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Hostel Isla Holbox, Mexico

9 reviews9

Looking for outgoing, super friendly activities volunteer.

Top Host
This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
Connect with nature
6 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Connect with international travelers
5 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Perform to entertain guests, children or local communities.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
Make and serve drinks and help maintain the beverages inventory.
Tour Guide
Organize and lead tours around the city.
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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.
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
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

Do you love people? If you are a motivated and outgoing individual that speaks fluent English and preferably at least conversational spanish you are what we are looking for. We need someone to organize and lead our daily hostel activities and that creates that welcoming and friendly atmosphere the hostel is famous for.

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  • Fluent English and Intermediate Spanish
  • Between 18 and 40 years old
  • Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

Whats Not Included

Topics Not Included

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Stay at least
4 weeks

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9 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

6 Get in touch with nature

5 Meeting international travelers

4 Meeting locals

4 Practicing English

3 Developing social awareness

3 Developing environmental awareness



Life was so beautiful in Mapache Hostel that I can say I lived a dream in Holbox! Do not worry about anything here, just enjoy the real good life of volunteer. Tati is a special soul in this world who will help you all the time in a very sweet way and Delphine will bring the energy to understand that life in Holbox is amazing! Work is easy if you put your attention to it. Meet people from all over the world. Make connections with them, with yourself and the magic island!

12 months ago



Mapache se sintió como en casa. Pasé cinco semanas increíbles en Holbox. La isla en sí es una maravilla, la playa es un paraíso.
Pao, Mili y Dali son personas que aprecio tanto y las llevo en el corazón. Siempre al pie del cañón para lo que necesites.
Todos los días algo diferente para hacer, un nuevo atardecer, bioluminiscencia, noches de bailoteo en la hot corner.
El turno de desayuno es súper fácil, y entretenido.
Horarios acordados respetados, mi carpa fue mi pequeña burbujita.

Lo que más me llevo es la gente que conocí, gracias por hacerme sentir cómoda y a gusto, como en casa.

about 2 months ago



Hostel Mapache es increíble! La gente del lugar (staff, dueña y demás [email protected]) son súper amables y [email protected] Me divertí muchísimo. El espacio es muy agradable y cómodo. Las tareas son sencillas y fáciles.
Mapache hoy es mi segundo hogar. Me sentí realmente como en casa. Muy feliz por el grupo y las experiencias compartidas. Sin duda vuelvo a Holbox y a Mapache. Les recomiendo plenamente que vengan a conocer y vivir este intercambio tan enriquecedor y significativo a Hostel Mapache. Les deseo que les encante y enamore como a mí.

3 months ago



Mapache Hostel es un lugar hermoso, conocí gente maravillosa y te sientes conectado con la naturaleza. Gracias por todo Vale, Delphi y Mili.

4 months ago



Antes que nada sobre el voluntariado, todo perfecto se respetan las horas, son flexibles, duermes en una carpa con colchón muy cómodo, y todo el equipo del hostal muy buena onda se vive en buena armonía, totalmente recomendado, me llevo buenos momentos.

4 months ago

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Hosted by Delphine

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This host receives a lot of worldpackers and has a high average rating.
Response Rate
This host usually answers to 20% of the messages
Response Time
This host usually writes back in 6 days

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