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Hostel Cancún, Mexico

4 reviews4

Help us during the Night Shift!

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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Night Shift
Help with night shift tasks and create a relaxing environment for guests.
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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.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Discounts on Pubs
Get discounts at nearby pubs.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Discounts on Accommodation
Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
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The Experience

Buscamos alguien proactivo, que cubra el turno de velador nocturno realizando Check In y Check Out fuera del horario de recepción, limpieza de la Alberca, sacar la basura, mantener el silencio, abrirle la puerta a los huéspedes que regresan tarde y cuidando que no ingrese alguien de afuera.

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  • Beginner English or Intermediate Spanish
  • Over 22 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
3 weeks

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4 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

2 Meeting international travelers

1 Practicing English

1 Practicing Spanish

1 Creating true social impact

1 Meeting locals

United States


I had a great time at Balu. The team was awesome and it was a good place to spend the holidays. I was able to practice my Spanish with the team and the guests.The hostel is clean and organized. There were many opportunities to teach yoga and I helped out with breakfast too.

6 days ago



Amazing people (if you speak spanish you will be comfortable there)
Flexible hours working, I was creating content, recording videos whenever I wanted
Isla Mujeres is an amazing place if you’re looking for relax, fun, pretty beach and various activities.
Free yoga classes / choreos brasileños
50% discount on food and drinks in the hostel

-Two piece of toast and a piece of watermelon for breakfast and a bed in 12beds room thats what you get
-Volunteers bedroom always messy with light off/window tap and bathroom very dirty we needed to clean it but some volunteers didn’t.

over 2 years ago

MARIA replied

La habitacion de voluntarios es de 10 personas (no de 12 personas) exactamente igual que las habitaciones de huespedes, a diario ingresan las camaristas a hacer limpieza pero si los voluntarios son desordenados se les hace dificil poder limpiar.
El problema de la ventana fue temporal, ya lo pudimos solucionar.
El desayuno consta de tostadas, huevo, minimo 2 variedades de fruta, cafe o te y se puede repetir.



Mi primer voluntariado, y fue una gran experiencia. Conocí gente de diferentes países, practique mi inglés. El hostel tiene una excelente ubicación, puedes ir caminando a la playa o al súper, en la terraza tiene una muy bonita vista. es un lugar seguro :)
En cuanto a mis actividades Meli me enseño lo que tenía que hacer en recepción y fue muy amable conmigo.

about 1 month ago



Mi experiencia en Balú fue increíble desde el momento que llegue me sentí como en casa , todo el grupo que conforma Balú es muy unido y siempre con planes en mente para disfrutar la convivencia ir a la playa o descubrir lugares hermosos que tiene la Isla. En lo personal lo pasé muy bien tanto como voluntario y como amigo en lo de horarios siempre se respeto lo acordado y se cumplió con lo ofrecido. Recomiendo a Balú y cualquier persona que decida venir acá le aseguro que tendrá una excelente experiencia.

12 months ago

MARIA replied

Muchas gracias a ti Jeoseppy por toda la buena onda. Te esperamos de regreso siempre. Eres parte de la familia balu !

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