Looking for housesitters to help with the yard and animals in Arcos de la frontera, Spain




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  • Description


    I operate a small finca in southern Spain, which is operated ecologically. Olives and fruts cultivated on the finca. Of course, there are also animals, such as horses, dogs, cats.
    I like traveling very much and am happy to meet nice people from all over the world.

    Ich betreibe in Südspanien eine kleine Finca , die ökologisch betrieben wird. Auf der Finca werden Oliven und Obst angebaut. Natürlich gibt es auch Tiere, wie Pferd, Hunde, Katzen.
    Ich selbst reise sehr gerne und freue mich auf diesem Wege nette Leute aus aller Welt kennen zu lernen.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    DIY and building projects
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • 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

    Here you can gain experience of how olives are harvested and further processed into olive oil. Grapes are harvested and processed further to grapes.
    You can also gain experience in ecological agriculture.

    I am also looking for a native spanish speaker for spanish instruction and administrative attendance for at least 1 month. (For this activity I provide a free room with shower.

    Which writer has time and desire for a longer period of time to live and work on the finca?
    Free food and food.

    Hier könnt ihr Erfahrungen sammeln, wie Oliven geerntet und weiter verarbeitet werden zu Olivenöl.
    Weiter könnt ihr Erfahrungen im ökologischer Landwirtschaft sammeln, sowie die Umstellung von Mono-zu Permakultur.

  • Help


    Picking the olives, harvesting the wine, plowing and cultivating the horses, planting trees, weeding the weeds, cultivating plants, doing all the craftwork such as painting, repairing, building etc.
    supplying animals

    Accommodation is free. For additional help in the Campo, the food is also included.


    Für die Olivenernte suche ich noch tatkräftige Unterstützung ab Anfang Oktober bis Ende Januar. Dies ist immer ein besonderes Ereignis, was ich jedem empfehlen kann. Die Olivenernte ist von Oktober bis Dezember. Weitere Arbeiten sind: Pferd misten und pflegen, Bäume pflanzen, Unkraut rupfen, Pflanzen pflegen, alle handwerklichen Arbeiten wie streichen, reparieren , bauen etc.
    Tiere versorgen.
    Ich suche einen gelernten Handwerker aus dem Bau und einen Schreiner/Tischler , zwecks längeren Aufenthalt!!!!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    German: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    English: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Single bedroom and shared rooms. with private shower, washbasin and toilet.
    There is the possibility to use the kitchen
    Einzelzimmer, sowie Mehrbettzimmer mit Dusche, Waschbecken und Toilette, Camper ist auch möglich.
    Es besteht die Möglichkeit die Großküche zu nutzen.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The finca is located about 10 minutes from the town of Arcos de la Frontera. There are no public transport to the city from the finca.
    On the finca there is a pool and enough space to relax.
    Internet is limited and therefore not freely accessible
    I do not take people to the drug problems and have alcohol problems.
    How to cook here vegetarian, organic and partially vegan.

    Die Finca liegt ca. 10 Minuten von der Stadt Arcos de la Frontera entfernt. Es gibt von der Finca keine öffentlichen Verkehrsmittel zur Stadt.
    Auf der Finca gibt es ein Pool und genügend Platz um zu relaxen.
    Internet ist limitiert und daher nicht frei zugänglich
    Ich nehme keine Personen auf die Drogenprobleme und Alkohlprobleme haben .

  • 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.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

The finca
The finca
Olive harvesting / Olivenernte
The patio / Der Innenhof
The finca
Planting of herbs / Pflanzen von Kräutern
Groundwork / Handarbeit
Workawayerproject: The insect hotel / Workawayerprojekt: Das Insektenhotel
Workawayerproject: Constructing new living/chilling area / Workawayerprojekt: Konstruieren von neuer Sitzecke
The cat with the newborns / Unsere Katze hat Junge
Love at first sight / Liebe auf den ersten Blick
Surrounding landscape / Umliegende Landschaften
The national parc de Grazalema just right in front of our door / Der Nationalperk Grazalema vor der Tür

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Host ref number: 868641461116