment on your part and attitude from the first moment despite being in low season and not having to do much to do ...
It is funny that you criticize the space of the volunteers without having used it, since you complained from the beginning and we located you in the best place of the hostel.
Thank you for leaving us on the fifth day of your arrival without notice and avoiding having to tell you to leave yourself.

Brazil

5

It was an amazing experience, had no way to be better. The best hostel I have ever seen, good vibes, the hosts David and Aritz are wonderful people and they have always been very good to me. San Sebastian is also an incredible place and I dont want to leave. It was amazing, I recommend this experience to everyone!

Jul/08/2018

Mexico

5

This was the absolute best first worldpackers experience. Within a few days I really felt like family and part of the group. There are great vibes in the hostel and whether you surf or not you will have a blast. The tasks are simple and fair. The owners, Aritz and David, are two of the coolest guys I've ever met. I learned a lot from them and grew to admire them as well. San Sebastian is an amazing city and can't wait to go back. Until then, AGUR!

Dec/06/2017

Colombia

5

About a year ago I had the chance to be a part of Surfing Etxea's team and I just can't recommend it enough for volunteering! Apart from the fact that San Sebastian is an amazing city with endless activities and a lot of fun year long, this hostel is a great place to work at. The atmosphere is always fun and welcoming and you will for sure meet lots of interesting people every day. Regarding the tasks; they're quite easy to do and not hard at all. Last but not least Aritz and David definitely made my stay even better and I'm super thankful! :D

May/12/2017

United States

5

My time at Surfing Etxea was laid back and chill. Aritz and David are the best, making sure your stay is as great as possible. The hostel itself is super clean and possibly the nicest hostel I have ever been in. Much like working at a flat at a friends house. Perfect location for surfing or enjoying the beach and a ten minute walk to the old town. The job is really easy, especially in the off season. Wouldn't recommend being in San Seb in November because of all the rain but still a great time in a great city!

Nov/25/2016

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