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Hotel Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

24 reviews24

Boutique Hotel located at the Sierra Madre

Immerse yourself in the local culture
11 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with nature
11 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help with check-ins, check-outs and guest assistance.
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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.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Bikes at your disposal
You can use our bikes any time you want.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Holistic Therapies
You can take part in any of our therapeutic activities for free.
Permaculture Course
Take part in our Permaculture course for free.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Small family-run Hotel Boutique with 6 rooms located in the magic town of Mascota, Jalisco is looking for an enthusiastic, hands-on, will be responsible for a variety of daily duties such as welcoming guests, housekeeping, light maintenance, kitchen help, gardening, and pets care. Self-motivated, mature positive attitude, organized; open to changes according to the daily operation.

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  • Intermediate English or Intermediate Spanish
  • Over 28 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
12 weeks

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Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

11 Immersing in the local culture

11 Get in touch with nature

10 Meeting international travelers

7 Meeting locals

5 Developing environmental awareness

3 Learning about sustainability

United States


Pros - jungle and beach at my doorstep; reasonable hours/tasks; provided healthy food to eat. Cons – job listing did not explain that I would LIVE at the construction site in a half-built house. Contrary to job listing, I slept in a cot, not a bed. Rooms lacked walls and were exposed to nature (I killed scorpions in the house; raccoons entered kitchen to steal food; floors were dirty). Had to climb down hill to reach stove. Bedroom floors were on a semi-steep decline. It rained a few days and water leaked from ceilings into rooms from many locations making house uninhabitable.

over 2 years ago



Una experiencia muy buena. lupita fue muy amable y atenta.

6 months ago



Me sentí como en casa, son muy amables, atentos, siempre estuvieron al pendiente de mis necesidades, la calidad humana de las personas no se puede describir con palabras, sinceramente fue una estadía inolvidable.

8 months ago



Mi primera experiencia como voluntaria en Santa Lucía fue maravillosa. Me sentí parte del equipo y de la familia en todo momento, recibiendo un trato afectuoso y respetuoso. Las tareas son sencillas y muchas veces compartidas. Disfruté mucho las caminatas con Dasha y Fer 😊, y de las actividades compartidas dentro y fuera del hotel. Tuve todos los días momentos de conexión con la naturaleza y tranquilidad pueblerina. Me llevo un puñado de recuerdos hermosos y nuevos amigos ❤️

10 months ago

Santa Lucia replied

Mariangela una persona muy linda cooperativa, trabajadora en todo momento con una sonrisa y siempre dispuesta a ayudar sin duda una mujer extraordinaria felices de haber coincidido con ella y en espera de volverle a ver, no duden en recibirla es una ser humano maravilloso, con muchos talentos que puede aportar atu lugar.



Mi experiencia ha sido 100% positiva. Lupita es una mujer maravillosa, dulce, ....te hace sentir parte de la familia y de hecho siento que ya lo soy un poco...He estado 1 mes en Santa Lucía hotel y me voy triste dejando atrás amigas, risas, confidencias y 4 semanas de trabajo tranquilo en un pueblo bonito, disfrutando de la gente, de sus excursiones, de mis días libres en Puerto Vallarta y alrededores, y.... sobre todo con el cariño de Lupita y Familia.

about 1 year ago

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