Help us in realising our dream of making our farm into an eco resort and learn lots of new skills in Canedo, Portugal

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    24/10/2021

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  • Description

    Description

    We live in a family farm in the process of becoming a Eco-resort. We are a mixed German/Portuguese family with two children (9 and 5 years old), two dogs and two cats. We are currently building a series of small buildings to host ecotourists and helpers in the project, as well as a bigger family house.
    The farm has one main house (that hosts 2 families) and the Eco-resort area with an outdoor kitchen, a swimming pool, a badminton court, a tipi tent with fireplace, a fully equipped trailer, a geodesic dome and other small buildings currently under construction.
    The location is perfect for somebody that is looking for a place in the nature but close to the city (25Km from Porto) and to the beach (river and sea).

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Help with Eco Projects
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Besides enjoying this beautiful place, travellers can expect to learn about varied construction, live in a multilingual environment (Portuguese, German and English) and learn some useful things, like cooking in solar oven, bread making in cob oven, etc.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    Our project is getting ready to receive tourists. The farm has 3 hectares and demands lots of maintaining. So maintaining work is one of the main job.
    Help in construction is needed, that includes hard and dirty work!

    Sometimes we are away, so help is also needed taking care of the pets and maintaining the crops, etc.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    There is a trailer a geodesic dome and a tipi. Where you will sleep depends on what is free in that moment.
    We cook one meal a day and offer basic ingredients for breakfast. Sometimes you might need to take care of yourself, because we are out, or to cook for us because we are busy.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Because the farm is located in a very small village, there are only two buses a day from and to Porto. It's quite an adventure to move around with public transport. Around 7 km to the village there is a bigger one that has supermarket and more transport possibilities. There are some nice paths for taking walks. The beach (sea) is reachable from Porto. Closer to here there is also a river beach (by bike). Several sightseeing spots are also around, with tracking paths and lots of nature. Possibilities include hiking, surfing, bicycle riding, swimming, etc.
    We have got two older bikes that can be used.

    We are looking for independent people who aren't afraid of hard work, who work with their hands and head!
    If you are looking for a peaceful place you are right here.

  • 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

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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