When I went through a stage of very poor mental health, extended solo traveling helped me to get past those times. I traveled for a year and a half by myself; it was during this time that I fell in love with the hospitality industry. From being a guest, and meeting all of the people along the way that helped me immensely, I wanted to give back and help try to do the same for others, as well as keep my own mental health at the condition it has reached.
We aim to make sure everyone feels at home and can be who they are.
We hire locally and try to support the local ecosystem as much as possible
Altered Host Ambassador
Alicia, a native of Oaxaca, discovered her love for Puerto Escondido over a decade ago, prompting her move to the area. She initially managed Bonobo Surf House and later founded Villa Bonobo as an evolution of her original concept, designed to cater to the contemporary traveler. Villa Bonobo stands as her heartfelt endeavor to share her affection for Puerto to fellow adventurers.