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Help a Community (ARA Xperience)

Help a Community (ARA Xperience)

You will be welcomed by residents of the community who will accompany you to their home where you first learn about their daily lives. Afterwards, you get an introduction to the tasks you will attend today. A little hut in the backyard of the house serves as the workplace. It is surrounded by a small garden and free-range animals such as chickens, rabbits and ducks. Exactly the right place to volunteer. Today's volunteer work involves producing wooden trash cans, painting them, and putting them up in different parts of the community to keep the neighbourhood clean and attractive. You can write your name on a small sign next to the cans and thus leave a small trace of you in the village. Another way of volunteering is to build vegetable beds that are donated to the local school. The school uses the beds to produce the vegetables used in their school kitchen. Once the work is over, enjoy a typical lunch. You will feel satisfied and confident that you have made a significant honorary contribution to a local community. The residents will appreciate it!


  • Start: Village San Rafael de Peñas Blancas
  • End of excursion: Village San Rafael de Peñas Blancas
  • Exact information about the location you´ll receive with your travel documentation.


  • Minimum number of participants: 2 persons (only 1 person pays a higher rate, see price table)
  • Maximum number of participants: 10 persons


  • Tour time: 09:00 am or 12:00 MD
  • Duration of the tour: About 3.5 hours
  • Departure days: Daily, except Saturdays
  • Minimum age for children in company of at least one adult: 3 years
  • English-speaking local guide
  • Materials for volunteer work
  • Lunch
Not Included
  • Transportation


  • Infants up to 2.99 years: Not allowed
  • Children 3 - 6.99 years: Children rates
  • Children from 7 years: Adult rates


  • Full prepayment of all reservations is required until the latest 45 days prior to arrival.
  • Short-term bookings with less than 45 days' notice are due immediately.


  • From 44 to 30 days prior tour: 25% penalty fee
  • From 29 to 8 days prior tour: 50% penalty fee
  • From 7 days prior tour: 100% penalty fee

Best Price

$65.00 USD

  • Infants up to 2.99 years
    Not allowed
  • Children 3 - 6.99 years
    $60.00 USD
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Contact Information

WhatsApp: +506-8893-3863
Phone: +506-2232-0400
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San José, Costa Rica

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