Help in a raw vegan chocolate factory and jungle Hostel

The Exchange

We are looking for the reception and hosting work in the Chocolate Factory and Hostel! The receptionist and hosts will greet our guests with a warm smile while helping them check-in and out of the hostel or help them with recommendations at the Chocolate Factory. Another important task of the receptionist/host is to answer general questions, help with bookings, and of course, explain our delicious chocolate while showing them around.

What you offer

6 hours of help per day

Administration: Help with booking systems and payments.

Reception: Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, 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.

Free Parties: Get free entrance for the best parties in town.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

Yoga classes: Take free yoga classes at our place.

Holistic Therapies: You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Intermediate English or Intermediate Spanish

Between 18 and 65 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

El Pital, The Chocolate Paradise is a vortex of magic right on the lake, inside the jungle where you will find raw superfood chocolate, vegan food, fruit forest, organic farming and a place to learn, express yourself, and find joy. We are a chocolate factory producing high-quality tree to bar chocolate, a hostel with dormitory accommodation, a smoothie bar with a vegan ice-cream dish, and restaurant with delicious vegan food and healthy desserts. We are looking for fun individuals ready to help with this project. We ask for a minimum of 4 weeks, typically 6 hours per day in exchange for accommodation and 2 free vegan meals a day.

We host Cacao Ceremonies, Chocolate Tours, free daily yoga to our guests and a variety of different workshops.

Activities & Shift

We are looking for help in the reception of the hostel, hosting walk-in guests who come to try and learn about the chocolate, yoga teachers, and artists.


The kitchen is strictly vegan. Please do not bring any dairy or animal products. The first rule is to have fun!