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55 Meeting international travelers
47 Practicing English
38 Meeting locals
30 Immersing in the local culture
20 Practicing Spanish
15 Get in touch with nature
It was my second volunteer and I will absolutely recommend it !! Mayan monkey is really a big family, the shift are quite easy and there are really involved and flexible. Every week you have a meeting with all the volunteer and the manager in order to fix things. If you look for an incredible experience in Cancun this is the place to be.
Huge thanks to Carlos and Jennifer and to the Mayan monkey staff.
I left Mayan with friends from all over the world and memories for life.
Thank you 😊
about 13 hours ago
I had a great time at Mayan Monkey, it’s definitely one of the best hostel in which I’ve ever been. Rooms are always clean and the meals offered to the volunteers are good.
My shift was as bar tender, I loved this shift and the guys who work at the bar permanently are amazing.
Cancun it’s not my favorite city in Mexico, it’s very commercial, but If you get the chance to volunteer in this hostel you will have a great time for sure!
about 2 months ago
My experience at Mayan Monkey was very fun. Everyone who worked there was very personable and kind. The location Cancun is prime if you like to party and have a good time. Expecically it being directly on the beach and next to the club centre.
I stayed a total of 3 weeks and unfortunately there were a few problems. After my first week they moved me to breakfast shift which was not the agreed upon job. As a night owl, it was very hard to function at 6:30 in the morning.
Thanks for the experinece Mayan Monkey it was great for my first work exchange!
5 months ago
I definitely learned a lot during my time in Mayan Monkey! I met great people that made my time simply wonderful.The location of the hotel is ideal and beaches and shops are usually at a 1minute walk. The team had amazing people who make you feel welcomed all time and will be there for any help or advice.I suggest more work on the food for volunteers. I felt my dietary restrictions were not fully respected a lot of times. For the last week, I was put on a job that was not agreed on the first day. I suggest more communication with volunteers about times and tasks rather than imposing it on them
6 months ago
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