Off grid community in Costa Vicentina, the heart of Western Algarve, Portugal

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  • Last activity: 16 Nov 2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    Our property is located at the Costa Vicentina. It’s the heart of Western Algarve with magnificent beaches and a young, international community.

    We are off-grid with own water and electricity. You would be living with us in the middle of 250.000sqm green and hilly landscape viewing the Atlantic Ocean. But you need a car to reach within 10-20 minutes shops, beaches, …

    To us - Birgit and Ralf (middle 50th / early 60th) - the property is fulfilling our dream to live a sustainable life in nature. Aside we offer few accommodations during season but want to travel ourself’s during the winter months.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
  • UN sustainability goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainability 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

    Connect with the local / international people, enjoy the typical wildlife, experience the elements of off-grid life (electricity, water, waste).

  • Help


    We are looking for people who enjoy working in our nature park:
    October and November is the harvest season for our strawberry trees. These red berries, growing on bushes and trees, are used by the Portuguese to distill their famous Medronho.
    Tasks throughout the year: Cleaning the scrubland, pruning trees, helping build the lakeshore, building paths and garden areas.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Portuguese: Beginner

  • Accommodation


    You would be staying at one of our glass houses or close to the main house in a separate building. In any case you enjoy our luxurious outside showers have access to a kitchen plus plenty of space to relax. Internet is available and sufficient for normal business usage.

  • 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 also work online, so WiFi is fully sufficient for business applications.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

    3 hours per day on average

Host ref number: 813513676852

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