Our project is now a hostel, Huichol art gallery and coffee roasting business, which is part of a restaurant and bar where live music and workshops are part of the seasonal calendar. November to April is the busy season here, the summer is hot and usually rainy, and we do most of our maintenance and repairs then.
Owned and run now for over 20 years by our family. It is located in La Cruz de Huanacactle, a Mexican fishing village on the North shore of the Bay of Banderas where there is now a marina and sailboat anchorage, 30 kms from Puerto Vallarta.
The big attractions in the area are the beaches, surfing and the yacht marina.
Help in the house
Helping with Tourists
Help with Computers / internet
Particularly about the indigenous people of the surrounding highlands, the Huichol gallery, who have an extraordinary art and culture. They might meet people who are long term cruisers and learn about life at sea.
Reception and small maintenance tasks in the Hostel, assist in the Huichol art gallery and with coffee packing, also assistance with a disabled spinal cord injury patient. Right now we are looking for someone who could set up a new Web page.
We are situated in the middle of a lively Mexican village with much music and partying. Dorms, single or double rooms with shared bathroom and kitchen, internet.
La Cruz is at crossroads with local surf spot Sayulita and eco friendly town San Pancho just to the north, Puerto Vallarta night life 40 minutes away, kite surfing 10 minutes away in Bucerias. Many sailing boats anchor off la Cruz from November to April.
From La Cruz are panga trips and sailboat rides to the Marietas Islands and Yelapa and whalewatching. Close by in the mountains are the old silver mining town of San Sebastian and Altavista petroglyphs, natural hot springs.
Bus rides are inexpensive and frequent. From Vallarta it is a direct bus ride, to the closest bus stop, 1.5 blocks away.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
15 hours a week no food