Hospitality Bacalar, Mexico

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Compartamos la magia! Ayúdanos en nuestro hostel con camping!!!

Connect with international travelers
12 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Connect with nature
12 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.
Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Building & Repairing
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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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 will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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Stay at least
3 weeks

The Experience

Bienvenidos!!! Es básicamente ayudar en limpieza, mantenimiento y jardín. Manteniendo todo bonito. :-)

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  • Fluent Spanish or Intermediate English
  • Over 19 years old
  • Welcomes solo volunteers, couples, and partners of volunteers

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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24 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

  • 12 Meeting international travelers
  • 12 Get in touch with nature
  • 7 Meeting locals
  • 5 Practicing English
  • 5 Immersing in the local culture
  • 4 Developing social awareness

This host contributes to Sustainable Development Goals

  • 4 14. Life below water
  • 1 3. Good health and well-being
  • 1 12. Responsible consumption and production



Our stay at the host Bacalar was very short due to the poor accommodation we were given . The team was friendly and welcoming, but definitely, communication and organization were lacking . They knew 2 months in advance that we were gonna be here, but they forgot we were coming . The accommodations described were either a dorm room, a tent, or a balinese bed. As the dorms were unavailable, the tent had a hole, soaked mattresses,and a cat living inside, we went with the balinese bed. It was very cramped for two and not quite long enough for to fully stretch out. Tried one night just to see and left

5 months ago

Karen replied

Hola Eve!
Acabo de leer tu reseña. Justamente era esto lo que quería evitarme, fue por eso que a su llegada les mostre el lugar, les conte nuestras actividades les explique absolutamente todo! Incluso INSISTI preguntándoles si les agradaba el plan y las condiciones del espacio porque nosotros tampoco queriamos perder el tiempo a lo que ustedes respondieron muy convencidos que si. El lugar donde se quedaron es perfecto para dos personas con dimensiones estandar. Incluso la gente paga por dormir en ese espacio sin quejarse de nada y la mayoría se quedan por dos o tres semanas.
Tristemente yo no te deje una mala review por irte sin cumplir tu acuerdo por lo que no entiendo a que viene la tuya pero GRACIAS!

No entiendo tampoco porque si no estaban convencidos me dijeron que si y peor aun para dejar una mala review que por si no lo sabias puede cerrarnos definitivamente nuestra pagina y por ende otros viajeros perder la oportunidad de venir a Bacalar y vivir esta experiencia. Creeme que nosotros decidimos abrir este espacio para volutariado por amor a los mochileros!!!! No lo hacemos por dinero... ya que para nosotros es mas barato contratar personal que ofrecerles a ustedes un lugar que podriamos estar vendiendo.... sin embargo lo hacemos de corazón.

Se que no todos tenemos los mismos gustos asi que me quedo satisfecha por aquellos viajeros que se han ido de aquí con el corazon lleno de alegría y gratitud. Por esas personas capaces de apreciar lo realmente bello de la vida es que seguiremos abiertos al voluntariado.

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Karen was extremely welcoming and accommodating to me! She trusted me and gave me artistic freedom throughout my stay, and we both had a great amount of respect and kindness towards the other. There were some volunteers that left early for their own reasons, but my personal experience with her was wonderful and I would absolutely come back again. The hostel is located in a perfect spot by the lagoon, where you could watch waves, stars, and all of the wildlife. I developed lasting connections with all the volunteers, and deeply value Karen as a friend as well.

about 1 year ago



The host Bacalar is such a special place, it felt like living a dream. Bacalar itself has a relax and tender energy, so the Laguna port is. The volunteers I've met here became good friends and the experience was great. About the tasks expect to do the 5 hours and weather here is really warm, important to know before coming. Overall, this is a worth it experience. Thank you Diana, Karen and Miriam for welcoming me :))

about 1 year ago



El.lugar es increíble, tiene un muelle impresionante y privado. Miriam, Karen, Dani son increíbles personas . Con las cuales conectas rapidamente y te hacen sentir como en casa. Es un lugar increíble para voluntarios lo recomiendo.

5 months ago



Regresar al anfitrión fué genial, me sentí muy querida por todos e hice conexiones muy lindas. Gracias por la confianza y por tanto cariño 😊

6 months ago

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