Help at our family place in Santa Cruz, Chile



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 Min stay requested: at least 3 weeks

  • Description


    We are a Chilean/North American family which have now moved from Santiago to Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz is a small picturesque area in the heart of the red wine valley of Colchagua. It's located 2 hours south of Santiago in the red wine valley. We have a wonderful restaurant on a vineyard. We also have a large property for those who like to garden. There are several types of help as you can see , plus English teachers are welcome to teach our Chilean staff. We have been in the program now for almost 7 years and we have had a wonderful experience with our Workawayers of all ages. (21-65)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

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

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Santa Cruz is small town in the red wine valley of Chile. Beautiful scenery and country living. You will definitely learn about wine as it’s all around and we organize tours to the vineyards. Sta Cruz has 5 museums as well! Pichlemu beach is just an hour away as well as other sights to see. If you don't speak Spanish already you will learn. We have kids from all over and some very good friendships are made.

  • Help


    Tasks are mainly with tourists for translating , basic organization and keeping things clean, teaching English to the staff, gardening and laundry.

    We have a Chilean staff of 15 for cooking and waiting on tables. Workaways will not help in those areas. Lunch and dinner provided.

    We prefer a min stay of one month, longer is better. We do accept short term on special occasions.
    Our peak season is summer, January, February and March but we welcome extra hands all year long. Harvest time is March/April and it’s autumn and a beautiful time to visit .

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    Italian or French

  • Accommodation


    We offer a bedroom with two beds so we can take either couples, friends or single travelers. It's a 12 minute walk from the house to the business. We now have bikes to offer as well with no extra cost just keeping them maintained.
    The house is furnished and is equiped with a kitchen, washer and 2 bathrooms. We provide the soap, detergent, toilette paper, cleaning supplies etc.
    Adults only .

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are a North American - Chilean family. We can always use help in our home as well as our restaurant .As this is a tourist area people are always visiting from all parts of the world. We have a house closeby which allows for a private or double room. We provide two meals a day at the restaurant. So far everyone has been happy here improving their knowledge of both Spanish and wine while meeting new and interesting people for cultural exchange.
    COVID situation here is very low but boarders to enter Chile are still closed to foreigners so the dynamics have changed. More info upon request.

  • 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

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    Depends on what set up they need but it’s a possibility

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 days a week 5 hours a day

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Host ref number: 951936931826