Stunning olive farm in the Los Guajares mountains, Spain

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  • Description

    Description

    I am looking for interest for this year's olive harvest November to January 2023. If you would be interested let me know 😀

    This is beautiful but remote area. Please don't apply unless you like peace, solitude, the mountains and walking dogs. There is a village 40 mins walk away and the coast is 40 mins by car. There is nowhere to party. So if you apply to come here please be aware of this.

    For this reason I generally do not host single Workaways unless others are here.

    I have 20 acres of Olives in the Los Guajares mountains above the village of Guajar Alto. I have 400 trees under irrigation and another 300 to restore. I am returning the Finca and olives to their former glory after years of neglect.

    The house is isolated in the mountains. The nearest village is 15 mins by car and 40 mins walk. It is exceptionally beautiful here but not for those who are not content with peace and tranquillity, wildlife and dogs. We have a pool, solar power and WiFi.

    The Finca is not run as a business. The oil produced is for personal consumption and for friends.

    I have three dogs and a cat. Sometimes you will be asked to walk them and there are some beautiful walks in the mountains. If you do not like dogs and animals, this is not the house for you. The animals take priority in this house😄😄😄 and if you go walking you will generally be asked to take them with you 😃

    We always need help with the general maintenance of the land and swimming pool in the sumner.

    Help with family cooking is always welcome.

    You will be treated with respect, have comfortable accommodation and nice food. Help with language is always on hand if you want to improve your English.

    There are always projects to help with like stone wall building and land based garden projects etc.

    This area is a little piece of paradise and you can take time to relax and reflect on Spanish village culture and the magnificence of the Los Guajares mountains.

    Social drinking is acceptable but if you want to get drunk or take drugs then this is not the place for you.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    S’occuper des animaux
    Aide dans une ferme
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Travellers will spend time in one of the most beautiful areas in Spain.

    Hiking and walking are all here for the active traveller. It is an an olive farm and there is a lot to learn and experience in terms of the maintenace of the trees and harvest of the crop and general sympathetic maintenance of the land. There is a lot to learn here for those intetested in land maintenace and gardening skills.

    The location is breathtaking and there is a local rural Spanish community in the nearby village.

  • Projets impliquant des enfants

    Projets impliquant des enfants

    Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.

  • Aide

    Aide

    We particularly need help for the olive harvest December to March. We have fun at this busy time. Also I welcome people with building and land maintenance skills to help with stone wall maintenace on terraces that are in places 100s of years old. Home cooking is always welcome 😀😀😀

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant
    Espagnol: Intermédiaire
    Français: Intermédiaire

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    In house. Private comfortable clean and private. Within reason food of your choice supplied but you have to cook it 😄😄😄😄😄. Vegatarians, vegans all welcome.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    The local village is a 40 minute walk. There is a bus service from the village to Motril once a day.

    Brilliant mountain walks everywhere.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    No problem for camper vans

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week help with normal living chores at weekends that add to comfort for us all like lighting evening fire etc and sweeping the patio.

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