Help develop our Eco Lodge in Anamur-Mersin, Turkey



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    Hi, my name is Arda.

    During my life I traveled a lot all over the world, I love discovering new cultures and new ways of thinking. I'm into sports, meditation, yoga, and all kind of spiritual practices.

    We have an Ecological small hotel and a small permaculture farm. We are located on the beach in the southeastern side of Turkey, in Anamur, one hour away from Alanya- Gazipasa airport, where we enjoy warm weather practically all year.

    We are looking for open-minded people who can share with us experience cooking, carpentry, gardening & farming, spiritual practices, teaching new languages, windsurf, and any other aquatic sports.

    Daily work is expected but the hours are flexible so if you want some free time or need something be free to ask. If you are a person with hard-working, good energy and can teach something you are more than welcome.

    We have the capability for then three workawayers at a time. Vegan-Vegetarian meals are available.

    Thank you for your interest in assisting with our work here. We are grateful to all our volunteers and are pleased that you have chosen to dedicate your time, talents, and
    energy to our Eco-lodge.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    I traveled a lot during my life and I've done a lot of different projects before this one, if you need, I can share with you a lot about those things so you have the possibility to learn.
    We are really in a peaceful place and if you feel good to share something be free to do it.
    I would like to learn about diving, windsurfing,..
    I'm also looking for a yoga teacher so if you have experience teaching that would be great.

  • Help


    Main work includes the upkeep of the lodge, kitchen, salon, and garden.

    Tasks include:
    • Housekeeping
    • Gardening (watering the grounds, weed collection, pick up trash)
    • Chicken Care (feeding the chickens, cleaning their coop)

    - Skills in carpentry, construction, electrician work, and plumbing are welcomed and would be of immense help
    - Experience with teaching yoga, meditation, spiritual, windsurfing, diving, hiking, or caving
    activities would be wonderful as we would love to share in classes as would our guests
    -We are also interested in learning new languages.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Turkish: 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 shared rooms and also some tent and camping areas. There is a shared shower and toilet available. If you have questions please ask.

    We provide food for you to cook for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and maybe some healthy snacks throughout the day.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We have an ancient Roman city just 10 minutes from our place which you can walk to from our beach. We have mountains and very rural valleys, where you can enjoy the pure air and experience Turkish culture. Our beach is also one of the most important loggerheaded (Caretta caretta) sea turtle nesting habitats in Antalya-Mersin area. We are on the beach so you can also enjoy the sand, sea, and sun. We have also a local bazaar where you can try local food.

  • 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

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    4-5 hours (some days have more work) - 5 days a week. Weekends are required. Days off are not fixed so if you need some free time just ask.

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