Help us develop an eco-project close to Arrifana, Aljezur, Portugal

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  • Last activity: 11 Oct 2022



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    Our project's priority is to develop the land through a syntropic agroforestry activities. The main aim is to regenerate the environment using exclusively endemic plants, due to the reason that we are acting in the National Park of Costa Vicentina.

    The final intention is to integrate in synergy: cultural, sportive and agroforestry experiences to approach the human been closer to nature.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
  • 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

    Workawayers will be able to learn basic skills for the design and implementation of a syntropic agroforestry and DIY construction, surrounded in a splendid natural context with the opportunity directly from our land to do sports activities such as surfing, trekking and mountain biking.

  • Help


    We are looking for Workawayers to do basic works in order to start a syntropic agroforestry project.

    More specifically:

    1) cleaning of the ground;
    2) creation of paths;
    3) assembly of a water system (the land already has water wells);
    4) construction of an outdoor kitchen;
    5) construction of compost toilets.

  • Languages spoken

    Italian: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    The land is in total 4 ha and is situated 5 km from Arrifana, 7 km from Monte Clérigo beach and 5km from Aljezur.

    We have friendly spaces for everyone all over around the land that are made for camping to stay with the tents, that we will provide, or in your van or mobile home.

    At the moment, because we are at the beginning, we do not offer any food but we also only ask for 2/3 hours light work a day 5 days a week.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Workawayers will enjoy the immediate proximity of one of the most beautiful surfing beaches in Portugal (Arrifana beach), and other beaches around as Praia Do Amoreira, Monte Clerigo Beach and Praia Do Amado and various unspoiled trails for trekking and mountain biking in the Costa Vicentina National Park. The land is situated in proximity of small villages named Vales where you can find a supermarket. Alternatively the closest town is Aljezur where you can find all the main services (restaurant, post office, bank, bar etc etc)

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 3 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 766552549279



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