Help at our wellness retreat in British Columbia




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  • Description


    Our wellness spa in construction in Gibsons on the Sunshine Coast. We have constructed a sauna, a natural swimming pool, a grandiose hot tub, various rock walls, and 80 foot stream, and are in the final stages of completing a steam room and some , mostly as result of the wonderful help and experiences from work away guests from around the world. We would love some help continuing with these ecologically sound projects.

    It's a beautiful 5000 square-foot house right on the ocean that is brand-new and provides for good accommodations and comfort at its finest. Great walks and hikes can be had in the area and the sunsets are the best.

    We want to provide a beautiful space for people to enjoy and feel awesome in and we would love some positive contribution to making this happen.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Here we have very positive energy and spirit that is happy and full of life and great conversation. We listen to wonderful music on a great sound system and we have multiple projects on the go that tap into multiple areas of Eco-building, creative landscaping, water management, and a plethora of other tasks that will enrich helpers experience greatly.

  • Help


    Below is a list of current tasks that we need help with:

    - construction of the hot tub and steam room (almost complete now thanks to many great workaway'ers)

    - Building a cedar fence

    - in need of a website designer and video editor for wellness spa website.

    - Help with staining decks

    - Cooking for us.

    - Gardening

    - General yard and house maintenance

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English French Spanish (very little Chinese)

  • Accommodation


    Private bedroom with vaulted post and beam ceiling's and a view of the ocean. All bedrooms have their own bathroom.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    During time off, helpers can walk the Esplanade alongside the ocean in front of the house. It's a beautiful walk and it keeps on going and going. Here you can see eagles, seals, sea lions, lots of birds, and sometimes even dolphins and whales, though somewhat rare. :-) You can also relax after work and chill out on the beach and watch the sunset with a cold beverage. There are a couple of local places to get delicious food and drinks at in the local town called Gibsons.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • 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

The hot tub Foundation after a cement poor. So much work went into this, months and months with great workaway friends.
The early stages, the first structure of the Spa, the wood-burning stove sauna.

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