• Mexico
    • Puerto Escondido
4 to 8 weeks

Program Details

Age Min.
Age Max
Year Round
Guesthouse Host Family
Small Group (1-15) Medium Group (16-30)


Starting Price
$60 USD
Price Details
Experiencia runs flexible programs and we can find a language and volunteer program to suit any time frame. Volunteers can choose to stay onsite in our enclosed grounds or homestay with a local family. We also offer programs where volunteers live in lodging provided by the different volunteer programs.

Cost includes registration in the volunteer program, necessary materials, and donation to the project.

Volunteering and learning another language in Mexico is a life-changing experience. Visit our website for more info!

*Final costs depend on language course chosen, housing type and duration. Please see our website for more information.
What's Included
Accommodation Activities Airport Transfers Equipment Meals Transportation Wifi
What's Not Included
Airfare Some Meals SIM cards Travel Insurance Visa
Feb 10, 2020
Oct 07, 2014

About Program

Experiencia Puerto Escondido is situated on the coast of the beautiful southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico. Puerto Escondido is a surf town with some of the best waves in the world and is surrounded by tropical jungle. Here you can also enjoy an excellent night life and experience the best that Mexico has to offer: amazing food, cultural events and wildlife!

Have an authentic volunteer experience while making an impact on the surroundings and the community of Mexico. Each of us can make a difference and help to solve environmental and social problems together.

We offer various programs:
- Wildlife: turtle conservation, iguanas, street dogs
- Teaching English
- Social work: child-care, orphanages
- Tourism: hotels, travel agencies, eco
- Farms: coffee plantations, dairy, cheese farms

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Program Highlights

  • Come to paradise! Puerto Escondido is an all-year-round beach town with bright sun, warm ocean and beautiful surroundings!
  • Make a contribution to the environment and community with an unforgettable experience! Teach English to Mexican kids or help to save sea turtles and iguanas - pick what you like most!
  • Make friends with people from all over the world! Getting to know other volunteers from Mexico, Europe, USA, Mexico and other countries, each one with open heart and mind - is priceless.
  • Feel at home - get full support during your projects and studies from our multi-lingual team!
  • Learn new skills and knowledge that might change your life! Volunteer experience in Puerto Escondido makes an impact on any person who has ever visited this little town.

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Yes, I recommend this program

4 weeks in Puerto

My time in Puerto has been a great adventure. Puerto is a lovely city - small enough to feel home fast, but still offering a lot as wonderful beaches, many surf classes, beach clubs and most importantly welcoming and friendly people.

The Spanish school was great and the staff nice. For not knowing a lot of Spanish, I was able to learn really quick due to the good and intensive lessons.

For one week, I was working in a summer school programme. It consisted of english lessons for kids 6-14, and lasted 90 minutes per day, plus preparation time. The project was very much appreciated by th kids and a lot of fun.
My second project was in a kindergarden, where we helped the local staff in their dail routines. It was also enjoyable.

What would you improve about this program?
The Social Work Projects could be improved by finding more projects that are socially relevant and have a greater impact on other peoples lifes. It definetly helps you to grow personally, but programmes as the kindergarden work are not as necessary for the institution. On the other hand, the summer classes in english were great and very much appreciated by the kids.
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