Help us restore and continue to build our community. Learn to build a geodesic dome in Algarve, Portugal

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    We extend a warm and heartfelt invitation to join us in the embrace of a sustainable vegan permaculture sanctuary. Here, the journey is adorned with the beauty of shared experiences, nurtured by the hands of amazing volunteers who have already etched their stories onto this landscape.

    Your guide on this enchanting voyage is Steve, a name that resonates with care and guidance.

    Who finds their haven with us?
    In this sanctuary, where the spirit finds its sanctuary, we seek kindred souls, volunteers who share our spiritual focus. While we often embark on morning meditations as a harmonious chorus, it's important to note that participation is a choice, not an obligation. And like the rhythm of breath, we sometimes engage in breathwork—a gentle ritual that purifies your vessel from the residue of the past day's toils.

    Meet Steve, a custodian of Natural Healing wisdom, a treasure trove he's eager to share with you. Learn the gentle art of self-healing, unlocking the secrets to combating ailments, and nurturing your journey towards a ripe age. Steve's journey as a practicing fruitarian is a chapter of his life, and while we don't expect you to follow this path during your stay, you'll have the chance to savour the vibrant flavours of health in the wholesome dishes we prepare.

    Moments of Tranquil Reverie: The tapestry of our surroundings is woven with exquisite strands of beaches and freshwater lakes, inviting you to immerse yourself in their embrace. Volleyball courts, a haven of camaraderie, provide the canvas for shared laughter among volunteers. In our small ruin, music and dance sometimes adorn the night. The gentle hum of bicycles guides you to the untouched pockets of natural splendour that lie nearby.

    In June 2020, the heartbreak of a forest fire swept through our lands, leaving devastation in its wake. Since then, we've forged a tale of resilience, sculpting the land back to life. Verdant once more, we tread on paths of eco projects, each a testament to our devotion. The heavens pour their blessings upon us, reminding us of their power in cleansing the earth. Our ongoing endeavours, meticulously crafted, cradle every precious drop, ensuring it nurtures the land it touches.

    With open arms, we await your presence, a presence that infuses our sanctuary with fresh energies. We thank you for contemplating a union with us in this remarkable endeavour, a journey that resonates with the very essence of nature's beauty.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Discover the Magic of Learning:

    Ever been curious about permaculture, the art of land management, the mysteries of water percolation, the joy of tree planting, or the thrill of foraging? Well, you're in for a treat! 🌱🌿

    And hey, if strumming a guitar is your hidden desire, we're here to make it a reality with the basics at your fingertips.

    Meet Steve, a true maestro in transformational coaching, a guide in health empowerment, and a magician in the realms of NLP. But wait, there's more! He's got the tech wizardry too, thanks to his computer programming prowess.

    If curiosity's got you, if skills intrigue you, then all you have to do is ask. Uncover the world of learning that awaits, and let's make this journey a joyous one! 🌟🎸

  • Help


    Engage in Education, Unleash Fun:

    Get ready to embark on a unique journey where learning becomes your companion and fun is the melody that guides you. Here, you'll find a fusion of physical activities and the joy of discovery.

    🛠️ Physical Pursuits: From woodwork to planting, clearing to building, and the dance of digging and pruning. Even cooking is an art that comes alive. Most fascinatingly, your time here often leaves you with a delightful side effect - bigger muscles.

    🌟 Embrace Your Inner Dynamo: Picture yourself as a tireless creator, someone who revels in contributing and going the extra mile to craft remarkable results. We lay this foundation because amidst the vibrant energies, we aim to achieve specific objectives. We're not a mere holiday getaway; we're a dynamic working project driven by goals that beckon impactful involvement.

    💻 Online Explorations: Let your creativity shine in the digital realm too. From promotional endeavors to weaving graphics, crafting videos, and crafting compelling content, your skills will dance upon a digital canvas.

    ✨ Learn & Grow: Eager to expand your knowledge? Let us know your curiosities, whether it's permaculture or any other captivating topic. Our world is a treasure trove of discoveries waiting to be made.

    🌿 Off-Grid Adventures: Step into the realm of enchanting off-grid living, where the comforts of home meet the thrill of uncharted territories. Hot showers may not always be on tap, and some homey luxuries may be amiss. Yet, it's this very journey that unveils the essence of simplicity and self-sufficiency.

    ⏰ Balanced Commitment: Fear not, your dedicated work stretches for just 4 hours, giving you the freedom to relish life's other facets.

    🚀 Explorations with Steve: The guiding light of our journey, Steve, doesn't just share his wisdom but his time too. Hikes, beach rides, and journeys through local towns and countryside await, making every moment an adventure in itself.

    Join us, where education intertwines with enjoyment, where every task is a step towards growth, and where the path is paved with both effort and mirth. Let's learn, create, and journey together! 🌻🌏

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We have a fantastic 5 metre diameter geodesic dome and a rustic yurt.

    we supply meals but not breakfast. We provide 2 meals a day.
    Please be aware that we don't provide breakfast due to the diverse range that out guests require.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Beaches, surfing, cycling, hiking, lake swimming, carving, build your own mini accommodation pod, learn NLP, learn how to heal the body naturally.

    The bus station is a 15 minute drive from here. Your trip includes me picking you up in Vila do Bispo when you arrive and dropping you off there when it is time for you to continue your journey.

  • 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

    We have basic facilities so let us know what you require to get your work done and we will make arrangements for you. We have dedicated desk and 4G available for most of the day.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    We have more than enough room for vans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Yes we welcome pets but at certain times dogs must be kept on leads.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 223938914611

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