Join us on our heavenly farm in Sao Marcos de Serra, Portugal



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    Hello. We are Edd and Anika living on our beautiful farm In Sao Marcos de Serra. An hour away from Faro, 45km north of the beautiful beaches of the south coast, into the mountains. We have a beautiful 4 hectares of pure nature, peace and tranquility and are looking for volunteers to come and help us to create and maintain this wonderland. The farm offers an open, friendly and caring enviroment 🙏 We look forward to meeting you.

    We are searching for a reliable person or a couple, who is willing to takes care of our house and our 3 dogs from mid December to end of january or even longer. We will be in morocco during this time. We can offer you free lodging, you can live in the house or in the caravan.
    There is the possibility that we pay for your food in exchange for working on the farm ( mainly strimming), if you are practical.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Animal care
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We offer a peaceful environment surrounded by Nature. We speak English, German and a bit Portuguese.
    We are both well travelled and are happy to share our wealth of life knowledge. Edd is a drama and English teacher, musician, magician and an artist, he is great in fixing things and good with electrics,......
    Anika is a social worker, knows about massage, reiki, gardening, Portuguese flowers& wildlife, animals

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    At the moment we have lots of strimming, raking, pruning and land maintenance as top of our agenda.
    We are creative and artistic people who value all skills that are brought before us.

    We are searching for independent reliable people who would like to take care of our house, the dogs and cat from mid December to end of january 2020 (You can stay longer), as we will be away.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, German, a bit of Portuguese and a little bit of french

  • Accommodation


    We have 2 bedrooms in the main (old clay) house that sleep 2 people each and also have a separate caravan space which sleeps two 🚐 ) all of our accommodation share access to our communal lounge and kitchen. We have a compost loo and a nice outside shower. We have a washing machine.

    We Will provide the ingredients for breakfast and lunch. It's possible to cook and eat together in the evening

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is lots of walking here with beautiful mountain lakes near by and exquisite Nature at your doorstep. Amazing photography wildlife and bird watching.
    There is local transport from Sao Marcos de Sierra. We have bicycles and regularly travel by car into the village which is 6km from the farm.
    We are an hour away from the spa town of Monchique and the old castle town of Silves.
    The glorious beaches of the Algarve are 45mins south: perfect for swimming, surfing or sunbathing !

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 376395512334