Ranch stay in Paysandu or Florida / Uruguay


Working at a rural hotel that offer outdoor activities, such as horseback riding, hiking, bird watching and fishing. The ranches /estancias receive tourists from all over the world to enjoy the peace and quiet.

• What is the intern's role?

Working side-by-side with the gauchos, guides and other staff. Workdays in the country are long, but fortunately there is a variety of jobs to do which keep things interesting. You will work with the tourists as a server or translator, in the kitchen or do landscaping.

Please read the interview with an American student who attended this program!

• Spanish course

Inters will complete an intensive Spanish course of two, three or 4 weeks at La Herradura school in Montevideo. It is important to reach a good intermediate level of Spanish in order to communicate with the “gauchos” and other staff.

• Accommodation

While attending the Spanish course in Montevideo: Single room in the school residence with other students from the school. No meals are provided, but there is a fully equipped kitchen. (Double room is possible when students are travelling together). After finishing the Spanish course in Montevideo (2, 3 or 4 weeks), the intern will move to Paysandu or Florida.

During internship period: A shared room at the rural hotel, including meals.


Please note:

• We require a minimum of 2 months for this intern position.

• You must be ready to live in the country and work with basic resources.

• An internship without a Spanish course is only possible for students with a high intermediate level of Spanish. In this case a registration fee will be charged. Prices on request.

• Double room can only be booked if travelling together with a friend.

• Accommodation in the residence runs from Sunday before the first course day until Saturday after the last course day.

• Shared apartment, apartment for private use and accommodation with a host family or in a hostel on request.

• Additional weeks can be booked. Prices on request.

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