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What you offer

Hours per day

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.


Help to grow and cultivate plants.


Help with check-ins, check-outs and attend to guests.

Kitchen Hand

Help serving and organizing meals.


Exchange and wash bed linens. Make the beds.

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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.

Private Room

Have a private room to chill and relax just by yourself.

Team Dorm

You're part of a team! Get to know them in your dormitory.


Get your free breakfast, the most important meal of the day.


Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!


Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Free Laundry

There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Free Hiking Tours

Keep your feet moving! Get free hiking tours and exercise yourself.

Bikes at your disposal

Hop on my bike, baby! Free to use bicycles.

Pick Up

No worries! Get a free ride to get to our place.

Holistic Therapies

Join activities related to self-knowledge and meditation.


Worldpackers team will guide and advise you before, during and after your trip.

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The Experience

Procuramos alguém para fazer parte da nossa família e ao mesmo tempo desfrutar o Alentejo. Oferecemos dormida e refeições num ambiente fantástico de uma pequena vila de Portugal onde as pessoas são simpáticas e acolhedoras. Se quer viver um tempo para si, com a natureza o campo, esta oportunidade é sua. Mais informações pelo telefone, voz para voz . Este é o teu momento! In the heart of Portugal the Alentejo.

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  • Fluent Portuguese or Intermediate English

  • Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
2 months

Talk to those who have lived the experience

4 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks

Guest House

Learning & Fun


Recomiendo Casa de Terena porque es un lugar tranquilo, dónde puedes encontrar muchas respuestas.
Al principio no fue como esperaba, los huéspedes eran fríos y aún no estaba hecho a la casa. Pero a lo largo de la semana todo fue a mejor. Los hijos de Altino son increíbles, les echaré de menos. También conocí a una escritora con una energía muy positiva.
Es un ambiente familiar, no todo fue perfecto pero en general me alegró de haber vivido esta experiencia. Recomiendo ir de noche al castillo, pasear por el lago, y hablar con la gente del pueblo porque Terena tiene grandes personas =)

about 1 year ago


Minha experiência como Wordpacker foi muito além da minha expectativa. Por curiosidade me inscrevi no programa e fui aceita na Casa de Terena, uma casa de campo cercada por um castelo, um lago e plantações sem fim de oliveiras nas serras do Alentejo. Minha tarefa seria redecorar e restaurar as paredes do salão do pequeno almoço da casa construída no século 19 .. O trabalho foi duro e compensador. Terapeuta holístico e poeta, ótimo cozinheiro e cantor de músicas portuguesas. Essa mistura deu a seu Altino o perfil perfeito para tocar o lugar e encaminhar seus hóspedes com leveza. Quero repetir

about 1 year ago


MrAltino and his little mate Elias, a cat, received and treated me as family, Altino is very attentive and kind. When he had to go somewhere he always asked me if i wanted go along, He also took a afternoon to take me to Monsaraz. We had a very fun time trying to bake, the cakes were delicous but raw inside, we also made really good dishes like acorns and tuna or Spread of nettle. Altino it´s a wise person and our conversation in the living room with a cup of tea were a great increase cultural. I loved my stay Terena it's really good to rest and thinking, i felt free and off of the world :)

over 1 year ago


This place is just awesome. I stayed one week in this countryside. Working there was easy and very pleasant. It let me time to relax and to enjoy the nature around and the friendly neighborhood and also the guests of the house . The village is just beautiful and quiet! And our host is an amazing person with an exceptional spirit with who you can talk about poetry, philosophy, politic, meditation... around the fireplace as well as good local food !
I keep a beautiful memory of this place and of this stay !!

over 1 year ago

About Casa de Terena

  • Hosted by Casa

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  • Response Rate: 40%
  • Response Time: 2 days

About the host

Pocuras tranquilidade no campo, junto da natureza? Este lugar é fantástico, numa pequena aldeia do Alentejo. Próximo das pessoas para conhecer os seus costumes e tradições. Longe das grandes cidades e da correria do mundo agitado. Aqui todos se encontram verdadeiramente. Para bons momentos, desfrutar a natureza, o lago, os castelos, e ajudando o nosso projeto

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