The beautiful Hare Krishna experience in Malaga, Andalucía.




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  • Description


    Our community belongs to the Hare Krsna social movement and we have a nice place (2.5 acres) near Malaga (Spain).
    We have about 10 people living in the community.
    There is a central building where our temple is situated and and a few houses where our residents live.
    On Sundays we receive lots of guests who come to participate in the temple program.
    There are big gardens and 2 plots dedicated to agriculture and fruit trees.
    Due to the sunny and hot weather we grow some tropical fruits such as avocados, mangos, chirimoyas, guavas, bananas and a variety of flowers and vegetables.
    Our place is very well connected:
    -Airport: 10 min
    -Malaga city: 15 min
    -Beach: 7 min
    -Train to Malaga, Torremolinos, Fuengirola, Marbella... 5 min
    - Country side: 15 min
    Just next to our property there is a beautiful botanical garden with a very peaceful atmosphere.
    Our diet is lacto vegetarian and as such milk is in a lot of our foods. Vegans do stay with us and can navigate the menu to some degree.
    We serve breakfast and lunch, we do not serve dinner but there is always some fruits, and sweets.
    As we do abstain from smoking and drinking alcohol our guest are asked to do the same.
    We ask for a medical insurance that covers you in Spain.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Help in the house
    Charity work

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    As we need our volunteers to help in the garden and in the kitchen, they can learn a lot about farming, as we try to grow our own food and in the kitchen they can learn about preparing very tasty vegetarian meals.

  • Help


    We need helpers all year round to keep gardens in good conditions: mowing, weeding, watering, trimming... and also to produce as much food possible from the vegetable garden which can produce all year round.
    We also need help with the general maintenance of the project which includes mantaining our busy kitchen clean and occasionaly some building works
    We ask for an average of 5 hours per day, 5 days a week.
    We do ask for a health insurance that can cover you in Spain

    You must have your profile filled in when you apply.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Spanish, German

  • Accommodation


    Depending on the availability we can provide a small one person room or a shared room for 2/3 persons of the same gender with attached bathroom. The room facility provides bedding.
    If room is not available we provide tents, in that case you have to bring your sleeping bag.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    As the Hare Krishna Movement is a vegetarian based faith society we ask all our volunteers to refrain from eating meat, fish or eggs whilst with us. In addition we do not allow smoking, or drinking and drugs while they are staying with us.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

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    Hours expected

    25hours a week max

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