Come and help us with dry stonewalling, irrigation and set up a ranch and organic farm in Ibiza, Spain

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  • Description

    Description

    We found a ten acre piece of paradise in the centre of ibiza , with 200 year old spring , orange grove , woodlands and abandoned water collectors(since turned into pools) and set up a ranch .
    We need help to tidy the forest to plant fruit trees , irrigate, repair dry stone walls , update the finca and outbuildings. tend to the vegetable garden and feed and take care of the ten or so horses.
    We are a family of four and have a farm manager , Christian.
    Construction and land help is mostly needed. Love of animals a must, drawing plans would also be helpful.
    We have One private and clean cosy room all painted white ( it’s ibiza!) and one double Large luxury canvas bell tent with heating / fan and electricity, eco loo.
    This place suits a country loving person , not a city dweller.
    It is a place we call paradise , but to nayure loving people.
    The following attributes are necessary , and will make the stay enjoyable if they apply to you , so please don’t apply if unsure .
    1)Basic spanish ( needed to converse with main worker )
    2) love Physical outdoors work collecting brush to burn , stones to make walls , digging , building, carpentry etc
    3) Can do, hard working attitude ( normally each task is a week or two long and it means moving to a new task which is always exciting )( workers not shirkers)
    4) Easy going , humble , nature lovers, it’s ibiza , that’s the way it is
    5) No moaners , fussyness , Judgy or high maintenance please
    6) no heavy drinkers or substances lovers or using on site
    7) no daytime smokers or heavy smokers ,
    8) a review online preferable and or a Whats ap call before coming
    9) working 5 hours 8-1 per day, extra hours available at 7 euros an hour.
    10) animal lovers
    It is a no frills back to nature place that we call paradise !

    We are truely grateful for the help the Workawayers swap to organise this little corner of paradise! In return we make them feel part of the project and make nice home cooked meal every weekday ! We offer 7 euros an hour if the workawayer wants to earn extra but at our discretion!

    Please don’t apply if allergic to animals !!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Animal Care
    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    learn dry stonewalling , irrigation, planning of new farm, enjoy clean air , learn English and Spanish , live in incredible nature , add to cv, handle horses and enjoy calming nature they have , Experiance ibiza culture , nature walk , swimming in newly finished pool. New building skills. Get fit ! Earn extra money

  • Help

    Help

    Cutting wood, clearing stones , clearing forest , planting trees, drawing plans , drystone walls , building work, plumbing , electrics, carpentry !
    1) 8-1 pm everyday (5hrs)
    2) no drinkers / daytime smokers / substance lovers
    3) physical work on the farm /house
    4) open minded, humble , can do , positive non judgy attitude
    5) basic Spanish ( enough to converse with Forman essential )
    6) extra paid hours available at 7 euros an hour , max 3 hours day at our discretion

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Walking distance to best village in Ibiza , santa Gertrudis . Bus or bike to Ibiza town. Very pretty Private Double bedroom or very comfy bell tent, with electricity/heating/fan depending on availability.
    Work is 5 hours , 5 days a week 8-1pm (mornings),( 10/15 min break for elevensies) breakfast continental , lunch bocadillos/eggs , delicious dinner home cooked meal, week days only. Weekends self help of breakfast / bocadillos.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Go to the beach or chill at the farm , or take the weekend to explore formentera / Ibiza, or go clubbing or party , walking, biking , swimming., relaxing , meditating , exercise , yoga .meditate, hike. Find yourself.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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