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Hostel Cancún, Mexico

106 reviews106

Mayan Monkey Cancún - Self-defense class couch

Top Host
This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
High demand host
This host has received 14 applications recently. We recommend you apply for other positions too.
Connect with international travelers
72 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Practice English
62 travelers recommend this host to practice English
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Teaching Sports
Teach or help guests or local communities practice a new sport.
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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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.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
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.
Dance classes
Take free dance 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.
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The Experience

We need an energetic self-defense class coach to attend the workout program at the hostel! Join the experience to self-defense class at the beach, meet people from all over the world and stay at the best hostel in Cancun just few steps from the caribbean sea of Mexico.

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Additional Fee Required

Los voluntarios deberán de cubrir una cutoa única de recuperación de $1000 pesos mexicanos y adquirir su uniforme (10 usd cada pieza)


  • Intermediate Spanish and Fluent English
  • Over 19 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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106 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

72 Meeting international travelers

62 Practicing English

46 Meeting locals

38 Immersing in the local culture

28 Practicing Spanish

21 Developing social awareness



Amazing hostel, the staff and the team were really welcoming, I felt like home on my first day. One of the best experience in my life, I definitely recommend it. Good opportunity to meet other travel and to connect with people all around the world, while sharing your passion (ex. yoga, fitness).

8 days ago



It was the best volunteering I've ever had! The people became my second family!! Everyone was so welcoming and loved to socialize. I would really recommend it. It probably would be good to speak basic Spanish before, but even without it was an amazing experience!! Thank you

about 2 months ago



This was my first volunteering experience and I really loved it! The people are amazing, the hostel is beautiful and only 3 mins from the beach! I'll be back one day for sure!

4 months ago

United States


Had a great experience traveling to this hostel and spending time in a really popular hostel in the area! Loved my position here, loved some of my co volunteers although communication was a bit off with my scheduled hours and position here, and how the hostel works as a team, I still would recommend this hostel to anyone I meet!

5 months ago

United States


Working at the hostel was a dream. The location is beautiful, rooms are very nice and clean. Everyone I worked with and interacted with was just amazing and truly welcomed me. I almost never wanted to leave! I'm so thankful for the experience that the hostel gave to me. I'll never forget the people I met or the memories I made.

8 months ago

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About the host

Hosted by Mayan Monkey Hostel

Top Host
This host receives a lot of worldpackers and has a high average rating.
Response Rate
This host usually answers to 21% of the messages
Response Time
This host usually writes back in 1 day
5 published videos
This host has 5 published videos showing a little bit about their place

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