Join us in our paradise in the Algarve, Portugal

  • Portugal
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  • Last activity: 05/02/2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    We are Tim and Alexandra and live only 10 minutes by car away from some of Portugal's most stunning beaches on the West Coast in the Algarve in the National Park Costa da Vincentina near Aljezur.
    A renovated traditional Portuguese farmhouse on 1.8 ha.The walls are made of taipa (mud), and all white washed, the roof is handpicked cane inside and recycled canudos on the outside. In spring and summer we operate as a guesthouse.
    We found our paradise in the Algarve and are making our dream come true.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    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

    we can share our love for Portugal and the experiences we made.

  • Help


    The rain is good for the country and garden but makes it at the moment a bit difficult 😊
    We need volunteers to help around and in the house with general maintenance and gardening. We also need help with clearing some of the land and we are looking for some people who can do minor building tasks to help with block laying, stone wall or mud wall building, carpenter work, tiling, painting etc. It is a work in progress and is an opportunity for you to join in to an interesting, different and enjoyable experience.
    We would require you to be flexible, open, honest, enthusiastic and prepared to pitch in. We want happy people to help alongside us.
    Please get personal insurance for your stay.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You have your own comfortable room and your own bathroom, maybe to share with another workawayer. There is access to wifi and delicious meals in exchange for 5hrs help per day.
    If you wish you could even use the guest kitchen. If you want to pitch a tent there is space. There is also space for a camper if you travel by camper van. We will provide good fresh food in the house.
    Nearby you'll find the most stunning beaches. It's a short drive to all amenities and you can enjoy surfing, walking, cycling, golf, tennis, donkey walks and horse riding and much more, there are great towns to visit like Lagos, a town known for its great night life.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are Tim and Alexandra, an Australian/ German couple who after living and working 20 years in Sydney / Australia and traveling decided to settle on the coast of Portugal. Our background is in the theatre and arts, as well as music industry and cooking.
    We enjoy good company and a good meal.

    We try to find people to do paint jobs, carpentry work, small building tasks, weeding, planting and general spring cleaning.
    We do not need any help in hospitality! and no-one in summer as it is too hot to work ;)
    Please only apply if you have done any of the above before or if you are strong enough;).
    Looking forward to meeting you.
    We wish all the workawayers good luck and good fun.

    Alexandra, Tim and Pablo 🐾

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    it makes it easy for you to visit places in your free time...

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 634832196293

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