Gardening and maintenance in our place of tranquility in Lagoa, Algarve, Portugal




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  • Description


    We are an association of people dedicated to the health of the planet and to our own physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.
    People who like to share insights, knowledge and experience about anything, from yoga and meditation to music, massage or relaxing on the beach, to promote happy, healthy and fulfilling life.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • 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

    Volunteers are welcome to participate in meditation and yoga activities, and learn to work as a meditation.

  • Help


    At the moment we are looking for volunteers who want to stay with us for a minimum of 2 months.

    We are looking for a few people who are happy to be responsible for the following tasks :

    -GARDENING (fruit and vegetable garden, composting, weeding, planting, watering, grass/hedges cutting..)
    -MAINTENANCE (handyman/handywoman, pool, carpentry, painting, technical works....)
    -HOUSEKEEPING (cleaning, cooking...)

    Winter season 2020/2021: At the moment we are looking for some strong people to help building a food forest garden. Involves working with the soil, drilling and digging.

    We are a non-profit project where we share information about meditation, oriental and western natural remedies, healthy vegetarian food and how to grow and prepare your own.
    Possibility to stay for a longer term involvement as Coordinator / Team Member.

    At this moment we provide new arrivals with a place to live in isolation (within our property) for two weeks before joining the group space. We take care of your needs and serve meals for you in a separate space.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent
    German: Intermediate
    French: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    Dormitory or single/double room, depending on availability. Health food is provided. Wifi. Washing machine. We do not accommodate families with young children (under 16) or with pets.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our project is not for profit, it has no economic goals. We are enjoying an active and creative life, growing as much as possible our own organic health food, using solar energy, and creating a little paradise where we can share with friends.
    We are situated in the Algarve, between Lagoa *️️️️️) and Porches in a natural area. Beautiful coast with many beaches nearby (4 km). The house has a large swimming pool, terraces, gardens.
    *️️️️️) Not to be confused with Lagos. We are not in a surfing place.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We have a good wifi at the social areas, but not in the rooms.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 571934685338