Let's build a sustainable hostel and urban farm inside the city of Florianópolis, a beautiful island in Brazil

  • Brazil
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  • Last activity: 19 May 2023



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    Our property is in Florianópolis, a beautiful island in the south of Brazil, and also the capital of the state of Santa Catarina. This island is considered the best quality of life in Brazil between all capitals. The property has already 3 little houses. And is 8 minutes walking to the main university of the state (UFSC). The idea is to built a hostel for students and tourists. Have no much money for the building, as some parts need work. The place has a so beautiful view and is good location, close to every part of the island, central. The neighborhood, is considered the one who hás faster acess to the all parts of the Islând.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    there are people from all over the world in the island, that is actually one of the most beautiful places in Brazil. An amazing view on our property, a sunrising in the front of our varanda that you see on the picture that is just espetacular, and the beautiful meeting from people from all over the world and people from the university that we also want to have permanent during The year in a part of the house, while They are studing. This also bring a great language practicing as the students needs to learn another languages and the travellers normally like to learn some portuguese. Also a beautiful cultural exchange!

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    We have some work more hard and some more relax. You can choose which you want and also mix doing some of each. Lot of people got in shape working here. Hard work can be done in 2 ways.

    Complaining or while doing in it, think about something in your life that you need to overcome. As we know that intention is 80% of the result, do a hard work puting the intention of overcoming something, can really do miracles. Can be a gym or any kind of hard work. Works the same. One example of work a little harder we have is that we want to create some Tanks to Produce spirulina and we need to do the holes.
    So for This we need to carry earth. For softer work we have making a website, a fb page, cook, clean and organize the house, also plant some flowers, painting some art on some walls.

    The food is being shared by people who comes as right now our cash is really low. Enough to get básic materials to keep slowly renovating the buildings. Because this, we are also at This point opening the possibility for who want to just Stay with us without work, and give a contribution of twenty reais a day. Can be also a mixing of working some days and giving the contribution another days. Just question of organizing.
    If you come to work, also you can choose the time you want to work, morning or afternoon. This can also change for the next week. All just question of organizing in the beggining of the week.

    Please if you have any experience with construction, from basic tools for simple landscaping, carpentry or any experience with concrete, rocks, if you can build any furniture, please make sure you mention in your message, if you are contacting us.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    We have already a few rooms ready and we are working also to expand the buildings

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    time off that are so many things to do, great places to dance, beautiful hikings, beautiful beaches, beautiful waterfulls. There is a waterful that we can walk from the house. The view is awsome. Also we have Lemon, orange, tangerine, acerola, banana, and pitanga, all already in our garden producing

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    3 hours daily, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 195543515258

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