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  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Humpback Turtle is Playa Almejal's first backpackers hostel where the jungles of Choco meet the stunning beaches of the Pacific Ocean.

With our thatch roof cabins and extensive organic garden, The Humpback offers private rooms, spacious dorm rooms, Hammocks, vibing beach bar, communal kitchen, surf board and kayak rentals, a wide range of local tours and activities, as well as our restaurant where fresh fish and home grown herbs keep it tasty.

The town is a classic fishing village, and the people are some of the most hospitable and party focused people one can come across. Whether chilling at the Humpback, trekking through the jungle, relaxing on the beach, or dancing with the locals, El Valle's got a bit for everyone.

Come and live the Pacific at the Humpback Turtle!

Please note:

Breakfast is included!

Cancellation policy: 72h advance notice
Payment upon arrival by cash only

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 9.6

  • Cleanliness 8.7

  • Facilities 8.0


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    03 Feb 2019
    Awesome hostel in the paradise, no wifi which makes it even more special. If you need wifi you can always take a 15 minute walk to el valle, there is free wifi there. Staff is awesome and the bar prices are quite cheap. Thanks to Tyler and all his team for an amazing week.
    Spain, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Jan 2019
    Legendary location at the end of a Jungle covered beach! Really friendly staff keep good vibes, the place is rustic but has everything a traveller needs! And amazing sunsets;)
    Andorra, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    29 Nov 2018
    Epic location on Almejal Beach, waves in front of the hostel, the staff were super helpful and the sunsets out of control! Its a rustic hostel but has everything you need, good local style food and cold beer.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    27 Dec 2018
    LOVED it here. The volunteer was helpful, as he could speak English, however wasn't always accurate in the information he gave and sometimes had an attitude.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    11 Sep 2018
    Very good hostel for a good price and with nice breakfast. The downside for me was a member of staff (believe he was American) who was working at the reception and wasn’t very attentive or helpful. Otherwise good place to meet all the travellers.
    Slovakia, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    08 Aug 2019
    A beautiful hostel with the perfect location and atmosphere! Create place to chill out and meet fellow travellers. This is the place to be for travellers! Zee, the Australian volunteer was so helpful, fun and friendly he defiantly made our experience! The tours they provide are great and breakfast is delicious!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    07 Apr 2017
    could benefit from more cleaning, especially bathrooms. The meals are overpriced and basic but the porridge was amazing. There were a few thefts when I was there so keep stuff locked in lockers. One of the male staff very inappropriate and made me feel v uncomfortable as a female solo traveller. Despite this it's the best place to meet people, great location, great atmosphere, nice bar and the rest of the staff were kind and helpful. overcharged me for the deposit id already paid online.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 6.9

    Good

    17 Jul 2019
    M friend and I reserved a 4 bed dorm together and when we arrived they said they don't reserve beds for specific rooms so you just sleep wherever there is a bed free. So my friend and I had to sleep in separate rooms, he was in a nice 4 bed dorm and I was in a dark 6 bed dorm for our entire stay. Every day they said they would sort it out but nothing got done and it was especially disappointing because there were empty beds at night in the 4 bed room. Nice place, but wouldn't go back
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 6.0

    Good

    10 Sep 2018
    The pros: El valle is beautiful, and it is very easy to meet cool people in the humpback. The cons: it appeared very ill managed. The staff was rather unfriendly, no one seemed to feel responsible for us. Actually we didn’t feel welcome, which kinda put a dent in the whole experience. The facilities are basic, the rooms felt unclean with roaches and rats. What we read about waterfalls and hammocks among trees does not apply anymore, the area next to the hostel is a building site now.
    Germany, Couple, 25-30
  • 5.7

    Rating

    05 Dec 2018
    An okay place to stay. The surrounding beach is breathtaking but the hostel itself is not abundantly clean. Our beds were damp but it is the tail end of rainy season in one of the rainiest places on earth. Staff were detached at best and downright rude at their worst. You don’t need to smile 24/7 but it’s hard to appreciate being grunted and scowled at for asking for a coffee mug. A fellow guest was also electrocuted by faulty wiring in the guest kitchen which was also dirty and poorly stocked.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Linen Included
General
  • BBQ
  • Common Room
  • Security Lockers
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities


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