Join our family living in Yurt and our simple life in Costa Vicentina, Portugal



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  • Description


    We are a family with 3 children : 11, 8 and 3 years old.
    We are on a beautiful place in Rogil, near Aljezur, Algarve, next to the cliff , to the see, in the national park Costa Vicentina.
    We are living in traditonals yurt / yurte.
    We have a very simple life, with the goal of getting clother to self-sufficiency, experimenting, human permaculture, trying to live non violent communication, connecting with the nature and the present moment.
    We practice bio, ecological gardening, permaculture, with vegetables and fruit trees.
    We have a young dog and a baby car.
    But de are a normal family ! Don't have to much expectatives, we are not perfect 😀😀😀

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are mixte french portuguese family, living in Portugal after travelling with our Land rover.
    We like to share about our experience and knowledge about gardenning, permaculture, traditionals way, travelling, attachement parenting, natural foods and simply life.
    We are living connecting to the Nature, the Mother Earth.
    We love music, playing guitar, slow life...

  • Help


    We are looking for people (1 or 2 persons) who would like to help us in the garden and for the installations. Someone independant with autonomy and creativity that can work in group and like the children's company would be nice !

    We offer you to share our family life and we hope you will enjoy to spend time with our family, to play, to do activities, to sharp knowledges, to play music, to make art, to discuss with our girls that are unschooling.
    (Who want to make party, we are not the best place 😀)
    There is always some work of gardening, cooking, cleaning, maintenance of the yurts, and maintenance on the place.
    If you want to be close to nature, experimenting a simple life with a family, Welcome !

    Projects :
    - gardening, saw grains, multiplicate plants, watering, take care of the garden, sharing energy with it !
    - maintenance of the yurts
    - make a shower and a toilet for the wooden cabine
    - grafting trees

    Always : Cook for yourself or help to clean and dish when we eat together, keep clean your own space and help to clean our spaces.
    Take time to share with our unschooling free daughters 😊
    Free learning

    ''End of August 2019'' :
    We are looking for 1 or 2 people that want to join to the Didjeridoo festival, in Tavira, to do food.
    We are cooking french crêpes, salty a sweet.
    We offer the festival's entrance, a tent to sleep on exchange of 5h work per day.
    Looking for somebody hard worker, responsable, with cooking 's experience.
    Flexible Time.
    We offer you to stay some days before and after the festival with us at home.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Portugues, Français, English, Deutsch, Español

  • Accommodation


    We have a simple cute tiny house which can accommodate 1 or 2 people. It's a very simple space without heating, but ok.
    We share a very simple compost toilet and a outside Solar shower.
    We have a very simple way of life, that's mean with less confort !
    If the woodencabin is not available, welcome with your own tent.
    We can share lunch and sometimes dinner.
    We will adapt according to the needs of each one.
    Very flexible but almost vegetarian at home, but we eat sometimes meat.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    no smooker, no drugs, no pets.
    not access internet at home, but at the café (2 km)
    bus in Rogil at around 2 km.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Around 4 or 5 hours per day

The wooden cabin

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