"Open House" for helpers in our garden and around the house on a tropical paradise property in Fiji

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Fiji

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  • Description

    Description

    We are located at Taveuni the famous Garden Island of Fiji. Please keep in mind: Taveuni is a somewhat remote Island without much entertainment from outside however with the most friendly local people you can imagine.

    Since leaving the hussle and bussle everyday life in Germany, about four years ago, we have set up and nearly realized our dream, a life close to the ocean, all year round pleasant temperatures, with off grid PV electricity and independent water supply. For our guests and friends we proudly can offer now our self contained guesthouse located on the same property.

    We are using our 1 acre of land sensitively to produce and grow all organic fruit and vegies and love to eat wholsome healthy mostly vegetarian food from the own garden in which we grow meanwhile more than 200 useful plants.

    Our interests are alternative medicine, art, spiritual growth, Yoga, Qigong, of course gardening and creating an environmental friendly place for a harmonic existence with nature and mother earth.

    To relax, regenerate and enjoying Taveuni Island there will always be enough time free for a Yoga practice session, talks to share and exchange ideas and knowhow as well as taking a cool down swim or even snorkeling excursion in the south pacific ocean on our volcanic black sand/gravel beach.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Our workaway friends will experience what it means to live off grid, mainly self-sufficient on a remote Island. We share our experience in respect of organic gardening, holistic medicine and natural healing, living in the tropics, life sustaining healthy vegetarian and local cooking, snorkeling and sealife excursions, discovering Yoga and the interesting Fijian culture.

  • Help

    Help

    We are urgently looking for a carpenter/cabinetmaker and also for a tile layer, helping out to do some of the finishing work in and around the house like pre-preparation to stay safe during the cyclon season and refurbishing some damaged furniture.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    On our 1 acre property we have built a fully self-contained guesthouse, simple furnished with a comfortable queen-size bed, own bathroom and WC and a large sea view veranda, one minute walk away from the beach. Guests are welcome to join in the cooking at our house and sharing our meals. In general we have a decent breakfast, during the day snacks or fruits from the garden and a cooked dinner around sunset.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Scuba diving with dive operators (one is in walking distance) on the famous Rainbow reef, snorkeling from our beach, hiking on local trails, tours like Lavena beach walk, exploring Bouma national park water falls, natural water slide ....
    There is plenty of online information about Taveuni Island -
    Public bus transport is available however only once or twice a day. Taxi fares are reasonable priced.
    Guests may join in on our occasional excursions and hikes etc.

  • 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?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, max 25 hours/week

Guesthouse view from above
Guesthouse
... our house beach
view from guesthouse veranda
...pines, soon in season :-)
... this is our Bonnie
... and Shorty... - ... our watchdog ;-)
fun and joy by the seaside....
Bouma NationalPark - waterfalls....
Taveuni sunset...

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Host ref number: 579565779264