A hand in our beautiful farm stay

5 reviews5

The Exchange

We host only one group/family at a time. We try to keep the service aligned with the beauty and importance of this magnificent Villa from 17th c.. We don't provide daily cleaning but sometimes we have requests for breakfast and dinners or wine/truffle tastings. A deep cleaning is done during the guest's changeover, usually once a week. Some work at pool and gardening are necessary on a daily basis, pool is available when not used by guests.

What you offer

26 hours of help per week

Kitchen Hand: Help prepare, finish and serve meals.

Cleaning: Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

Housekeeping: Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

What you get

1 day off per week

Team Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Discounts on Drinks: Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

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.

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.


Beginner English or Beginner Spanish

Between 21 and 40 years old

Only hosts solo volunteers (doesn’t accept couples or pairs)

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

For this position we need 6 days per week and 4 hours per day. We provide food and accommodation in exchange for help with the paying guests of Villa Fonteintanata. They usually rent for weekly stays the whole ground floor of the Villa, 3 bedrooms for a total capacity of 6 guests. For this position we need an early wake up :-), pool maintenance should start at 8 am and finish at 9 am, followed by about 1 hour of outside facilities cleaning. About 2 hours of gardening can follow or done in the evening, it will be pretty hot to work outside at noon during summer months. When guests changeover takes place, we work as a team in house cleaning due to the short time available.

Activities & Shift

Daily pool and patio cleaning and gardening
Weekly deep house cleaning


Avoid noises and respect guests privacy when moving in the area reserved to them.
Swimming pool can be used previous agreement