Helping hands welcome on our farm and small yoga lodge on the coast in Alentejo, Portugal

  • Portugal
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  • Last activity: 22/01/2023



 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks



  • Description


    Hi there!

    We are a small family (52/45/12years old) living on the countryside close to Odeceixe, at the beautiful southwest coast of Portugal surrounded by nature on our self sustainable organic farm and small yoga lodge we build up.

    In 2000 we moved from our home country Germany to Portugal attracted by the nice climate, so many sunny days, the beautiful region and the simplicity of life. We came here to look for a more sensefull and quality life, away from the strict structre we were used to.

    We live close to nature, do organic gardening and hold some animals like some chickens, a dog, cat and and 3 horses and provide ourselves with own water from the well and electricity from the sun.

    There is different kinds of work to be done on the farm. At the moment it is mainly building, renovation and maintanance work and soon garden work.

    As there is always some work to be done and we like the ideia of sharing what we do with others we are looking for people who like to stay for a short term, longer period or eventually a permant stay.

    We give preference to people who have already some knowledge with ecological building, handicraft, gardening or animal care.

    Looking forward to hear from you!

    Chris and Tanja

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    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

    Volunteers get to know how to work with mainly natural material.

  • Help


    Finishing, renovation and building work on own house and buildings on our land.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Portuguese: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We offer a cozy, small wooden house with shower and compost toilet next to the house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The next town is about 1, 5km away and easily can be reached by foot. There you have a small supermarket and a pub. The village Odeceixe is about 5km away where you have more facilities like a bank, farmacy, bigger supermarkets. The beach is about 7 km away from our farm. There is a beautiful hiking trail that leads you to town or to the beach.

    The beaches on our coasts are highly recommended for surfing and walks along the hiking trail "Rota Vicentina" .

    Volunteers should be phyisically fit.

  • 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

    We have wireless internet in the houses.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Small campervans are wellcome, bigger ones with Alkoven are not possible here.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours per day 5 days a week

Host ref number: 723817778985

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