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Come and join in and help at this lovely house and land on the edge of a village with amazing views across to the mountains it's a beautiful peaceful spot , here in central Portugal.
This is a Buddhist based meditation retreat center where you can come and stay and help with the work and join in with the daily meditation, program of work and share in the communal living in a caring environment.
Cooking / shopping
Help with Eco project
Help in the house
Help with Computers / internet
Workaways will have the opportunity to join in a structured daily routine of meditation, work, shared meals and quite time for relaxing and enjoying the beautiful environment.
Walk down to the local Portuguese village of Barril de Alva and enjoy the local life or visit the nearest town and markets on days off. Workaways will have the chance to learn and practice meditation, be in nature and a peaceful environment and to share your experiences with other workaways and the host. There are many beauitful walks nearby in the mountains or going swimming in the clear cool river ,Praia Fluvial Urtigal. Or just take in the surrounding nature which is full of wonderful birdlife and animals.
You can also learn gardening and how to care for nature .
Magic the dog will be your best friend also while you're here !
Workawayers with an interest in meditation advisable.
Mostly the work will be on land , clearing and cleaning, raking leaves and bracken, collecting and storing wood, and developing a vegetable garden and planting. Also any creative projects that are inspired by the workaways are always welcome
Cooking and meal preparation will be shared amongst those confident in cooking.
Some DIY and painting and construction around the house will also be done at times depending necessity .
Any and all skills welcome
English ,would like to learn Portuguese!
Own room with single bed.
Shared bathroom and shower.
This is a alcohol and drug free environment to be respected please.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week
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