Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in Portugal

Workaway Host List - Find Hosts and Organizations

(optional)




This will search for a host's availability based on the info contained in their calendar. A host must have activated their calendar and indicated the periods that they are looking for help.

Portugal

showing 1 to 20 of 44 hosts


  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 7
Updated 
We are an animal protection association based in the national park near the southwest tip of the Algarve. We shelter up to 120 dogs at any one time in our sanctuary. There are usually just two of us doing all the work with these animals and help is ......

  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 31
Updated  Last minute
Cosy house with one guestroom and a small olive yard mixed with subtropical plants and trees. 2 dogs and a cat. Short stays of 2-3 weeks. The house is situated in a small secluded village with only 15 inhabitants, in Central Portugal.

  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 8
Updated 
We only accept volunteers for long term, 3 to 4 monthes and that already have previous experience with horses. Please don´t write if you want to come for short periods like one or a few weeks or one/two monthes, thanks. We are a non-profit ......

  • Country: Portugal
New host 
My name is Paula, I live in a beautiful sanctuary farm in Santarem, in a very quiet area of Portugal called Ribatejo, full of traditions and an amazing countryside. My family is big in non-human animals I have 2 mares, 2 steers, 2 goats, 3 chickens ......

  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 33
Updated 
Olá. We are Catia and Nuno, have 2 kid aged 10 and t, 3 cats and 2 dogs. We live in a small house, 15 min walking from the sea, in sintra. It's not Lisbon and not close to Lisbon. you will need a 45 minutes ride in a bus (3,30€ each way) to arrive ......

  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 23
Updated 
We are a german couple, live on a small farm in Algarve/Portugal situated near Faro with cats, dogs and chicken. Here we run a small plant nursery. We always need help with the plants (weeding, repotting etc) and the house and the plot (painting, ......

  • Country: Portugal
  • Host offers payment
New host 
We are a new horse stables that has just opened we take care of our own horses and other peoples horses There are plenty of different jobs from feeding cleaning horses to land management fencing painting and much more We are located in conceicao de ......

  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 17
Updated 
We run a private farm in Lagoa in the Algarve, where we have puppies and dogs coming from killing stations, born on the street, puppies to be disposed of in garbage or dogs that simply would not be wanted anymore and land in the shelter. We are not ......

  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 36
Vegetarian hosts and friends, Roger (m) from England and Sheridan (f) from Canada, would like to welcome you to the Algarve in Portugal. We currently have 2 dogs, 2 cats, 2 horses, and 2 chinchillas, all rescues. We believe in a strong sense of ......

  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 14
Help needed in a picturesque Portuguese coastal town near Porto, Portugal Olá! :) My name is Sofia, I’m a Portuguese to Foreign Language Teacher/Freelance Translator. I´m also setting up a small online business selling clothes, shoes & accessories ......

  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 34
My name is Teresa. I am a retired teacher from Protugal. I always had a big heard for animals, especially dogs. So I started saving them. Unfortunatelly in Portugal the animal welfare is not that spread yet as it could be. So there are many dogs ......

  • Country: Portugal
New host 
Hi, I'm Jan. My family and I live in southern Portugal, in Portimao. We live in a flat in the center of a city. As we all are leaving for Christmas, we need a kind soul to take care of our lovely dog.

  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 8
we are a family with 2 kids, a 10 years old football fan and an 1 1/2 years old lovely and charming power toddler. We live in a beautiful and calm area near Aljezur, Portugal west coast, in the middle of wild nature. We keep 4 horses and Mogli, a ......

  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 1
We are active animal rights activists and live here with 26 dogs, 2 donkeys, a pot-bellied pig, mini sheeps and miniature goats. ALL dogs live with us as family members. The dogs are all off the street, from state animal shelters, freed from the ......

  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 2
We are a family living in the sw alentejo, costa vicentina, working in 3 different fields: -Horsetraining / Horsetrails -pedagogical work w. teenagers and also medical mushrooms in the winter season. Our ranch is 12km from the ocean in the middle of ......

  • Country: Portugal
We are a German family, living in the beautiful western Algarve. We have a small ranch with 11 horses and 10 dogs. We ride for personal pleasure as well as some dressage. Our ranch is located at 800m from the beach.

  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 71
*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️*️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️️ Minimum stay : 1 week | Maximum stay : 3 weeks ......

  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 2
Ten Years ago I moved to Portugal. Eight years ago I started with my animal protection work also here in my village after 15 years of animal protection work abroad. Everything started by feeding the neighbours cats (now they are castrated), I began ......

  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 34
(We respond to all emails but sometimes it takes longer than we would like as our internet access is limited.) Note: We are in great need of volunteers at the moment as we have our smallholding to run, and a new house to build! Holy Fnord! Well! ......

  • Country: Portugal
  • Feedback: 4
Hi work-awayers, my name is Sharon. I need help to look after my two cats over the Christmas holidays - I’ll be away for two nights, but I will be around for with you for a day or two before and after to make your x-mas is home way from home Please ......

showing 1 to 20 of 44 hosts


Alentejo | Algarve | Azores | Coimbra and Center | Lisbon | Madeira | Porto and North