A volunteering opportunity with Estero Tours in Playa Junquillal, Costa Rica

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A nice volunteering opportunity in Costa Rica โ€“ We are animal lovers and natural world enthusiasts! Riding is a passion, but working, or simply being with all the animals that share our lives is what makes our lives worth living. We are still at the beginning of our efforts; we are planting better grass in our pastures and building stronger fences. Our horses live out in the pastures and usually graze, except during the driest months of the year, when we feed them alfalfa. They all go barefoot.
Next, we would like to start milking our cows and sheep to make some delicious cheese.

What type of host are you?
  • Private/Individual/family
What are you looking for help with?
What’s the mission of your community?

We welcome people who share our vision and our love for animals and the natural world. We provide food and lodging in exchange for help in all the tasks that fill our days. These tasks include, and are not limited to, feeding and caring for all the animals that share our lives, as well as working out in the fields, helping in the kitchen and assisting us on tours. We require some experience with horses, at least at riding, and expect respectful manners as much as with the animals as with the people that we take on tours. Having some training experience in natural horsemanship would be a great plus! We are hardworking individuals and the work will be demanding at times, but I promise that it will also be rewarding.

How many volunteers could you host?
  • A couple of volunteers
When would you need volunteers?
  • Anytime
How many hours of help per day?
  • 4-5 hours of help per day
How many days of help per week?

6 days per week – 1 day off

Are accommodation and food included?

Yes, we offer food and accommodation

What type of accommodation can you provide?
  • Dormitory/shared rooms

As far as lodging, we put at your disposition our Casita (guest house) that can fit up to three people, with a queen-size bed in the bedroom and a sofa that opens into a twin bed. It has a fully equipped kitchen, where you can cook your own meals if you choose to, a bathroom and a shower, as well as a beautiful patio. It is located on our property, steps from the ocean.

Diet – nutrition information

Simple local food; rice, beans, vegetables, meat. If you are on a special diet you are welcome to cook for yourself, the guest house has a kitchen.

Fees transparency

No fees

VISA – could you provide Visa support/info/invitation letters?

Yes, we can help with Visa/invitation letters

Volunteers’ benefits:

Learning from and with the animals/horses. Join us on tours.


English and Spanish. I also speak French, German and Hebrew

How to get to your site

Aeroplane and bus. We can also organize a pick up at the airport. Name of location: Guanacaste – Costa Rica

Is there internet access?



+506 8496-8361
We are on Facebook and Instagram under Estero Tours
Hostname: Elsa
Host Email: esterotours@gmail.com

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Author: Voluntouring staff

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