Nature-lovers and handy people: welcome to Costa da Morte, Spain

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  • Description


    Hey there, welcome to Costa da Morte!

    The coast of poetry, cliffs, wild storms, lighthouses and crystal beaches.

    My name is Milou, I am a singer, voice coach and sound healer originally from Amsterdam.
    It was my longtime dream to live in a lighthouse to bring humans of all ages and backgrounds together through song, silence and nature. During my search through Europe for an empty lighthouse, I found a rustic home on a hiking trail in the countryside that leads you to all lighthouses of Costa da Morte. And so the story began.

    I believe that the planet needs as many dots on the map as possible where humans, animals and plants can thrive in harmony. Our land is meant to be one of these dots. Right now we are focusing on renovating and decorating the house. In the coming years the focus will lay more on the land (gardens, treehouse, animals..)

    Do you want to be part of the project, explore the surroundings and contribute to the place with your talents?

    Let me know!


  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    ✦ DIY nature projects to explore together! Composting, fermentation, crafts..
    ✦ Singing, songwriting, sound healing
    ✦ English, Dutch

  • Help


    Do you have some experience with plastering (plasterboard dry walls), natural building & painting, permaculture & plumbing? Or are you a carpenter and do you like to dive into a project for a week or longer? Leave a message :)

    There is always a nice blend of travellers, friends and creatives in the house. An ever-changing community that sometimes exists of two persons, other times of eight. There are enough spaces on the land and in the house to be alone or for spontaneous co-creations with others.

    ☐ Plant 150 native trees before 2025
    ✓ Co-create & exchange with local community
    ☐ Learn about permaculture & (food)forests
    ☐ Build a Tree house
    ✓ Create a compost system
    ☐ Transform the goat stable into an inspiring cob home
    ☐ Place a yurt/tipi in the middle of the field
    ☐ Transform the cow stable into a music space
    ✓ Install the fire place
    ☐ Invest in renewable energy
    ☐ Painting on the face of the house
    ✓ Planting a medicine flower & herb garden
    ✓ Make lighthouse art
    ☐ Turn the garage into a colourful terrace
    ☐ Make a pond for ducks
    ☐ Inviting animals to our land: ducks (!), chicken, goats, a donkey
    ☐ More hammocks, more swings

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Dutch: Fluent
    French: Intermediate
    German: Beginner
    Spanish: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    English and Dutch are the languages we'd be most comfortable in to offer as an exchange. Also we can share with you basic French & Spanish.

  • Accommodation


    A bedroom in the house, a space for your van, or in a tent.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    It can be helpful if you have a car then you are free to go explore the region, go surfing, hiking, or city tripping to A Coruña or Santiago de Compostela if you like! Even Porto (Portugal) is around 3 hours drive :-)

    Galicia is a beautiful green region with a magnificent coastline and beautiful hills. Our place near Ponteceso is ideally situated to explore the region. Besides the great local cuisine the Celtic roots of the people of the region are visible everywhere.

    Eco friendly ways to get here:
    + Flixbus or train to A Coruña or Santiago de Compostela, from there you can take a bus to Ponteceso via Carballo.
    + Blablacar
    + By foot ~ pilgrimage Camino de Santiago ;)!

    Nature beauty around here:
    ~ Balares (15 min) and more of the many, many stunning beaches around
    ~ Hiking & Mountainbike route (0 min) right from our doorstep you can follow the yellow arrows that lead you further on the lighthouse route of the Costa da Morte.

    Further away:
    ~ Walking tour of Noia (70 min)
    ~ Barbanza Peninsula (1 hour)
    ~ Ribeira Sacra (2,5hours)
    ~ Cies isles (2+ hours)
    ~ Ria de Arousa (2 hours)

    City trips:
    Santiago de Compostela (1 hour & 10 min)
    A Coruña (50 min)
    Pontevedra (1 hour & 45 min)
    Vigo (2 hours)
    Over the border:
    Porto (3 hours & 20 min)

  • 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

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    3 or 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 643455119464

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