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Come and Help take care of Olive trees and lavander plants and of yourself! On the magical island of Sardinia, Italy

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  • Last activity: 19 Apr 2024



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    We are two nature lovers who live in a country land (1 hectare) in the countryside of Olmedo, a small village between Alghero and Sassari 13 km from the sea, we have three cuddly cats, 20 olive trees and as many fruit trees and other plants we planted to make this place as welcoming and harmonious as possible. We cultivate aromatic plants for the distillation of essential oils, we like cooking and eating good food. All of this needs to be taken care of, therefore sometimes we need a little bit of help.
    We practice different disciplines daily: Yoga, Taiji, meditation and energy work practices trying to give the best for our lives and other's too, nurturing our deepest and truest essence.
    We like to meet new people coming from all over the world and step outside of our routine.
    We are looking forward to meet you!
    Feel free to contact us for further informations.
    Om Shanti

    Due donne e una campagna... amanti della natura che vivono in un terreno (1 ettaro) nell'agro di Olmedo, un piccolo paese tra Alghero e Sassari a 13 Km dal mare, abbiamo tre gatti coccolosi, 20 Ulivi e altrettanti alberi da frutto ed altre piante che abbiamo piantato per rendere più armonico ed accogliente questo posto. Coltiviamo piante aromatiche per la distillazione di oli essenziali, ci piace cucinare e mangiare buon cibo genuino. Tutto ciò va curato per cui a volte abbiamo bisogno di aiuto, di una man forte per portare avanti il tutto.
    Pratichiamo quotidianamente diverse discipline: Yoga, Taiji, meditazione e pratiche energetiche cercando di dare il meglio per la nostra vita e quella degli altri, nutrendo la nostra essenza più profonda.
    Ci piace conoscere gente che viene da ogni dove per allargare le nostre conoscenze e uscire dal nostro spazio e tempo quotidiano.
    Vi aspettiamo!
    Non esitate a contattarci per ulteriori informazioni.
    Om Shanti

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You can learn about the officinal plants of Sardinia, their properties and how to distill them, and outside of working hours, if you wish we can practice together olistic disciplines such as Taiji, Qi gong, medidation and other energy work practice to benefit both mind and body.

  • Help


    Based on the season we will need help with pruning olive trees, collecting olives for the production of the house's olive oil. Other projects include: building small walls made of stone, a garage space, woodwork and general repairs and maintenance around the house. Taking care of the orchard, collect fruits, make jams and mostly all year round, we'll need help to collect flowers and plants to create essential oils, through distillation (May and July in particular are dedicated to the collection of Helichrysum and Lavander)
    Some volounteer work might include cleaning the rural streets or beaches from trash.

  • Languages spoken

    Spanish: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    English: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    From October to April, you can stay in the little house that is usually rented out to tourists in the summer and from April/May to September, you will stay in a comfortable roulotte with kitchen appliances, electricity and outside toilet. If you prefer to camp outside (with a tent or you Caravan) you can do so, since the property is big enough.
    We provide all the food and we can have lunch together at the main house.
    We can also come and pick you up at the airport of ALGHERO (it's only 15 minutes away) if you are coming by plane. Or if you are coming with the trains or busses from any of the ferry terminals, we can come and pick you up in Sassari or Alghero or at the Olmedo train station.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    In your spare time you'll have the possibility to hop on a train and visit the nearby cities. The train station is 2,8 kilometers away from the house and we have bikes you can borrow. The beautiful city of Aghero is only 10 minutes away and from there you can also take busses to the most beautiful beaches of the island. If you are interested in Ancient History, Sardina offers a wide range of Archeological sites.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 343548462312

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