Yurt Holiday Portugal - mountainous eco retreat



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    We are looking for helpers form the 20th August - End of September.
    We would like some helpers with some hospitality experience.
    Please get in touch.

    We are looking for a reliable couple
    to work with us during July and August.
    Ideally with some hospitality and catering
    experience and an interest
    in nature and responsible tourism.

    This is an great opportunity to learn about running a successful
    Glamping Business in a beautiful area in Portugal.

    You will have the opportunity to nurture your own projects during your stay such as developing your own vegetable garden.

    Come and join us and experience something new in a beautiful place

    We are an established glamping site in rural Portugal with two yurts with private bathrooms.We are very busy in the summer months and need help with a variety of tasks at the beginning and the end of our tourist season.

    Our site is an organic small holding of 2 hectares with garden terraces and woodland.
    We have a raised bed vegetable garden and fruit trees 2 cats and chickens.

    Off the grid we live with solar power and try to lead as best as possible a lifestyle with a low carbon footprint. We run our glamping business with responsible tourism principles in mind.
    The terraces and woodland gardens need up keep and attention to manage, weed and water.
    Helpers will be accommodated in a yurt, bell tent or a house close by which ever is available.
    Jobs will be varied from gardening work, landscaping, yurt management, decorating and creative projects on the land.

    The Beiras is a beautiful mountainous area with fantastic walking and hiking opportunities and wild swimming spots close by.
    It would suit people who like nature and the out doors and we would be happy to show you the area or point you in the right direction for exploring in your free time.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care

  • Help


    Yurt assembly, gardening, woodland management, irrigation, decorating and general maintenance.

    General maintenance of yurts, kitchen and communal areas.

    Small projects on the land and in the gardens.

    If you were particularly inspired by a project on the land we are happy to discuss it.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Yurt tent or house close by depending what is available.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live in a beautiful mountainous area perfect for those who enjoy nature, walking and wild river swimming. We are looking for practical self motivated helpers who are able to help in varied jobs. We have two children so child friendly applicants are necessary. It would be more suitable for couples. Please contact us so we can discuss your and our needs and see if it would be suitable for us all. We hope to hear from you soon.

  • 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

    4 /5 hours per day, 5 days a week in exchange for food and accomodation.

Host ref number: 399453577274