The Rancho Esperanza has made a change in the experience of having holiday. We think you will have a better holiday and at the same time less need to your smartphone when you are helping others and get back appreciation at the same time. So this is the opportunity to swap the luxury hotel for something more simple, but definately something more pleasing.
Jiquilillo is one of the three fishing communities located on the peninsula Jiquilillo. Owner of the hostel and volunteer Nate Yue was volunteer in 2001 in Jiquilillo. He founded the Esperanza Ranch in 2005 with the intention to combine cummunity development and tourism. The hostel is quite basic, but the experience (because of the volunteering possibilities) will be definately worth it. So the combination of simplicity and charity will make that you will totally unwind and forget about the stress of home.
Because of the aspire to help the locals, the hostel lets their excursions being organised by the local families and businesses. Main activity is surfing (because the hostel is practical on the beach) but you can go kayaking, doing a hike to the vulcano, making boat trips and way more.
There are no ATM's or banks at Jiquilillo. If you want you can follow spanish lessons. Shared rooms, bathrooms and commonroom.