Come, help and enjoy our beautiful Quinta with us, in central Portugal

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  • Última actividad: 22 jul 2024



 Estancia mínima:  Al menos 2 semanas



  • Descripción



    We are Raquel (33) and Aron (34) living on our land inbetween Serra da Estrela and Serra de Malcata. We are creating our dream of living in nature and managing a regenerative project where we and others have a happy and fulfilling life.


    The land is quite big, but the biggest part is wild hills. For now we are managing and planning on the fields and terraces which is around 4ha.

    In these 4ha we want to create food forests, gardens, ponds and spaces to gather and receive more people.

    There are many paths and trails to walk around, if you are curious enough you will always find new beautiful spots. On the flat areas there are plenty of olive trees and fruit trees like oranges, mandarines, citrons, pears, apples and figs, and on the hills there is mainly lavender, oaks... It is full of geological resources and has several water springs, so water it's normally not a problem here. We have already made a water system that ensures us to have water for: watering, drinking and showering.


    There is a stone house that we are restoring slowly. There is a dry toilet and an outdoor shower with hot water heated by solar energy or gas depending on the possibilities.

    Our energy system is 100% solar.

    You will have a belltent, access to an outdoor kitchen, shower and dry toilet.

    There is a swimming pool of natural water, so if you like swimming this would be a paradise for you to enjoy with the view of the Serra. It's really stunning!

    There is no WiFi, but very good connection either for Roaming or portuguese SIM card.


    We came here with the dream of living in harmony with nature and with the intent to create an amazing place where we can live with more people and create events and retreats.

    Our principles are based on permaculture, so we are studying constantly about the most respective ways for nature to do things. This means we try to use natural materials as much as possible and try to respect nature when we take decisions. This being said the perfect and ideal way is not always possible, but we always try to be as good as possible to nature.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Proyectos artísticos
    Práctica de idiomas
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Construcción y bricolaje
    Cuidado de animales
    Ayuda en una granja
    Cocinar para toda la familia
    Ayuda doméstica
    Mantenimiento general
  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    In exchange you will have food and accommodation.
    You will learn from our experience, failures and experiments.
    You will have space to provide and share your own ideas and interests.
    You will enjoy this beautiful and abundant land and its surroundings.

  • Ayuda


    As we are at the beginning of the project there are always lots of things to do to: from building, to cleaning the land, to gardening (we try to follow biodynamic agriculture) and preparing more places for gardening, cooking, woodchipping, pruning and improving old trees, etc.

    All jobs here are quite physically demanding so you would be fit or willing to be in order to be able to perform these tasks. We are not fixed in working hours or too strict on you doing a certain task, we like giving free choice to do a job that inspires you, but we are clear with the things that need to be done as well as open to creative thoughts and ideas. Exchange of knowledge is an important part for us.

    In any case we expect from volunteers to have enough common sense to find the balance it between giving and receiving. We like being generous, so we prefer people who also know how to be generous while working and co-living.

  • Idiomas

    Idiomas hablados
    Alemán: Fluido
    Inglés: Fluido
    Español: Fluido
    Francés: Fluido
    Portugués: Principiante

    Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
    We are willing to learn portuguese

  • Alojamiento


    In bell tents, camping tent or your own van.

  • Algo más...

    Algo más...

    The land is quite remote so you would have a car (ideally), so you can feel more free to go around. In any case we can always go shopping together, for dinner, yoga or dance sessions in Covilha (Raquel teaches twice a week there) or go for trips to the mountains, lakes or rivers or even go to gatherings and parties to neighbors.

    If you don't have a car we can pick you up from bus or train stations (Guarda, Covilha or Belmonte).

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Puede acoger a nómadas digitales

    Great for digital nomads, there is good connection. I suppose is better if you come with your own space like a van. But you could also work on the common spaces.

  • Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    Espacio para aparcar autocaravanas

    We provide specific places for campervans.

  • Podría aceptar mascotas

    Podría aceptar mascotas

    Well educated pets are very welcome.

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Más de dos

  • ...

    Horas esperadas

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Número de referencia de anfitrión: 973642548469

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