Learn new skills on our rural smallholding with olive groves, raised permaculture beds and lovely garden in the Algodonales, Spain



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  • Description


    We have a rural smallholding In two hectares of olive groves, raised permaculture beds and lovely gardens with a salt swimming pool. We live in the small finca and the your room is around a Jasmine filled courtyard with your own kitchen/ dining room/ lounge. There is a yoga studio for everyone's use. Andrew and Claire are both osteopaths and naturopaths. We are both very capable in all areas of gardening and maintenance but extra hands are always needed with everything. If you are good workers we can teach you skills.
    We are looking for a couple to share a room. Duties will include gardening, decorating, chopping firewood, cleaning the pool- whatever is needed. You can have privacy, join in with meditation and cook your own meals or eat with Claire and Andrew sometimes. Andrew loves walking and paragliding. Claire has many hobbies including perfume making, cooking, pottery and loves to share skills.
    If you speak Spanish, we would love to practise with you.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Language practice
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We can teach you many skills, from permaculture to cooking We are heavily involved with looking after the earth, members of Transition towns, run a woodland worked by the community, and love talking about sustainability and reskilling.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We need help with decorating, gardening, art projects in mud and wood, cleaning in the home and pool cleaning. We can teach you these skills and more. If it is olive harvest time ( late Nov) we will need help with picking and preserving olives.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    We are dedicated to learning Spanish . We have had many visitors, workaways and au pairs from abroad and are very patient when it comes to language.

  • Accommodation


    An en suite double room ( or two single beds in a double room) around a jasmine filled courtyard with your own kitchen/ diner/ sitting room. Shared use of salt swimming pool and yoga studio
    You will have your own stocked refrigerator so that you have the privacy of cooking for yourself and will be invited to the Casa for some lunches and evening meals.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Algodonales has a great bus service to Seville, Jerez, the coast, Ronda... So no shortage of days out. Town is 25 mins walk but we can always give you a lift. Great walking around and paragliding is out of this world.

  • 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 good internet connection but it can be a bit rubbish in wet weather. There are bars in town with broadband.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 748588926382