Selina Puerto Escondido

Selina Puerto Escondido


Selina Puerto Escondido

Selina is a two-star rated hostel in Puerto Escondido that is catered towards backpackers, budget travelers and digital nomads — many of which work online and make a living while traveling the world.

Selina Puerto Escondido offers private accommodations and shared dorms with an active community vibe that promotes a lifestyle of work, play, party, relaxation and everything in between.

The highlight of Selina Puerto Escondido is its location as it’s directly in front of Playa Zicatela and offers a wide range of amenities including a swimming pool, wellness center, rooftop bar, movie room, surf lessons and more.

Visitors can choose from a wide variety of accommodations from shared dorms to reasonably priced private rooms with ensuite bathrooms — most of which include free Wi-FI, air conditioning, towels and free toiletries.

Types of Accommodations:


There are two types of private suites available — Standard and Family. The standard room is a great choice for up to 2 guests while the family rooms can accommodate up to 4 guests.

Private Plus

Selina’s higher-end accommodations are labeled as “Private Plus” and can accommodate anywhere from 2-4 guests.

The options include:

  • The Suite – Sleeps up to 2 Guests
  • The Suite +: Includes a sofa and private balcony – Sleeps up to 2 Guests.
  • The Loft: Includes a sofa and living room area. Sleeps up to 4 Guests.

Private Shared

The Micro offers a modest and comfortable sleep station for budget travelers seeking privacy. The rooms sleep up to 2 guests and a shared bathroom between 4 guest rooms.


The Teepee Standard is a one-of-its-kind outdoor living experience for up to 2 guests who are eager to connect with nature and enjoy glamping style accommodations.

Please note that the Teepees do not come equipped with air conditioning and the bathrooms are shared.


Budget travelers and backpackers can explore Selina’s comfortable dorms, available in 6-10 bed community rooms, and one 8-bed female community room.

The shared rooms consist of individual twin-beds and bunk beds. You will also have a private locker to store your valuables during your stay.

Address:  Av. Del Morro 4, Playa Zicatela, 70934 Brisas de Zicatela, Oax., Mexico (Google Maps)

Free Wi-Fi

Selina’s common areas and cowork space offers free high-speed Wi-Fi but temporary outages are common due to infrastructural issues in Puerto Escondido. If you have issues with the Wi-Fi at Selina, try one of these alternative Cowork Spaces in Puerto Escondido.

Air Conditioning

The majority of the rooms and suites in Selina Puerto Escondido are equipped with air conditioning. Note: The only rooms at Selina that do not offer air conditioning are the Teepees.

Selina Surf Club

Experienced surfers will be able to surf with the Selina Surf Club while newcomers will have the opportunity to hire an instructor to teach them how to surf.

Swimming Pool

Selina has an outdoor swimming pool with an eclectic bar and Live Music for guests to enjoy.

Wellness Area

Book an early morning yoga session or lounge around in a hammock while the sun starts to rise and Puerto comes alive.

Rooftop Bar & Restaurant

Selina has a bar and restaurant to serve guests freshly prepared breakfast, delicious Mexican food and mezcal cocktails.

Coworking Space

Digital nomads can book Selina’s coworking space on a daily or weekly basis, or reserve the meeting room by the hour.

Social Events

Selina offers its guests a vibrant community to live, work and thrive in while immersing in the local culture.