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Holistic Center Bacalar , Mexico

5 reviews5

¡Uneté a nuestra iniciativa local de crecimiento sustentable !

Help a sustainable project
This host contributes to building a better and more sustainable future for all!
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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with the locals
3 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Expand your environmental consciousness
3 travelers felt they returned from this experience with a greater environmental consciousness
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.
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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.
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
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 Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

El Centro Holístico Bacalar es un proyecto comunitario que empezó en el 2021, ubicado en la sagrada selva de la antigua civilización maya a 20m en coche de la laguna de 7 colores de Bacalar. Dentro de un contexto de crecimiento urbano y turístico insostenible que afecta y degrada el ecosistema, nuestro proyecto explora soluciones locales de desarrollo social y económico sustentable.

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Additional Fee Required

Los voluntarios aportan $50 mxn por día para apoyar con el gasto de la gasolina para la camioneta y la bomba de agua, del gas para la cocina, condimentos, aceite y agua para cocinar además de papel de baño.


  • Beginner Spanish or Beginner English
  • Over 18 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
2 months

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Hours & Tasks


Holistic Center


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How this experience will transform you

3 Meeting locals

3 Developing environmental awareness

3 Get in touch with nature

3 Meeting international travelers

2 Practicing Spanish

1 Learning about sustainability



When I showed up in the Center it took them two days to respond. So I was left waiting around town. Decided I didn't want to work for people with poor communication and never actually made it to the facility

8 days ago



If you want to connect with nature and are keen to experience how it is to live without electricity and running water, this experience is for you. Be ready to tap into bioconstruction! The host Alma is living in the middle of the jungle with her son Luis and normally 5-10 volunteers. She is willing to take you on lovely trips on free days which I really enjoyed. There were volunteers from all around the world, in our time from Argentina, Israel, Sweden and Mexico which was a great mix. One tip: Bring a mosquito net if you can.

20 days ago



The project is still in a construction phase. Therefore, the focus is more on constriction work and not on the holistic therapy itself. I had fun building in bio constructional ways. If you seek for a time outside of the normal life, meaning without running water and electricity, this is a perfect place for you. Personally, this experiment grounded me. A hint from my side is to bring a mosquito net or a little tent if you have one. I enjoyed this minimalistic experience!

20 days ago



El centro es un lugar increible... Todo el proyecto que se está llevando a cabo en este lugar es de gran impacto tanto a nivel social como a nivel individual , se aprende mucho en el centro y también se comparten momentos divertidos y comidas deliciosas... Hay mucho por hacer aún .. es un proyecto que está creciendo y cada vez más... Estoy segura que en poco tiempo las semillas que Alma y todo su equipo de trabajo han sembrado, empezarán a dar frutos... Gracias por tanto 💚💚

6 days ago



Alma tiene un corazón divino. y el proyecto es increíble. en el centro fui feliz 💚 si deseas colaborar para un proyecto ecológico y desconectar del wifi y el ruido de la ciudad, el centro en el centro es lo indicado 💚

23 days ago

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