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Farm Gouveia, Portugal

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Join a Ecologic Community in a Natural Farm at central Portugal

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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with the locals
2 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Connect with nature
2 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

We are a young couple with some experience on self-sufficient-living that in 2015 got a piece of land close to a small growing community of close friends in a beautiful valley at the highest mountains inside the biggest natural park of our country. We need help on creating a Natural Farm to support our small eco-community!

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  • Beginner English or Beginner Portuguese
  • Over 18 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks

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How this experience will transform you

2 Get in touch with nature

2 Meeting locals

2 Meeting international travelers

2 Developing environmental awareness

2 Learning about sustainability

1 Creating true social impact



Being in quinta da regadinha was just a really good experience regarding many many things, the people itself, the environment, the structures and the garden it is just a super interesting place to learn and keep the sustainable jorney, learning and praticing is the best moves in a place like this, as sharing good
Thank's to all :)

6 months ago



I have passed 1 month in Quinta Regadinha and it has been a really good experience. It has been my first work away and I am really happy. Rita, Goncalo and Dana are really kind and they are happy to help in every work, and explain if you have doubts. The activitis were divided between the constructions and the garden. The moment I was there we were working for 3 hours each day. The volunteers had the meals in our own kitchen, what was really nice for cooking all together and know better each others.

9 months ago



Hey ! My name is Célestine, I come from France and I have spend 1 month at Quinta Regadinha. Gonçalo, Rita and Dana them daughter was the most nice people I have meeting. They have learn a lot of things to me, there was a very good athmosphere with the others volunteers. The landscape are wonderful, I hope to come back again one day.

almost 2 years ago



I am happy about this staying. It brought me the opportunity to know more about an alternative way of living, a really peaceful one and definitely not against nature! During this 2 weeks I enjoyed working to improve the Permaculture Farm. I felt I was in paradise, surrounded by water, plants, animals and very nice people. I am glad for Gonçalo and Rita because they have reached their dream of living more in contact with earth. Also fell in love with their lovely daughter Dana.
Muito obrigado ❤️

almost 2 years ago



I expected to practice my portuguese and learn something about Permaculture, but I didn't learn anything. Just wasted my time and money. Volunteers don't work with the host, and outside working hours, the boss, I mean the hosts stay on one side of the property and the volunteers on another side. Really felt like an unpayed job. I was happy to see others volunteers arrive, because the first days it was just me and the spiders (don't stay in the roundhouse if you don't like to wake up with spiders on your face)..and flies, millions of flies.
There was no wifi but a guitar. That was cool.

almost 2 years ago

Gonçalo replied

We feel very sad that Loic is not capable to be social and communicate is needs and instead he decides to write lies about us. After deciding not to help us for one morning he stayed for the weekend and the left us without a warning.

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