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Hostel Fortuna, Costa Rica

6 reviews6

Work with us and enjoy La Fortuna, Costa Rica.

Top Host
This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with international travelers
5 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Immerse yourself in the local culture
4 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Needs help immediately
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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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.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

We need people to help us in different functions, such as reception, cleaning, maintenance and gardening; this for being a small and familiar lodging. We are looking for dynamic, respectful and proactive volunteers. In exchange, we offer accommodation in a shared room, use of the facilities (kitchen, laundry), as well as discounts on tours of the area.

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  • Beginner English and Intermediate Spanish
  • Between 18 and 80 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
1 month

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6 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

5 Meeting international travelers

4 Immersing in the local culture

4 Get in touch with nature

4 Meeting locals

3 Practicing English

2 Practicing Spanish

United States


My expectations are now super high for my next hostal adventure. I feel like I should have been paying them to be there. They cooked for me, invited out to eat or explore, made me feel like family, and even painted my nails haha. I love them! I will be returning!

5 months ago



Muy buena experiencia en Rio Danta, se cumplió el acuerdo del horario y las tareas, Alex-Óscar y Nala me recibieron muy bien, son cariñosos y flexibles, disfruté del ambiente tranquilo y armonioso del Hostal, sin duda recomiendo esta experiencia a otros viajeros.

9 days ago



Alex y Óscar son increíbles te tratan como su familia, el ambiente es muy divertido, puedes convivir con todos los huespedes y si tienes planes o actividades son muy flexibles en tus horarios; fue mi primer experiencia en el voluntariado y no pudo ser mejor, estoy muy agradecida con todos los que formaron parte de esta experiencia.
Aparte tienen un brillito hermoso que se llama Nala y hace aún más bonito y ameno el lugar.

2 months ago



Alex y Óscar son personas maravillosas que te acogen desde el principio para que te sientas como en casa. Siempre que proponía ideas eran muy flexibles y predispuestos a realizarlas y eso motiva mucho y te da mucha libertad. Muchas gracias chicos por todo! Espero volver a veros muy pronto😊

3 months ago

Costa Rica


Excelente hospedaje, anfitriones y zona para realizar voluntariado.
En un ambiente tranquilo y amigable puedes pasar un buen tiempo mientras ayudas e interactúas con personas de todo el mundo.

3 months ago

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